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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 79 56 36
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.57% 1.61% 2.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.03% 8.27% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
Median daily rate £315 £498 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.77% +81.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
132 133 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.70% 19.42% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 87 57
Median daily rate £338 £450 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +55.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 4 £315 -36.77%
WebSphere Application Server
North East

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 31 (100.00%) Unix
1 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 30 (96.77%) AIX
2 30 (96.77%) IBM
3 29 (93.55%) Oracle
4 25 (80.65%) WebLogic
4 25 (80.65%) Axway
5 22 (70.97%) JBoss
5 22 (70.97%) Siebel
5 22 (70.97%) Informatica
5 22 (70.97%) Red Hat
5 22 (70.97%) WebSphere MQ
5 22 (70.97%) DevOps
6 21 (67.74%) Puppet
6 21 (67.74%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (67.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 21 (67.74%) Linux
6 21 (67.74%) OO
6 21 (67.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (64.52%) Configuration Management
7 20 (64.52%) HP
7 20 (64.52%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (58.06%) Software Packaging
9 15 (48.39%) Java
10 14 (45.16%) SSL
10 14 (45.16%) Change Control
11 13 (41.94%) Perl
12 12 (38.71%) Sun
13 10 (32.26%) Middleware

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 25 (80.65%) WebLogic
3 22 (70.97%) JBoss
4 9 (29.03%) MQSeries
5 8 (25.81%) FileNet
5 8 (25.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (22.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (22.58%) Tuxedo
7 4 (12.90%) AquaLogic
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 21 (67.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (12.90%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) SSL
2 8 (25.81%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (25.81%) LDAP
2 8 (25.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) Junior DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (58.06%) Software Packaging
3 10 (32.26%) Middleware
4 9 (29.03%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (9.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.81%) DataPower
3 7 (22.58%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Unix
2 30 (96.77%) AIX
3 21 (67.74%) Linux
3 21 (67.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (29.03%) OS/390
4 9 (29.03%) Solaris
4 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) DevOps
2 21 (67.74%) OO
3 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) Configuration Management
4 14 (45.16%) Change Control
5 9 (29.03%) ITIL
6 8 (25.81%) Workflow
7 6 (19.35%) Change Management
7 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
7 6 (19.35%) Release Management
7 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) QMS
8 4 (12.90%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) Perl
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.68%) C
5 3 (9.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Systems Management
1 21 (67.74%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (67.74%) Puppet
2 8 (25.81%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) IBM
2 29 (93.55%) Oracle
3 25 (80.65%) Axway
4 22 (70.97%) Informatica
4 22 (70.97%) Red Hat
4 22 (70.97%) Siebel
5 20 (64.52%) HP
6 12 (38.71%) Sun
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.45%) Fujitsu