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 23 June 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.

IBM WebSphere
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 104 45
Rank change year-on-year +60 -59  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.29% 1.51% 2.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.43% 5.92% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 11
Median daily rate £275 £298 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.56% +5.49%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  

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 70 338 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.00% 25.47% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 227 83
Median daily rate £320 £295 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £238 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +93.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.90 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (83.33%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
1 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Gradle
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) JPA
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Linux

WebSphere
Co-occurring 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 5 (83.33%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (16.67%) G Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) DocumentDB
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Gradle
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) JPA
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
3 1 (16.67%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) API Design
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) API Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Google Apps Script
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Axway
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Siebel
3 1 (16.67%) Apigee
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) VMware