Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 86 72
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 +12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 79 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.39% 2.92% 2.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.14% 12.29% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 55 38
North East median daily rate £400 £335 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -33.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £270 £283 £305
90th Percentile £458 £536 £653
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +4.17% -11.66% +30.40%

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 277 643 382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 22.59% 23.74% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 431 262
North East median daily rate £380 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -22.35% +22.39%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £264
90th Percentile £593 £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 48 8
North East median hourly rate £9.75 £27.75 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.86% +28.62% +16.62%
10th Percentile £7.95 £14.70 £11.78
90th Percentile £29.75 £36.00 £26.65
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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 +3 14 £400 +19.40%
Durham +5 2 - -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North East region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) IBM
2 16 (94.12%) WebLogic
3 13 (76.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (76.47%) Unix
3 13 (76.47%) AIX
3 13 (76.47%) Linux
3 13 (76.47%) OO
3 13 (76.47%) JBoss
3 13 (76.47%) Siebel
3 13 (76.47%) HP
3 13 (76.47%) Informatica
3 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
3 13 (76.47%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Axway
3 13 (76.47%) Software Packaging
3 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (76.47%) Puppet
3 13 (76.47%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (76.47%) DevOps
3 13 (76.47%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (76.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 11 (64.71%) Private Cloud
4 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
5 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
6 8 (47.06%) X.21
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) Java
7 5 (29.41%) Forum Sentry

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 16 (94.12%) WebLogic
2 13 (76.47%) JBoss
2 13 (76.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (23.53%) FileNet
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (76.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) X.21
2 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (29.41%) LDAP
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
2 5 (29.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) AIX Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Maximo Developer
5 1 (5.88%) AIX Support
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Software Packaging
1 13 (76.47%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) JMS
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (64.71%) Private Cloud
3 5 (29.41%) DataPower
4 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) AIX
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
1 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (76.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) DevOps
1 13 (76.47%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (76.47%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) IBM
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (76.47%) Axway
2 13 (76.47%) HP
2 13 (76.47%) Informatica
2 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
2 13 (76.47%) Siebel
3 5 (29.41%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO