Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 87 77
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 13 1 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.38% 0.090% 2.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.88% 0.66% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 29
South Wales median daily rate £375 - £350
10th Percentile £324 - £210
90th Percentile £400 - £475
Wales median daily rate £375 - £353
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 165 151 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.52% 13.54% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 92 214
South Wales median daily rate £363 £405 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.49% +3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £136 £201 £245
90th Percentile £525 £586 £488
Wales median daily rate £363 £425 £384
% change year-on-year -14.71% +10.75% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
South Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -35.71% +35.48%
10th Percentile £10.35 £11.75 £9.75
90th Percentile £14.05 £21.63 £32.50
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.52% -35.71% +25.52%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in South Wales

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in South Wales

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in South Wales

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +5 12 £375 -
WebSphere
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 13 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 12 (92.31%) Migration
2 12 (92.31%) Fiorano
2 12 (92.31%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (92.31%) HL7
2 12 (92.31%) Data Migration
2 12 (92.31%) JCAPS
3 11 (84.62%) Release Management
3 11 (84.62%) SoapUI
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 11 (84.62%) SOAP
3 11 (84.62%) XML
3 11 (84.62%) XSLT
3 11 (84.62%) C++
3 11 (84.62%) IBM
3 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 11 (84.62%) InterSystems
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (76.92%) ITIL
5 9 (69.23%) Service Delivery
6 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
6 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
7 5 (38.46%) NHS
7 5 (38.46%) Project Management
7 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
8 4 (30.77%) Service Management
8 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 12 (92.31%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (92.31%) JCAPS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Lead Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
3 4 (30.77%) Test Leader
3 4 (30.77%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Architect
6 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 11 (84.62%) SOAP
2 11 (84.62%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Data Migration
1 12 (92.31%) Migration
2 11 (84.62%) Release Management
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
4 9 (69.23%) Service Delivery
5 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Project Management
7 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Service Management
7 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) HL7
2 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Fiorano
2 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 11 (84.62%) InterSystems
2 11 (84.62%) VMware