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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 19 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.26% 0.93% 13.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.57% 4.00% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
14 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.89% 23.15% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 9
Average daily rate £550 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -46.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
3 8 (72.73%) J2EE
4 6 (54.55%) DB2
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Unix
5 5 (45.45%) Presales
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Retail
6 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) Change Management
7 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Internet
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
7 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
7 3 (27.27%) Ant
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) UML
7 3 (27.27%) Flash
7 3 (27.27%) MQSeries
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
7 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Rational Application Developer
7 3 (27.27%) System Testing

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (27.27%) MQSeries
3 1 (9.09%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 3 (27.27%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Ant
1 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
1 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
1 3 (27.27%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Java Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Java Solutions Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce Architect
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Applications Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Architect
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) Flash
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Presales
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) System Testing
3 3 (27.27%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) ATG
4 1 (9.09%) hybris
4 1 (9.09%) SAP