Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 27 14
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 34 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.80% 5.21% 8.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 37.36% 18.29% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Watford median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £500 £425
90th Percentile £576 £500 £475
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 91 82 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.87% 28.47% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 9
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.81% +28.00%
10th Percentile £250 £180 £198
90th Percentile £573 £538 £478
Hertfordshire median daily rate £423 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.63% +14.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £30.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -41.54% +103.13%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Watford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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 Watford region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 22 (64.71%) IBM
2 20 (58.82%) Java
3 19 (55.88%) E-Commerce
4 15 (44.12%) Retail
5 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
6 12 (35.29%) IBM Integration Bus
7 11 (32.35%) DataPower
7 11 (32.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (32.35%) DNA
8 9 (26.47%) EJB
8 9 (26.47%) HTML
8 9 (26.47%) J2EE
8 9 (26.47%) XML
8 9 (26.47%) JIRA
9 8 (23.53%) hybris
9 8 (23.53%) Games
10 7 (20.59%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (20.59%) Servlets
10 7 (20.59%) Confluence
10 7 (20.59%) RESTful
10 7 (20.59%) User Stories
10 7 (20.59%) Time Management
10 7 (20.59%) Acceptance Criteria
11 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (17.65%) JSON
11 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 6 (17.65%) .NET
11 6 (17.65%) XSLT
11 6 (17.65%) Client/Server
12 5 (14.71%) Middleware

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 11 (32.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (20.59%) Confluence
3 4 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Commerce Server
5 2 (5.88%) Apache
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.94%) CMS
6 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Magento
2 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.88%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Force.com
2 2 (5.88%) Boomi
2 2 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (2.94%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) JIRA
2 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.82%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) Ant
5 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Log4j
5 1 (2.94%) Mockito
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 15 (44.12%) Retail
2 8 (23.53%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Integration Developer
6 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Java Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Salesforce Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (26.47%) EJB
2 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) J2EE
2 9 (26.47%) XML
3 7 (20.59%) RESTful
3 7 (20.59%) Servlets
3 7 (20.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (17.65%) .NET
4 6 (17.65%) JSON
4 6 (17.65%) XSLT
5 5 (14.71%) Middleware
5 5 (14.71%) REST
6 4 (11.76%) CSS
6 4 (11.76%) JSP
7 3 (8.82%) Ajax
7 3 (8.82%) Web Services
7 3 (8.82%) XHTML
8 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
8 2 (5.88%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) DataPower
2 6 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) AS400
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) HPUX
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) E-Commerce
2 11 (32.35%) DNA
3 7 (20.59%) Acceptance Criteria
3 7 (20.59%) Time Management
3 7 (20.59%) User Stories
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) API Development
5 5 (14.71%) OO
5 5 (14.71%) SOA
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) MVC
6 4 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) System Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) IBM
2 8 (23.53%) hybris
3 3 (8.82%) Adobe
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.88%) Dell
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) ATG
5 1 (2.94%) Blue Martini
5 1 (2.94%) Demandware
5 1 (2.94%) Elastic Path