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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 35 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.49% 5.15% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.76% 19.79% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 3
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£275 £248 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +71.42%
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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
85 96 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.20% 26.02% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 65 8
Average daily rate £300 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £193 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £380 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £170.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.35% +750.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) WebSphere Application Server
1 11 (84.62%) JBoss
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 10 (76.92%) AIX
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
3 7 (53.85%) Apache
3 7 (53.85%) LDAP
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
6 3 (23.08%) Informatica
6 3 (23.08%) Siebel
6 3 (23.08%) Axway
6 3 (23.08%) Software Packaging
6 3 (23.08%) DataPower
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (7.69%) JRules

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) WebSphere Application Server
1 11 (84.62%) JBoss
2 7 (53.85%) Apache
3 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) JRules Developer
3 1 (7.69%) JRules Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (23.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) AIX
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Axway
3 3 (23.08%) Siebel
3 3 (23.08%) Informatica
4 1 (7.69%) ILOG