The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 70 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 23 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.36% 1.70% 5.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 11.49% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 29
Median daily rate £305 £275 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £300 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.76%
WebSphere
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
253 87 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.95% 14.80% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 65 111
Median daily rate £295 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £249 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £520 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £31.75 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere
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 across the Tyne and Wear region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere
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 across the Tyne and Wear region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere
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 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -27 22 £300 +9.09%
WebSphere
North East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 37 (82.22%) Linux
2 35 (77.78%) Java
3 34 (75.56%) Oracle
3 34 (75.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 34 (75.56%) AIX
3 34 (75.56%) SSL
4 32 (71.11%) Axway
5 31 (68.89%) Configuration Management
6 29 (64.44%) IBM
7 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
8 27 (60.00%) Informatica
9 23 (51.11%) Red Hat
9 23 (51.11%) Unix
9 23 (51.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (48.89%) J2EE
10 22 (48.89%) Siebel
11 21 (46.67%) .NET
11 21 (46.67%) WebLogic
11 21 (46.67%) IIS
11 21 (46.67%) Windows
11 21 (46.67%) Apache
11 21 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (44.44%) Perl
13 19 (42.22%) FTP
13 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (42.22%) DevOps
14 18 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
14 18 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 18 (40.00%) Sun
14 18 (40.00%) Solaris

WebSphere
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 34 (75.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 21 (46.67%) Apache
2 21 (46.67%) IIS
2 21 (46.67%) WebLogic
3 18 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 18 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 16 (35.56%) JBoss
5 15 (33.33%) Jetty
5 15 (33.33%) nginx
5 15 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 11 (24.44%) Oracle 10gAS
7 10 (22.22%) PowerExchange
8 7 (15.56%) MQSeries
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (15.56%) Tuxedo
9 6 (13.33%) CICS
9 6 (13.33%) Confluence
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle Spatial
10 5 (11.11%) AquaLogic
11 4 (8.89%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (28.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (11.11%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.44%) Google App Engine
2 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (75.56%) SSL
2 19 (42.22%) FTP
3 15 (33.33%) HTTP
3 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (28.89%) DHCP
4 13 (28.89%) DNS
4 13 (28.89%) IPsec
5 7 (15.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (15.56%) LDAP
5 7 (15.56%) Network Security
6 6 (13.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (24.44%) PowerCenter
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (13.33%) DB2
4 6 (13.33%) Easytrieve
4 6 (13.33%) MS Access
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 15 (33.33%) Travis CI
2 11 (24.44%) Log4j
3 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.33%) JIRA
3 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Applications Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) WebOps Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior WebOps Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Web Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) J2EE
2 21 (46.67%) .NET
3 14 (31.11%) Servlets
3 14 (31.11%) Software Packaging
4 13 (28.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (15.56%) IBM Integration Bus
5 7 (15.56%) Middleware
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (13.33%) ISPF
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
7 1 (2.22%) WSDL
7 1 (2.22%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) XSD
7 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) DataPower
3 6 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 6 (13.33%) VSAM
4 4 (8.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Linux
2 34 (75.56%) AIX
3 23 (51.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (51.11%) Unix
4 21 (46.67%) Windows
5 18 (40.00%) Solaris
6 7 (15.56%) OS/390
7 6 (13.33%) MVS
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Configuration Management
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) DevOps
3 16 (35.56%) OO
4 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Unit Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Change Control
7 8 (17.78%) Web Operations
8 7 (15.56%) ITIL
8 7 (15.56%) Workflow
9 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.33%) CRM
10 5 (11.11%) Change Management
10 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
10 5 (11.11%) Release Management
10 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (11.11%) Security Management
10 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.67%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) Perl
3 13 (28.89%) C++
4 8 (17.78%) C
5 7 (15.56%) SQL
6 6 (13.33%) Assembly Language
6 6 (13.33%) C#
6 6 (13.33%) CLIST
6 6 (13.33%) COBOL
6 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.33%) JCL
6 6 (13.33%) REXX
6 6 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (31.11%) Xen
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (13.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (35.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (75.56%) Oracle
2 32 (71.11%) Axway
3 29 (64.44%) IBM
4 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
5 27 (60.00%) Informatica
6 23 (51.11%) Red Hat
7 22 (48.89%) Siebel
8 18 (40.00%) Sun
9 16 (35.56%) HP
10 14 (31.11%) VMware
11 11 (24.44%) Genesys
12 7 (15.56%) SAP
13 6 (13.33%) CA
13 6 (13.33%) Micro Focus
14 5 (11.11%) Fujitsu
15 2 (4.44%) Google