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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 13 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.45% 3.47% 16.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.22% 10.64% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate £500 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £406 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.74% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.76%
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
27 47 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.55% 32.64% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 12
Average daily rate £210 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

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 April 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 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) DataStage
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (60.00%) DataPower
2 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) DB2
4 3 (30.00%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Ant
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) Flash
5 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DataStage
2 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Integration Architect
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Architect
4 4 (40.00%) DataStage Architect
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 3 (30.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (30.00%) Java Solutions Architect
5 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) ETL Architect
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Flash
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
1 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (30.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) HP