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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Wales / South Wales
Rank 44 65 29
Rank change year-on-year +21 -36  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.15% 0.87% 4.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.91% 5.32% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 16
Median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year - -53.28%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 110 94 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 19.71% 16.32% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 59 53
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £193 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in South Wales

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Cardiff +27 11 £338 -3.57%
Newport - 1 £325 -
WebSphere
Wales

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (77.78%) ITIL
1 14 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
1 14 (77.78%) Fiorano
2 12 (66.67%) InterSystems
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (66.67%) IBM
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 12 (66.67%) Release Management
2 12 (66.67%) JCAPS
3 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
4 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL V3
5 9 (50.00%) HL7
5 9 (50.00%) XML
6 8 (44.44%) XSLT
6 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
7 6 (33.33%) Project Management
8 5 (27.78%) ISEB
8 5 (27.78%) NHS
8 5 (27.78%) Service Management
8 5 (27.78%) ITSM
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) Java
9 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (22.22%) Puppet

WebSphere
Top Related 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 14 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (66.67%) JCAPS
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) Jetty
3 3 (16.67%) Mongrel
3 3 (16.67%) nginx
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 3 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Route 53
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) DSL
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) IPsec
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Travis CI
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Applications Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Support Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Business Integration Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (50.00%) XML
3 8 (44.44%) XSLT
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 3 (16.67%) Servlets
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
5 1 (5.56%) Kafka
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 12 (66.67%) Release Management
3 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL V3
4 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
5 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
7 5 (27.78%) ITSM
7 5 (27.78%) Service Management
8 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (22.22%) DevOps
9 3 (16.67%) Open Source
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
10 2 (11.11%) Change Management
10 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 2 (11.11%) Microservices
10 2 (11.11%) Migration
10 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) Xen
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
1 4 (22.22%) Terraform
2 3 (16.67%) Marathon
2 3 (16.67%) Mesos
2 3 (16.67%) Rundeck
3 1 (5.56%) Consul
3 1 (5.56%) Fluentd
3 1 (5.56%) Grafana
3 1 (5.56%) Kibana
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Fiorano
2 12 (66.67%) IBM
2 12 (66.67%) InterSystems
3 3 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) PagerDuty