The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 45 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 27 73 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.18% 6.29% 2.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.71% 31.74% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 6
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£375 £423 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £397 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
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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
197 230 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.90% 19.83% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 100 45
Average daily rate £358 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £220 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere 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.

1 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 25 (46.30%) IBM
3 24 (44.44%) Banking
4 17 (31.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (29.63%) Oracle
5 16 (29.63%) Java
6 14 (25.93%) UNIX
6 14 (25.93%) zOS
7 13 (24.07%) Middleware
7 13 (24.07%) Linux
8 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.37%) DB2
10 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
10 10 (18.52%) Windows
10 10 (18.52%) HTML
10 10 (18.52%) CICS
10 10 (18.52%) Mainframe
10 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Portal
11 9 (16.67%) Replication
11 9 (16.67%) SAN
11 9 (16.67%) XML
11 9 (16.67%) AIX
12 8 (14.81%) EMC
12 8 (14.81%) Financial Institution
12 8 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
12 8 (14.81%) SRDF
12 8 (14.81%) NAS
13 7 (12.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 7 (12.96%) Java EE
13 7 (12.96%) CSS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (31.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (18.52%) CICS
2 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (9.26%) CMS
3 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) Node.js
4 3 (5.56%) TeamSite
4 3 (5.56%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) SAN
2 8 (14.81%) NAS
3 6 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) SNA
5 1 (1.85%) SMS
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) DB2
2 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) DataStage
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Introscope
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Ant
2 2 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.85%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 24 (44.44%) Banking
3 8 (14.81%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) International Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Designer
2 10 (18.52%) Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
4 7 (12.96%) Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Applications Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Portal Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Environment Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Wintel Specialist
10 1 (1.85%) Java Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) Middleware
2 10 (18.52%) HTML
3 9 (16.67%) XML
4 7 (12.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 7 (12.96%) Java EE
4 7 (12.96%) CSS
5 6 (11.11%) Web Services
5 6 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (9.26%) jQuery
6 5 (9.26%) JSP
7 4 (7.41%) J2EE
7 4 (7.41%) Spring
8 3 (5.56%) CSS3
8 3 (5.56%) Backbone.js
8 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.56%) HTML5
8 3 (5.56%) JSF
8 3 (5.56%) .NET
8 3 (5.56%) XSL
8 3 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Mainframe
2 9 (16.67%) Replication
3 8 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.70%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.85%) DataPower
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) UNIX
1 14 (25.93%) zOS
2 13 (24.07%) Linux
3 10 (18.52%) Windows
4 9 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.56%) Android
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.41%) Project Management
1 4 (7.41%) Network Design
1 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
2 3 (5.56%) Android Development
2 3 (5.56%) iOS Development
2 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (5.56%) Migration
2 3 (5.56%) SOA
3 2 (3.70%) RUP
3 2 (3.70%) BCP
3 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (3.70%) Unified Process
3 2 (3.70%) Web Development
3 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
3 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.85%) BDD
4 1 (1.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) Java
2 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.26%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) PHP
5 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.85%) AspectJ
6 1 (1.85%) Korn
6 1 (1.85%) Jython
6 1 (1.85%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) SRDF
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.85%) CA LISA
3 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.85%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.85%) Legato
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) IBM
2 16 (29.63%) Oracle
3 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) EMC
5 6 (11.11%) CA
6 5 (9.26%) TIBCO
6 5 (9.26%) JBoss
7 4 (7.41%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.85%) VMware
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix
8 1 (1.85%) Informatica
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
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