The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 49 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.40% 1.27% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.76% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £10.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+325.00% -78.49%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
139 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.26% 20.25% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 30 19
Average daily rate £375 £307 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £194 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £28.75 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Tyne and Wear region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Tyne and Wear region.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere Application Server
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 9 (100.00%) JBoss
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (77.78%) AIX
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) IBM
3 6 (66.67%) Tivoli
3 6 (66.67%) Apache
3 6 (66.67%) LDAP
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (22.22%) Informatica
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
7 1 (11.11%) Siebel
7 1 (11.11%) Local Government
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
7 1 (11.11%) DataPower
7 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (11.11%) Axway

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) JBoss
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LDAP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) AIX
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Informatica
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Siebel
4 1 (11.11%) Axway