The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 65 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 1.85% 2.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.77% 9.27% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
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
159 302 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.51% 19.99% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 158 155
Median daily rate £350 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £233 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -10.25%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) JBoss
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) AIX
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) SSL
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (17.65%) Servlets
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 3 (17.65%) Clustering
5 3 (17.65%) Middleware
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) JSF
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Server Building
6 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (11.76%) Log4j

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) JBoss
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (5.88%) Apache
5 1 (5.88%) CICS
5 1 (5.88%) CMS
5 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
1 2 (11.76%) ClearQuest
1 2 (11.76%) Log4j
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
2 3 (17.65%) JSF
2 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) Servlets
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) Java EE
3 2 (11.76%) JMS
3 2 (11.76%) JSP
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) AIX
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) HPUX
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) zOS
5 1 (5.88%) i5/OS
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) SOA
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Server Building
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (5.88%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Misys
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat