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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 59 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.78% 2.27% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.95% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £444 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -2.74%
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
151 104 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.44% 18.18% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 68 42
Average daily rate £400 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 8 £425 +102.38%
Newport -9 4 £360 -20.00% 1
WebSphere
Wales

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (79.31%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) Tomcat
3 19 (65.52%) JBoss
4 17 (58.62%) Web Services
5 16 (55.17%) Hibernate
5 16 (55.17%) XML
5 16 (55.17%) Spring
6 15 (51.72%) Scrum
6 15 (51.72%) Eclipse
7 13 (44.83%) SOAP
7 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
8 12 (41.38%) MyBatis
8 12 (41.38%) Linux
9 11 (37.93%) REST
9 11 (37.93%) Subversion
9 11 (37.93%) Java SE
10 10 (34.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (34.48%) SOA
11 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
12 8 (27.59%) Puppet
12 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
12 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
12 8 (27.59%) VMware
13 7 (24.14%) DevOps
14 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (20.69%) IBM
14 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
14 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
14 6 (20.69%) HTML

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (72.41%) Tomcat
2 19 (65.52%) JBoss
3 10 (34.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
5 5 (17.24%) Apache
6 4 (13.79%) IIS
6 4 (13.79%) nginx
7 3 (10.34%) Jetty
8 1 (3.45%) Node.js
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (3.45%) ArcGIS
8 1 (3.45%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Project
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) IPsec
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Eclipse
2 11 (37.93%) Subversion
3 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) Hudson
4 2 (6.90%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) Web Services
2 16 (55.17%) XML
2 16 (55.17%) Hibernate
2 16 (55.17%) Spring
3 13 (44.83%) SOAP
4 12 (41.38%) MyBatis
5 11 (37.93%) REST
5 11 (37.93%) Java SE
6 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) JSP
7 5 (17.24%) Ajax
8 4 (13.79%) Spring Security
8 4 (13.79%) JDBC
8 4 (13.79%) .NET
8 4 (13.79%) Struts
8 4 (13.79%) SAML
9 2 (6.90%) J2EE
9 2 (6.90%) Servlets
10 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) AS400
1 2 (6.90%) iSeries
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) OS/400
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Scrum
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
4 10 (34.48%) SOA
5 7 (24.14%) DevOps
6 6 (20.69%) UML
7 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
8 4 (13.79%) RAD
8 4 (13.79%) Open Source
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.90%) OO
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) CRM
9 2 (6.90%) SDLC
10 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
10 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.45%) Web Design
10 1 (3.45%) RUP
10 1 (3.45%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) COBOL
4 2 (6.90%) RPG
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) Jython
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Shibboleth
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) VMware
2 6 (20.69%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.45%) ESRI
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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