Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 68 72
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 +21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 48 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.16% 1.80% 1.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.75% 9.88% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £455 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.59% -15.35% +119.39%
10th Percentile £363 £415 £443
90th Percentile £545 £492 £633
East of England median daily rate £450 £403 £450
% change year-on-year +11.80% -10.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -8.54% +18.84%

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 243 253 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.01% 18.20% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 121 93
Hertfordshire median daily rate £406 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £247 £225 £185
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +9.68% +0.65% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -52.31% +51.16%
10th Percentile £12.15 £12.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.38 £40.50
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £31.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year +17.46% +7.69% +46.25%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 44 £425 -15.00% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 31 (64.58%) IBM
2 29 (60.42%) E-Commerce
3 28 (58.33%) Java
4 22 (45.83%) Retail
5 21 (43.75%) DNA
6 20 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (33.33%) hybris
8 14 (29.17%) JIRA
8 14 (29.17%) IBM Integration Bus
8 14 (29.17%) DataPower
9 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (25.00%) DB2
10 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 11 (22.92%) SQL
11 11 (22.92%) Oracle
11 11 (22.92%) Games
12 10 (20.83%) Time Management
12 10 (20.83%) RESTful
12 10 (20.83%) Magento
12 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
12 10 (20.83%) Confluence
12 10 (20.83%) User Stories
12 10 (20.83%) Acceptance Criteria
13 9 (18.75%) J2EE
13 9 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (16.67%) Client/Server
14 8 (16.67%) SOA
14 8 (16.67%) HTML
14 8 (16.67%) EJB
14 8 (16.67%) XML

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 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (20.83%) Confluence
3 5 (10.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Apache Solr
5 3 (6.25%) Apache
5 3 (6.25%) Commerce Server
5 3 (6.25%) JBoss
5 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) CMS
6 1 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Magento
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Force.com
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Boomi
2 2 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) DB2
2 7 (14.58%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) JIRA
2 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.50%) Subversion
4 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.33%) Selenium
4 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.25%) Ant
5 3 (6.25%) Firebug
5 3 (6.25%) JMeter
5 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.25%) The Grinder
6 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.08%) JUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Log4j
6 1 (2.08%) Mockito
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 22 (45.83%) Retail
2 11 (22.92%) Games
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Business Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Architect
6 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Architect
8 5 (10.42%) Retail Business Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) Automation Tester
9 4 (8.33%) Integration Architect
9 4 (8.33%) Integration Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Tester
10 3 (6.25%) Consultant
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
11 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) Salesforce Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) Salesforce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (20.83%) RESTful
3 9 (18.75%) J2EE
3 9 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (16.67%) EJB
4 8 (16.67%) HTML
4 8 (16.67%) XML
5 7 (14.58%) .NET
5 7 (14.58%) JSON
5 7 (14.58%) Middleware
5 7 (14.58%) XSLT
6 6 (12.50%) REST
7 5 (10.42%) Servlets
7 5 (10.42%) Web Services
8 4 (8.33%) Ajax
8 4 (8.33%) Gherkin
8 4 (8.33%) RESTEasy
9 3 (6.25%) jQuery
9 3 (6.25%) JSP
9 3 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) DataPower
2 8 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Unix
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (2.08%) HPUX
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) E-Commerce
2 21 (43.75%) DNA
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.83%) Acceptance Criteria
4 10 (20.83%) Time Management
4 10 (20.83%) User Stories
5 8 (16.67%) SOA
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.58%) DevOps
7 6 (12.50%) API Development
7 6 (12.50%) OO
8 5 (10.42%) Open Source
9 4 (8.33%) BDD
9 4 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Scrum
9 4 (8.33%) System Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.25%) MVC
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) Java
2 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.92%) SQL
4 5 (10.42%) PHP
5 4 (8.33%) Perl
6 3 (6.25%) AWK
6 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.17%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (6.25%) Grafana
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) IBM
2 16 (33.33%) hybris
3 11 (22.92%) Oracle
4 5 (10.42%) Intershop
5 4 (8.33%) Adobe
5 4 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (6.25%) AppDynamics
6 3 (6.25%) Dynatrace
6 3 (6.25%) New Relic
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) SAP
7 2 (4.17%) VMware
8 1 (2.08%) ATG
8 1 (2.08%) Blue Martini
8 1 (2.08%) Capita
8 1 (2.08%) Demandware
8 1 (2.08%) Elastic Path
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat