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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 51 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.88% - 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% - 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 - £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £245
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 £31.50 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.42%
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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
105 70 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.45% 15.70% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 46 50
Average daily rate £363 £255 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.15% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £18.99 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 - 4 £375 -
Newport - 1 £325 -
WebSphere
Wales

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 20 (74.07%) Java
1 20 (74.07%) XML
2 19 (70.37%) Spring
2 19 (70.37%) Web Services
3 16 (59.26%) IBM
4 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (51.85%) XSLT
6 13 (48.15%) Struts
6 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 13 (48.15%) TDD
6 13 (48.15%) Subversion
6 13 (48.15%) FileNet
6 13 (48.15%) Java SE
6 13 (48.15%) Selenium
6 13 (48.15%) BDD
6 13 (48.15%) MyBatis
7 12 (44.44%) JUnit
8 11 (40.74%) Finance
9 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
10 8 (29.63%) HTML
10 8 (29.63%) SOA
11 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
12 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
12 6 (22.22%) CSS
12 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
12 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
12 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
12 6 (22.22%) REST

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 13 (48.15%) FileNet
2 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 5 (18.52%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Subversion
1 13 (48.15%) Selenium
2 12 (44.44%) JUnit
3 3 (11.11%) Ant
3 3 (11.11%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) JMeter
4 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
1 20 (74.07%) Java Developer
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) XML
2 19 (70.37%) Web Services
2 19 (70.37%) Spring
3 14 (51.85%) XSLT
4 13 (48.15%) Struts
4 13 (48.15%) Java SE
4 13 (48.15%) MyBatis
5 8 (29.63%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) CSS
6 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 6 (22.22%) REST
7 5 (18.52%) J2EE
8 4 (14.81%) JSP
8 4 (14.81%) J2SE
9 2 (7.41%) Spring Web Flow
9 2 (7.41%) JPA
9 2 (7.41%) JSF
9 2 (7.41%) Ajax
10 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) AS400
1 1 (3.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
2 13 (48.15%) BDD
3 8 (29.63%) SOA
4 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 5 (18.52%) Workflow
6 4 (14.81%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) RAD
6 4 (14.81%) OOD
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.70%) UML
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
8 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Korn
4 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) RPG
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) RHCE
3 2 (7.41%) RHCT
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
1 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) IBM
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Dell
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft