Period
to 22 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 87 87
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 +12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.82% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 1.86% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £425 -
East of England median daily rate - £381 £450
% change year-on-year - -15.28% +44.00%
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 204 215 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.99% 17.35% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 132 104
Hertfordshire median daily rate £406 £409 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% -5.22% +7.81%
10th Percentile £260 £213 £177
90th Percentile £644 £624 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.14 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.77% -21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.80 £14.60
90th Percentile £41.38 £27.00 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £18.82 £19.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -0.96% -44.93% +51.65%

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
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 June 2018. 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 +3 12 - -
WebSphere Application Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (91.67%) E-Commerce
2 11 (91.67%) IBM
3 10 (83.33%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) DB2
4 8 (66.67%) DNA
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (50.00%) Magento
5 6 (50.00%) Apache Solr
5 6 (50.00%) hybris
5 6 (50.00%) REST
6 5 (41.67%) Intershop
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) PHP
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Perl
7 4 (33.33%) UML
7 4 (33.33%) AIX
7 4 (33.33%) Unix
7 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 4 (33.33%) HTTP
7 4 (33.33%) Subversion
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) Java EE
8 3 (25.00%) Firebug
8 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (25.00%) Commerce Server
4 3 (25.00%) JBoss
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
6 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (8.33%) CMS
6 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Ant
2 3 (25.00%) Firebug
2 3 (25.00%) JMeter
2 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (25.00%) The Grinder
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Log4j
4 1 (8.33%) Mockito
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Architect
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (33.33%) Java EE
3 3 (25.00%) EJB
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) JSP
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Struts
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (8.33%) JAX-RS
5 1 (8.33%) JAX-WS
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) JSTL
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) AIX
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) SUSE
3 1 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (66.67%) DNA
3 4 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Statistics
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (8.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) AWK
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Grafana
2 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) hybris
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Intershop
4 3 (25.00%) AppDynamics
4 3 (25.00%) Dynatrace
4 3 (25.00%) New Relic
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) ATG
6 1 (8.33%) Blue Martini
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Demandware
6 1 (8.33%) Elastic Path
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Sun