The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
Rank 33 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 36 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.64% 1.58% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.56% 9.80% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
Average daily rate £400 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
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
East of England

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 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -2 23 £400 - 2
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - - 2
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 50 (90.91%) IBM
2 40 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 40 (72.73%) Java
2 40 (72.73%) Finance
2 40 (72.73%) Retail
3 37 (67.27%) J2EE
4 31 (56.36%) Project Management
5 29 (52.73%) Manufacturing
6 28 (50.91%) UNIX
7 24 (43.64%) Oracle
8 18 (32.73%) DB2
9 17 (30.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (30.91%) Waterfall
10 16 (29.09%) Solaris
11 15 (27.27%) Time Management
12 14 (25.45%) Linux
12 14 (25.45%) WebLogic
12 14 (25.45%) MQSeries
12 14 (25.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (25.45%) Change Control
13 13 (23.64%) Ant
14 12 (21.82%) HTTP
14 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
15 11 (20.00%) Tivoli
15 11 (20.00%) ITIL
16 9 (16.36%) XML
16 9 (16.36%) SQL
17 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (14.55%) UML
17 8 (14.55%) Sun

WebSphere
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 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 17 (30.91%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (25.45%) WebLogic
2 14 (25.45%) MQSeries
3 7 (12.73%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (10.91%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (10.91%) IIS
4 6 (10.91%) Apache
4 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
4 6 (10.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Tridion
2 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) HTTP
2 7 (12.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) DB2
2 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Ant
2 6 (10.91%) JUnit
2 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Log4j
3 5 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.82%) Jtest
5 1 (1.82%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.82%) Maven
5 1 (1.82%) JMeter
5 1 (1.82%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 40 (72.73%) Finance
1 40 (72.73%) Retail
2 29 (52.73%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 12 (21.82%) Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Agile Project Manager
4 8 (14.55%) Technical Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Delivery Project Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Service Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Services Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (67.27%) J2EE
2 9 (16.36%) XML
3 7 (12.73%) JMS
3 7 (12.73%) Middleware
3 7 (12.73%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) XHTML
4 5 (9.09%) XSLT
4 5 (9.09%) EJB
4 5 (9.09%) JDBC
4 5 (9.09%) JSP
4 5 (9.09%) Servlets
4 5 (9.09%) Struts
4 5 (9.09%) JSTL
4 5 (9.09%) Ajax
4 5 (9.09%) XMLBeans
5 1 (1.82%) Flash
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) PKI
1 5 (9.09%) Web 2.0
2 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) UNIX
2 16 (29.09%) Solaris
3 14 (25.45%) Linux
4 7 (12.73%) Windows
5 6 (10.91%) SUSE
5 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.91%) AIX
6 5 (9.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 31 (56.36%) Project Management
3 17 (30.91%) Waterfall
4 15 (27.27%) Time Management
5 14 (25.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (25.45%) Change Control
6 11 (20.00%) ITIL
7 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.55%) UML
8 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.91%) Web Development
8 6 (10.91%) RAD
9 5 (9.09%) SOA
9 5 (9.09%) OO
9 5 (9.09%) Content Management
9 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (5.45%) Change Management
11 2 (3.64%) Stress Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) Python
4 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.09%) Perl
4 5 (9.09%) XPath
4 5 (9.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (90.91%) IBM
2 24 (43.64%) Oracle
3 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.55%) Sun
5 7 (12.73%) HP
5 7 (12.73%) ATG
6 6 (10.91%) Dell
7 5 (9.09%) Interwoven
7 5 (9.09%) Blue Martini
7 5 (9.09%) Elastic Path
8 3 (5.45%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.64%) JBoss
9 2 (3.64%) hybris
10 1 (1.82%) Demandware
10 1 (1.82%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (1.82%) Thunderhead
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