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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 83 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 1.32% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.40% 7.02% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £10.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+325.00% -78.49%
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
286 228 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.64% 18.80% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 117 58
Average daily rate £375 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £192 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £10.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -7.89%

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 22 December 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 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 8 (61.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
4 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) CICS
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) DB2
7 1 (7.69%) AIX
7 1 (7.69%) JBoss
7 1 (7.69%) Apache
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) CA
7 1 (7.69%) zOS
7 1 (7.69%) DataStage
7 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (7.69%) Middleware

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) CICS
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) DataStage
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) International Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) zOS
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) BPEL
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO