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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 51 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.78% 2.53% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.30% 12.50% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +28.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £305 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £345 £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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
137 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.33% 20.25% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 30 19
Average daily rate £375 £307 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £194 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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 -24 4 £360 +10.76%
WebSphere
North East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing WebSphere 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.

1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (50.00%) JBoss
3 8 (44.44%) IBM
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) AIX
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Apache
5 6 (33.33%) LDAP
5 6 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) ISEB
7 4 (22.22%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) System Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Open Source
8 3 (16.67%) DevOps
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) Perl
8 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (11.11%) Informatica
10 1 (5.56%) ILOG
10 1 (5.56%) Siebel
10 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
10 1 (5.56%) Java
10 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
10 1 (5.56%) Web Services
10 1 (5.56%) XML
10 1 (5.56%) NHS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing WebSphere 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (50.00%) JBoss
2 6 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) JRules Developer
3 1 (5.56%) JRules Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) JRules
2 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) DataPower
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) AIX
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) System Testing
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (5.56%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Informatica
5 1 (5.56%) ILOG
5 1 (5.56%) Siebel
5 1 (5.56%) Axway