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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 79 47 63
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 30 41 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.18% 3.73% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.17% 18.89% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 7
Median daily rate £320 £538 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.46% +60.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £311 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £635 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-11.65% +29.36%
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
327 217 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.80% 19.76% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 155 116
Median daily rate £325 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 18
Median hourly rate £32.66 £11.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.91% -36.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £10.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £13.15 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -36 29 £320 -39.04% 1
Durham - 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 40 (83.33%) IBM
2 39 (81.25%) Oracle
2 39 (81.25%) AIX
3 38 (79.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 38 (79.17%) Unix
4 35 (72.92%) Java
5 34 (70.83%) Configuration Management
6 32 (66.67%) WebLogic
7 31 (64.58%) Axway
8 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
8 28 (58.33%) SSL
9 26 (54.17%) Windows
9 26 (54.17%) ITIL
10 25 (52.08%) Sun
11 24 (50.00%) Perl
11 24 (50.00%) Windows Server
12 23 (47.92%) Linux
13 22 (45.83%) Solaris
13 22 (45.83%) Middleware
13 22 (45.83%) IBM Integration Bus
13 22 (45.83%) Puppet
14 21 (43.75%) Problem Management
14 21 (43.75%) OS/390
14 21 (43.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 21 (43.75%) J2EE
14 21 (43.75%) Tuxedo
14 21 (43.75%) MQSeries
14 21 (43.75%) DevOps
15 19 (39.58%) Red Hat
15 19 (39.58%) Change Management

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (79.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 32 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 21 (43.75%) MQSeries
3 21 (43.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 21 (43.75%) Tuxedo
4 17 (35.42%) JBoss
5 16 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
6 14 (29.17%) AquaLogic
7 9 (18.75%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (14.58%) FileNet
9 5 (10.42%) Apache
9 5 (10.42%) IIS
9 5 (10.42%) Jetty
9 5 (10.42%) Mongrel
9 5 (10.42%) nginx
9 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
10 4 (8.33%) Confluence
11 1 (2.08%) CICS
11 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
11 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 14 (29.17%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (10.42%) Google App Engine
1 5 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.25%) IaaS
2 3 (6.25%) PaaS
2 3 (6.25%) SaaS
3 2 (4.17%) HP Helion
3 2 (4.17%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (58.33%) SSL
2 10 (20.83%) Network Security
3 9 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (18.75%) LDAP
4 5 (10.42%) DHCP
4 5 (10.42%) DNS
4 5 (10.42%) FTP
4 5 (10.42%) HTTP
4 5 (10.42%) IPsec
4 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.42%) Travis CI
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.08%) Banking
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior
8 2 (4.17%) Junior DevOps
8 2 (4.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Unix Scripter
9 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Workflow Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) IBM Integration Bus
1 22 (45.83%) Middleware
2 21 (43.75%) J2EE
3 17 (35.42%) Software Packaging
3 17 (35.42%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (10.42%) .NET
4 5 (10.42%) Servlets
5 1 (2.08%) JMS
5 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) DataPower
3 8 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (81.25%) AIX
2 38 (79.17%) Unix
3 26 (54.17%) Windows
4 24 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 23 (47.92%) Linux
6 22 (45.83%) Solaris
7 21 (43.75%) OS/390
8 17 (35.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Configuration Management
2 26 (54.17%) ITIL
3 21 (43.75%) DevOps
3 21 (43.75%) Problem Management
4 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (39.58%) Change Management
5 18 (37.50%) Release Management
5 18 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 18 (37.50%) Service Delivery
6 17 (35.42%) OO
7 16 (33.33%) Security Management
8 14 (29.17%) QMS
9 11 (22.92%) Change Control
10 9 (18.75%) Workflow
11 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (10.42%) Open Source
12 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
13 2 (4.17%) CRM
13 2 (4.17%) Data Management
13 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) Java
2 24 (50.00%) Perl
3 17 (35.42%) C++
4 16 (33.33%) C
5 11 (22.92%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Korn
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.25%) MCSA
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.42%) Xen
3 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (45.83%) Puppet
2 18 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) IBM
2 39 (81.25%) Oracle
3 31 (64.58%) Axway
4 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 25 (52.08%) Sun
6 19 (39.58%) Red Hat
7 17 (35.42%) Informatica
7 17 (35.42%) Siebel
8 16 (33.33%) HP
9 13 (27.08%) Fujitsu
10 7 (14.58%) VMware
11 5 (10.42%) Google
12 2 (4.17%) Citrix
13 1 (2.08%) Cisco
13 1 (2.08%) Lotus
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