The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 73 75 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 12 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 0.39% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% 2.22% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
WebSphere Application Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
252 225 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.59% 17.54% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 130 45
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £248 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £99.53 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server.

1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (66.67%) Migration
3 8 (53.33%) WebSphere Process Server
3 8 (53.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (46.67%) CICS
4 7 (46.67%) zOS
4 7 (46.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (40.00%) DB2
5 6 (40.00%) LPAR
6 5 (33.33%) AIX
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) CA
7 4 (26.67%) Solaris
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) Introscope
7 4 (26.67%) Jython
7 4 (26.67%) DataPower
7 4 (26.67%) CA Wily
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (6.67%) Banking
10 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (6.67%) BPEL
10 1 (6.67%) International Banking
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle
10 1 (6.67%) WebLogic

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (53.33%) WebSphere Portal
2 8 (53.33%) WebSphere Process Server
3 7 (46.67%) CICS
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Introscope
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Server Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) LPAR
2 4 (26.67%) DataPower
3 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) zOS
2 5 (33.33%) AIX
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) BPEL
2 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Jython
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) CA
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle