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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 54 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.47% 4.18% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.60% 23.21% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Average daily rate £350 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
77 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.16% 18.01% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 19
Average daily rate £326 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.78% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 10 February 2016, 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 13 (86.67%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) JBoss
3 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Shibboleth
4 6 (40.00%) Ajax
4 6 (40.00%) Spring Security
4 6 (40.00%) Puppet
4 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (40.00%) Apache Camel
4 6 (40.00%) SAML
4 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (40.00%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
4 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) JDBC
4 6 (40.00%) JSP
4 6 (40.00%) Struts
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (60.00%) JBoss
3 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (13.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Ajax
1 6 (40.00%) Apache Camel
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) JDBC
1 6 (40.00%) JSP
1 6 (40.00%) SAML
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
1 6 (40.00%) Spring Security
1 6 (40.00%) Struts
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) JVM Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) RAD
3 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 6 (40.00%) VMware