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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 85 80 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.16% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.11% 0.67% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £300 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £300 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
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
237 297 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.70% 23.20% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 176 72
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 13 (86.67%) Migration
3 8 (53.33%) LPAR
3 8 (53.33%) CICS
3 8 (53.33%) zOS
3 8 (53.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (53.33%) DB2
4 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Process Server
4 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) AIX
6 5 (33.33%) Solaris
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) CA
6 5 (33.33%) Jython
7 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
7 4 (26.67%) DataPower
7 4 (26.67%) Introscope
7 4 (26.67%) CA Wily
8 2 (13.33%) Middleware
8 2 (13.33%) HPUX
8 2 (13.33%) IIS
9 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 1 (6.67%) COM+
9 1 (6.67%) ITIL
9 1 (6.67%) UNIX
9 1 (6.67%) SQL
9 1 (6.67%) .NET
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle
9 1 (6.67%) JBoss

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) CICS
3 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Process Server
3 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (13.33%) IIS
5 1 (6.67%) JBoss
5 1 (6.67%) JRun
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Introscope
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Administrator
1 9 (60.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Server Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) COM+
3 1 (6.67%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) LPAR
2 4 (26.67%) DataPower
2 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) zOS
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) AIX
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) BS7799
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft