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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 109 59
Rank change year-on-year +56 -50  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.88% 1.29% 1.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.35% 5.45% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 12
Median daily rate £275 £300 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year +14.28% -7.03%  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 115 385 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.21% 23.62% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 248 100
Median daily rate £320 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +93.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing WebSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +53 1 £275 -8.33% 1
Durham - 1 - - 1
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 9 (69.23%) JBoss
2 8 (61.54%) Puppet
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
3 7 (53.85%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) IBM
4 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
4 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
6 4 (30.77%) J2EE
6 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 3 (23.08%) Gradle
7 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
7 3 (23.08%) REST
7 3 (23.08%) Mobile Development
7 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
7 3 (23.08%) MuleSoft
7 3 (23.08%) WorldPay
7 3 (23.08%) API Design
7 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (23.08%) Android
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 9 (69.23%) JBoss
2 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
3 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
4 2 (15.38%) Apache
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (7.69%) Jetty
5 1 (7.69%) Mongrel
5 1 (7.69%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Google App Engine
2 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (7.69%) G Suite
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) AMQP
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (7.69%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Ant
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Gradle
2 3 (23.08%) JUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
5 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (23.08%) JPA
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
3 2 (15.38%) Software Packaging
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) OAuth2
4 1 (7.69%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Servlets
4 1 (7.69%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) AIX
2 3 (23.08%) Android
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) API Design
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Development
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) API Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Microservices
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Google Apps Script
3 1 (7.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) Ansible
4 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) MuleSoft
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) WorldPay
3 2 (15.38%) Axway
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Informatica
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Siebel
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Apigee
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) Capita
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
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