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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 50 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.09% 2.56% 6.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.33% 11.49% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 14
Average daily rate £450 £275 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £264 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £366 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
165 87 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.21% 22.31% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 69 65
Average daily rate £417 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.83% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.85 £13.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.76% -92.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 22 £450 +13.20%
WebSphere
North East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 42 (95.45%) Java
1 42 (95.45%) SSL
2 41 (93.18%) Microsoft
3 35 (79.55%) J2EE
3 35 (79.55%) Configuration Management
4 34 (77.27%) Linux
5 33 (75.00%) Apache
5 33 (75.00%) IIS
5 33 (75.00%) .NET
6 30 (68.18%) FTP
7 27 (61.36%) Jetty
7 27 (61.36%) nginx
8 26 (59.09%) HTTP
8 26 (59.09%) TCP/IP
8 26 (59.09%) Tomcat
8 26 (59.09%) Servlets
9 25 (56.82%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (56.82%) Xen
9 25 (56.82%) VMware
9 25 (56.82%) Jenkins
10 24 (54.55%) DHCP
10 24 (54.55%) IPsec
10 24 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (54.55%) DNS
11 20 (45.45%) Windows
11 20 (45.45%) AIX
11 20 (45.45%) Solaris
11 20 (45.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 20 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (45.45%) Oracle

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (75.00%) Apache
1 33 (75.00%) IIS
2 27 (61.36%) Jetty
2 27 (61.36%) nginx
3 26 (59.09%) Tomcat
4 20 (45.45%) Oracle Application Server
4 20 (45.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 20 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (25.00%) Oracle 10gAS
6 10 (22.73%) PowerExchange
7 9 (20.45%) AquaLogic
7 9 (20.45%) MQSeries
7 9 (20.45%) Tuxedo
7 9 (20.45%) WebLogic
8 6 (13.64%) CICS
8 6 (13.64%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (29.55%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (29.55%) Google App Engine
2 13 (29.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (95.45%) SSL
2 30 (68.18%) FTP
3 26 (59.09%) HTTP
3 26 (59.09%) TCP/IP
4 24 (54.55%) DHCP
4 24 (54.55%) DNS
4 24 (54.55%) IPsec
5 6 (13.64%) WinSCP
6 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (25.00%) PowerCenter
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (13.64%) DB2
3 6 (13.64%) Easytrieve
3 6 (13.64%) MS Access
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (56.82%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.00%) Log4j
3 6 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Applications Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Web Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) WebOps Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Linux Operator
8 1 (2.27%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Linux Operator
8 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) J2EE
2 33 (75.00%) .NET
3 26 (59.09%) Servlets
4 9 (20.45%) IBM Integration Bus
4 9 (20.45%) Middleware
5 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 6 (13.64%) ISPF
6 2 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (2.27%) HTML
7 1 (2.27%) WSDL
7 1 (2.27%) XML
7 1 (2.27%) XSD
7 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.64%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
1 6 (13.64%) VSAM
2 1 (2.27%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) AIX
2 20 (45.45%) Solaris
2 20 (45.45%) Windows
3 10 (22.73%) Unix
4 9 (20.45%) OS/390
5 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.64%) MVS
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Configuration Management
2 25 (56.82%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (36.36%) Web Operations
4 14 (31.82%) Automated Testing
4 14 (31.82%) DevOps
4 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
5 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.45%) Change Management
6 9 (20.45%) ITIL
6 9 (20.45%) Problem Management
6 9 (20.45%) QMS
6 9 (20.45%) Release Management
6 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
7 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (18.18%) Security Management
8 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.64%) CRM
9 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.27%) ETL
9 1 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) C++
3 15 (34.09%) Perl
4 9 (20.45%) C
5 7 (15.91%) C#
5 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.64%) Assembly Language
6 6 (13.64%) CLIST
6 6 (13.64%) COBOL
6 6 (13.64%) JCL
6 6 (13.64%) REXX
6 6 (13.64%) VBA
7 2 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Xen
2 24 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (13.64%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) Microsoft
2 25 (56.82%) VMware
3 20 (45.45%) Axway
3 20 (45.45%) Oracle
4 15 (34.09%) IBM
4 15 (34.09%) Sun
5 14 (31.82%) Google
6 11 (25.00%) Genesys
6 11 (25.00%) Informatica
7 9 (20.45%) Fujitsu
8 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
8 7 (15.91%) SAP
9 6 (13.64%) CA
9 6 (13.64%) Micro Focus
9 6 (13.64%) Siebel
10 1 (2.27%) HP