Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 47 56
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 8 48 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.99% 3.63% 2.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.64% 26.09% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 5
Median daily rate - £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -10.53%
East of England median daily rate £575 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +24.32% -7.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -18.75%

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 83 184 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.29% 13.90% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 74 108
Median daily rate £375 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +18.75% -0.62%
10th Percentile £213 £277 £262
90th Percentile £553 £629 £608
East of England median daily rate £448 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -0.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.86% +150.00% -37.08%
Median hourly rate £14.82 £27.50 £18.82
% change year-on-year -46.12% +46.14% -0.96%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Hertfordshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere in Hertfordshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in Hertfordshire.

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 30 May 2020. 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 -14 8 - - 1
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Magento
1 8 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 4 (50.00%) JSTL
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) XHTML
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Adobe
3 4 (50.00%) W3C
3 4 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (50.00%) hybris
3 4 (50.00%) Node.js
3 4 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 4 (50.00%) Sass
3 4 (50.00%) Shopify
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 4 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (50.00%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Magento
2 4 (50.00%) Shopify
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Grunt
1 4 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 4 (50.00%) React Developer
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) JSP
1 4 (50.00%) JSTL
1 4 (50.00%) Node.js
1 4 (50.00%) React
1 4 (50.00%) Sass
1 4 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (50.00%) Vue.js
1 4 (50.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
1 4 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (50.00%) Sprint Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Time Management
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 4 (50.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
1 4 (50.00%) hybris
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Salesforce.com