The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 54 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.14% 0.96% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.17% 6.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
144 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.27% 14.83% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 14 30
Average daily rate £260 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £406 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £13.11 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
WebSphere Application Server
North East

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 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
3 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (50.00%) Siebel
4 4 (50.00%) Change Control
4 4 (50.00%) Informatica
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
5 3 (37.50%) Software Packaging
5 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
5 3 (37.50%) Axway
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) LDAP
7 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Sun

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) FileNet
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Build Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (37.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Informatica
3 4 (50.00%) Siebel
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Axway
5 1 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (12.50%) Business Objects