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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 27 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.23% 1.17% 5.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.18% 6.35% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
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£325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
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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
44 63 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.74% 18.42% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 14
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £177 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -7.89%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (57.14%) HTTP
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) TestDirector
5 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 3 (21.43%) OS/400
5 3 (21.43%) UML
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) COBOL
5 3 (21.43%) RPG
5 3 (21.43%) DB2
5 3 (21.43%) MS Project
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) AS400
5 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) iSeries
6 2 (14.29%) IIS
7 1 (7.14%) AIX
7 1 (7.14%) ILOG
7 1 (7.14%) JBoss
7 1 (7.14%) Apache
7 1 (7.14%) RUP
7 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (7.14%) DSDM
7 1 (7.14%) J2SE
7 1 (7.14%) SOA

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) TestDirector
2 1 (7.14%) DbUnit
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Administrator
1 10 (71.43%) WebSphere Administrator
2 8 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) EJB
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSLT
1 1 (7.14%) J2SE
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) JRules
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) JSF
1 1 (7.14%) Dojo
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) AS400
1 3 (21.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) OS/400
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
1 3 (21.43%) UML
1 3 (21.43%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) RUP
2 1 (7.14%) DSDM
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
2 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
2 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) COBOL
1 3 (21.43%) RPG
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) ILOG