The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Application Server (WAS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 26
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.20% - 3.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% - 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -4.00%  

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 34 20 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 20.48% 14.81% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 13
Median daily rate £375 £224 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.59% -30.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £105 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Watford

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Watford region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Batch
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Batch
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
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