The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 51 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 35 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.23% 2.37% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.52% 10.22% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 1
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£550 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +35.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
189 137 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.47% 23.18% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 93 16
Average daily rate £443 £325 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.15% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £377 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £16.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £30.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the North East region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the North East

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the North East region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -4 33 £538 +65.38% 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 42 (85.71%) Linux
2 41 (83.67%) SSL
3 39 (79.59%) Java
4 34 (69.39%) Configuration Management
5 31 (63.27%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (57.14%) Apache
8 27 (55.10%) Jetty
9 26 (53.06%) Tomcat
9 26 (53.06%) WebSphere Application Server
10 25 (51.02%) JBoss
10 25 (51.02%) Jenkins
11 24 (48.98%) Oracle
11 24 (48.98%) Solaris
11 24 (48.98%) HTTP
11 24 (48.98%) VMware
12 23 (46.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (46.94%) J2EE
13 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
14 19 (38.78%) Servlets
15 18 (36.73%) Perl
15 18 (36.73%) IIS
15 18 (36.73%) XML
15 18 (36.73%) nginx
15 18 (36.73%) Amazon EC2
15 18 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (36.73%) Google
16 17 (34.69%) Xen
16 17 (34.69%) Google App Engine
16 17 (34.69%) Cloud Computing

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (57.14%) Apache
2 27 (55.10%) Jetty
3 26 (53.06%) Tomcat
3 26 (53.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (51.02%) JBoss
5 18 (36.73%) IIS
5 18 (36.73%) nginx
6 11 (22.45%) WebLogic
7 9 (18.37%) Node.js
8 5 (10.20%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (10.20%) AquaLogic
8 5 (10.20%) Tuxedo
8 5 (10.20%) MQSeries
8 5 (10.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (10.20%) FileNet
9 4 (8.16%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.73%) Amazon EC2
1 18 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (34.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 17 (34.69%) Google App Engine
2 17 (34.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (83.67%) SSL
2 24 (48.98%) HTTP
3 17 (34.69%) DHCP
3 17 (34.69%) FTP
3 17 (34.69%) IPsec
3 17 (34.69%) TCP/IP
3 17 (34.69%) DNS
4 8 (16.33%) SNMP
5 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (10.20%) LDAP
6 4 (8.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Django Developer
4 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.12%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.04%) Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.04%) DBA
7 1 (2.04%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) J2EE
2 19 (38.78%) Servlets
3 18 (36.73%) XML
4 17 (34.69%) .NET
5 16 (32.65%) JSON
6 15 (30.61%) SOAP
7 12 (24.49%) Struts
8 11 (22.45%) Django
8 11 (22.45%) Apache CXF
9 9 (18.37%) Sass
9 9 (18.37%) XSLT
10 8 (16.33%) XSD
10 8 (16.33%) WSDL
10 8 (16.33%) Web Services
10 8 (16.33%) HTML
10 8 (16.33%) CSS
10 8 (16.33%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (14.29%) REST
11 7 (14.29%) SAML
12 6 (12.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) DataPower
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Linux
2 24 (48.98%) Solaris
3 11 (22.45%) AIX
3 11 (22.45%) UNIX
4 6 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.20%) OS/390
5 5 (10.20%) Windows
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Configuration Management
2 31 (63.27%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.61%) Microservices
5 14 (28.57%) DevOps
6 11 (22.45%) Open Source
7 7 (14.29%) Information Security
8 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
8 5 (10.20%) Release Management
8 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.20%) Change Management
8 5 (10.20%) ITIL
8 5 (10.20%) Workflow
8 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 5 (10.20%) Change Control
8 5 (10.20%) QMS
9 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Security Management
9 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) Perl
3 9 (18.37%) Groovy
4 5 (10.20%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) C
4 5 (10.20%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (46.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (34.69%) Xen
3 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Puppet
1 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Oracle
1 24 (48.98%) VMware
2 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
3 18 (36.73%) Google
4 13 (26.53%) IBM
5 11 (22.45%) Axway
6 10 (20.41%) Sun
7 6 (12.24%) Siebel
7 6 (12.24%) Informatica
7 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.20%) Metastorm
8 5 (10.20%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.04%) HP
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