Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 96 118
Rank change year-on-year +15 +22 -43
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 27 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.09% 0.99% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.15% 4.96% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 23
North East median daily rate £390 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.30% +28.33% +6.19%
10th Percentile £303 £294 £273
90th Percentile £516 £494 £358
England median daily rate £498 £485 £438
% change year-on-year +2.58% +10.86% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -20.63% +14.29% -6.67%

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 266 262 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.59% 20.05% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 168 335
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -16.67%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £240
90th Percentile £550 £545 £500
England median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 18
North East median hourly rate £13.75 £26.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.12% -7.96% +117.31%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £28.63 £40.00 £36.27
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.73% -1.70% +5.26%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +15 26 £390 +1.63%
Durham -4 1 - -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 21 (77.78%) Puppet
2 20 (74.07%) WebLogic
3 19 (70.37%) Unix
3 19 (70.37%) Axway
4 17 (62.96%) IBM
5 16 (59.26%) Linux
5 16 (59.26%) SSL
5 16 (59.26%) DevOps
6 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
6 14 (51.85%) Oracle
7 13 (48.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (48.15%) Java
7 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
7 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (44.44%) AIX
8 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
8 12 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
9 11 (40.74%) Siebel
9 11 (40.74%) JBoss
9 11 (40.74%) Informatica
9 11 (40.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 11 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (37.04%) Software Packaging
10 10 (37.04%) OO
11 9 (33.33%) HP
11 9 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (29.63%) FileNet

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 20 (74.07%) WebLogic
2 13 (48.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (40.74%) JBoss
4 8 (29.63%) FileNet
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (14.81%) Apache
6 4 (14.81%) IIS
6 4 (14.81%) Jetty
6 4 (14.81%) Mongrel
6 4 (14.81%) nginx
6 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
7 2 (7.41%) Tuxedo
7 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 11 (40.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Maximo
2 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (14.81%) Google App Engine
2 4 (14.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) SSL
2 6 (22.22%) HTTPS
2 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (22.22%) Network Security
3 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) FTP
3 4 (14.81%) HTTP
3 4 (14.81%) IPsec
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Support Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Operational Support Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Operations Support Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) Middleware Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Unix Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (37.04%) Software Packaging
3 6 (22.22%) LDAP
4 4 (14.81%) .NET
4 4 (14.81%) J2EE
4 4 (14.81%) Servlets
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (3.70%) JMS
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware
6 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.93%) Private Cloud
3 6 (22.22%) DataPower
4 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Unix
2 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) AIX
3 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
5 6 (22.22%) MVS
5 6 (22.22%) VME
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) DevOps
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 10 (37.04%) OO
5 9 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (22.22%) Change Control
6 6 (22.22%) Open Source
6 6 (22.22%) Workflow
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) Service Management
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (11.11%) Statistics
10 2 (7.41%) Change Management
10 2 (7.41%) Content Management
10 2 (7.41%) Data Management
10 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
10 2 (7.41%) ITSM
10 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Xen
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (77.78%) Puppet
2 11 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (22.22%) Forum Sentry
4 4 (14.81%) Ansible
4 4 (14.81%) Terraform
5 1 (3.70%) Kibana
5 1 (3.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Axway
2 17 (62.96%) IBM
3 14 (51.85%) Oracle
4 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 11 (40.74%) Informatica
5 11 (40.74%) Siebel
6 9 (33.33%) HP
7 6 (22.22%) Fujitsu
7 6 (22.22%) Sun
8 5 (18.52%) VMware
9 4 (14.81%) Google
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
10 1 (3.70%) Remedy