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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 81 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 25 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.05% 2.16% 3.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.33% 11.30% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 16
Median daily rate £305 £282 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% -33.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £300 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-6.08% -2.11%
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
341 115 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.97% 19.07% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 82 97
Median daily rate £300 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £12.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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 31 May 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 31 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 -42 24 £300 +6.38% 1
WebSphere
North East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (81.40%) Oracle
2 34 (79.07%) WebSphere Application Server
2 34 (79.07%) AIX
2 34 (79.07%) Linux
3 32 (74.42%) Java
4 31 (72.09%) Configuration Management
4 31 (72.09%) Axway
5 30 (69.77%) SSL
6 27 (62.79%) Informatica
7 26 (60.47%) IBM
7 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
8 23 (53.49%) Unix
8 23 (53.49%) Red Hat
8 23 (53.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (51.16%) Siebel
10 21 (48.84%) Windows
10 21 (48.84%) J2EE
11 20 (46.51%) WebLogic
11 20 (46.51%) DevOps
12 19 (44.19%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (41.86%) IIS
13 18 (41.86%) .NET
13 18 (41.86%) Solaris
13 18 (41.86%) Apache
13 18 (41.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 18 (41.86%) Sun
13 18 (41.86%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (39.53%) Oracle Application Server
14 17 (39.53%) Puppet

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 (79.07%) WebSphere Application Server
2 20 (46.51%) WebLogic
3 18 (41.86%) Apache
3 18 (41.86%) IIS
3 18 (41.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 17 (39.53%) Oracle Application Server
5 16 (37.21%) JBoss
6 15 (34.88%) Jetty
6 15 (34.88%) nginx
6 15 (34.88%) Tomcat
7 11 (25.58%) Oracle 10gAS
8 10 (23.26%) PowerExchange
9 7 (16.28%) MQSeries
9 7 (16.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (16.28%) Tuxedo
10 6 (13.95%) Confluence
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle Spatial
11 4 (9.30%) AquaLogic
11 4 (9.30%) CICS
11 4 (9.30%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (30.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (9.30%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.65%) Google App Engine
2 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (69.77%) SSL
2 16 (37.21%) FTP
3 15 (34.88%) HTTP
3 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
4 13 (30.23%) DHCP
4 13 (30.23%) DNS
4 13 (30.23%) IPsec
5 7 (16.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (16.28%) LDAP
5 7 (16.28%) Network Security
6 3 (6.98%) WinSCP
7 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (25.58%) PowerCenter
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.63%) Data Mining
5 4 (9.30%) DB2
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (6.98%) Easytrieve
6 3 (6.98%) MS Access
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
1 15 (34.88%) Travis CI
2 11 (25.58%) Log4j
3 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.95%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Web Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) J2EE
2 18 (41.86%) .NET
3 14 (32.56%) Servlets
3 14 (32.56%) Software Packaging
4 13 (30.23%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (16.28%) IBM Integration Bus
5 7 (16.28%) Middleware
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.98%) ISPF
7 1 (2.33%) Web Services
7 1 (2.33%) WSDL
7 1 (2.33%) XML
7 1 (2.33%) XSD
7 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.60%) DataPower
3 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
3 4 (9.30%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.98%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (6.98%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) AIX
1 34 (79.07%) Linux
2 23 (53.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 23 (53.49%) Unix
3 21 (48.84%) Windows
4 18 (41.86%) Solaris
5 7 (16.28%) OS/390
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.98%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Configuration Management
2 20 (46.51%) DevOps
3 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (37.21%) OO
5 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (30.23%) Automated Testing
6 13 (30.23%) Unit Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Change Control
8 9 (20.93%) ITIL
9 7 (16.28%) Web Operations
9 7 (16.28%) Workflow
10 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (13.95%) CRM
10 6 (13.95%) Problem Management
11 5 (11.63%) Change Management
11 5 (11.63%) Release Management
11 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (11.63%) Security Management
11 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
12 3 (6.98%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) Perl
3 10 (23.26%) C++
4 7 (16.28%) C
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) Assembly Language
6 3 (6.98%) C#
6 3 (6.98%) CLIST
6 3 (6.98%) COBOL
6 3 (6.98%) JCL
6 3 (6.98%) REXX
6 3 (6.98%) VBA
7 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (32.56%) Xen
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.98%) Docker
4 3 (6.98%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) Puppet
2 16 (37.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Oracle
2 31 (72.09%) Axway
3 27 (62.79%) Informatica
4 26 (60.47%) IBM
4 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
5 23 (53.49%) Red Hat
6 22 (51.16%) Siebel
7 18 (41.86%) Sun
8 15 (34.88%) HP
8 15 (34.88%) VMware
9 11 (25.58%) Genesys
10 7 (16.28%) SAP
11 4 (9.30%) Fujitsu
12 3 (6.98%) CA
12 3 (6.98%) Micro Focus
13 2 (4.65%) Google
14 1 (2.33%) Cisco
14 1 (2.33%) Citrix
14 1 (2.33%) Lotus