Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.38% 1.07% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.76% 7.07% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £456 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.29% +112.21% -38.57%
South Wales median daily rate £350 £456 £415
% change year-on-year -23.29% +9.94% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 116 99 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 17.82% 15.07% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 65 91
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +15.94%
10th Percentile £172 £200 £250
90th Percentile £516 £468 £455
South Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.86 £12.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.88% +8.70% -22.03%
10th Percentile £14.01 £11.45 £9.85
90th Percentile £16.62 £19.30 £13.15
South Wales median hourly rate £15.86 £21.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year -24.48% +78.72% -53.00%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Cardiff over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 July 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
3 6 (66.67%) Fiorano
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (66.67%) HL7
3 6 (66.67%) Release Management
3 6 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 6 (66.67%) JCAPS
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) SOAP
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) XSLT
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (66.67%) IBM
3 6 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (66.67%) InterSystems
3 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Google
6 3 (33.33%) Degree

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 6 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (66.67%) JCAPS
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) Jetty
2 3 (33.33%) Mongrel
2 3 (33.33%) nginx
2 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 3 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 3 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (11.11%) Route 53
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) DSL
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) IPsec
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Travis CI
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Lead Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) XSLT
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) Kafka
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Release Management
2 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Microservices
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) HL7
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) Marathon
1 3 (33.33%) Mesos
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Rundeck
1 3 (33.33%) Terraform
2 1 (11.11%) Fluentd
2 1 (11.11%) Grafana
2 1 (11.11%) Kibana
2 1 (11.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Fiorano
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) InterSystems
3 3 (33.33%) Google
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle