Period
to 19 April 2018

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 April 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 73 76
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 50 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.40% 1.38% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.36% 8.54% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £413 £417 £390
90th Percentile £595 £515 £620
East of England median daily rate £488 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +21.88% -8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £34.02 - £34.50

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 214 199 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.55% 16.19% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 116 84
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £268 £200 £165
90th Percentile £600 £625 £596
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.70 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.97% -54.17% +142.42%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.15 £19.80
90th Percentile £33.50 £27.45 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.73 £26.00
% change year-on-year +7.16% -31.81% +23.08%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 April 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 +10 46 £450 -10.00% 3
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 36 (72.00%) IBM
2 33 (66.00%) E-Commerce
3 31 (62.00%) Retail
4 30 (60.00%) Java
5 28 (56.00%) DNA
6 20 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (34.00%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (30.00%) Time Management
9 15 (30.00%) DB2
10 14 (28.00%) J2EE
10 14 (28.00%) IBM Integration Bus
11 13 (26.00%) JIRA
11 13 (26.00%) hybris
12 12 (24.00%) Magento
12 12 (24.00%) SQL
12 12 (24.00%) Oracle
12 12 (24.00%) Client/Server
13 10 (20.00%) SOA
13 10 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (20.00%) Middleware
13 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
14 9 (18.00%) DbVisualizer
14 9 (18.00%) DataPower
14 9 (18.00%) Presales
14 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (18.00%) Unix
14 9 (18.00%) Finance
15 8 (16.00%) Games
15 8 (16.00%) Web Services

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 20 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (16.00%) Confluence
3 7 (14.00%) Apache Solr
4 4 (8.00%) JBoss
4 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Commerce Server
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
6 2 (4.00%) CMS
6 2 (4.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
1 3 (6.00%) SSL
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) DB2
2 9 (18.00%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) JIRA
2 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.00%) Selenium
5 4 (8.00%) Ant
5 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.00%) Firebug
5 4 (8.00%) JMeter
5 4 (8.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (8.00%) Subversion
5 4 (8.00%) The Grinder
5 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.00%) JUnit
6 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.00%) Log4j
7 1 (2.00%) Mockito
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 31 (62.00%) Retail
2 9 (18.00%) Finance
3 8 (16.00%) Games
4 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Architect
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Integration Architect
3 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Architect
4 8 (16.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Tester
6 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Retail Business Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Automation Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Developer
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Consultant
10 1 (2.00%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 14 (28.00%) J2EE
2 10 (20.00%) Middleware
2 10 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (16.00%) Web Services
4 6 (12.00%) REST
5 5 (10.00%) RESTEasy
5 5 (10.00%) RESTful
6 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
6 4 (8.00%) Java EE
6 4 (8.00%) Struts
6 4 (8.00%) XML
7 3 (6.00%) EJB
7 3 (6.00%) HTML
7 3 (6.00%) SOAP
8 2 (4.00%) Ajax
8 2 (4.00%) JSON
8 2 (4.00%) JSP
8 2 (4.00%) Spring
9 1 (2.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.00%) DataPower
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Unix
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) AIX
4 1 (2.00%) HPUX
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) E-Commerce
2 28 (56.00%) DNA
3 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.00%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (30.00%) Time Management
6 10 (20.00%) SOA
6 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (18.00%) Presales
8 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (16.00%) Project Management
9 7 (14.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (14.00%) Commercial Awareness
9 7 (14.00%) User Stories
10 6 (12.00%) System Testing
10 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.00%) BDD
11 4 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (8.00%) Statistics
11 4 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) PHP
4 5 (10.00%) Perl
5 4 (8.00%) AWK
6 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
2 4 (8.00%) Grafana
3 2 (4.00%) Ansible
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) IBM
2 13 (26.00%) hybris
3 12 (24.00%) Oracle
4 6 (12.00%) Intershop
5 4 (8.00%) AppDynamics
5 4 (8.00%) Dynatrace
5 4 (8.00%) New Relic
6 3 (6.00%) VMware
7 2 (4.00%) Adobe
7 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.00%) ATG
8 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.00%) Blue Martini
8 1 (2.00%) Capita
8 1 (2.00%) Demandware
8 1 (2.00%) Elastic Path