The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 21 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.76% 8.28% 12.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.45% 24.53% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-6.08% -2.11%
WebSphere
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
29 53 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.97% 33.76% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 11
Median daily rate £245 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.77% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £252 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +19.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) DataStage
2 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 6 (54.55%) DataPower
2 6 (54.55%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 5 (45.45%) DB2
4 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Ant
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Flash
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Protractor

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DataStage
2 5 (45.45%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Ant
1 3 (27.27%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Protractor
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Integration Architect
3 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Architect
4 4 (36.36%) DataStage Architect
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 3 (27.27%) Java Architect
5 3 (27.27%) Java Solutions Architect
5 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) ETL Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Flash
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) DataPower
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 3 (27.27%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) hybris