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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 46 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.70% 1.66% 1.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.62% 12.82% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £500 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
104 78 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.66% 12.94% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 34 75
Median daily rate £425 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

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 25 February 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
Watford +5 10 £475 -5.00%
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 22 (84.62%) IBM
2 20 (76.92%) Java
3 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (53.85%) J2EE
4 14 (53.85%) XML
4 14 (53.85%) E-Commerce
5 12 (46.15%) SQL
6 10 (38.46%) HTML
6 10 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (34.62%) Unix
8 8 (30.77%) Web Services
8 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 8 (30.77%) Retail
9 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (26.92%) JSON
9 7 (26.92%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) XSLT
9 7 (26.92%) DB2
9 7 (26.92%) .NET
9 7 (26.92%) OO
9 7 (26.92%) Apache
10 6 (23.08%) XHTML
10 6 (23.08%) Internet
10 6 (23.08%) EJB
10 6 (23.08%) JSP
10 6 (23.08%) Servlets
11 5 (19.23%) SOAP
11 5 (19.23%) Oracle

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 10 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (26.92%) Apache
3 4 (15.38%) IIS
3 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
4 3 (11.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (11.54%) CMS
4 3 (11.54%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (11.54%) JBoss
4 3 (11.54%) MQSeries
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Magento
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.69%) SAP HCM
3 1 (3.85%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Boomi
1 2 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
2 4 (15.38%) HTTP
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) FTP
3 3 (11.54%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) DB2
2 4 (15.38%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (11.54%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Appium
2 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 3 (11.54%) Ant
3 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 3 (11.54%) Log4j
3 3 (11.54%) Mockito
3 3 (11.54%) Subversion
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 8 (30.77%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Java Automation Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Process Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Tester
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Developer
5 3 (11.54%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) J2EE
1 14 (53.85%) XML
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 7 (26.92%) .NET
4 7 (26.92%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (26.92%) JSON
4 7 (26.92%) XSLT
5 6 (23.08%) EJB
5 6 (23.08%) JSP
5 6 (23.08%) Servlets
5 6 (23.08%) XHTML
6 5 (19.23%) Middleware
6 5 (19.23%) REST
6 5 (19.23%) SOAP
6 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
7 4 (15.38%) RESTful
8 3 (11.54%) Struts
8 3 (11.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) DataPower
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Unix
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Solaris
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
4 3 (11.54%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) HPUX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (26.92%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
3 5 (19.23%) Time Management
4 4 (15.38%) API Development
4 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Coaching
4 4 (15.38%) Document Management
4 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 4 (15.38%) Open Source
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) System Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) RAD
5 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (11.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) hybris
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) ATG
4 3 (11.54%) Blue Martini
4 3 (11.54%) Elastic Path
4 3 (11.54%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Interwoven
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) PTC
6 1 (3.85%) Siemens
6 1 (3.85%) VMware