Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 89 76
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13 +12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 24 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.73% 1.03% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 6.38% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 14
Wales median daily rate £425 £455 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +30.10% -23.29%
10th Percentile £404 £363 £316
90th Percentile £505 £581 £400
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -45.16% -11.43% -1.41%

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 216 235 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.61% 16.06% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 174 129
Wales median daily rate £450 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +15.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £279 £260 £154
90th Percentile £600 £575 £495
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Wales median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -17.24% -12.45%
10th Percentile £20.07 £10.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.20 £19.92 £16.68
UK median hourly rate £21.16 £20.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year +3.22% +6.25% -4.46%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 +17 22 £425 -6.67% 3
West Wales - 2 £600 -
WebSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 16 (66.67%) IBM
2 15 (62.50%) Oracle
3 14 (58.33%) WebLogic
4 13 (54.17%) DevOps
5 12 (50.00%) SOA
5 12 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 12 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (41.67%) Python
7 9 (37.50%) Middleware
7 9 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (37.50%) Java
7 9 (37.50%) AWS
7 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
8 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 7 (29.17%) Web Services
9 7 (29.17%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) Oracle ADF
9 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
9 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
9 7 (29.17%) Puppet
9 7 (29.17%) Azure
9 7 (29.17%) Spring
9 7 (29.17%) Ansible
9 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Automation
10 6 (25.00%) Java 8
10 6 (25.00%) REST
10 6 (25.00%) Apache Camel
10 6 (25.00%) Maven

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 14 (58.33%) WebLogic
2 12 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (20.83%) JBoss
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) AWS
2 7 (29.17%) Azure
3 6 (25.00%) GitHub
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (8.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Informix
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JUnit
1 6 (25.00%) Maven
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (8.33%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Lombardi
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Web Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Architect
4 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) BPM Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Python Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (37.50%) Middleware
3 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle ADF
3 7 (29.17%) Spring
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 6 (25.00%) JPA
4 6 (25.00%) JSON
4 6 (25.00%) REST
4 6 (25.00%) SOAP
4 6 (25.00%) XML
5 5 (20.83%) WebCenter
6 3 (12.50%) J2EE
7 2 (8.33%) Node.js
7 2 (8.33%) React
7 2 (8.33%) Struts
8 1 (4.17%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (4.17%) Serverless Framework
8 1 (4.17%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) DevOps
2 12 (50.00%) SOA
3 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Automation
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Fintech
6 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.17%) BPMN
7 1 (4.17%) Presales
7 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
4 6 (25.00%) Java 8
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Ansible
1 7 (29.17%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) IBM
2 15 (62.50%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.17%) Sun