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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 53 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 27 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.21% 3.42% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.43% 17.65% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 1
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£400 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.93% +3.33%
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
201 153 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.87% 19.37% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 98 50
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £23.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.57% +75.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -1 22 £430 +14.66% 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 34 (73.91%) Java
2 28 (60.87%) Spring
3 26 (56.52%) JBoss
3 26 (56.52%) Tomcat
4 22 (47.83%) Java SE
5 20 (43.48%) Subversion
6 19 (41.30%) Scrum
6 19 (41.30%) Web Services
6 19 (41.30%) XML
7 18 (39.13%) Hibernate
7 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
8 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
8 16 (34.78%) SOAP
8 16 (34.78%) Eclipse
9 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (30.43%) MyBatis
11 13 (28.26%) Unit Testing
11 13 (28.26%) IBM
12 12 (26.09%) HTTP
12 12 (26.09%) SOA
12 12 (26.09%) REST
13 10 (21.74%) Cucumber
13 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
13 10 (21.74%) Back Office
13 10 (21.74%) FileNet
13 10 (21.74%) Workflow
14 9 (19.57%) Drools
14 9 (19.57%) Linux
15 8 (17.39%) UML
15 8 (17.39%) Apache

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 26 (56.52%) JBoss
1 26 (56.52%) Tomcat
2 10 (21.74%) FileNet
3 8 (17.39%) Apache
4 7 (15.22%) IIS
4 7 (15.22%) nginx
5 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (10.87%) Jetty
7 4 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
9 2 (4.35%) ArcSDE
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (4.35%) ArcGIS
9 2 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Project
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.52%) Google App Engine
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) HTTP
2 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.87%) SSL
3 3 (6.52%) IPsec
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) FTP
4 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Subversion
2 16 (34.78%) Eclipse
3 10 (21.74%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.70%) Hudson
4 4 (8.70%) MSBuild
4 4 (8.70%) Artifactory
4 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.70%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (21.74%) Back Office
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 25 (54.35%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
3 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) GIS Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) Spring
2 22 (47.83%) Java SE
3 19 (41.30%) Web Services
3 19 (41.30%) XML
4 18 (39.13%) Hibernate
5 16 (34.78%) SOAP
6 14 (30.43%) MyBatis
7 12 (26.09%) REST
8 9 (19.57%) Drools
9 8 (17.39%) HTML
10 7 (15.22%) .NET
11 6 (13.04%) CSS
11 6 (13.04%) JSP
11 6 (13.04%) Ajax
12 4 (8.70%) Spring Security
12 4 (8.70%) Java EE
12 4 (8.70%) Servlets
12 4 (8.70%) JDBC
12 4 (8.70%) J2EE
12 4 (8.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) AS400
2 4 (8.70%) iSeries
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) GIS
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) OS/400
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Scrum
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.26%) Unit Testing
4 12 (26.09%) SOA
5 10 (21.74%) Workflow
6 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 8 (17.39%) UML
7 7 (15.22%) Open Source
8 6 (13.04%) DevOps
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.70%) SDLC
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.70%) OO
10 4 (8.70%) RAD
10 4 (8.70%) Project Management
11 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
12 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.35%) RUP
12 2 (4.35%) DSDM
12 2 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) Java
2 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) COBOL
3 4 (8.70%) RPG
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.35%) Jython
4 2 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) Delphi
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) Shibboleth
2 4 (8.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) IBM
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Google
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
5 2 (4.35%) Mapinfo
5 2 (4.35%) ESRI
6 1 (2.17%) Sun