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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 74 59 48
Rank change year-on-year -15 -11  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.85% 1.15% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.10% 6.06% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £385 £303 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -32.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

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 122 132 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.68% 18.91% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 86 42
Median daily rate £350 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +5.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £524 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 -14 5 £385 +27.27%
WebSphere
North East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 50 (90.91%) Unix
1 50 (90.91%) AIX
2 47 (85.45%) Linux
3 37 (67.27%) Windows
3 37 (67.27%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (61.82%) DevOps
4 34 (61.82%) Windows 2000
4 34 (61.82%) Windows XP
5 32 (58.18%) ITIL
6 31 (56.36%) Service Management
7 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
8 28 (50.91%) Open Source
8 28 (50.91%) SaaS
8 28 (50.91%) PaaS
8 28 (50.91%) IaaS
9 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (47.27%) MS PowerPoint
10 26 (47.27%) MS Excel
11 24 (43.64%) Data Management
11 24 (43.64%) ITSM
12 21 (38.18%) Change Management
13 20 (36.36%) SLA
14 18 (32.73%) Oracle
14 18 (32.73%) Puppet
15 17 (30.91%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (30.91%) WebLogic
15 17 (30.91%) JBoss
16 16 (29.09%) IBM
16 16 (29.09%) Release Management
16 16 (29.09%) Opscode Chef

WebSphere
Top Related 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 17 (30.91%) JBoss
1 17 (30.91%) WebLogic
1 17 (30.91%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (9.09%) FileNet
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.27%) SAS
4 3 (5.45%) Apache
4 3 (5.45%) MQSeries
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) Jetty
5 2 (3.64%) Mongrel
5 2 (3.64%) nginx
6 1 (1.82%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.82%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 26 (47.27%) MS Excel
1 26 (47.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (23.64%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.82%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.91%) IaaS
1 28 (50.91%) PaaS
1 28 (50.91%) SaaS
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Google App Engine
2 3 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.82%) G Suite
4 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) SSL
2 5 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (9.09%) LDAP
2 5 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (3.64%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) FTP
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) IPsec
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (5.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) DocumentDB
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) Ant
3 3 (5.45%) Gradle
3 3 (5.45%) JUnit
3 3 (5.45%) Maven
3 3 (5.45%) Subversion
3 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.64%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Analyst
1 15 (27.27%) Operations Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Operations Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Support Analyst
3 13 (23.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Operational Support Analyst
3 13 (23.64%) Operations Support Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Support
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Support Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Unix Support
6 3 (5.45%) Unix Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (18.18%) Software Packaging
3 6 (10.91%) J2EE
4 4 (7.27%) Middleware
5 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.45%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (5.45%) JPA
5 3 (5.45%) REST
5 3 (5.45%) Spring
5 3 (5.45%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.64%) .NET
6 2 (3.64%) Servlets
7 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.82%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.82%) Serverless Framework
7 1 (1.82%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 37 (67.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.00%) Tandem
3 5 (9.09%) DataPower
4 3 (5.45%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (90.91%) AIX
1 50 (90.91%) Unix
2 47 (85.45%) Linux
3 37 (67.27%) Windows
4 34 (61.82%) Windows 2000
4 34 (61.82%) Windows XP
5 13 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.45%) OS/390
6 3 (5.45%) Solaris
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) DevOps
2 32 (58.18%) ITIL
3 31 (56.36%) Service Management
4 28 (50.91%) Open Source
5 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (43.64%) Data Management
6 24 (43.64%) ITSM
7 21 (38.18%) Change Management
8 16 (29.09%) Release Management
9 15 (27.27%) PRINCE2
10 14 (25.45%) Problem Management
11 13 (23.64%) Data Analysis
11 13 (23.64%) OO
12 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 11 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 9 (16.36%) Change Control
13 9 (16.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (9.09%) Workflow
15 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) Java
2 8 (14.55%) Perl
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) SLA
2 5 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.64%) Xen
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (32.73%) Puppet
2 16 (29.09%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.09%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.73%) Oracle
3 16 (29.09%) IBM
4 14 (25.45%) Axway
4 14 (25.45%) Informatica
4 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
4 14 (25.45%) Siebel
5 13 (23.64%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) Sun
7 3 (5.45%) Google
8 2 (3.64%) VMware
9 1 (1.82%) Apigee
9 1 (1.82%) CA
9 1 (1.82%) Capita