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 3 months to 29 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 111 51
Rank change year-on-year +65 -60  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.26% 1.26% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.22% 5.04% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 25
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £275 £295 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.77% +7.27%  
10th Percentile £263 £271 £230
90th Percentile £288 £356 £300
North East median daily rate £275 £295 £279
% change year-on-year -6.77% +5.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 -
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 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 82 357 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.52% 25.09% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 529 269
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £344 £295 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.61% +4.24%  
10th Percentile £196 £225 £225
90th Percentile £475 £444 £480
North East median daily rate £325 £298 £300
% change year-on-year +9.24% -0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 91 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +86.66%  
10th Percentile £9.50 £15.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £36.00 £18.60
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.78% +86.66%  

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 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 3 months to 29 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +61 1 £275 -5.66% 2
WebSphere
North East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (83.33%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
1 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Gradle
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) JPA
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Linux

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 5 (83.33%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (16.67%) G Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) DocumentDB
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Gradle
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) JPA
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
3 1 (16.67%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) API Design
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) API Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Google Apps Script
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Axway
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Siebel
3 1 (16.67%) Apigee
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
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