The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cardiff region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 40 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.94% 4.76% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 29.63% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+37.55% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
70 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.39% 16.07% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 15 15
Average daily rate £365 £305 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.67% +6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
WebSphere
South Wales

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 24 April 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 5 (55.56%) COBOL
1 5 (55.56%) RPG
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) AIX
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
1 5 (55.56%) iSeries
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) OS/400
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (33.33%) RAD
3 3 (33.33%) AS400
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) JSP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) J2SE
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) iSeries
2 3 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) OS/400
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) RAD
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) COBOL
1 5 (55.56%) RPG
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
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