Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 October 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 77 96
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 23 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.42% 1.56% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.93% 9.33% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 3
Wales median daily rate £456 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.20% -26.32% +33.80%
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £33.08 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -11.79% +4.17% -10.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 290 193 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.96% 16.75% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 123 129
Wales median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £138 £263
90th Percentile £580 £535 £614
UK median daily rate £450 £441 £420
% change year-on-year +1.98% +5.06% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Wales median hourly rate £18.19 £12.50 £15.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.48% -19.81% -25.77%
10th Percentile £12.35 £10.45 £11.95
90th Percentile £65.94 £20.41 £21.58
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Wales

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Wales

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Wales over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Wales

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Wales

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
South Wales -23 21 £455 +30.10% 1
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
3 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 14 (60.87%) Maven
4 13 (56.52%) Spring
4 13 (56.52%) Hibernate
4 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
4 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
4 13 (56.52%) SOAP
5 11 (47.83%) Python
5 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) J2EE
5 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
5 11 (47.83%) Artifactory
5 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
6 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
6 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (43.48%) Spring Boot
6 10 (43.48%) Java 8
6 10 (43.48%) Groovy
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (43.48%) Confluence
6 10 (43.48%) Node.js
6 10 (43.48%) JSF
6 10 (43.48%) JIRA
6 10 (43.48%) JUnit
6 10 (43.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (43.48%) JMS
7 9 (39.13%) IBM
8 6 (26.09%) OpenVMS

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (43.48%) Confluence
1 10 (43.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (26.09%) MQSeries
3 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Maven
2 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
3 11 (47.83%) Artifactory
3 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
4 10 (43.48%) JIRA
4 10 (43.48%) JUnit
5 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
5 3 (13.04%) Fiddler
6 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.35%) Ant
7 1 (4.35%) Gradle
7 1 (4.35%) Subversion
7 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
1 16 (69.57%) Java Developer
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Systems Support
4 5 (21.74%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) AIX Support
5 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Support
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Hibernate
1 13 (56.52%) SOAP
1 13 (56.52%) Spring
2 11 (47.83%) J2EE
3 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
3 10 (43.48%) JMS
3 10 (43.48%) JSF
3 10 (43.48%) Node.js
3 10 (43.48%) Spring Boot
4 3 (13.04%) EJB
4 3 (13.04%) iBATIS
4 3 (13.04%) Java SE
4 3 (13.04%) REST
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.35%) J2SE
6 1 (4.35%) Java EE
6 1 (4.35%) JavaBeans
6 1 (4.35%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) AIX
1 6 (26.09%) OpenVMS
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) VMS
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
2 5 (21.74%) Storage Management
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (8.70%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) Python
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Groovy
3 10 (43.48%) Java 8
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (26.09%) Tivoli
3 5 (21.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) IBM