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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 83 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.95% 0.86% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £425 £458 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +27.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
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
257 232 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.61% 14.08% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 112 151
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £36.40 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.03% +203.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) ClearQuest
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Server Building
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) JBoss
6 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ClearQuest
2 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Administrator
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) AIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (37.50%) Server Building
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat