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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / North East
Rank 81 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.33% 2.49% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.06% 13.02% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 9
Median daily rate £340 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
170 169 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.78% 19.14% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 100 78
Median daily rate £325 £417 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.96% +38.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £533 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Median hourly rate £13.75 £10.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -64.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £10.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -28 10 £333 -26.11% 1
Durham - 2 £450 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 67 (83.75%) Unix
1 67 (83.75%) AIX
2 64 (80.00%) Linux
3 49 (61.25%) Windows
3 49 (61.25%) DevOps
4 47 (58.75%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (55.00%) ITIL
6 43 (53.75%) Microsoft
7 41 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (46.25%) Windows XP
8 37 (46.25%) Windows 2000
9 36 (45.00%) Open Source
10 34 (42.50%) Service Management
11 33 (41.25%) SaaS
11 33 (41.25%) PaaS
11 33 (41.25%) IaaS
12 32 (40.00%) Oracle
12 32 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 32 (40.00%) IBM
13 31 (38.75%) Puppet
14 30 (37.50%) WebLogic
14 30 (37.50%) Change Management
15 29 (36.25%) Data Management
15 29 (36.25%) MS Excel
16 28 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
17 27 (33.75%) ITSM
17 27 (33.75%) Configuration Management
17 27 (33.75%) JBoss
18 26 (32.50%) Java
19 25 (31.25%) Axway

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 32 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 30 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 27 (33.75%) JBoss
4 10 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 9 (11.25%) MQSeries
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (10.00%) Apache
6 8 (10.00%) FileNet
6 8 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (8.75%) IIS
7 7 (8.75%) Jetty
7 7 (8.75%) Mongrel
7 7 (8.75%) nginx
7 7 (8.75%) Tuxedo
8 4 (5.00%) AquaLogic
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (5.00%) SAS
9 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (36.25%) MS Excel
2 28 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (26.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (5.00%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (41.25%) IaaS
1 33 (41.25%) PaaS
1 33 (41.25%) SaaS
2 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.00%) Google App Engine
2 8 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (8.75%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.50%) HP Helion
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.25%) G Suite
5 1 (1.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) SSL
2 9 (11.25%) Network Security
3 8 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (10.00%) LDAP
4 7 (8.75%) DHCP
4 7 (8.75%) DNS
4 7 (8.75%) FTP
4 7 (8.75%) HTTP
4 7 (8.75%) IPsec
4 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (3.75%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.25%) DocumentDB
4 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.75%) Travis CI
3 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.00%) Maven
4 3 (3.75%) Ant
4 3 (3.75%) Gradle
4 3 (3.75%) JUnit
4 3 (3.75%) Subversion
4 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.25%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) Analyst
4 14 (17.50%) Operations Analyst
4 14 (17.50%) Support Analyst
5 13 (16.25%) Operational Support Analyst
5 13 (16.25%) Operations Support Analyst
5 13 (16.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Linux Support
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Support Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (22.50%) Software Packaging
3 13 (16.25%) J2EE
4 11 (13.75%) Middleware
5 9 (11.25%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (8.75%) .NET
6 7 (8.75%) Servlets
7 3 (3.75%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.75%) JPA
7 3 (3.75%) REST
7 3 (3.75%) Spring
7 3 (3.75%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.25%) CSS
8 1 (1.25%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.25%) HTML
8 1 (1.25%) jQuery
8 1 (1.25%) OAuth2
8 1 (1.25%) Serverless Framework
8 1 (1.25%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 47 (58.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.75%) Tandem
3 8 (10.00%) DataPower
4 7 (8.75%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.50%) Clustering
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (83.75%) AIX
1 67 (83.75%) Unix
2 64 (80.00%) Linux
3 49 (61.25%) Windows
4 37 (46.25%) Windows 2000
4 37 (46.25%) Windows XP
5 22 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (11.25%) OS/390
7 9 (11.25%) Solaris
8 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (61.25%) DevOps
2 44 (55.00%) ITIL
3 41 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (45.00%) Open Source
5 34 (42.50%) Service Management
6 30 (37.50%) Change Management
7 29 (36.25%) Data Management
8 27 (33.75%) Configuration Management
8 27 (33.75%) ITSM
9 24 (30.00%) Problem Management
10 22 (27.50%) Release Management
11 21 (26.25%) OO
12 20 (25.00%) PRINCE2
13 14 (17.50%) Change Control
14 13 (16.25%) Data Analysis
15 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (13.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (10.00%) Workflow
18 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) Java
2 13 (16.25%) Perl
2 13 (16.25%) SQL
3 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.00%) C++
5 3 (3.75%) C
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.25%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (1.25%) Groovy
6 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.75%) MCSA
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.25%) Degree
6 1 (1.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.50%) SLA
2 6 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.75%) Xen
3 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.75%) vSphere
4 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (38.75%) Puppet
2 25 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.00%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 43 (53.75%) Microsoft
2 32 (40.00%) IBM
2 32 (40.00%) Oracle
3 25 (31.25%) Axway
4 23 (28.75%) Red Hat
5 22 (27.50%) Informatica
5 22 (27.50%) Siebel
6 20 (25.00%) HP
7 12 (15.00%) Sun
8 8 (10.00%) Google
8 8 (10.00%) VMware
9 2 (2.50%) Capita
9 2 (2.50%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.25%) Apigee
10 1 (1.25%) CA
10 1 (1.25%) Citrix