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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
UK / Wales
Rank 41 66 37
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 21 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.12% 1.61% 3.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.54% 8.87% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 20
Median daily rate £319 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
127 124 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.87% 18.10% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 85 79
Median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £41.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% +272.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

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
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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +30 17 £256 -26.78%
West Wales - 2 £318 -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 18 (78.26%) ITIL
1 18 (78.26%) BizTalk Server
1 18 (78.26%) Fiorano
2 17 (73.91%) IBM
3 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
3 16 (69.57%) InterSystems
3 16 (69.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (69.57%) Release Management
3 16 (69.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 16 (69.57%) JCAPS
4 15 (65.22%) Service Delivery
5 13 (56.52%) PRINCE2
5 13 (56.52%) XML
5 13 (56.52%) HL7
5 13 (56.52%) ITIL V3
6 12 (52.17%) XSLT
7 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
7 9 (39.13%) Project Management
8 8 (34.78%) Service Management
8 8 (34.78%) ITSM
9 6 (26.09%) NHS
10 5 (21.74%) ISEB
11 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
11 4 (17.39%) Java
11 4 (17.39%) Linux
11 4 (17.39%) Finance
11 4 (17.39%) Degree
11 4 (17.39%) Puppet
11 4 (17.39%) DevOps
11 4 (17.39%) Ansible

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 18 (78.26%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (69.57%) JCAPS
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) Jetty
3 3 (13.04%) Mongrel
3 3 (13.04%) nginx
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
2 3 (13.04%) Google App Engine
2 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Route 53
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DHCP
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) DSL
1 3 (13.04%) FTP
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) IPsec
1 3 (13.04%) SSL
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Applications Support
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Applications Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Applications Support Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Support Manager
3 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Business Integration Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL Business Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) IBM Integration Bus
2 13 (56.52%) XML
3 12 (52.17%) XSLT
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE
4 3 (13.04%) Servlets
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.35%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) Kafka
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) NHS
2 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) CentOS
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 16 (69.57%) Release Management
3 15 (65.22%) Service Delivery
4 13 (56.52%) ITIL V3
4 13 (56.52%) PRINCE2
5 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
5 9 (39.13%) Project Management
6 8 (34.78%) ITSM
6 8 (34.78%) Service Management
7 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (17.39%) DevOps
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
8 3 (13.04%) Change Management
8 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.04%) Open Source
8 3 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
9 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) HL7
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) Xen
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
1 4 (17.39%) Terraform
2 3 (13.04%) Marathon
2 3 (13.04%) Mesos
2 3 (13.04%) Rundeck
3 1 (4.35%) Consul
3 1 (4.35%) Fluentd
3 1 (4.35%) Grafana
3 1 (4.35%) Kibana
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Fiorano
2 17 (73.91%) IBM
3 16 (69.57%) InterSystems
4 3 (13.04%) Google
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) PagerDuty