Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 23 July 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 Application Server (WAS)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 124 87
Rank change year-on-year +41 -37 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 13 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.38% 1.26% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.60% 5.29% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 6
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £298 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.45% +5.31% +8.65%
10th Percentile £270 £273 £247
90th Percentile £458 £349 £385
North East median daily rate £400 £298 £283
% change year-on-year +34.45% +5.31% +8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 -
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 -

WebSphere Application Server 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 232 529 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.55% 23.74% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 345 146
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £320 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.31% -24.26% +43.22%
10th Percentile £237 £224 £234
90th Percentile £528 £497 £531
North East median daily rate £380 £320 £415
% change year-on-year +18.75% -22.89% +27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 11
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +115.38% -25.71%
10th Percentile £9.50 £15.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £36.00 £15.00
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.79% +115.38% -25.71%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +43 13 £400 +35.59%
WebSphere Application Server
North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) OO
1 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) Siebel
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Informatica
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 13 (100.00%) Axway
1 13 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
1 13 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (84.62%) Private Cloud
3 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) X.21
5 4 (30.77%) Forum Sentry
5 4 (30.77%) DataPower
5 4 (30.77%) Workflow

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 13 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) X.21
2 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (30.77%) LDAP
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 4 (30.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) AIX Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) AIX Support
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (84.62%) Private Cloud
3 4 (30.77%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
1 13 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Axway
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Informatica
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Siebel
2 4 (30.77%) Sun