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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 65 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.20% 3.03% 3.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 14.42% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 17
Average daily rate
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£245 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.41% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £453 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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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
175 104 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.06% 21.01% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 40 87
Average daily rate £375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £161 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.53% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.20 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £46.00 £28.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 17 September 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
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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 -12 4 - -
Borehamwood - 4 £239 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 4
Hertford - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (86.67%) IBM
2 21 (70.00%) Java
3 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 18 (60.00%) Finance
3 18 (60.00%) Retail
4 17 (56.67%) J2EE
5 16 (53.33%) UNIX
6 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 14 (46.67%) HTML
7 11 (36.67%) Oracle
8 10 (33.33%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) Solaris
8 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
9 9 (30.00%) DB2
10 8 (26.67%) Tivoli
10 8 (26.67%) MQSeries
10 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
10 8 (26.67%) XML
11 7 (23.33%) Internet
12 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
12 6 (20.00%) HP
12 6 (20.00%) ISEB
12 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (20.00%) Flash
12 6 (20.00%) Ant
12 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
12 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
12 6 (20.00%) System Testing
12 6 (20.00%) Degree

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (26.67%) MQSeries
1 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (13.33%) Apache
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Tridion
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 5 (16.67%) Extranet
2 5 (16.67%) Intranet
3 4 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) DB2
2 6 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (20.00%) Ant
2 3 (10.00%) JUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Log4j
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) Jtest
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) JDeveloper
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
1 18 (60.00%) Retail
2 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Designer
7 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Architect
8 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) J2EE
2 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) XML
4 6 (20.00%) Flash
5 4 (13.33%) Middleware
5 4 (13.33%) Spring
5 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 3 (10.00%) CSS3
6 3 (10.00%) CSS
7 2 (6.67%) JMS
7 2 (6.67%) JDBC
7 2 (6.67%) JSP
7 2 (6.67%) Servlets
7 2 (6.67%) Struts
7 2 (6.67%) .NET
7 2 (6.67%) XSLT
7 2 (6.67%) EJB
7 2 (6.67%) XHTML
7 2 (6.67%) Ajax
7 2 (6.67%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) UNIX
2 10 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) HPUX
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (20.00%) System Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (13.33%) Web Development
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.00%) RAD
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) UML
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.67%) Content Management
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 3 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) XPath
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
1 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Tivoli
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) IBM
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.00%) Endeca
5 3 (10.00%) ATG
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) Interwoven
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) Blue Martini
6 2 (6.67%) Elastic Path
7 1 (3.33%) hybris
7 1 (3.33%) JBoss
7 1 (3.33%) TIBCO