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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 53 60 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 21 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.71% 1.35% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.00% 7.43% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 4
Average daily rate
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£430 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £290 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £430 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +26.00%
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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
175 148 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.55% 18.14% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 98 49
Average daily rate £425 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% +44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £25.00 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £18.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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 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 29 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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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 +2 15 £438 +25.00%
West Wales - 1 £495 -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 28 (62.22%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) JBoss
3 24 (53.33%) Spring
4 22 (48.89%) Java SE
5 20 (44.44%) Subversion
6 18 (40.00%) Tomcat
7 17 (37.78%) Scrum
8 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
8 16 (35.56%) SOAP
9 15 (33.33%) Web Services
9 15 (33.33%) XML
9 15 (33.33%) IBM
9 15 (33.33%) HTTP
9 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (31.11%) Hibernate
10 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
10 14 (31.11%) MyBatis
11 13 (28.89%) Unit Testing
12 12 (26.67%) SOA
12 12 (26.67%) Eclipse
12 12 (26.67%) REST
13 10 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
13 10 (22.22%) Back Office
13 10 (22.22%) FileNet
13 10 (22.22%) Workflow
13 10 (22.22%) Cucumber
14 9 (20.00%) Drools
15 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
16 7 (15.56%) Finance
17 6 (13.33%) AS400

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (57.78%) JBoss
2 18 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (22.22%) FileNet
4 4 (8.89%) nginx
4 4 (8.89%) IIS
4 4 (8.89%) Apache
5 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (4.44%) ArcGIS
6 2 (4.44%) ArcSDE
6 2 (4.44%) Node.js
6 2 (4.44%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Project
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.44%) Google App Engine
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) DHCP
2 2 (4.44%) FTP
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
2 2 (4.44%) IPsec
3 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) DB2
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Subversion
2 12 (26.67%) Eclipse
3 10 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.89%) TestDirector
5 2 (4.44%) Hudson
5 2 (4.44%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.44%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (22.22%) Back Office
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Developer
2 21 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 12 (26.67%) Administrator
4 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) GIS Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) Spring
2 22 (48.89%) Java SE
3 16 (35.56%) SOAP
4 15 (33.33%) Web Services
4 15 (33.33%) XML
5 14 (31.11%) Hibernate
5 14 (31.11%) MyBatis
6 12 (26.67%) REST
7 9 (20.00%) Drools
8 4 (8.89%) Java EE
8 4 (8.89%) HTML
8 4 (8.89%) .NET
9 2 (4.44%) J2EE
9 2 (4.44%) CSS
9 2 (4.44%) JSP
9 2 (4.44%) Servlets
9 2 (4.44%) XSLT
9 2 (4.44%) JSF
9 2 (4.44%) Ajax
9 2 (4.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) AS400
2 4 (8.89%) iSeries
3 2 (4.44%) GIS
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) OS/400
2 5 (11.11%) UNIX
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) AIX
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Scrum
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Unit Testing
4 12 (26.67%) SOA
5 10 (22.22%) Workflow
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) Open Source
6 4 (8.89%) UML
6 4 (8.89%) OO
6 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) SDLC
7 2 (4.44%) DSDM
7 2 (4.44%) RUP
7 2 (4.44%) Data Management
7 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.44%) TDD
7 2 (4.44%) DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) COBOL
2 4 (8.89%) RPG
2 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
3 2 (4.44%) PHP
3 2 (4.44%) Python
3 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.22%) VB6
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) Delphi
4 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Xen
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) IBM
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (4.44%) Mapinfo
5 2 (4.44%) ESRI
5 2 (4.44%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) Sun