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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 61 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.67% 1.05% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% 7.04% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£375 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - £29.95
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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
128 71 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.48% 14.88% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 37 42
Average daily rate £350 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £173 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £350 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £76.38 £14.83 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+415.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.48 £12.90 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.28 £18.98 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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
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 21 October 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 -6 3 £375 +7.14%
Torfaen - - - -
WebSphere
Wales

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (76.00%) Java
1 19 (76.00%) XML
2 18 (72.00%) Spring
2 18 (72.00%) Web Services
3 15 (60.00%) IBM
4 14 (56.00%) XSLT
4 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (52.00%) TDD
5 13 (52.00%) Subversion
5 13 (52.00%) FileNet
5 13 (52.00%) Java SE
5 13 (52.00%) Selenium
5 13 (52.00%) BDD
5 13 (52.00%) Struts
5 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) MyBatis
6 12 (48.00%) JUnit
7 10 (40.00%) Finance
8 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (32.00%) HTML
9 8 (32.00%) SOA
10 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (24.00%) REST
10 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
10 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (20.00%) Workflow
11 5 (20.00%) Hibernate

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (52.00%) FileNet
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (20.00%) Apache
3 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Subversion
1 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 12 (48.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
3 3 (12.00%) Ant
4 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.00%) JMeter
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
1 19 (76.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) XML
2 18 (72.00%) Web Services
2 18 (72.00%) Spring
3 14 (56.00%) XSLT
4 13 (52.00%) Struts
4 13 (52.00%) Java SE
4 13 (52.00%) MyBatis
5 8 (32.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) REST
7 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) J2EE
9 3 (12.00%) JSP
9 3 (12.00%) J2SE
10 2 (8.00%) Spring Web Flow
10 2 (8.00%) JPA
10 2 (8.00%) JSF
10 2 (8.00%) Ajax
11 1 (4.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) TDD
2 13 (52.00%) BDD
3 8 (32.00%) SOA
4 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.00%) Workflow
6 4 (16.00%) RAD
7 3 (12.00%) OOD
7 3 (12.00%) OO
8 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Korn
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) RHCE
3 2 (8.00%) RHCT
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
1 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle