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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 58 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 33 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.51% 4.39% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.88% 20.12% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £28.24
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.85%
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
160 164 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.92% 21.81% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 62 46
Average daily rate £388 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% +84.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

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 6 May 2015. 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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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 -8 8 - -
Hertford - 2 £375 -
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 19 (90.48%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) MQSeries
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) Ant
3 12 (57.14%) JUnit
3 12 (57.14%) XML
3 12 (57.14%) UML
4 11 (52.38%) J2EE
4 11 (52.38%) IBM
4 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
5 10 (47.62%) Oracle
5 10 (47.62%) JBoss
6 9 (42.86%) Python
6 9 (42.86%) OOP
6 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
6 9 (42.86%) CSS
6 9 (42.86%) SOA
6 9 (42.86%) MVC
6 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
6 9 (42.86%) Ruby
6 9 (42.86%) JSON
6 9 (42.86%) JIRA
6 9 (42.86%) Selenium
6 9 (42.86%) jQuery
6 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) Talend Open Studio
6 9 (42.86%) Git (software)

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) MQSeries
2 10 (47.62%) JBoss
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) DB2
2 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Ant
1 12 (57.14%) JUnit
2 9 (42.86%) JIRA
2 9 (42.86%) Selenium
2 9 (42.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
4 3 (14.29%) Log4j
4 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 9 (42.86%) Java Software Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
1 12 (57.14%) XML
2 11 (52.38%) J2EE
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) JSON
3 9 (42.86%) jQuery
3 9 (42.86%) HTML5
3 9 (42.86%) CSS3
3 9 (42.86%) PhoneGap
3 9 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 9 (42.86%) Apache Camel
4 5 (23.81%) Servlets
5 4 (19.05%) EJB
6 3 (14.29%) Struts
6 3 (14.29%) JDBC
6 3 (14.29%) JSP
6 3 (14.29%) JSTL
6 3 (14.29%) XMLBeans
6 3 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PMI
2 3 (14.29%) Web 2.0
2 3 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) HPUX
2 3 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) UML
3 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
4 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 9 (42.86%) MVC
4 9 (42.86%) OOP
4 9 (42.86%) SOA
4 9 (42.86%) Mobile Development
5 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) Time Management
6 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) Content Management
7 3 (14.29%) RAD
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) Python
3 9 (42.86%) Ruby
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) XPath
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) IBM
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 9 (42.86%) Talend
4 3 (14.29%) ATG
4 3 (14.29%) Blue Martini
4 3 (14.29%) Elastic Path
4 3 (14.29%) Interwoven
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft