The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 South Wales 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 50 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.89% 1.55% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.81% 7.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
104 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.57% 19.81% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 23
Average daily rate £363 £350 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere
Wales

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -19 3 £400 +6.66% 2
WebSphere
Wales

WebSphere
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) COBOL
1 6 (100.00%) RPG
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) iSeries
2 5 (83.33%) OS/400
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) AS400
4 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) MS Project
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Legal

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Applications Support
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) iSeries
2 4 (66.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) OS/400
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) COBOL
1 6 (100.00%) RPG
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday