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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 72 55 33
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 23 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.98% 1.42% 4.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.13% 9.82% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 26
Average daily rate £305 £279 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.51% +1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £300 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £402 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -4.76%
WebSphere
England

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
283 112 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.42% 14.47% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 77 112
Average daily rate £300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £540 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £31.75 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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
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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 23 £305 +10.90%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 37 (82.22%) Linux
2 35 (77.78%) Java
3 34 (75.56%) Oracle
3 34 (75.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 34 (75.56%) AIX
3 34 (75.56%) SSL
4 32 (71.11%) Axway
5 31 (68.89%) Configuration Management
6 29 (64.44%) IBM
7 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
8 27 (60.00%) Informatica
9 23 (51.11%) Red Hat
9 23 (51.11%) Unix
9 23 (51.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (48.89%) J2EE
10 22 (48.89%) Siebel
11 21 (46.67%) .NET
11 21 (46.67%) WebLogic
11 21 (46.67%) IIS
11 21 (46.67%) Windows
11 21 (46.67%) Apache
11 21 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (44.44%) Perl
13 19 (42.22%) FTP
13 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (42.22%) DevOps
14 18 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
14 18 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 18 (40.00%) Sun
14 18 (40.00%) Solaris

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 34 (75.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 21 (46.67%) Apache
2 21 (46.67%) IIS
2 21 (46.67%) WebLogic
3 18 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 18 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 16 (35.56%) JBoss
5 15 (33.33%) Jetty
5 15 (33.33%) nginx
5 15 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 11 (24.44%) Oracle 10gAS
7 10 (22.22%) PowerExchange
8 7 (15.56%) MQSeries
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (15.56%) Tuxedo
9 6 (13.33%) CICS
9 6 (13.33%) Confluence
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle Spatial
10 5 (11.11%) AquaLogic
11 4 (8.89%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (28.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (11.11%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.44%) Google App Engine
2 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (75.56%) SSL
2 19 (42.22%) FTP
3 15 (33.33%) HTTP
3 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (28.89%) DHCP
4 13 (28.89%) DNS
4 13 (28.89%) IPsec
5 7 (15.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (15.56%) LDAP
5 7 (15.56%) Network Security
6 6 (13.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (24.44%) PowerCenter
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (13.33%) DB2
4 6 (13.33%) Easytrieve
4 6 (13.33%) MS Access
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 15 (33.33%) Travis CI
2 11 (24.44%) Log4j
3 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.33%) JIRA
3 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Applications Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) WebOps Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) J2EE
2 21 (46.67%) .NET
3 14 (31.11%) Servlets
3 14 (31.11%) Software Packaging
4 13 (28.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (15.56%) IBM Integration Bus
5 7 (15.56%) Middleware
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (13.33%) ISPF
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
7 1 (2.22%) WSDL
7 1 (2.22%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) XSD
7 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) DataPower
3 6 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 6 (13.33%) VSAM
4 4 (8.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Linux
2 34 (75.56%) AIX
3 23 (51.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (51.11%) Unix
4 21 (46.67%) Windows
5 18 (40.00%) Solaris
6 7 (15.56%) OS/390
7 6 (13.33%) MVS
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Configuration Management
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) DevOps
3 16 (35.56%) OO
4 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Unit Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Change Control
7 8 (17.78%) Web Operations
8 7 (15.56%) ITIL
8 7 (15.56%) Workflow
9 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.33%) CRM
10 5 (11.11%) Change Management
10 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
10 5 (11.11%) Release Management
10 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (11.11%) Security Management
10 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.67%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) Perl
3 13 (28.89%) C++
4 8 (17.78%) C
5 7 (15.56%) SQL
6 6 (13.33%) Assembly Language
6 6 (13.33%) C#
6 6 (13.33%) CLIST
6 6 (13.33%) COBOL
6 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.33%) JCL
6 6 (13.33%) REXX
6 6 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (31.11%) Xen
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (13.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (35.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (75.56%) Oracle
2 32 (71.11%) Axway
3 29 (64.44%) IBM
4 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
5 27 (60.00%) Informatica
6 23 (51.11%) Red Hat
7 22 (48.89%) Siebel
8 18 (40.00%) Sun
9 16 (35.56%) HP
10 14 (31.11%) VMware
11 11 (24.44%) Genesys
12 7 (15.56%) SAP
13 6 (13.33%) CA
13 6 (13.33%) Micro Focus
14 5 (11.11%) Fujitsu
15 2 (4.44%) Google