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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 69 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 6.29% 3.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.36% 38.59% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 9
Average daily rate
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£360 £405 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +5.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -44.56%
WebSphere
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
171 184 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.00% 16.31% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 77 49
Average daily rate £360 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £252 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £449 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +8.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 23 (56.10%) IBM
2 22 (53.66%) Finance
3 17 (41.46%) Banking
4 14 (34.15%) zOS
5 13 (31.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (31.71%) UNIX
6 12 (29.27%) Oracle
6 12 (29.27%) Linux
7 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.83%) Middleware
7 11 (26.83%) Java
8 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
8 10 (24.39%) HTML
8 10 (24.39%) DB2
8 10 (24.39%) AIX
8 10 (24.39%) Mainframe
8 10 (24.39%) WebSphere Portal
9 9 (21.95%) SAN
9 9 (21.95%) Windows
10 8 (19.51%) CICS
10 8 (19.51%) EMC
10 8 (19.51%) Financial Institution
10 8 (19.51%) NAS
10 8 (19.51%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (19.51%) SRDF
10 8 (19.51%) Replication
11 7 (17.07%) Java EE
11 7 (17.07%) CSS
12 6 (14.63%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (14.63%) WebSphere Message Broker

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (31.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (24.39%) WebSphere Portal
3 8 (19.51%) CICS
4 5 (12.20%) CMS
5 3 (7.32%) Node.js
5 3 (7.32%) TeamSite
6 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.88%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) SAN
2 8 (19.51%) NAS
3 6 (14.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) DB2
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Introscope
2 2 (4.88%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.44%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) Ant
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) Banking
3 8 (19.51%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Designer
2 8 (19.51%) Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Designer
3 7 (17.07%) Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Portal Developer
7 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Portal Developer
7 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Web Designer
8 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) Middleware
2 10 (24.39%) HTML
3 7 (17.07%) Java EE
3 7 (17.07%) CSS
4 6 (14.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (14.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (12.20%) jQuery
5 5 (12.20%) JSP
5 5 (12.20%) J2EE
5 5 (12.20%) Web Services
5 5 (12.20%) XML
6 4 (9.76%) Spring
7 3 (7.32%) JSF
7 3 (7.32%) CSS3
7 3 (7.32%) Backbone.js
7 3 (7.32%) XSL
7 3 (7.32%) XSLT
7 3 (7.32%) .NET
7 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Mainframe
2 8 (19.51%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (19.51%) Replication
3 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) DataPower
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) zOS
2 13 (31.71%) UNIX
3 12 (29.27%) Linux
4 10 (24.39%) AIX
5 9 (21.95%) Windows
6 3 (7.32%) Android
6 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
1 4 (9.76%) Network Design
2 3 (7.32%) Migration
2 3 (7.32%) SOA
2 3 (7.32%) Android Development
2 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
3 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.88%) RUP
3 2 (4.88%) BCP
3 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
3 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (4.88%) Web Development
3 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.88%) Unified Process
4 1 (2.44%) AOP
4 1 (2.44%) Workflow Management
4 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) AspectJ
5 1 (2.44%) Jython
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) SRDF
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.44%) Legato
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) IBM
2 12 (29.27%) Oracle
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) EMC
5 4 (9.76%) CA
5 4 (9.76%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) JBoss
6 2 (4.88%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.44%) Guidewire