Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 48 72
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24 -21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.57% 1.57% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.49% 10.23% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 15
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £185 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +102.70% -47.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £321 £165 £207
90th Percentile £400 £191 £475
South Wales median daily rate £375 £183 £365
% change year-on-year +105.48% -50.00% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 69 88 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.87% 15.38% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 147
Cardiff median daily rate £340 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £142 £156 £212
90th Percentile £469 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £363 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -9.38% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.71% -2.38% -72.50%
10th Percentile £13.50 £20.25 £20.50
90th Percentile £14.50 £20.75 £21.50
South Wales median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.59% -19.05% +68.00%

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 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 20 January 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (100.00%) Migration
1 10 (100.00%) Fiorano
1 10 (100.00%) HL7
1 10 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 10 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 10 (100.00%) JCAPS
2 9 (90.00%) SoapUI
2 9 (90.00%) Release Management
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (90.00%) InterSystems
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SOAP
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) XSLT
2 9 (90.00%) C++
2 9 (90.00%) IBM
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
4 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (40.00%) NHS
5 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis

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 10 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (100.00%) JCAPS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (40.00%) Test Leader
3 4 (40.00%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (90.00%) SOAP
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 10 (100.00%) Migration
2 9 (90.00%) Release Management
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
4 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) HL7
2 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Fiorano
2 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 9 (90.00%) InterSystems
2 9 (90.00%) VMware