Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 19 November 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 Application Server (WAS)
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 135 101
Rank change year-on-year +48 -34 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 13 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.07% 1.25% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.69% 5.18% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 20
North East median daily rate £388 £313 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -44.44% +63.04%
10th Percentile £266 £263 £303
90th Percentile £448 £360 £654
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -42.40% +108.33%

WebSphere Application Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 277 657 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 22.78% 24.14% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 439 265
North East median daily rate £375 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -22.35% +23.19%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £268
90th Percentile £599 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 50 7
North East median hourly rate £9.75 £28.00 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.18% +37.93% +9.73%
10th Percentile £7.95 £14.90 £11.45
90th Percentile £29.75 £36.00 £26.70
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in the North East

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in the North East

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the North East

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in the North East

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +37 13 £388 +24.00%
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 North East region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) OO
1 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) Siebel
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Informatica
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 13 (100.00%) Axway
1 13 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
1 13 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (84.62%) Private Cloud
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) X.21
5 5 (38.46%) Forum Sentry
5 5 (38.46%) DataPower
5 5 (38.46%) Workflow

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 13 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) X.21
2 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (38.46%) LDAP
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) AIX Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) AIX Support
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (84.62%) Private Cloud
3 5 (38.46%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
1 13 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Axway
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Informatica
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Siebel
2 5 (38.46%) Sun