The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Specialist
Rank - - 72
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Specialist
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1359 1295 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.07% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 701 541
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebSphere Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere Specialist
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM