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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 71 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.52% 2.54% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.63% 15.29% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £10.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -71.42%
WebSphere
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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
152 85 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.59% 16.63% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 36 36
Average daily rate £375 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £199 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.31 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +8.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £13.30 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £19.60 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -9.73%

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
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 28 November 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
South Wales -18 4 £375 +7.14% 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 19 (90.48%) Java
1 19 (90.48%) XML
2 18 (85.71%) Web Services
2 18 (85.71%) Spring
3 17 (80.95%) XSLT
3 17 (80.95%) IBM
4 16 (76.19%) TDD
5 15 (71.43%) FileNet
5 15 (71.43%) Java SE
5 15 (71.43%) Selenium
5 15 (71.43%) Struts
5 15 (71.43%) SQL
5 15 (71.43%) JUnit
5 15 (71.43%) BDD
5 15 (71.43%) MyBatis
6 14 (66.67%) Subversion
7 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (57.14%) HTML
9 11 (52.38%) SOA
9 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
10 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
10 10 (47.62%) Finance
11 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
11 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
11 9 (42.86%) REST
12 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
13 3 (14.29%) CSS
13 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
13 3 (14.29%) JBoss

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 15 (71.43%) FileNet
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (14.29%) JBoss
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
1 15 (71.43%) JUnit
2 14 (66.67%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.52%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
1 19 (90.48%) Java Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) XML
2 18 (85.71%) Web Services
2 18 (85.71%) Spring
3 17 (80.95%) XSLT
4 15 (71.43%) Java SE
4 15 (71.43%) Struts
4 15 (71.43%) MyBatis
5 12 (57.14%) HTML
6 9 (42.86%) REST
7 3 (14.29%) CSS
7 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (14.29%) JSF
8 2 (9.52%) Ajax
8 2 (9.52%) Spring Web Flow
8 2 (9.52%) Java EE
8 2 (9.52%) J2EE
8 2 (9.52%) JPA
9 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.76%) SOAP
9 1 (4.76%) EJB
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) AIX
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) TDD
2 15 (71.43%) BDD
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) SOA
5 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.76%) DSDM
8 1 (4.76%) RUP
8 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.76%) Scrum
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Korn
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) RHCT
3 2 (9.52%) RHCE
3 2 (9.52%) RHCSA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Dell
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) ILOG
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft