The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 25 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 23 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.90% 1.23% 3.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.00% 8.82% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 7
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£325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 - £26.25
WebSphere
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 South Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
100 68 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.32% 13.91% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 44 32
Average daily rate £400 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £175 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +15 12 £325 -18.75% 2
Newport - 7 £413 -
WebSphere
Wales

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (48.15%) IBM
2 12 (44.44%) JBoss
3 11 (40.74%) Spring
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) HTTP
4 10 (37.04%) FileNet
4 10 (37.04%) Workflow
4 10 (37.04%) IBM HTTP Server
4 10 (37.04%) Java SE
5 9 (33.33%) Back Office
6 8 (29.63%) Subversion
6 8 (29.63%) Drools
6 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) AS400
9 4 (14.81%) OS/400
9 4 (14.81%) VMware
10 3 (11.11%) Apache
10 3 (11.11%) AIX
11 2 (7.41%) Linux
11 2 (7.41%) UML
11 2 (7.41%) OO
11 2 (7.41%) Dell
11 2 (7.41%) RHCE
11 2 (7.41%) TestDirector
11 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
11 2 (7.41%) SOA
11 2 (7.41%) JavaScript

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (44.44%) JBoss
2 10 (37.04%) FileNet
2 10 (37.04%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) TestDirector
2 2 (7.41%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) DbUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (33.33%) Back Office
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Administrator
1 12 (44.44%) WebSphere Administrator
2 11 (40.74%) Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Spring
2 10 (37.04%) Java SE
3 8 (29.63%) Drools
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) XSLT
4 2 (7.41%) Java EE
5 1 (3.70%) Dojo
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) MyBatis
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) JRules
5 1 (3.70%) JSF
5 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.70%) EJB
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) AS400
2 2 (7.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) OS/400
2 3 (11.11%) AIX
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Workflow
2 2 (7.41%) UML
2 2 (7.41%) OO
2 2 (7.41%) SOA
2 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.41%) TDD
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
2 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
3 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.70%) BDD
3 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
3 1 (3.70%) Scrum
3 1 (3.70%) RUP
3 1 (3.70%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) RPG
2 2 (7.41%) COBOL
2 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) Korn
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) RHCE
3 2 (7.41%) RHCSA
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
1 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) IBM
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) ILOG
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