Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 18 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 83 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 14 76 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.53% 3.17% 2.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.01% 12.52% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 54 37
Tyne and Wear 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
North East median daily rate £400 £335 £500
% change year-on-year +19.40% -33.00% +51.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 -
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 233 607 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.46% 25.31% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 422 220
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £330 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -25.84% +23.61%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £262
90th Percentile £605 £525 £576
North East median daily rate £375 £330 £425
% change year-on-year +13.64% -22.35% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 45 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £9.75 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.18% +12.00% +36.99%
10th Percentile £7.95 £15.00 £13.85
90th Percentile £20.03 £36.00 £26.85
North East median hourly rate £10.00 £28.00 £20.30
% change year-on-year -64.29% +37.93% +9.73%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere
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 in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere
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 in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Tyne and Wear

WebSphere
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 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 18 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 14 £400 +19.40%
WebSphere
North East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) IBM
2 13 (92.86%) HP
2 13 (92.86%) Siebel
2 13 (92.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (92.86%) WebLogic
2 13 (92.86%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) AIX
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) OO
2 13 (92.86%) JBoss
2 13 (92.86%) Informatica
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 13 (92.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Axway
2 13 (92.86%) Software Packaging
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Puppet
2 13 (92.86%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (92.86%) DevOps
2 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (92.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 11 (78.57%) Private Cloud
3 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
4 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
5 8 (57.14%) X.21
6 5 (35.71%) Forum Sentry
6 5 (35.71%) Network Security
6 5 (35.71%) DataPower

WebSphere
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 (92.86%) JBoss
1 13 (92.86%) WebLogic
1 13 (92.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (28.57%) FileNet
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (92.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) X.21
2 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (35.71%) LDAP
2 5 (35.71%) Network Security
2 5 (35.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) AIX Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) AIX Support
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Software Packaging
1 13 (92.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (78.57%) Private Cloud
3 5 (35.71%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) AIX
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (92.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) DevOps
1 13 (92.86%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Workflow
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (92.86%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) IBM
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (92.86%) Axway
2 13 (92.86%) HP
2 13 (92.86%) Informatica
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 13 (92.86%) Siebel
3 5 (35.71%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO