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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 15 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.40% 6.54% 17.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 50.00% 26.92% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
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
32 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.81% 24.30% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Average daily rate £475 £260 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.69% -36.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 3 August 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 24 (100.00%) J2EE
2 23 (95.83%) Java
3 18 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 18 (75.00%) IBM
4 16 (66.67%) SQL
4 16 (66.67%) DB2
4 16 (66.67%) UNIX
5 15 (62.50%) XML
5 15 (62.50%) HTML
5 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
6 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (54.17%) Retail
8 12 (50.00%) Subversion
9 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
9 9 (37.50%) MQSeries
9 9 (37.50%) Flash
9 9 (37.50%) System Testing
9 9 (37.50%) DbVisualizer
9 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (33.33%) Time Management
10 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
10 8 (33.33%) Project Management
10 8 (33.33%) Finance
11 7 (29.17%) Linux
11 7 (29.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (25.00%) EJB
12 6 (25.00%) JDBC
12 6 (25.00%) JSP
12 6 (25.00%) Servlets

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (37.50%) MQSeries
2 7 (29.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) DB2
2 9 (37.50%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Subversion
2 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (25.00%) Ant
2 6 (25.00%) JUnit
2 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (25.00%) Log4j
3 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (54.17%) Retail
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
1 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) J2EE
2 15 (62.50%) XML
2 15 (62.50%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) Flash
4 6 (25.00%) XHTML
4 6 (25.00%) JMS
4 6 (25.00%) XMLBeans
4 6 (25.00%) Ajax
4 6 (25.00%) JSTL
4 6 (25.00%) RESTful
4 6 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 6 (25.00%) XSLT
4 6 (25.00%) EJB
4 6 (25.00%) JDBC
4 6 (25.00%) JSP
4 6 (25.00%) Servlets
4 6 (25.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Web 2.0
3 4 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) UNIX
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) HPUX
3 6 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 9 (37.50%) System Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Time Management
4 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) UML
5 6 (25.00%) OO
5 6 (25.00%) RAD
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Content Management
5 6 (25.00%) Document Management
5 6 (25.00%) Coaching
5 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) Perl
4 6 (25.00%) XPath
4 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (25.00%) Interwoven
2 6 (25.00%) ATG
2 6 (25.00%) Blue Martini
2 6 (25.00%) Elastic Path
3 3 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle