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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 112 57 34
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.98% 1.63% 3.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.21% 9.79% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 16
Median daily rate £287 £283 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% +8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.41%
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
380 143 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.27% 16.65% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 100 106
Median daily rate £295 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £500 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 6 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £18.60 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -55 16 £287 +1.59%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 27 (90.00%) Oracle
2 26 (86.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 26 (86.67%) Unix
2 26 (86.67%) AIX
2 26 (86.67%) IBM
3 23 (76.67%) WebLogic
3 23 (76.67%) Axway
4 21 (70.00%) Configuration Management
5 19 (63.33%) Java
6 18 (60.00%) Linux
7 17 (56.67%) SSL
7 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (56.67%) Puppet
8 16 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (53.33%) Informatica
8 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
8 16 (53.33%) OO
8 16 (53.33%) JBoss
8 16 (53.33%) Siebel
8 16 (53.33%) Perl
9 15 (50.00%) Sun
9 15 (50.00%) HP
9 15 (50.00%) DevOps
10 14 (46.67%) Software Packaging
11 13 (43.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
11 13 (43.33%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (43.33%) Windows

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 26 (86.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 23 (76.67%) WebLogic
3 16 (53.33%) JBoss
4 10 (33.33%) MQSeries
4 10 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (33.33%) Tuxedo
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (23.33%) AquaLogic
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (20.00%) Confluence
8 4 (13.33%) FileNet
9 2 (6.67%) Apache
9 2 (6.67%) IIS
9 2 (6.67%) Jetty
9 2 (6.67%) nginx
9 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
10 1 (3.33%) CICS
10 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 13 (43.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (23.33%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.67%) Google App Engine
2 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) SSL
2 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (23.33%) LDAP
2 7 (23.33%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) FTP
3 2 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) IPsec
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 12 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Software Packaging
2 13 (43.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (36.67%) J2EE
4 10 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 10 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
5 2 (6.67%) Servlets
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) WSDL
6 1 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) XSD
6 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (26.67%) DataPower
3 4 (13.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) AIX
1 26 (86.67%) Unix
2 18 (60.00%) Linux
3 16 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (43.33%) Windows
5 10 (33.33%) OS/390
5 10 (33.33%) Solaris
5 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) OO
4 15 (50.00%) DevOps
5 12 (40.00%) ITIL
6 11 (36.67%) Change Control
7 9 (30.00%) Problem Management
8 8 (26.67%) Change Management
8 8 (26.67%) Release Management
8 8 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (26.67%) Security Management
8 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
9 7 (23.33%) Workflow
10 6 (20.00%) QMS
11 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (3.33%) Defect Management
12 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
12 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
12 1 (3.33%) Open Source
12 1 (3.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) Perl
3 10 (33.33%) C
3 10 (33.33%) C++
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Docker
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) Puppet
2 16 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Oracle
2 26 (86.67%) IBM
3 23 (76.67%) Axway
4 16 (53.33%) Informatica
4 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 16 (53.33%) Siebel
5 15 (50.00%) HP
5 15 (50.00%) Sun
6 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) Fujitsu
8 3 (10.00%) VMware
9 2 (6.67%) Google
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco
10 1 (3.33%) Citrix
10 1 (3.33%) Lotus