Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 73 66
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 37 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.36% 1.44% 2.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.51% 8.03% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% -4.44% +83.67%
10th Percentile £363 £408 £425
90th Percentile £581 £458 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +33.33%

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 255 249 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.29% 17.90% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 128 113
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £185
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
East of England median daily rate £434 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +11.94% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 16
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -40.00% +103.13%
10th Percentile £14.85 £12.78 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.83 £37.38
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +11 33 £425 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 23 (62.16%) Java
1 23 (62.16%) IBM
2 18 (48.65%) E-Commerce
3 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (37.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (35.14%) Retail
6 12 (32.43%) IBM Integration Bus
7 11 (29.73%) DataPower
7 11 (29.73%) XML
8 10 (27.03%) J2EE
8 10 (27.03%) DNA
9 9 (24.32%) HTML
9 9 (24.32%) EJB
9 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.62%) JIRA
10 8 (21.62%) RESTful
10 8 (21.62%) hybris
10 8 (21.62%) Servlets
10 8 (21.62%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (18.92%) Games
11 7 (18.92%) .NET
11 7 (18.92%) XSLT
11 7 (18.92%) JSON
11 7 (18.92%) User Stories
11 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 6 (16.22%) API Development
12 6 (16.22%) Acceptance Criteria
12 6 (16.22%) Confluence
12 6 (16.22%) REST
12 6 (16.22%) Time Management

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 14 (37.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (16.22%) Confluence
3 4 (10.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Commerce Server
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) CMS
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Magento
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Force.com
2 2 (5.41%) Boomi
2 2 (5.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (2.70%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.11%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) Ant
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Log4j
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Mockito
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 13 (35.14%) Retail
2 7 (18.92%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Developer
4 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Integration Developer
5 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Architect
6 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Java Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Salesforce Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) IBM Integration Bus
2 11 (29.73%) XML
3 10 (27.03%) J2EE
4 9 (24.32%) EJB
4 9 (24.32%) HTML
5 8 (21.62%) RESTful
5 8 (21.62%) Servlets
5 8 (21.62%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (18.92%) .NET
6 7 (18.92%) JSON
6 7 (18.92%) XSLT
7 6 (16.22%) REST
8 4 (10.81%) CSS
8 4 (10.81%) JSP
8 4 (10.81%) Middleware
9 3 (8.11%) Ajax
9 3 (8.11%) Web Services
9 3 (8.11%) XHTML
10 2 (5.41%) jQuery
10 2 (5.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) DataPower
2 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.41%) AS400
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) HPUX
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) E-Commerce
2 10 (27.03%) DNA
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) User Stories
5 6 (16.22%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (16.22%) API Development
5 6 (16.22%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) Time Management
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 5 (13.51%) MVC
6 5 (13.51%) Open Source
7 4 (10.81%) SOA
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) Release Management
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.41%) BDD
9 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) Jython
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) IBM
2 8 (21.62%) hybris
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Adobe
4 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) ATG
6 1 (2.70%) Blue Martini
6 1 (2.70%) Demandware
6 1 (2.70%) Elastic Path
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat