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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Wales / South Wales
Rank 37 67 28
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -39
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.20% 0.87% 4.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.50% 4.85% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 19
Median daily rate £256 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.78% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
103 103 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.36% 17.85% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 75 65
Median daily rate £425 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £66.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.93% +500.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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
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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 February 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 +31 16 £256 -26.78%
Newport -5 1 £325 -14.47%
WebSphere
Wales

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 14 (77.78%) ITIL
1 14 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
1 14 (77.78%) Fiorano
2 12 (66.67%) InterSystems
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (66.67%) IBM
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 12 (66.67%) Release Management
2 12 (66.67%) JCAPS
3 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
4 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL V3
5 9 (50.00%) HL7
5 9 (50.00%) XML
6 8 (44.44%) XSLT
6 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
7 6 (33.33%) Project Management
8 5 (27.78%) ISEB
8 5 (27.78%) NHS
8 5 (27.78%) Service Management
8 5 (27.78%) ITSM
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) Java
9 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (22.22%) Puppet

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 14 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (66.67%) JCAPS
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) Jetty
3 3 (16.67%) Mongrel
3 3 (16.67%) nginx
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 3 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Route 53
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) DSL
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) IPsec
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Travis CI
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Applications Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Support Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Business Integration Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (50.00%) XML
3 8 (44.44%) XSLT
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 3 (16.67%) Servlets
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
5 1 (5.56%) Kafka
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 12 (66.67%) Release Management
3 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL V3
4 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
5 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
7 5 (27.78%) ITSM
7 5 (27.78%) Service Management
8 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (22.22%) DevOps
9 3 (16.67%) Open Source
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
10 2 (11.11%) Change Management
10 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 2 (11.11%) Microservices
10 2 (11.11%) Migration
10 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) Xen
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
1 4 (22.22%) Terraform
2 3 (16.67%) Marathon
2 3 (16.67%) Mesos
2 3 (16.67%) Rundeck
3 1 (5.56%) Consul
3 1 (5.56%) Fluentd
3 1 (5.56%) Grafana
3 1 (5.56%) Kibana
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Fiorano
2 12 (66.67%) IBM
2 12 (66.67%) InterSystems
3 3 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) PagerDuty