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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 41 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.05% - 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.97% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£210 - £250
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 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -29.55%
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
67 51 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.59% 18.28% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 22
Average daily rate £348 £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 (61.54%) Java
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
1 8 (61.54%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) J2EE
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) JSP
5 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
5 4 (30.77%) J2SE
5 4 (30.77%) OOD
5 4 (30.77%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) RAD
6 3 (23.08%) Apache
6 3 (23.08%) Ant
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) Maven
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) JSF
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) JMeter
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) DB2
7 2 (15.38%) Linux

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (46.15%) Tomcat
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
3 3 (23.08%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Ant
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
1 8 (61.54%) Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
1 8 (61.54%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) J2EE
5 4 (30.77%) JSP
5 4 (30.77%) J2SE
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) JSF
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) XSLT
7 2 (15.38%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (15.38%) JPA
8 1 (7.69%) Struts
8 1 (7.69%) REST
8 1 (7.69%) MyBatis
8 1 (7.69%) Java SE
8 1 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) AS400
1 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) OS/400
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) OOD
1 4 (30.77%) OO
1 4 (30.77%) RAD
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) COBOL
3 1 (7.69%) RPG
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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