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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Wales / South Wales
Rank 40 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.06% 1.57% 2.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% 8.51% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Median daily rate £183 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.10% +6.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £420 £389
% change year-on-year
- +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00

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
70 94 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.40% 18.47% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 80 66
Median daily rate £300 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +11.84%

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +24 9 £185 -11.90%
WebSphere
Wales

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) ITIL
1 9 (90.00%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (90.00%) Fiorano
2 8 (80.00%) InterSystems
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) Release Management
2 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) JCAPS
2 8 (80.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) XSLT
4 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) HL7
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (40.00%) ISEB
5 4 (40.00%) NHS
6 3 (30.00%) ITSM
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Retail
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Java
8 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (10.00%) Linux

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 9 (90.00%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (80.00%) JCAPS
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Integration Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Release Management
3 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) ITSM
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Consul
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Pingdom
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Fiorano
2 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 8 (80.00%) InterSystems
3 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) PagerDuty