Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 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
England > North East
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 81 71
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 79 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.55% 3.48% 2.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.83% 14.47% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 63 36
North East median daily rate £300 £335 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.45% -19.18% +50.73%
10th Percentile £195 £301 £303
90th Percentile £495 £501 £535
England median daily rate £498 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 -
England median hourly rate £39.02 £37.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year +4.05% -7.98% +8.31%

WebSphere 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 247 546 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.54% 24.02% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 388 255
North East median daily rate £395 £340 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.18% -16.05% +15.71%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £270
90th Percentile £599 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 7
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% +10.84% -26.18%
10th Percentile £8.38 £10.25 £11.65
90th Percentile £33.80 £34.99 £26.70
England median hourly rate £19.15 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.24% +2.56% +8.33%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the North East

WebSphere
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 in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in the North East

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the North East over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in the North East

WebSphere
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 in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in the North East

WebSphere
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 within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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 -12 6 £300 -10.45% 1
Durham -2 1 - -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) FileNet
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic

WebSphere
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 3 (42.86%) FileNet
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Jetty
3 1 (14.29%) Mongrel
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Maximo
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Maximo Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (14.29%) Kibana
2 1 (14.29%) logstash
2 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Axway
4 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Siebel
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO