The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 55 35
Rank change year-on-year +21 -20  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.94% 1.10% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 6.25% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £410
% change year-on-year +0.59% +3.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -4.16%  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 60 64 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 18.81% 17.63% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 40
Median daily rate £425 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £186 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.39 £19.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing WebSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Cardiff

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Cardiff

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
1 13 (76.47%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (76.47%) Fiorano
2 11 (64.71%) InterSystems
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (64.71%) IBM
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) IBM Integration Bus
2 11 (64.71%) Release Management
2 11 (64.71%) JCAPS
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL V3
3 10 (58.82%) PRINCE2
3 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
4 9 (52.94%) XML
4 9 (52.94%) HL7
5 8 (47.06%) XSLT
5 8 (47.06%) Business Analysis
6 6 (35.29%) Project Management
7 5 (29.41%) ISEB
7 5 (29.41%) Service Management
7 5 (29.41%) ITSM
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) NHS
8 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (23.53%) Puppet

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 13 (76.47%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (64.71%) JCAPS
3 3 (17.65%) Apache
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) Jetty
3 3 (17.65%) Mongrel
3 3 (17.65%) nginx
3 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
2 3 (17.65%) Google App Engine
2 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Route 53
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) DSL
1 3 (17.65%) FTP
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
1 3 (17.65%) IPsec
1 3 (17.65%) SSL
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Travis CI
3 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Support Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Applications Support
5 4 (23.53%) Applications Manager
5 4 (23.53%) Applications Support Manager
5 4 (23.53%) Integration Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Support Manager
6 3 (17.65%) Business Integration Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL Business Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (52.94%) XML
3 8 (47.06%) XSLT
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) J2EE
4 3 (17.65%) Servlets
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.88%) Java EE
5 1 (5.88%) Kafka
5 1 (5.88%) Spring
5 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) Release Management
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL V3
3 10 (58.82%) PRINCE2
3 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
4 8 (47.06%) Business Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) ITSM
6 5 (29.41%) Service Management
7 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) DevOps
8 3 (17.65%) Open Source
8 3 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
9 2 (11.76%) Change Management
9 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.76%) Microservices
9 2 (11.76%) Migration
9 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) Xen
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Terraform
2 3 (17.65%) Marathon
2 3 (17.65%) Mesos
2 3 (17.65%) Rundeck
3 1 (5.88%) Consul
3 1 (5.88%) Fluentd
3 1 (5.88%) Grafana
3 1 (5.88%) Kibana
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Pingdom
3 1 (5.88%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Fiorano
2 11 (64.71%) IBM
2 11 (64.71%) InterSystems
3 3 (17.65%) Google
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) PagerDuty