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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 60 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 8 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.28% 3.11% 2.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.06% 12.50% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
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£344 £295 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.52% +17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £251 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £339 £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
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
158 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.20% 24.87% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 28 34
Average daily rate £375 £286 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 10
Average hourly rate £23.02 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 October 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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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 -35 8 £344 -1.78% 1
WebSphere
North East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) UNIX
4 10 (47.62%) Informatica
5 9 (42.86%) Siebel
5 9 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (38.10%) JBoss
6 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
7 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
8 6 (28.57%) LDAP
8 6 (28.57%) IBM
8 6 (28.57%) Sun
8 6 (28.57%) Perl
8 6 (28.57%) AIX
8 6 (28.57%) Workflow
8 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
9 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (23.81%) Axway
9 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (23.81%) ISEB
10 4 (19.05%) Java
10 4 (19.05%) System Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
11 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (14.29%) FileNet
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (38.10%) JBoss
2 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (14.29%) FileNet
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) DTS
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Tester
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Environment Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Support
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) DCOM
2 3 (14.29%) ActiveX
3 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
4 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) DataPower
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) UNIX
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) AIX
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Workflow
2 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) System Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) VB6
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (14.29%) VB
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) Informatica
3 9 (42.86%) Siebel
4 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
5 6 (28.57%) IBM
5 6 (28.57%) Sun
6 5 (23.81%) Axway
7 3 (14.29%) Business Objects
7 3 (14.29%) HP
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