The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 70 56 45
Rank change year-on-year -14 -11  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.94% 1.23% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.27% 6.90% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £385 £303 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -32.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year - -53.28%  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 117 116 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.91% 17.79% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 76 43
Median daily rate £375 £320 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.18% +4.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £526 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing WebSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Newcastle upon Tyne

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Newcastle upon Tyne

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Newcastle upon Tyne

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Newcastle upon Tyne

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 49 (90.74%) Unix
1 49 (90.74%) AIX
2 46 (85.19%) Linux
3 37 (68.52%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (66.67%) Windows
5 34 (62.96%) DevOps
6 33 (61.11%) Windows 2000
6 33 (61.11%) Windows XP
7 31 (57.41%) ITIL
8 30 (55.56%) Service Management
9 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
10 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (50.00%) Open Source
10 27 (50.00%) SaaS
10 27 (50.00%) PaaS
10 27 (50.00%) IaaS
11 26 (48.15%) MS PowerPoint
11 26 (48.15%) MS Excel
12 23 (42.59%) Data Management
12 23 (42.59%) ITSM
13 20 (37.04%) Change Management
13 20 (37.04%) SLA
14 18 (33.33%) Oracle
14 18 (33.33%) Puppet
15 17 (31.48%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (31.48%) WebLogic
15 17 (31.48%) JBoss
16 16 (29.63%) IBM
16 16 (29.63%) Release Management
16 16 (29.63%) Opscode Chef

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 17 (31.48%) JBoss
1 17 (31.48%) WebLogic
1 17 (31.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (9.26%) FileNet
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.41%) SAS
4 3 (5.56%) Apache
4 3 (5.56%) MQSeries
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) Jetty
5 2 (3.70%) Mongrel
5 2 (3.70%) nginx
6 1 (1.85%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.85%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 26 (48.15%) MS Excel
1 26 (48.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (24.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.85%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.00%) IaaS
1 27 (50.00%) PaaS
1 27 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Google App Engine
2 3 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.85%) G Suite
4 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) SSL
2 5 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (9.26%) LDAP
2 5 (9.26%) Network Security
3 2 (3.70%) DHCP
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) FTP
3 2 (3.70%) HTTP
3 2 (3.70%) IPsec
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) DocumentDB
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) Ant
3 3 (5.56%) Gradle
3 3 (5.56%) JUnit
3 3 (5.56%) Maven
3 3 (5.56%) Subversion
3 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Analyst
1 14 (25.93%) Operations Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Operations Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Support Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Operational Support Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Operations Support Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Linux Support
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Support Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Unix Support
6 3 (5.56%) Unix Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (18.52%) Software Packaging
3 6 (11.11%) J2EE
4 4 (7.41%) Middleware
5 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (5.56%) JPA
5 3 (5.56%) REST
5 3 (5.56%) Spring
5 3 (5.56%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.70%) .NET
6 2 (3.70%) Servlets
7 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.85%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.85%) Serverless Framework
7 1 (1.85%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 37 (68.52%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.37%) Tandem
3 5 (9.26%) DataPower
4 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) AIX
1 49 (90.74%) Unix
2 46 (85.19%) Linux
3 36 (66.67%) Windows
4 33 (61.11%) Windows 2000
4 33 (61.11%) Windows XP
5 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.56%) OS/390
6 3 (5.56%) Solaris
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) DevOps
2 31 (57.41%) ITIL
3 30 (55.56%) Service Management
4 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (50.00%) Open Source
5 23 (42.59%) Data Management
5 23 (42.59%) ITSM
6 20 (37.04%) Change Management
7 16 (29.63%) Release Management
8 15 (27.78%) PRINCE2
9 14 (25.93%) Problem Management
10 13 (24.07%) Data Analysis
10 13 (24.07%) OO
11 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
11 11 (20.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 9 (16.67%) Change Control
12 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (9.26%) Workflow
14 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
2 8 (14.81%) Perl
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.04%) SLA
2 5 (9.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.70%) Xen
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (33.33%) Puppet
2 16 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.26%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) Oracle
3 16 (29.63%) IBM
4 14 (25.93%) Axway
4 14 (25.93%) Informatica
4 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
4 14 (25.93%) Siebel
5 13 (24.07%) HP
6 6 (11.11%) Sun
7 3 (5.56%) Google
8 2 (3.70%) VMware
9 1 (1.85%) Apigee
9 1 (1.85%) CA
9 1 (1.85%) Capita