The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 53 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.32% 2.63% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.14% 11.67% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 7
Median daily rate £456 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £358 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.47% -4.76%
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
86 180 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.17% 22.56% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 109 98
Median daily rate £350 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £20.31 £15.98 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -36.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +1 7 £456 +4.28% 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) HTTP
3 12 (66.67%) Servlets
4 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (55.56%) .NET
6 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (50.00%) XML
6 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (50.00%) DNS
6 9 (50.00%) Linux
6 9 (50.00%) Apache
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (50.00%) jQuery
6 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (44.44%) J2EE
8 7 (38.89%) IIS
8 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
8 7 (38.89%) JBoss
8 7 (38.89%) SSL
8 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 7 (38.89%) DHCP
8 7 (38.89%) FTP
8 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
8 7 (38.89%) Google
8 7 (38.89%) Xen
8 7 (38.89%) VMware
8 7 (38.89%) IPsec
8 7 (38.89%) Open Source
8 7 (38.89%) Puppet
8 7 (38.89%) Jetty

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (50.00%) Apache
2 7 (38.89%) IIS
2 7 (38.89%) JBoss
2 7 (38.89%) Jetty
2 7 (38.89%) nginx
2 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
3 5 (27.78%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (22.22%) MQSeries
5 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.56%) FileNet
5 1 (5.56%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (38.89%) Google App Engine
1 7 (38.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 3 (16.67%) Route 53
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) HTTP
2 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 7 (38.89%) FTP
3 7 (38.89%) IPsec
3 7 (38.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) Travis CI
3 4 (22.22%) Burp Suite
3 4 (22.22%) DbUnit
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 4 (22.22%) JMeter
3 4 (22.22%) JUnit
3 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) Spock
3 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (22.22%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Servlets
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
3 9 (50.00%) jQuery
3 9 (50.00%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) J2EE
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) Java EE
5 5 (27.78%) JDBC
5 5 (27.78%) JSP
5 5 (27.78%) Spring
5 5 (27.78%) Spring MVC
5 5 (27.78%) Spring Security
5 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (27.78%) XSLT
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) JSTS
6 4 (22.22%) SOAP
7 3 (16.67%) Kafka
7 3 (16.67%) LAMP
7 3 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 5 (27.78%) Front End Development
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Document Management
5 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Use Case
5 4 (22.22%) V-Model
5 4 (22.22%) Volume Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Workflow
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (38.89%) Xen
2 3 (16.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) Fluentd
2 3 (16.67%) Mesos
2 3 (16.67%) Piwik
2 3 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Google
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) Atlassian
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat