The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 26 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.50% 16.67% 12.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 51.11% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.38 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +43.28%
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Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
40 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.08% 32.61% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 9
Average daily rate £413 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Log4j
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) XMLBeans
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Interwoven
2 1 (50.00%) ATG
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Martini
2 1 (50.00%) Elastic Path