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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 53 24 50
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 29 67 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.21% 5.70% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.14% 27.24% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 1
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£368 £418 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% -1.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
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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
286 246 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.80% 20.94% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 114 48
Average daily rate £375 £338 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £140.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.42% +833.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -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 24 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 24 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 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 23 (47.92%) Banking
3 20 (41.67%) IBM
4 13 (27.08%) Middleware
4 13 (27.08%) Java
4 13 (27.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (25.00%) Oracle
6 10 (20.83%) UNIX
7 9 (18.75%) zOS
8 8 (16.67%) Linux
9 7 (14.58%) Windows
9 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
9 7 (14.58%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.58%) HTML
9 7 (14.58%) CICS
9 7 (14.58%) Java EE
9 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 6 (12.50%) CA
10 6 (12.50%) DB2
10 6 (12.50%) Web Services
10 6 (12.50%) XML
10 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
11 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Portal
11 5 (10.42%) CSS
11 5 (10.42%) AIX
11 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
11 5 (10.42%) JBoss
11 5 (10.42%) Mainframe

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 13 (27.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (14.58%) CICS
3 5 (10.42%) CMS
3 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (10.42%) JBoss
3 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.25%) TeamSite
4 3 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.25%) Node.js
5 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) SAN
1 4 (8.33%) NAS
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) SMS
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) SNA
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) DB2
1 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) DataStage
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Introscope
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Ant
2 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 23 (47.92%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Designer
2 8 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Solutions Designer
4 5 (10.42%) Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Architect
6 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Environment Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Deployment Specialist
8 1 (2.08%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Middleware
2 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 7 (14.58%) HTML
2 7 (14.58%) Java EE
2 7 (14.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (12.50%) Web Services
3 6 (12.50%) XML
4 5 (10.42%) CSS
5 3 (6.25%) JSP
5 3 (6.25%) .NET
5 3 (6.25%) XSL
5 3 (6.25%) XSLT
5 3 (6.25%) jQuery
5 3 (6.25%) JSF
5 3 (6.25%) HTML5
5 3 (6.25%) CSS3
5 3 (6.25%) Backbone.js
5 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.08%) Dojo
6 1 (2.08%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Mainframe
1 5 (10.42%) Replication
1 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) DataPower
3 2 (4.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) UNIX
2 9 (18.75%) zOS
3 8 (16.67%) Linux
4 7 (14.58%) Windows
5 5 (10.42%) AIX
6 3 (6.25%) Android
6 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.33%) Project Management
1 4 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 3 (6.25%) Android Development
2 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
2 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (6.25%) Migration
2 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.17%) Unified Process
3 2 (4.17%) RUP
3 2 (4.17%) SOA
3 2 (4.17%) BCP
3 2 (4.17%) Network Design
3 2 (4.17%) Web Development
3 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
3 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.08%) BDD
4 1 (2.08%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) REXX
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) AspectJ
5 1 (2.08%) Korn
5 1 (2.08%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) SRDF
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.08%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) IBM
2 12 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.50%) CA
5 5 (10.42%) TIBCO
6 4 (8.33%) EMC
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix
7 3 (6.25%) HP
8 2 (4.17%) Informatica
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.08%) SAP
9 1 (2.08%) VMware
9 1 (2.08%) Guidewire
9 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
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