The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server 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 Watford 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 Application Server (WAS)
Rank 24 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.57% 4.60% 5.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.93% 16.00% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Application Platforms Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
43 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 31.39% 28.74% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
Average daily rate £400 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere Application Server
Hertfordshire

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Watford region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Watford

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 13 (100.00%) DB2
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
1 13 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 13 (100.00%) Retail
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 11 (84.62%) MQSeries
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 8 (61.54%) Sun
4 7 (53.85%) Internet
4 7 (53.85%) Ant
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) J2EE
4 7 (53.85%) UML
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) AIX
5 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
5 6 (46.15%) IIS
5 6 (46.15%) Project Management
5 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
5 6 (46.15%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) Dell
5 6 (46.15%) HTTP
5 6 (46.15%) SUSE
5 6 (46.15%) IBM HTTP Server

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (84.62%) MQSeries
3 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
3 6 (46.15%) IIS
3 6 (46.15%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Internet
2 6 (46.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) DB2
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
3 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Ant
2 5 (38.46%) Log4j
2 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 5 (38.46%) JUnit
2 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
3 2 (15.38%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
1 13 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 13 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Project Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Delivery Project Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Delivery Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Services Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Services Delivery Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Service Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) J2EE
2 5 (38.46%) JSTL
2 5 (38.46%) XMLBeans
2 5 (38.46%) Ajax
2 5 (38.46%) EJB
2 5 (38.46%) JDBC
2 5 (38.46%) JSP
2 5 (38.46%) Servlets
2 5 (38.46%) Struts
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) XSLT
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) XHTML
2 5 (38.46%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) AIX
2 6 (46.15%) SUSE
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) HPUX
3 5 (38.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) UML
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 6 (46.15%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) Content Management
4 5 (38.46%) OO
4 5 (38.46%) RAD
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 5 (38.46%) XPath
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Sun Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Sun
3 6 (46.15%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) Dell
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) Elastic Path
4 5 (38.46%) ATG
4 5 (38.46%) Blue Martini
4 5 (38.46%) Interwoven