Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 11 18
Rank change year-on-year -30 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.61% 11.43% 7.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.77% 52.38% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Watford median daily rate - £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% +11.11%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £425 £455
% change year-on-year -20.59% -6.59% -15.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 53 84 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 16.11% 21.82% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 24
Watford median daily rate £370 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £150 £275 £206
90th Percentile £438 £620 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £380 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -6.46% +1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +140.00% +12.90% -52.31%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Watford

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Watford

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Watford region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Dojo
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) Magento
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) LESS
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Semantic HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) Grunt
1 2 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (100.00%) Bower
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience

WebSphere
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%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bower
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Grunt
1 2 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Dojo
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) LESS
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) Semantic HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Vector Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) Xerox