Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 83 88
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 +17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 14 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.89% 0.79% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.51% 4.47% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
East of England median daily rate £475 £600 £375
% change year-on-year -20.83% +60.00% +29.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 254 246 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.08% 17.58% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 129 108
Hertfordshire median daily rate £423 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £185
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
East of England median daily rate £430 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +10.97% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 17
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -41.54% +103.13%
10th Percentile £14.85 £12.45 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.55 £37.35
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Hertfordshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Hertfordshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in Hertfordshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -5 11 £538 +7.50%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (78.57%) IBM
3 7 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) Client/Server
5 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 5 (35.71%) EJB
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) Middleware
5 5 (35.71%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (35.71%) DataPower
6 4 (28.57%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) Retail
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) JSP
7 3 (21.43%) Servlets
7 3 (21.43%) XHTML
7 3 (21.43%) DB2
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) Subversion
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 2 (14.29%) Marketing
8 2 (14.29%) jQuery
8 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 2 (14.29%) Commerce Server
8 2 (14.29%) HTTP

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Commerce Server
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Log4j
2 1 (7.14%) Mockito
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Java Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) EJB
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) IBM Integration Bus
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) JSP
2 4 (28.57%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) Servlets
3 3 (21.43%) XHTML
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) Struts
5 1 (7.14%) Java EE
5 1 (7.14%) JPA
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSD
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 5 (35.71%) DataPower
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) HPUX
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
1 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) DNA
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 2 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) RAD
4 1 (7.14%) Secure Coding
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Jython
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) ATG
2 1 (7.14%) Blue Martini
2 1 (7.14%) Demandware
2 1 (7.14%) Elastic Path
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat