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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 60 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 39 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.90% 1.42% 2.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.18% 8.77% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 16
Median daily rate £440 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.65 £35.28
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +6.73%
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
275 228 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.42% 16.16% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 109 170
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £196 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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
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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 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 30 (41.10%) Linux
2 29 (39.73%) Oracle
3 27 (36.99%) Middleware
4 26 (35.62%) Java
5 23 (31.51%) SQL Server
5 23 (31.51%) Finance
6 21 (28.77%) IBM
7 20 (27.40%) JBoss
8 19 (26.03%) AIX
8 19 (26.03%) Hibernate
9 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
10 17 (23.29%) Banking
11 16 (21.92%) Spring
11 16 (21.92%) Tomcat
11 16 (21.92%) SQL
12 15 (20.55%) Unix
12 15 (20.55%) Solaris
12 15 (20.55%) Java EE
13 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.44%) Windows
13 12 (16.44%) IIS
13 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (15.07%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (15.07%) WebLogic
14 11 (15.07%) Migration
15 10 (13.70%) Struts
15 10 (13.70%) HPUX
15 10 (13.70%) SOA
15 10 (13.70%) WebSphere MQ
16 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP

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 20 (27.40%) JBoss
2 16 (21.92%) Tomcat
3 12 (16.44%) IIS
4 11 (15.07%) WebLogic
4 11 (15.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (10.96%) WebSphere Portal
6 7 (9.59%) Apache
7 6 (8.22%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Process Server
9 4 (5.48%) CICS
9 4 (5.48%) GlassFish
9 4 (5.48%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (4.11%) iPlanet
11 2 (2.74%) CMS
11 2 (2.74%) Confluence
11 2 (2.74%) nginx
12 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) DNS
1 9 (12.33%) SSL
1 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.22%) Internet
3 4 (5.48%) Firewall
4 3 (4.11%) LDAP
5 2 (2.74%) DHCP
5 2 (2.74%) FTP
5 2 (2.74%) HTTP
5 2 (2.74%) IPsec
6 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) SAN
6 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) DB2
3 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) Redis
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
1 5 (6.85%) JProfiler
1 5 (6.85%) Maven
2 4 (5.48%) Introscope
3 2 (2.74%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.74%) JIRA
3 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) ClearCase
General
1 23 (31.51%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Law
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Architect
3 11 (15.07%) Java Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Consultant
4 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Administrator
6 7 (9.59%) Server Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Middleware Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) WebSphere Administrator
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (4.11%) DB2 DBA
9 3 (4.11%) DBA
9 3 (4.11%) Monitoring Specialist
9 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) Middleware
2 19 (26.03%) Hibernate
3 16 (21.92%) Spring
4 15 (20.55%) Java EE
5 10 (13.70%) Struts
5 10 (13.70%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (12.33%) JSF
6 9 (12.33%) Web Services
7 7 (9.59%) XML
8 6 (8.22%) Drools
8 6 (8.22%) J2EE
8 6 (8.22%) Servlets
9 5 (6.85%) Apache CXF
9 5 (6.85%) jBPM
9 5 (6.85%) jQuery
9 5 (6.85%) RESTful
9 5 (6.85%) RichFaces
9 5 (6.85%) SOAP
9 5 (6.85%) XSLT
10 4 (5.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Cryptography
1 6 (8.22%) Mainframe
2 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) DataPower
3 3 (4.11%) Clustering
3 3 (4.11%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) Linux
2 19 (26.03%) AIX
3 15 (20.55%) Solaris
3 15 (20.55%) Unix
4 12 (16.44%) Windows
5 10 (13.70%) HPUX
6 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
6 7 (9.59%) zOS
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.11%) OS/2
9 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (15.07%) Migration
3 10 (13.70%) SOA
4 9 (12.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (10.96%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 7 (9.59%) Change Management
6 7 (9.59%) DevOps
7 6 (8.22%) ITIL
7 6 (8.22%) OO
7 6 (8.22%) OOD
7 6 (8.22%) Open Source
7 6 (8.22%) SDLC
8 5 (6.85%) BPMN
8 5 (6.85%) Scrum
8 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.85%) TDD
8 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.85%) Workflow
9 4 (5.48%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) Java
2 16 (21.92%) SQL
3 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.59%) VBScript
4 5 (6.85%) C#
5 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.48%) PHP
5 4 (5.48%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) REXX
7 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.74%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.74%) VBA
8 1 (1.37%) COBOL
8 1 (1.37%) JCL
8 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) RACF
1 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (2.74%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) Xen
2 2 (2.74%) zsh
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.48%) CA Wily
2 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.48%) Puppet
3 3 (4.11%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) Oracle
2 21 (28.77%) IBM
3 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.96%) CA
5 7 (9.59%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.22%) webMethods
7 4 (5.48%) Ab Initio
8 3 (4.11%) BMC
9 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.74%) HP
9 2 (2.74%) Sybase
9 2 (2.74%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.74%) VMware