Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 77 135
Rank change year-on-year -1 +58 -72
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.80% 1.68% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.30% 6.67% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 23
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +21.09% -36.00%
10th Percentile £458 £263 £269
90th Percentile £538 £457 £537
North East median daily rate £500 £388 £320
% change year-on-year +29.03% +21.09% -36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
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 132 225 631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.00% 25.14% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 172 435
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +9.23% -27.78%
10th Percentile £279 £258 £225
90th Percentile £559 £584 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £327
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.20% -27.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 44
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.50 £14.38 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.78% -48.66% +86.67%
10th Percentile £11.70 £8.28 £15.00
90th Percentile £21.80 £39.20 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.75 £14.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year -4.35% -48.66% +86.67%

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 6 months to 18 October 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 -10 7 £500 +29.03% 1
WebSphere
North East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (71.43%) Axway
3 5 (71.43%) Software Packaging
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Puppet
3 5 (71.43%) AIX
3 5 (71.43%) JBoss
3 5 (71.43%) Siebel
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) Informatica
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (42.86%) Change Control
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) SSL
6 2 (28.57%) LDAP
6 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects

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 (71.43%) JBoss
1 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (28.57%) FileNet
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Jetty
3 1 (14.29%) Mongrel
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Mockito
2 1 (14.29%) Spock
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Software Packaging
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) EJB
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Java RMI
3 1 (14.29%) JDBC
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Swing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) DataPower
2 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) AIX
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Data Science
6 1 (14.29%) KYC
6 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Axway
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) Informatica
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Siebel
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Solace
5 1 (14.29%) VMware