Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 73 81
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 30 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.92% 1.40% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% 8.45% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £413 £421 £381
90th Percentile £528 £579 £493
East of England median daily rate £500 £403 £425
% change year-on-year +24.22% -5.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £32.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -18.13% +14.29% -6.54%

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 210 213 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.41% 16.60% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 128 105
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £246 £200 £172
90th Percentile £630 £588 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.95 £14.20
90th Percentile £47.75 £25.50 £24.90
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year - -10.59% -9.57%

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 22 July 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 +8 27 £438 -12.50% 4
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (70.00%) IBM
2 20 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 20 (66.67%) Java
3 17 (56.67%) DNA
3 17 (56.67%) Retail
4 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (43.33%) J2EE
6 10 (33.33%) Time Management
6 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 10 (33.33%) Presales
7 9 (30.00%) Finance
7 9 (30.00%) DB2
7 9 (30.00%) Project Management
8 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (23.33%) Web Services
10 6 (20.00%) Oracle
10 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) Unix
10 6 (20.00%) JIRA
10 6 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
11 5 (16.67%) Java EE
11 5 (16.67%) REST
11 5 (16.67%) Magento
11 5 (16.67%) hybris
12 4 (13.33%) DbVisualizer
12 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (13.33%) ITIL
12 4 (13.33%) Client/Server

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 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Solr
3 3 (10.00%) Commerce Server
3 3 (10.00%) Confluence
3 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.67%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) HTTP
2 3 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) DB2
2 4 (13.33%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) Ant
3 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
3 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) Firebug
4 1 (3.33%) JMeter
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.33%) Log4j
4 1 (3.33%) Mockito
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) The Grinder
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 17 (56.67%) Retail
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Games
4 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Architect
1 9 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce Manager
3 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Tester
3 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Middleware Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) J2EE
2 7 (23.33%) Web Services
3 6 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (16.67%) Java EE
4 5 (16.67%) REST
5 4 (13.33%) RESTful
5 4 (13.33%) XML
6 3 (10.00%) Middleware
6 3 (10.00%) RESTEasy
6 3 (10.00%) SOAP
6 3 (10.00%) Struts
6 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (6.67%) EJB
7 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
7 2 (6.67%) HTML
7 2 (6.67%) JSON
8 1 (3.33%) .NET
8 1 (3.33%) JDBC
8 1 (3.33%) JSP
8 1 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) DataPower
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) AIX
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) HPUX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 17 (56.67%) DNA
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) Presales
4 10 (33.33%) Time Management
4 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 9 (30.00%) Project Management
6 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) System Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.33%) UML
9 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 3 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.67%) Migration
10 2 (6.67%) Scrum
10 2 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) AWK
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Grafana
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) IBM
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) hybris
4 1 (3.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.33%) ATG
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.33%) Blue Martini
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) Demandware
4 1 (3.33%) Dynatrace
4 1 (3.33%) Elastic Path
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Intershop
4 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.33%) New Relic
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Sun
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) webMethods