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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 59 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 11 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.54% 2.29% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.59% 10.47% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
Average daily rate £498 £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.18% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £264 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £338 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
WebSphere Application Server
North East

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
167 86 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.36% 21.88% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 69 56
Average daily rate £417 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.83% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £260 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.85 £13.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.76% -92.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 10 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 11 £498 +10.72%
WebSphere Application Server
North East

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) J2EE
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) AIX
1 20 (100.00%) Solaris
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 20 (100.00%) SSL
1 20 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 20 (100.00%) Axway
2 15 (75.00%) Sun
3 11 (55.00%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (55.00%) Genesys
3 11 (55.00%) Informatica
3 11 (55.00%) PowerCenter
3 11 (55.00%) HTTP
3 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 11 (55.00%) Apache
3 11 (55.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (55.00%) IIS
3 11 (55.00%) Xen
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle 10gAS
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) Log4j
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (55.00%) Apache
2 11 (55.00%) IIS
2 11 (55.00%) Jetty
2 11 (55.00%) nginx
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle 10gAS
2 11 (55.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (50.00%) PowerExchange
4 9 (45.00%) AquaLogic
4 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
4 9 (45.00%) Tuxedo
4 9 (45.00%) WebLogic
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Spatial
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) SSL
2 11 (55.00%) HTTP
2 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (50.00%) DHCP
3 10 (50.00%) DNS
3 10 (50.00%) FTP
3 10 (50.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (55.00%) PowerCenter
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (25.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (55.00%) Log4j
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Java Applications Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
5 1 (5.00%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) J2EE
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) Servlets
4 9 (45.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 9 (45.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) AIX
1 20 (100.00%) Solaris
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) OS/390
3 9 (45.00%) Unix
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (55.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Change Management
3 9 (45.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) Problem Management
3 9 (45.00%) QMS
3 9 (45.00%) Release Management
3 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (40.00%) Security Management
5 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (30.00%) CRM
6 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) Web Operations
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Document Management
8 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) C
2 9 (45.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (55.00%) Xen
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Axway
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (75.00%) Sun
3 11 (55.00%) Genesys
3 11 (55.00%) Informatica
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) Fujitsu
4 9 (45.00%) IBM
4 9 (45.00%) Metastorm
5 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (35.00%) SAP
6 6 (30.00%) Siebel