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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 67 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 9 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 1.60% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.52% 8.33% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £453 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.49% +20.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
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
199 216 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.51% 19.17% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 94 46
Average daily rate £360 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £255 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -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 19 September 2014.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (58.82%) IBM
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Banking
4 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
6 4 (23.53%) zOS
6 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) JBoss
7 3 (17.65%) J2EE
7 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
7 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
8 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.76%) DB2
9 1 (5.88%) HTML
9 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (5.88%) Perl
9 1 (5.88%) SQL

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (5.88%) Apache
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) CICS
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) MPLS
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) zOS
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Project Management
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) SOA
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Process Management
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Legato
1 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.88%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) JBoss
3 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) CA