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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 53 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 18 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.34% 1.48% 2.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 7.10% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
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£430 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £28.24
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.85%
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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
180 155 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.41% 20.81% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 103 42
Average daily rate £424 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.89% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £19.23 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.08% +61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £25.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +6 14 £430 +22.85% 1
West Wales +3 1 £495 -1.00%
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 26 (61.90%) Java
1 26 (61.90%) JBoss
2 24 (57.14%) Spring
3 21 (50.00%) Java SE
4 19 (45.24%) Subversion
5 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 16 (38.10%) Tomcat
5 16 (38.10%) SOAP
6 15 (35.71%) Web Services
6 15 (35.71%) XML
6 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (35.71%) Scrum
7 14 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 14 (33.33%) IBM
8 13 (30.95%) HTTP
8 13 (30.95%) MyBatis
9 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 12 (28.57%) SOA
9 12 (28.57%) Eclipse
10 11 (26.19%) REST
11 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
11 10 (23.81%) IBM HTTP Server
11 10 (23.81%) Back Office
11 10 (23.81%) FileNet
11 10 (23.81%) Workflow
12 9 (21.43%) Drools
13 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 6 (14.29%) Finance
14 5 (11.90%) AS400

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (61.90%) JBoss
2 16 (38.10%) Tomcat
3 10 (23.81%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (23.81%) FileNet
4 3 (7.14%) Apache
4 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.76%) ArcGIS
5 2 (4.76%) Node.js
5 2 (4.76%) nginx
5 2 (4.76%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Project
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) DB2
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Subversion
2 12 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.14%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.38%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 10 (23.81%) Back Office
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Developer
2 21 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (28.57%) WebSphere Administrator
3 12 (28.57%) Administrator
4 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) GIS Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Administrator
9 1 (2.38%) Applications Support Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) Spring
2 21 (50.00%) Java SE
3 16 (38.10%) SOAP
4 15 (35.71%) Web Services
4 15 (35.71%) XML
5 14 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 13 (30.95%) MyBatis
7 11 (26.19%) REST
8 9 (21.43%) Drools
9 5 (11.90%) HTML
10 4 (9.52%) Java EE
11 3 (7.14%) JSF
11 3 (7.14%) Dojo
11 3 (7.14%) jQuery
11 3 (7.14%) CSS
11 3 (7.14%) XSLT
12 2 (4.76%) .NET
12 2 (4.76%) JSP
12 2 (4.76%) CSS3
12 2 (4.76%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) AS400
2 3 (7.14%) iSeries
3 2 (4.76%) GIS
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) OS/400
2 4 (9.52%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (35.71%) Scrum
2 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 12 (28.57%) SOA
3 10 (23.81%) Workflow
4 3 (7.14%) TDD
4 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) DSDM
4 3 (7.14%) RUP
4 3 (7.14%) UML
4 3 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (2.38%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.38%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.38%) Web Design
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.14%) COBOL
2 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.14%) RPG
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.76%) PHP
3 2 (4.76%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) VB6
4 1 (2.38%) Delphi
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Mapinfo
4 2 (4.76%) ESRI
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Sun
5 1 (2.38%) ILOG
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