The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wales region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 52 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 18 0 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.39% - 5.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.95% - 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 9
Average daily rate
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£450 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 - £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 - £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £414
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
129 86 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.15% 16.01% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 55 63
Average daily rate £363 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% -27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £148 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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 - 14 £450 - 2
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (75.86%) Java
1 22 (75.86%) XML
1 22 (75.86%) Spring
2 21 (72.41%) Web Services
3 20 (68.97%) IBM
4 17 (58.62%) SQL
5 16 (55.17%) Struts
5 16 (55.17%) XSLT
5 16 (55.17%) FileNet
5 16 (55.17%) TDD
5 16 (55.17%) Java SE
5 16 (55.17%) Selenium
5 16 (55.17%) BDD
5 16 (55.17%) MyBatis
6 15 (51.72%) Subversion
6 15 (51.72%) JUnit
7 13 (44.83%) Finance
8 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
9 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
10 10 (34.48%) HTML
10 10 (34.48%) SOA
11 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
11 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
11 8 (27.59%) REST
12 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (20.69%) CSS
13 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
13 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
13 6 (20.69%) Hibernate

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (55.17%) FileNet
2 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
5 3 (10.34%) Apache
6 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Selenium
2 15 (51.72%) Subversion
2 15 (51.72%) JUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Ant
3 3 (10.34%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) JMeter
4 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
1 22 (75.86%) Java Developer
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.45%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) XML
1 22 (75.86%) Spring
2 21 (72.41%) Web Services
3 16 (55.17%) Struts
3 16 (55.17%) XSLT
3 16 (55.17%) Java SE
3 16 (55.17%) MyBatis
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
5 8 (27.59%) REST
6 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 4 (13.79%) JSP
7 4 (13.79%) J2EE
7 4 (13.79%) J2SE
8 2 (6.90%) JSF
8 2 (6.90%) Ajax
8 2 (6.90%) Java EE
8 2 (6.90%) Spring Web Flow
8 2 (6.90%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) iSeries
2 1 (3.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) AIX
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) OS/400
3 1 (3.45%) zOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) TDD
1 16 (55.17%) BDD
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) SOA
4 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) RAD
5 4 (13.79%) OOD
5 4 (13.79%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) RPG
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat