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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 52 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 53 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.68% 2.77% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.97% 11.98% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 7
Median daily rate £335 £396 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.35% +43.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £533 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
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
295 167 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.06% 23.10% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 117 105
Median daily rate £338 £417 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.85 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -16.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -10.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 December 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 -1 52 £335 -19.56%
WebSphere
North East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 68 (88.31%) Unix
1 68 (88.31%) AIX
2 56 (72.73%) Linux
3 52 (67.53%) Windows
4 47 (61.04%) ITIL
5 46 (59.74%) Microsoft
6 42 (54.55%) DevOps
7 41 (53.25%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (49.35%) Oracle
9 37 (48.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 37 (48.05%) IBM
10 33 (42.86%) Change Management
11 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (41.56%) Windows XP
11 32 (41.56%) Windows 2000
12 31 (40.26%) WebLogic
12 31 (40.26%) Configuration Management
13 30 (38.96%) Axway
13 30 (38.96%) Open Source
14 29 (37.66%) Release Management
14 29 (37.66%) Service Management
14 29 (37.66%) Java
15 28 (36.36%) SaaS
15 28 (36.36%) PaaS
15 28 (36.36%) IaaS
16 27 (35.06%) Problem Management
16 27 (35.06%) SSL
17 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
17 25 (32.47%) Puppet
18 24 (31.17%) Data Management

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 37 (48.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 31 (40.26%) WebLogic
3 20 (25.97%) JBoss
4 17 (22.08%) MQSeries
4 17 (22.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 15 (19.48%) Tuxedo
6 11 (14.29%) AquaLogic
6 11 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (10.39%) FileNet
7 8 (10.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (7.79%) Apache
8 6 (7.79%) IIS
8 6 (7.79%) Jetty
8 6 (7.79%) Mongrel
8 6 (7.79%) nginx
8 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
9 4 (5.19%) SAS
10 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
2 24 (31.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (24.68%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (14.29%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.36%) IaaS
1 28 (36.36%) PaaS
1 28 (36.36%) SaaS
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.79%) Google App Engine
2 6 (7.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.60%) HP Helion
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.06%) SSL
2 9 (11.69%) Network Security
3 8 (10.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (10.39%) LDAP
4 6 (7.79%) DHCP
4 6 (7.79%) DNS
4 6 (7.79%) FTP
4 6 (7.79%) HTTP
4 6 (7.79%) IPsec
4 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (3.90%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.79%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (19.48%) Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Operational Support Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Operations Support Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.19%) Middleware Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.90%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Support Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Unix Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 19 (24.68%) Middleware
3 18 (23.38%) IBM Integration Bus
4 17 (22.08%) J2EE
5 16 (20.78%) Software Packaging
6 6 (7.79%) .NET
6 6 (7.79%) Servlets
7 1 (1.30%) JMS
7 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (53.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.29%) Tandem
3 8 (10.39%) DataPower
4 7 (9.09%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Clustering
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (88.31%) AIX
1 68 (88.31%) Unix
2 56 (72.73%) Linux
3 52 (67.53%) Windows
4 32 (41.56%) Windows 2000
4 32 (41.56%) Windows XP
5 20 (25.97%) Windows Server
6 19 (24.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (22.08%) OS/390
7 17 (22.08%) Solaris
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.04%) ITIL
2 42 (54.55%) DevOps
3 33 (42.86%) Change Management
4 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (40.26%) Configuration Management
6 30 (38.96%) Open Source
7 29 (37.66%) Release Management
7 29 (37.66%) Service Management
8 27 (35.06%) Problem Management
9 24 (31.17%) Data Management
10 22 (28.57%) ITSM
11 19 (24.68%) OO
12 15 (19.48%) PRINCE2
13 14 (18.18%) Service Delivery
14 13 (16.88%) Data Analysis
14 13 (16.88%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (15.58%) Change Control
16 11 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 11 (14.29%) QMS
16 11 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) Java
2 20 (25.97%) Perl
3 11 (14.29%) C++
4 10 (12.99%) C
4 10 (12.99%) SQL
5 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.90%) MCSA
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.60%) Degree
7 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.38%) SLA
2 8 (10.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.79%) Xen
3 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (32.47%) Puppet
2 20 (25.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Microsoft
2 38 (49.35%) Oracle
3 37 (48.05%) IBM
4 30 (38.96%) Axway
5 21 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 20 (25.97%) Informatica
6 20 (25.97%) Siebel
7 19 (24.68%) Sun
8 18 (23.38%) HP
9 9 (11.69%) Fujitsu
10 7 (9.09%) VMware
11 6 (7.79%) Google
12 1 (1.30%) Capita
12 1 (1.30%) Citrix