Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 97 76
Rank change year-on-year +62 -21 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 71 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.12% 0.43% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.87% 3.21% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 - £438
10th Percentile £456 - £398
90th Percentile £550 - £579
East of England median daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £33.04 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -17.40% +14.29%

WebSphere 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 230 218 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.58% 13.37% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 120 115
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £156 £230
90th Percentile £575 £539 £574
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £447
% change year-on-year - +0.67% +11.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £56.25 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% +66.67% -13.04%
10th Percentile £52.50 £16.50 £14.10
90th Percentile £60.80 £56.25 £34.50
East of England median hourly rate £28.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +13.00% -3.85% +15.56%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Hertfordshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Hertfordshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Hertfordshire

WebSphere
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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 +33 71 £475 - 2
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 66 (92.96%) Java
1 66 (92.96%) E-Commerce
2 50 (70.42%) IBM
3 42 (59.15%) Games
3 42 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (52.11%) Magento
5 35 (49.30%) Git (software)
6 31 (43.66%) CMS
6 31 (43.66%) JavaScript
6 31 (43.66%) HTML
7 28 (39.44%) CSS
7 28 (39.44%) Sass
7 28 (39.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 28 (39.44%) Grunt
7 28 (39.44%) Front End Development
7 28 (39.44%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 28 (39.44%) Wireframes
7 28 (39.44%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (38.03%) Vector Graphics
8 27 (38.03%) Bower
9 26 (36.62%) AngularJS
9 26 (36.62%) Unit Testing
10 24 (33.80%) TDD
10 24 (33.80%) BDD
11 23 (32.39%) Retail
12 22 (30.99%) JSP
12 22 (30.99%) React
13 21 (29.58%) User Experience
13 21 (29.58%) Karma Test Runner
13 21 (29.58%) Semantic HTML

WebSphere
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 31 (43.66%) CMS
2 20 (28.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 18 (25.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (15.49%) Apache Solr
5 6 (8.45%) Apache
6 4 (5.63%) Confluence
6 4 (5.63%) CoreMedia CMS
7 3 (4.23%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.41%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 37 (52.11%) Magento
2 4 (5.63%) Fredhopper
2 4 (5.63%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.41%) Maximo
3 1 (1.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) AWS
1 12 (16.90%) Azure
2 11 (15.49%) GCP
3 4 (5.63%) Algolia
3 4 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.63%) Serverless
4 2 (2.82%) Boomi
4 2 (2.82%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.41%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) DB2
2 7 (9.86%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (8.45%) Jackrabbit
4 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (49.30%) Git (software)
2 28 (39.44%) Grunt
3 27 (38.03%) Bower
4 21 (29.58%) Jasmine
4 21 (29.58%) Karma Test Runner
5 13 (18.31%) JIRA
6 11 (15.49%) git-flow
6 11 (15.49%) Selenium
7 10 (14.08%) Subversion
8 8 (11.27%) Cucumber
9 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
10 4 (5.63%) JUnit
10 4 (5.63%) Mockito
10 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.41%) GitLab
General
1 42 (59.15%) Games
2 23 (32.39%) Retail
3 14 (19.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (63.38%) Developer
2 28 (39.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (23.94%) Java Developer
4 16 (22.54%) React Developer
5 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce Manager
5 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 12 (16.90%) Project Manager
6 10 (14.08%) Magento Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Manual Tester
10 2 (2.82%) Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Consultant
11 1 (1.41%) Analyst
11 1 (1.41%) Business Analyst
11 1 (1.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) HTML
2 28 (39.44%) CSS
2 28 (39.44%) Sass
2 28 (39.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 26 (36.62%) AngularJS
4 22 (30.99%) JSP
4 22 (30.99%) React
5 21 (29.58%) Semantic HTML
5 21 (29.58%) XHTML
6 20 (28.17%) Dojo
6 20 (28.17%) jQuery
6 20 (28.17%) LESS
7 17 (23.94%) J2EE
7 17 (23.94%) REST
8 11 (15.49%) Java EE
8 11 (15.49%) JDBC
8 11 (15.49%) JMS
8 11 (15.49%) JPA
8 11 (15.49%) Servlets
8 11 (15.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.03%) Vector Graphics
2 21 (29.58%) User Experience
2 21 (29.58%) W3C
3 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (92.96%) E-Commerce
2 42 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (39.44%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 28 (39.44%) Front End Development
3 28 (39.44%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (39.44%) Wireframes
4 26 (36.62%) Unit Testing
5 24 (33.80%) BDD
5 24 (33.80%) TDD
6 21 (29.58%) Sprint Planning
7 20 (28.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (25.35%) Microservices
9 15 (21.13%) Presales
10 14 (19.72%) Time Management
11 13 (18.31%) Contract Negotiation
11 13 (18.31%) Project Management
12 12 (16.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (15.49%) OOP
13 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
13 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 66 (92.96%) Java
2 31 (43.66%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.08%) PHP
4 8 (11.27%) SQL
5 7 (9.86%) Java 8
6 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 50 (70.42%) IBM
2 20 (28.17%) hybris
2 20 (28.17%) Sitecore
3 11 (15.49%) Google
4 6 (8.45%) SAP
5 5 (7.04%) Adobe
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle
5 5 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (5.63%) Elastic Path
7 3 (4.23%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.82%) Informatica
8 2 (2.82%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.41%) CA