The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 50 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% 1.57% 3.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.67% 7.58% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £625 £510 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.54% +27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
75 132 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.02% 20.79% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 71 56
Average daily rate £475 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £545 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £36.75 £12.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.25% -48.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 4 - -
St Albans - 1 £625 -
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WebSphere 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.

1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) IBM
3 11 (64.71%) E-Commerce
3 11 (64.71%) Unix
4 9 (52.94%) J2EE
5 8 (47.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (41.18%) DB2
6 7 (41.18%) Ant
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) Presales
8 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
8 5 (29.41%) TDD
8 5 (29.41%) Retail
9 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Spring
9 4 (23.53%) Maven
9 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Selenium
9 4 (23.53%) Java EE
9 4 (23.53%) System Testing
9 4 (23.53%) MQSeries
9 4 (23.53%) Flash
9 4 (23.53%) HP
9 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
9 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) HTML
9 4 (23.53%) Struts

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WebSphere 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (23.53%) MQSeries
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) Commerce Server
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) DB2
2 4 (23.53%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Ant
2 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce Architect
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Java Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Unix Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) J2EE
2 4 (23.53%) Flash
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) Java EE
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
2 4 (23.53%) Struts
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) MSMQ
4 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Presales
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
4 4 (23.53%) System Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) ATG
3 1 (5.88%) hybris
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) SAP