The first table below looks at the demand for the WebSphere Consultant role 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Consultant
Rank 83 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.097% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £445 £454
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1212 978 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.76% 94.95% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 455 438
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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WebSphere Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Consultant in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

WebSphere Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited WebSphere Consultant in their job title 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 with WebSphere Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) zOS
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Jython
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (20.00%) DataPower
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal

WebSphere Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited WebSphere Consultant in their job title 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 with WebSphere Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) Jython
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM