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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 52 32 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +26
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 36 43 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.47% 3.54% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.59% 18.86% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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
286 228 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.64% 18.80% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 117 58
Average daily rate £375 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £192 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £10.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -7.89%

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 December 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 December 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 39 (60.00%) Banking
2 30 (46.15%) Finance
3 25 (38.46%) Java
4 21 (32.31%) Oracle
5 19 (29.23%) IBM
6 18 (27.69%) UNIX
7 17 (26.15%) SQL
8 16 (24.62%) Middleware
9 15 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (21.54%) XML
10 14 (21.54%) Linux
10 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
11 13 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
12 12 (18.46%) CSS
12 12 (18.46%) JBoss
13 11 (16.92%) WebLogic
14 10 (15.38%) J2EE
14 10 (15.38%) JSP
14 10 (15.38%) XSLT
14 10 (15.38%) Windows
15 9 (13.85%) Perl
15 9 (13.85%) Web Services
15 9 (13.85%) OO
15 9 (13.85%) JMS
15 9 (13.85%) Shell Script
15 9 (13.85%) Spring
16 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
16 8 (12.31%) JDBC

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (18.46%) JBoss
3 11 (16.92%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.23%) IIS
5 5 (7.69%) CICS
5 5 (7.69%) Apache
5 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.15%) MQSeries
6 4 (6.15%) CMS
6 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (3.08%) Node.js
7 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.08%) TeamSite
7 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.08%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) SMS
1 1 (1.54%) FTP
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.54%) SNA
1 1 (1.54%) SSL
1 1 (1.54%) SAN
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
1 1 (1.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.15%) DB2
3 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.08%) DataStage
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) CruiseControl
1 8 (12.31%) Selenium
2 4 (6.15%) JIRA
3 3 (4.62%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.08%) Ant
4 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.54%) Introscope
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
5 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
General
1 39 (60.00%) Banking
2 30 (46.15%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.54%) International Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Developer
1 16 (24.62%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Designer
4 7 (10.77%) Solutions Designer
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Environment Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Deployment Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Wintel Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) Wintel Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Middleware Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) Java Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) Middleware
2 15 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (21.54%) XML
4 12 (18.46%) CSS
5 10 (15.38%) JSP
5 10 (15.38%) J2EE
5 10 (15.38%) XSLT
6 9 (13.85%) JMS
6 9 (13.85%) Spring
6 9 (13.85%) Web Services
7 8 (12.31%) Struts
7 8 (12.31%) JDBC
7 8 (12.31%) iBATIS
7 8 (12.31%) Ajax
7 8 (12.31%) Spring MVC
7 8 (12.31%) Spring Web Flow
7 8 (12.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 8 (12.31%) GWT
8 4 (6.15%) HTML
9 3 (4.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.08%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.08%) Replication
2 2 (3.08%) Clustering
2 2 (3.08%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.08%) DataPower
2 2 (3.08%) iSeries
3 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) UNIX
2 14 (21.54%) Linux
3 10 (15.38%) Windows
4 5 (7.69%) zOS
5 4 (6.15%) AIX
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) Android
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.08%) Solaris
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.85%) OO
3 8 (12.31%) MVC
3 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
3 8 (12.31%) Web Application Development
4 5 (7.69%) Migration
5 4 (6.15%) Project Management
5 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.62%) SOA
7 2 (3.08%) BCP
7 2 (3.08%) RUP
7 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.08%) Unified Process
7 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.08%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.08%) Network Design
7 2 (3.08%) Android Development
7 2 (3.08%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) Java
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
3 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.85%) Perl
4 9 (13.85%) Shell Script
5 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.54%) AspectJ
7 1 (1.54%) Korn
7 1 (1.54%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) RACF
2 1 (1.54%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) CA LISA
2 2 (3.08%) Control-M
2 2 (3.08%) WSUS
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.54%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Oracle
2 19 (29.23%) IBM
3 8 (12.31%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.15%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) Citrix
4 4 (6.15%) CA
5 2 (3.08%) Informatica
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) EMC
6 1 (1.54%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow