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 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.

IBM WebSphere
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 67 43
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.29% 1.47% 2.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.01% 9.43% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 17
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 £183 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 123 106 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 17.62% 15.61% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 63 68
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 £186 £198 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £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 4 4
Median hourly rate - £21.56 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.12%  
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Wales

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
South Wales +21 12 £325 -7.14%
West Wales - 2 £318 -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 Wales region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 18 (81.82%) ITIL
1 18 (81.82%) BizTalk Server
1 18 (81.82%) Fiorano
2 16 (72.73%) InterSystems
2 16 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (72.73%) IBM
2 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) Release Management
2 16 (72.73%) IBM Integration Bus
2 16 (72.73%) JCAPS
3 15 (68.18%) Service Delivery
4 13 (59.09%) PRINCE2
4 13 (59.09%) XML
4 13 (59.09%) HL7
4 13 (59.09%) ITIL V3
5 12 (54.55%) XSLT
6 9 (40.91%) Project Management
6 9 (40.91%) Business Analysis
7 8 (36.36%) Service Management
7 8 (36.36%) ITSM
8 6 (27.27%) NHS
9 5 (22.73%) ISEB
10 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
10 4 (18.18%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Java
10 4 (18.18%) Finance
10 4 (18.18%) DevOps
10 4 (18.18%) Ansible
10 4 (18.18%) Terraform
10 4 (18.18%) Degree

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 18 (81.82%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (72.73%) JCAPS
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) Jetty
3 3 (13.64%) Mongrel
3 3 (13.64%) nginx
3 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
2 3 (13.64%) Google App Engine
2 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Route 53
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) DSL
1 3 (13.64%) FTP
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
1 3 (13.64%) IPsec
1 3 (13.64%) SSL
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Applications Support
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Applications Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Applications Support Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Support Manager
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Business Integration Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL Business Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Service Support Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) IBM Integration Bus
2 13 (59.09%) XML
3 12 (54.55%) XSLT
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) Servlets
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.55%) Java EE
5 1 (4.55%) Kafka
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) NHS
2 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) ITIL
2 16 (72.73%) Release Management
3 15 (68.18%) Service Delivery
4 13 (59.09%) ITIL V3
4 13 (59.09%) PRINCE2
5 9 (40.91%) Business Analysis
5 9 (40.91%) Project Management
6 8 (36.36%) ITSM
6 8 (36.36%) Service Management
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (18.18%) DevOps
7 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.64%) Open Source
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) HL7
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) Xen
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Ansible
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
1 4 (18.18%) Terraform
2 3 (13.64%) Marathon
2 3 (13.64%) Mesos
2 3 (13.64%) Rundeck
3 1 (4.55%) Consul
3 1 (4.55%) Fluentd
3 1 (4.55%) Grafana
3 1 (4.55%) Kibana
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Fiorano
2 16 (72.73%) IBM
2 16 (72.73%) InterSystems
3 3 (13.64%) Google
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) PagerDuty