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 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 85 62 17
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -45
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 9 17 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 1.44% 6.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.63% 6.59% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 36
Average daily rate
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£425 £360 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
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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
248 258 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.48% 21.88% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 152 81
Average daily rate £380 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.43 £12.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.20% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 14 (38.89%) WebSphere Application Server
1 14 (38.89%) Banking
2 12 (33.33%) Migration
2 12 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (27.78%) zOS
3 10 (27.78%) Linux
4 9 (25.00%) DB2
4 9 (25.00%) AIX
4 9 (25.00%) CICS
5 8 (22.22%) Windows
5 8 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
5 8 (22.22%) LPAR
6 7 (19.44%) WebSphere Process Server
6 7 (19.44%) IBM
7 6 (16.67%) Mainframe
7 6 (16.67%) UNIX
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle
8 5 (13.89%) Java
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) XML
8 5 (13.89%) Solaris
8 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
8 5 (13.89%) Jython
8 5 (13.89%) CA
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) DataPower
8 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
9 4 (11.11%) zsh
9 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (11.11%) TeamCity

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 14 (38.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (25.00%) CICS
3 8 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (19.44%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (11.11%) Apache
5 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.56%) IIS
7 1 (2.78%) JBoss
7 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.78%) JRun
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.78%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Agresso
1 1 (2.78%) thinkFolio
1 1 (2.78%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.78%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) DB2
2 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) Redis
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Introscope
1 4 (11.11%) CruiseControl
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
1 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (38.89%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Administrator
2 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Administrator
3 8 (22.22%) Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Designer
6 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 4 (11.11%) Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Server Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Data Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) CICS Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) Solutions Designer
9 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (13.89%) XML
3 4 (11.11%) J2EE
3 4 (11.11%) CSS
3 4 (11.11%) Middleware
3 4 (11.11%) Spring
3 4 (11.11%) Ajax
3 4 (11.11%) JSP
3 4 (11.11%) Struts
3 4 (11.11%) Spring MVC
3 4 (11.11%) Spring Web Flow
3 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (11.11%) GWT
4 3 (8.33%) XSLT
5 2 (5.56%) JMS
5 2 (5.56%) JDBC
5 2 (5.56%) iBATIS
6 1 (2.78%) .NET
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) LPAR
2 6 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 5 (13.89%) DataPower
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
1 10 (27.78%) zOS
2 9 (25.00%) AIX
3 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 6 (16.67%) UNIX
5 5 (13.89%) Solaris
6 2 (5.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) MVC
2 4 (11.11%) OO
2 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.11%) Content Management
2 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
2 4 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Process Management
4 1 (2.78%) Change Management
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL
4 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.78%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
1 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
1 5 (13.89%) Jython
2 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) Perl
2 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) BS7799
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) zsh
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) CA Wily
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
1 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) IBM
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) CA
4 1 (2.78%) NetApp
4 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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