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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 51 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.61% 3.03% 3.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.23% 13.04% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 14
Median daily rate £475 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +10.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.41%
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
71 138 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.55% 23.23% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 100 85
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £11.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% -54.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +7 3 £475 +120.93% 2
WebSphere
Wales

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Burp Suite
3 4 (57.14%) DbUnit
3 4 (57.14%) Spock
3 4 (57.14%) JSTS
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Use Case
3 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Volume Testing
3 4 (57.14%) V-Model
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Document Management
3 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) JMeter
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) XML

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) JBoss
1 4 (57.14%) MQSeries
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Jetty
2 3 (42.86%) nginx
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
1 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
1 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (42.86%) Route 53
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) IPsec
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Burp Suite
1 4 (57.14%) DbUnit
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) JMeter
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) Spock
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) JSTS
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) Kafka
3 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (42.86%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Document Management
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 4 (57.14%) V-Model
2 4 (57.14%) Volume Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Fluentd
1 3 (42.86%) Marathon
1 3 (42.86%) Mesos
1 3 (42.86%) Piwik
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
1 3 (42.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
2 3 (42.86%) Google
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware