The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 53 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.78% 3.06% 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.95% 17.69% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +27.86%
WebSphere
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
101 147 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.83% 17.29% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 70 62
Median daily rate £400 £306 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Median hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £26.90 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £33.80 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Watford -12 3 - - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £450 -
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (58.33%) DataStage
2 7 (58.33%) ETL
2 7 (58.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (50.00%) DataPower
3 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Subversion
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful
7 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (16.67%) hybris
7 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
7 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) Document Management
7 2 (16.67%) Spring
7 2 (16.67%) Maven
7 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Endeca

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) DataStage
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Appium
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Protractor
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Integration Architect
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Architect
3 4 (33.33%) DataStage Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Tester
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) JDBC
4 2 (16.67%) JMS
4 2 (16.67%) JPA
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 2 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) DataPower
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ETL
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) B2C
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Document Management
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Presales
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Endeca
2 2 (16.67%) hybris
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft