Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 74 63
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 20 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.99% 3.61% 2.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.01% 16.03% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 40
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £285 £308 £285
90th Percentile £500 £420 £501
North East median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 222 312 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.07% 22.54% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 211 216
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% -2.22%
10th Percentile £262 £285 £258
90th Percentile £588 £528 £525
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% -13.46% +126.09%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.25 £14.57
90th Percentile £25.00 £32.13 £28.05
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £24.43
% change year-on-year -44.44% -7.88% +65.59%

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 -7 19 £350 +4.48%
WebSphere
North East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 16 (80.00%) Puppet
2 14 (70.00%) Axway
2 14 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 14 (70.00%) Unix
3 13 (65.00%) SSL
4 12 (60.00%) IBM
4 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (50.00%) DevOps
6 10 (50.00%) Linux
6 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) Java
8 8 (40.00%) Oracle
8 8 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (35.00%) Windows
9 7 (35.00%) AIX
10 6 (30.00%) OO
10 6 (30.00%) JBoss
10 6 (30.00%) HTTPS
10 6 (30.00%) Informatica
10 6 (30.00%) Siebel
10 6 (30.00%) MVS
10 6 (30.00%) FileNet
10 6 (30.00%) Fujitsu

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 14 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (30.00%) FileNet
3 6 (30.00%) JBoss
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (15.00%) Apache
5 3 (15.00%) IIS
5 3 (15.00%) Jetty
5 3 (15.00%) Mongrel
5 3 (15.00%) nginx
5 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (10.00%) Tuxedo
6 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (15.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) SSL
2 6 (30.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) FTP
4 3 (15.00%) HTTP
4 3 (15.00%) IPsec
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Operational Support Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Operations Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Middleware Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (25.00%) Software Packaging
3 4 (20.00%) LDAP
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) Servlets
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 4 (20.00%) DataPower
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Unix
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) AIX
3 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) MVS
4 6 (30.00%) VME
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 5 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (20.00%) Workflow
6 3 (15.00%) Change Control
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Statistics
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Content Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (10.00%) ITSM
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Xen
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) Puppet
2 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (20.00%) Forum Sentry
4 3 (15.00%) Ansible
4 3 (15.00%) Terraform
5 1 (5.00%) Kibana
5 1 (5.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Axway
2 12 (60.00%) IBM
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (30.00%) Fujitsu
5 6 (30.00%) Informatica
5 6 (30.00%) Siebel
6 5 (25.00%) HP
7 4 (20.00%) Sun
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Google
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
9 1 (5.00%) Remedy