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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 64 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.54% 3.58% 2.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.94% 20.16% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 6
Average daily rate £363 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
WebSphere
UK

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
126 124 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.35% 17.74% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 72 43
Average daily rate £363 £392 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.52% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £184 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+272.72% -87.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -31 5 £350 -
North Wales - 4 - - 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (90.91%) Java
2 23 (69.70%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) Tomcat
4 19 (57.58%) HTTP
4 19 (57.58%) Puppet
5 17 (51.52%) DevOps
5 17 (51.52%) Servlets
5 17 (51.52%) VMware
6 16 (48.48%) Apache
7 15 (45.45%) J2EE
7 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
7 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
8 14 (42.42%) DNS
8 14 (42.42%) Jetty
9 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
9 13 (39.39%) SSL
9 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
9 13 (39.39%) IIS
9 13 (39.39%) nginx
9 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (36.36%) Google App Engine
10 12 (36.36%) Open Source
10 12 (36.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (36.36%) .NET
10 12 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (36.36%) DHCP
10 12 (36.36%) FTP
10 12 (36.36%) IPsec
10 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (60.61%) Tomcat
2 16 (48.48%) Apache
3 14 (42.42%) Jetty
4 13 (39.39%) IIS
4 13 (39.39%) nginx
5 12 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (33.33%) JBoss
7 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
8 4 (12.12%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (6.06%) FileNet
9 2 (6.06%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (36.36%) Google App Engine
2 12 (36.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) HTTP
2 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 14 (42.42%) DNS
4 13 (39.39%) SSL
5 12 (36.36%) DHCP
5 12 (36.36%) FTP
5 12 (36.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
1 11 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.09%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Middleware Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) Servlets
2 15 (45.45%) J2EE
3 12 (36.36%) .NET
4 10 (30.30%) CSS
4 10 (30.30%) JDBC
4 10 (30.30%) JSP
4 10 (30.30%) Spring
4 10 (30.30%) Spring Security
4 10 (30.30%) XML
5 6 (18.18%) Ajax
5 6 (18.18%) Apache Camel
5 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 6 (18.18%) HTML
5 6 (18.18%) SAML
5 6 (18.18%) Struts
6 4 (12.12%) Java EE
6 4 (12.12%) jQuery
6 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
6 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (12.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) iSeries
1 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) DevOps
2 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
3 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (36.36%) Open Source
4 4 (12.12%) Front End Development
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) JVM Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) RAD
6 1 (3.03%) UML
6 1 (3.03%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Xen
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 19 (57.58%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) Google
4 10 (30.30%) IBM
5 9 (27.27%) Red Hat