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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 52 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.62% 4.84% 3.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.88% 19.50% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 6
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£279 £274 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £194 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £495 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +37.55%
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
101 159 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.61% 24.80% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 117 20
Average daily rate £300 £260 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -18 11 £275 +0.45%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) IBM
3 13 (65.00%) JBoss
3 13 (65.00%) Apache
3 13 (65.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (65.00%) AIX
4 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (50.00%) LDAP
5 10 (50.00%) Open Source
6 9 (45.00%) SSL
6 9 (45.00%) Java
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (35.00%) Tivoli
9 6 (30.00%) Siebel
9 6 (30.00%) DHCP
9 6 (30.00%) FTP
9 6 (30.00%) HTTP
9 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) DNS
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) Informatica
9 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (30.00%) .NET
9 6 (30.00%) J2EE
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle
9 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
9 6 (30.00%) IIS
9 6 (30.00%) Servlets
9 6 (30.00%) UNIX

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 13 (65.00%) JBoss
1 13 (65.00%) Apache
1 13 (65.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 6 (30.00%) Jetty
2 6 (30.00%) nginx
2 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) FileNet
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (30.00%) Google App Engine
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) LDAP
2 9 (45.00%) SSL
3 6 (30.00%) IPsec
3 6 (30.00%) DHCP
3 6 (30.00%) FTP
3 6 (30.00%) HTTP
3 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Release Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (30.00%) Software Packaging
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) J2EE
2 6 (30.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Open Source
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) DataPower
4 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) AIX
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (30.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) Change Control
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Xen
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) IBM
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Informatica
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Google
2 6 (30.00%) Axway
2 6 (30.00%) Siebel
3 3 (15.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (15.00%) Sun