The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 19 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.54% 15.91% 22.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.92% 46.67% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £409 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
26 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.30% 34.09% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Average daily rate £260 £413 £161
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.96% +155.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £350 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £463 £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £50.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.50% +207.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £50.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £50.00 £17.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
WebSphere
Hertfordshire

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Watford

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Watford region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 30 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 30 (100.00%) IBM
1 30 (100.00%) Retail
2 24 (80.00%) Java
2 24 (80.00%) J2EE
3 23 (76.67%) Finance
3 23 (76.67%) Manufacturing
4 19 (63.33%) Project Management
5 17 (56.67%) MQSeries
5 17 (56.67%) DB2
5 17 (56.67%) UNIX
6 13 (43.33%) HP
7 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
7 11 (36.67%) HTML
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
7 11 (36.67%) XML
8 10 (33.33%) Linux
8 10 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (23.33%) Flash
9 7 (23.33%) ISEB
9 7 (23.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Degree
9 7 (23.33%) System Testing
9 7 (23.33%) DbVisualizer
9 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (56.67%) MQSeries
2 10 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (20.00%) IIS
3 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) DB2
2 7 (23.33%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (13.33%) Log4j
3 4 (13.33%) Subversion
3 4 (13.33%) Ant
3 4 (13.33%) JUnit
3 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (100.00%) Retail
2 23 (76.67%) Finance
2 23 (76.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Project Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Tester
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Services Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) J2EE
2 11 (36.67%) XML
2 11 (36.67%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) Flash
4 4 (13.33%) XHTML
4 4 (13.33%) JMS
4 4 (13.33%) XMLBeans
4 4 (13.33%) Ajax
4 4 (13.33%) JSTL
4 4 (13.33%) EJB
4 4 (13.33%) JDBC
4 4 (13.33%) JSP
4 4 (13.33%) Servlets
4 4 (13.33%) Struts
4 4 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) UNIX
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) SUSE
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) AIX
4 4 (13.33%) HPUX
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 19 (63.33%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) System Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Time Management
4 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (20.00%) Change Control
4 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Web Development
4 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) UML
5 4 (13.33%) OO
5 4 (13.33%) RAD
5 4 (13.33%) Content Management
6 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) XPath
3 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ISEB
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
1 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) IBM
2 13 (43.33%) HP
3 6 (20.00%) Dell
3 6 (20.00%) Sun
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) ATG
4 4 (13.33%) Blue Martini
4 4 (13.33%) Elastic Path
4 4 (13.33%) Interwoven