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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 52 55 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.74% 1.12% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% 4.05% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
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£283 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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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
84 148 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.53% 27.56% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 112 14
Average daily rate £300 £260 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 21 April 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) AIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) JBoss
1 12 (100.00%) IBM
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (66.67%) LDAP
3 7 (58.33%) Apache
3 7 (58.33%) Tivoli
4 5 (41.67%) Axway
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Software Packaging
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Siebel
4 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Informatica
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Private Cloud
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (33.33%) DataPower
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Change Control
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) FileNet

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) JBoss
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (58.33%) Apache
3 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (8.33%) FileNet
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (41.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 4 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) AIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Informatica
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Axway
2 5 (41.67%) Siebel
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) Sun