The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 37 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 24 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.39% 1.43% 2.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.90% 9.76% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 9
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£363 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £377 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 - £26.25
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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
142 82 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.08% 14.62% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 53 39
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £13.75 £25.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £25.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Wales

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Wales region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

WebSphere
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 March 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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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
South Wales +18 23 £325 -23.52% 3
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (46.43%) JBoss
1 13 (46.43%) IBM
2 12 (42.86%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) Spring
3 11 (39.29%) FileNet
3 11 (39.29%) Workflow
4 10 (35.71%) IBM HTTP Server
4 10 (35.71%) Back Office
4 10 (35.71%) HTTP
4 10 (35.71%) Java SE
5 9 (32.14%) Drools
5 9 (32.14%) Subversion
6 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) AS400
9 4 (14.29%) OS/400
9 4 (14.29%) VMware
10 3 (10.71%) Apache
10 3 (10.71%) AIX
11 2 (7.14%) Linux
11 2 (7.14%) UML
11 2 (7.14%) OO
11 2 (7.14%) Dell
11 2 (7.14%) RHCE
11 2 (7.14%) TestDirector
11 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
11 2 (7.14%) SOA
11 2 (7.14%) JavaScript

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (46.43%) JBoss
2 11 (39.29%) FileNet
3 10 (35.71%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (10.71%) Apache
5 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.57%) IIS
6 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) JUnit
2 2 (7.14%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) DbUnit
General
1 10 (35.71%) Back Office
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
1 12 (42.86%) Administrator
1 12 (42.86%) WebSphere Administrator
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 8 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Spring
2 10 (35.71%) Java SE
3 9 (32.14%) Drools
4 2 (7.14%) Java EE
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) XSLT
5 1 (3.57%) J2SE
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) JRules
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) EJB
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) Struts
5 1 (3.57%) Dojo
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) AS400
2 2 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) OS/400
2 3 (10.71%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Workflow
2 2 (7.14%) SOA
2 2 (7.14%) UML
2 2 (7.14%) OO
2 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.14%) TDD
2 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
3 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.57%) BDD
3 1 (3.57%) RUP
3 1 (3.57%) DSDM
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) RPG
2 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.14%) Korn
2 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.14%) COBOL
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) RHCSA
3 2 (7.14%) RHCE
3 2 (7.14%) RHCT
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Nagios
1 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) ILOG
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