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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 75 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.36% 3.21% 2.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.19% 16.92% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 9
Median daily rate £333 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.11% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £533 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
139 130 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.86% 18.98% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 82 59
Median daily rate £338 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +46.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £533 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -20 10 £333 -26.11% 1
WebSphere
North East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 64 (85.33%) Unix
1 64 (85.33%) AIX
2 60 (80.00%) Linux
3 46 (61.33%) Windows
3 46 (61.33%) DevOps
4 45 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (54.67%) ITIL
6 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
7 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (45.33%) Windows XP
8 34 (45.33%) Windows 2000
9 32 (42.67%) Oracle
9 32 (42.67%) Open Source
10 31 (41.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 31 (41.33%) IBM
10 31 (41.33%) Service Management
11 30 (40.00%) SaaS
11 30 (40.00%) PaaS
11 30 (40.00%) Puppet
11 30 (40.00%) IaaS
12 29 (38.67%) WebLogic
13 28 (37.33%) Change Management
14 27 (36.00%) MS Excel
15 26 (34.67%) Configuration Management
15 26 (34.67%) Data Management
15 26 (34.67%) MS PowerPoint
16 25 (33.33%) Axway
16 25 (33.33%) JBoss
16 25 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
17 24 (32.00%) Java

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 31 (41.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 29 (38.67%) WebLogic
3 25 (33.33%) JBoss
4 9 (12.00%) MQSeries
4 9 (12.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 9 (12.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (10.67%) FileNet
5 8 (10.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (9.33%) Apache
6 7 (9.33%) Tuxedo
7 6 (8.00%) IIS
7 6 (8.00%) Jetty
7 6 (8.00%) Mongrel
7 6 (8.00%) nginx
8 4 (5.33%) AquaLogic
8 4 (5.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (5.33%) SAS
9 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (34.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (28.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (5.33%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (40.00%) IaaS
1 30 (40.00%) PaaS
1 30 (40.00%) SaaS
2 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.33%) Google App Engine
2 7 (9.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.67%) HP Helion
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.33%) G Suite
5 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) SSL
2 9 (12.00%) Network Security
3 8 (10.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (10.67%) LDAP
4 6 (8.00%) DHCP
4 6 (8.00%) DNS
4 6 (8.00%) FTP
4 6 (8.00%) HTTP
4 6 (8.00%) IPsec
4 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.33%) DocumentDB
4 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.00%) Travis CI
3 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.00%) Ant
4 3 (4.00%) Gradle
4 3 (4.00%) JUnit
4 3 (4.00%) Maven
4 3 (4.00%) Subversion
4 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Operations Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Analyst
4 14 (18.67%) Operations Analyst
4 14 (18.67%) Support Analyst
5 13 (17.33%) Operational Support Analyst
5 13 (17.33%) Operations Support Analyst
6 10 (13.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 8 (10.67%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Linux Support
10 4 (5.33%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) Support Consultant
11 3 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) Unix Support
11 3 (4.00%) Unix Support Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (24.00%) Software Packaging
3 12 (16.00%) J2EE
4 11 (14.67%) Middleware
5 9 (12.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (8.00%) .NET
6 6 (8.00%) Servlets
7 3 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.00%) JPA
7 3 (4.00%) REST
7 3 (4.00%) Spring
7 3 (4.00%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.33%) OAuth2
8 1 (1.33%) Serverless Framework
8 1 (1.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 45 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.67%) Tandem
3 8 (10.67%) DataPower
4 7 (9.33%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) Clustering
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 64 (85.33%) AIX
1 64 (85.33%) Unix
2 60 (80.00%) Linux
3 46 (61.33%) Windows
4 34 (45.33%) Windows 2000
4 34 (45.33%) Windows XP
5 21 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (12.00%) OS/390
7 9 (12.00%) Solaris
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (61.33%) DevOps
2 41 (54.67%) ITIL
3 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (42.67%) Open Source
5 31 (41.33%) Service Management
6 28 (37.33%) Change Management
7 26 (34.67%) Configuration Management
7 26 (34.67%) Data Management
8 24 (32.00%) ITSM
9 22 (29.33%) Problem Management
9 22 (29.33%) Release Management
10 21 (28.00%) OO
11 17 (22.67%) PRINCE2
12 14 (18.67%) Change Control
13 13 (17.33%) Data Analysis
14 11 (14.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 9 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (10.67%) Workflow
17 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) Java
2 13 (17.33%) Perl
2 13 (17.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.33%) C++
4 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.00%) C
6 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.33%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (1.33%) Groovy
6 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.00%) MCSA
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.67%) SLA
2 6 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) Xen
3 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (40.00%) Puppet
2 25 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.67%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.67%) Oracle
3 31 (41.33%) IBM
4 25 (33.33%) Axway
5 23 (30.67%) Red Hat
6 22 (29.33%) Informatica
6 22 (29.33%) Siebel
7 20 (26.67%) HP
8 12 (16.00%) Sun
9 7 (9.33%) Google
9 7 (9.33%) VMware
10 2 (2.67%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.33%) Apigee
11 1 (1.33%) CA
11 1 (1.33%) Capita
11 1 (1.33%) Citrix