The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 40 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.32% - 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
WebSphere
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
70 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.42% 17.04% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 23
Average daily rate £375 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 - £17.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 - £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 - £19.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Cardiff region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Cardiff region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
1 8 (53.33%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
4 5 (33.33%) Apache
5 4 (26.67%) RAD
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) J2SE
5 4 (26.67%) OOD
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) JSP
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 3 (20.00%) Maven
6 3 (20.00%) Ant
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) AIX
7 2 (13.33%) DB2
7 2 (13.33%) XSLT
7 2 (13.33%) Eclipse

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Ant
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) JMeter
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
1 8 (53.33%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (26.67%) JSP
5 4 (26.67%) J2SE
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) XSLT
7 2 (13.33%) JSF
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (13.33%) JPA
8 1 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (6.67%) MyBatis
8 1 (6.67%) Java SE
8 1 (6.67%) Java EE
8 1 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) AS400
1 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) OO
1 4 (26.67%) RAD
1 4 (26.67%) OOD
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (6.67%) BDD
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Korn
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) COBOL
4 1 (6.67%) RPG
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) RHCE
1 2 (13.33%) RHCT
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
1 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Dell
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft