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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 22 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 8 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.44% 12.77% 5.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.33% 48.65% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +21.60%
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
49 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 27.22% 26.24% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 13
Median daily rate £250 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £264 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £465 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 August 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) DB2
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) XHTML
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (33.33%) EJB
4 3 (33.33%) JSP
4 3 (33.33%) Servlets
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Document Management
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) System Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management

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 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 3 (33.33%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) Appium
2 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Log4j
3 1 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (11.11%) Protractor
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Manager
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Java WebSphere Developer
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Tester
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) EJB
4 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 3 (33.33%) JSP
4 3 (33.33%) Servlets
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) XHTML
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) Flash
6 1 (11.11%) JDBC
6 1 (11.11%) JMS
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) JSTL
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Struts
6 1 (11.11%) XSD
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Document Management
3 3 (33.33%) Presales
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) RAD
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) ATG
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Martini
3 1 (11.11%) Elastic Path
3 1 (11.11%) Interwoven