The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 58 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.42% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.59% 3.92% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
167 102 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.52% 16.14% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 70
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £223 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere Application Server
East of England

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Hertfordshire region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Watford -8 9 - - 2
Rickmansworth - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
East of England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server.

1 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (94.12%) DB2
3 15 (88.24%) UNIX
4 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
4 14 (82.35%) Retail
5 13 (76.47%) MQSeries
5 13 (76.47%) Linux
5 13 (76.47%) IBM
5 13 (76.47%) Finance
5 13 (76.47%) Manufacturing
6 11 (64.71%) Oracle
7 9 (52.94%) Java
8 8 (47.06%) Ant
8 8 (47.06%) Sun
9 7 (41.18%) HTTP
9 7 (41.18%) Internet
9 7 (41.18%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (41.18%) SQL
9 7 (41.18%) J2EE
9 7 (41.18%) XML
9 7 (41.18%) UML
9 7 (41.18%) JMS
9 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
10 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
10 6 (35.29%) Web Development
10 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (35.29%) ITIL
10 6 (35.29%) RAD
10 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
10 6 (35.29%) Windows

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (76.47%) MQSeries
3 7 (41.18%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
4 6 (35.29%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.88%) Apache
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) HTTP
1 7 (41.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) DB2
2 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Ant
2 6 (35.29%) JUnit
2 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
3 5 (29.41%) Log4j
3 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) Jtest
5 1 (5.88%) JDeveloper
General
1 14 (82.35%) Retail
2 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 13 (76.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Delivery Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Services Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Services Delivery Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Service Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Project Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Delivery Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) J2EE
1 7 (41.18%) XML
1 7 (41.18%) JMS
2 5 (29.41%) EJB
2 5 (29.41%) JDBC
2 5 (29.41%) JSP
2 5 (29.41%) Servlets
2 5 (29.41%) Struts
2 5 (29.41%) XSLT
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) XHTML
2 5 (29.41%) XMLBeans
2 5 (29.41%) Ajax
2 5 (29.41%) JSTL
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) UNIX
2 13 (76.47%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) AIX
3 6 (35.29%) SUSE
4 5 (29.41%) HPUX
4 5 (29.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
2 7 (41.18%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) Web Development
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) RAD
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (29.41%) OO
4 5 (29.41%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Stress Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Perl
3 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 5 (29.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Sun Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) IBM
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) Sun
4 6 (35.29%) ATG
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (35.29%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) Dell
5 5 (29.41%) Interwoven
5 5 (29.41%) Blue Martini
5 5 (29.41%) Elastic Path
6 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
7 1 (5.88%) hybris
7 1 (5.88%) JBoss