Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 2019 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
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 92 72
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20 +55
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.72% 0.66% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.67% 4.10% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 14
North East median daily rate £649 £468 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.77% +20.65% +24.00%
10th Percentile £461 £350 £263
90th Percentile £700 £522 £457
England median daily rate £485 £500 £494
% change year-on-year -3.00% +1.21% +9.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.50 £33.04 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.06% -11.89% +4.17%

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 150 195 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.38% 16.09% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 129 181
North East median daily rate £450 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +11.43% +9.38%
10th Percentile £163 £285 £231
90th Percentile £575 £550 £543
England median daily rate £463 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +1.65% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
North East median hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.73% -43.88% -12.50%
England median hourly rate £20.83 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.66% +2.50%

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 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 2019. 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 +22 7 £649 +38.77%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) Jetty
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) JDBC
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) DB2
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) JBoss
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
4 3 (42.86%) PowerMock
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Publishing
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Mashup
4 3 (42.86%) Spring Security
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Camel
4 3 (42.86%) REST

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 5 (71.43%) Jetty
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) JBoss
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (28.57%) Mongrel
4 2 (28.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) AWS
2 1 (14.29%) GCP
2 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) IPsec
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Backend Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Site Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Camel
1 3 (42.86%) JDBC
1 3 (42.86%) JMS
1 3 (42.86%) PowerMock
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
1 3 (42.86%) Spring Security
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) Java EE
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mashup
2 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) NDS
1 2 (28.57%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) NetIQ
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Google