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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / North East
Rank 48 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 50 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.96% 2.95% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.42% 13.07% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 8
Median daily rate £335 £415 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.17% +50.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £296 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00

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
223 199 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.10% 22.59% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 124 96
Median daily rate £325 £410 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.85 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% -19.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +2 46 £335 -19.56%
Durham +4 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 70 (88.61%) Unix
1 70 (88.61%) AIX
2 62 (78.48%) Linux
3 53 (67.09%) Windows
4 48 (60.76%) ITIL
5 47 (59.49%) DevOps
6 46 (58.23%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (58.23%) Microsoft
7 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (46.84%) Windows XP
8 37 (46.84%) Windows 2000
9 35 (44.30%) Oracle
9 35 (44.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 35 (44.30%) Open Source
10 34 (43.04%) IBM
10 34 (43.04%) Service Management
11 33 (41.77%) Change Management
11 33 (41.77%) SaaS
11 33 (41.77%) PaaS
11 33 (41.77%) IaaS
12 29 (36.71%) Data Management
12 29 (36.71%) MS Excel
12 29 (36.71%) WebLogic
13 28 (35.44%) MS PowerPoint
13 28 (35.44%) Configuration Management
14 27 (34.18%) ITSM
14 27 (34.18%) Axway
14 27 (34.18%) Problem Management
15 26 (32.91%) Puppet
16 25 (31.65%) Release 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 35 (44.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 29 (36.71%) WebLogic
3 22 (27.85%) JBoss
4 13 (16.46%) MQSeries
4 13 (16.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (13.92%) Tuxedo
6 8 (10.13%) FileNet
6 8 (10.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (8.86%) AquaLogic
7 7 (8.86%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (7.59%) Apache
8 6 (7.59%) IIS
8 6 (7.59%) Jetty
8 6 (7.59%) Mongrel
8 6 (7.59%) nginx
8 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
9 4 (5.06%) SAS
10 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (36.71%) MS Excel
2 28 (35.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (25.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (8.86%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (41.77%) IaaS
1 33 (41.77%) PaaS
1 33 (41.77%) SaaS
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.59%) Google App Engine
2 6 (7.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.53%) HP Helion
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) SSL
2 9 (11.39%) Network Security
3 8 (10.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (10.13%) LDAP
4 6 (7.59%) DHCP
4 6 (7.59%) DNS
4 6 (7.59%) FTP
4 6 (7.59%) HTTP
4 6 (7.59%) IPsec
4 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (3.80%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.59%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (24.05%) Operations Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) Analyst
4 14 (17.72%) Operations Analyst
4 14 (17.72%) Support Analyst
5 13 (16.46%) Operational Support Analyst
5 13 (16.46%) Operations Support Analyst
5 13 (16.46%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Linux Support
9 4 (5.06%) Middleware Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (3.80%) Middleware Consultant
10 3 (3.80%) Support Consultant
10 3 (3.80%) Unix Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 17 (21.52%) Software Packaging
3 15 (18.99%) Middleware
4 13 (16.46%) IBM Integration Bus
5 12 (15.19%) J2EE
6 6 (7.59%) .NET
6 6 (7.59%) Servlets
7 1 (1.27%) CSS
7 1 (1.27%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.27%) HTML
7 1 (1.27%) jQuery
7 1 (1.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (58.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.92%) Tandem
3 8 (10.13%) DataPower
4 7 (8.86%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Clustering
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 70 (88.61%) AIX
1 70 (88.61%) Unix
2 62 (78.48%) Linux
3 53 (67.09%) Windows
4 37 (46.84%) Windows 2000
4 37 (46.84%) Windows XP
5 20 (25.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (20.25%) Windows Server
7 13 (16.46%) OS/390
7 13 (16.46%) Solaris
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.76%) ITIL
2 47 (59.49%) DevOps
3 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (44.30%) Open Source
5 34 (43.04%) Service Management
6 33 (41.77%) Change Management
7 29 (36.71%) Data Management
8 28 (35.44%) Configuration Management
9 27 (34.18%) ITSM
9 27 (34.18%) Problem Management
10 25 (31.65%) Release Management
11 20 (25.32%) OO
11 20 (25.32%) PRINCE2
12 13 (16.46%) Change Control
12 13 (16.46%) Data Analysis
13 11 (13.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
15 9 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (11.39%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (10.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) Java
2 16 (20.25%) Perl
3 10 (12.66%) SQL
4 7 (8.86%) C++
5 6 (7.59%) C
6 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.80%) MCSA
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.53%) Degree
7 1 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.85%) SLA
2 7 (8.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.59%) Xen
3 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (32.91%) Puppet
2 21 (26.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (58.23%) Microsoft
2 35 (44.30%) Oracle
3 34 (43.04%) IBM
4 27 (34.18%) Axway
5 22 (27.85%) Red Hat
6 21 (26.58%) Informatica
6 21 (26.58%) Siebel
7 19 (24.05%) HP
8 15 (18.99%) Sun
9 7 (8.86%) VMware
10 6 (7.59%) Google
11 5 (6.33%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.27%) Capita
12 1 (1.27%) Citrix