The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 70 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.26% 0.67% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% 3.21% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
183 156 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.92% 20.97% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 104 40
Average daily rate £425 £363 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £19.23 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.08% +61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £25.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Wales region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Wales

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
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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
South Wales -2 1 - -
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) DSDM
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Dojo
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) PostGIS
2 2 (66.67%) nginx

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) ArcSDE
2 2 (66.67%) ArcGIS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) DbUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) GIS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
1 3 (100.00%) Dojo
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) PostGIS
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) DSDM
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) ESRI
1 2 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ILOG