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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 93 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 3 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.30% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.82% 1.69% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
Average daily rate £525 - £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
WebSphere Application Server
Scotland

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
367 236 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.92% 17.73% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 121 103
Average daily rate £380 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.01 £34.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.26% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) zOS
3 3 (60.00%) iPlanet
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (60.00%) DataPower
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Servlets
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) FTP
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (60.00%) iPlanet
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Development Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) DataPower
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware