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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 49 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.84% 4.02% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.72% 17.54% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 3
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£318 £248 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.28% -4.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - £26.25
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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
106 114 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.91% 22.94% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 75 13
Average daily rate £325 £260 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £170.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.29% +750.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £170.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £170.00 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (84.62%) WebSphere Application Server
1 11 (84.62%) JBoss
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 10 (76.92%) AIX
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
3 7 (53.85%) Apache
3 7 (53.85%) LDAP
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
6 3 (23.08%) Informatica
6 3 (23.08%) Siebel
6 3 (23.08%) Axway
6 3 (23.08%) Software Packaging
6 3 (23.08%) DataPower
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (7.69%) JRules

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (84.62%) WebSphere Application Server
1 11 (84.62%) JBoss
2 7 (53.85%) Apache
3 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) JRules Developer
3 1 (7.69%) JRules Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (23.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (7.69%) JRules
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) AIX
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Informatica
3 3 (23.08%) Siebel
3 3 (23.08%) Axway
4 1 (7.69%) ILOG