Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 51 68
Rank change year-on-year -37 +17 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.28% 3.23% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.16% 20.24% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £425 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% -6.59% -15.35%
10th Percentile £331 £363 £415
90th Percentile £344 £545 £492
East of England median daily rate £480 £450 £406
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.77% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -24.39% +16.67% -7.98%

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 185 247 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.98% 15.94% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 103 119
Hertfordshire median daily rate £380 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £161 £248 £244
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.00% +12.90% -52.31%
10th Percentile £21.05 £12.15 £12.13
90th Percentile £43.95 £47.50 £38.38
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £34.02 £31.50
% change year-on-year +23.47% +7.98% +7.69%

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 23 January 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 -30 2 - - 2
Stevenage - 2 £338 - 2
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) LESS
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Grunt
2 2 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (50.00%) Bower
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (50.00%) Vector Graphics
2 2 (50.00%) W3C
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Dojo
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing

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 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bower
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Grunt
1 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Web Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Dojo
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) LESS
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Sass
1 2 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Vector Graphics
1 2 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (25.00%) Xerox