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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 63 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 30 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.98% 1.38% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.42% 7.75% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 15
Median daily rate £456 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.76%
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
288 258 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.04% 17.81% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 140 144
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £216 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £19.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 26 (38.24%) Java
3 23 (33.82%) Linux
3 23 (33.82%) IBM
4 21 (30.88%) Middleware
5 20 (29.41%) JBoss
6 19 (27.94%) Oracle
7 18 (26.47%) Banking
7 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
7 18 (26.47%) Java EE
8 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 16 (23.53%) Unix
8 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (23.53%) Spring
9 15 (22.06%) SQL
9 15 (22.06%) AIX
9 15 (22.06%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 14 (20.59%) XML
10 14 (20.59%) WebLogic
10 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 14 (20.59%) SOA
10 14 (20.59%) Hibernate
11 13 (19.12%) Solaris
11 13 (19.12%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (19.12%) J2EE
11 13 (19.12%) SDLC
12 12 (17.65%) Waterfall
12 12 (17.65%) JProfiler

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 (29.41%) JBoss
2 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
3 14 (20.59%) WebLogic
4 8 (11.76%) IIS
5 6 (8.82%) Apache
5 6 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (5.88%) CICS
6 4 (5.88%) GlassFish
6 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (4.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (4.41%) iPlanet
7 3 (4.41%) MQSeries
7 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (2.94%) Confluence
8 2 (2.94%) nginx
8 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Eikon
1 1 (1.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.47%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.47%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) DNS
1 5 (7.35%) SSL
1 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.88%) Firewall
3 3 (4.41%) Internet
3 3 (4.41%) LDAP
4 2 (2.94%) DHCP
4 2 (2.94%) FTP
4 2 (2.94%) HTTP
4 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.94%) IPsec
5 1 (1.47%) LAN
5 1 (1.47%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) DB2
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Eclipse
1 12 (17.65%) JProfiler
2 7 (10.29%) Maven
3 4 (5.88%) Introscope
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Law
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Architect
3 13 (19.12%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Consultant
5 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Agile Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) DB2 DBA
8 3 (4.41%) DB2 Support
8 3 (4.41%) DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) Middleware
2 18 (26.47%) Java EE
3 16 (23.53%) Spring
4 14 (20.59%) Hibernate
4 14 (20.59%) XML
5 13 (19.12%) J2EE
5 13 (19.12%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (17.65%) XSLT
7 8 (11.76%) JSF
8 7 (10.29%) Apache CXF
8 7 (10.29%) Drools
8 7 (10.29%) jBPM
8 7 (10.29%) jQuery
8 7 (10.29%) RESTful
8 7 (10.29%) RichFaces
8 7 (10.29%) SOAP
9 6 (8.82%) Struts
10 4 (5.88%) .NET
10 4 (5.88%) HTML
10 4 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Mainframe
2 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.35%) DataPower
4 4 (5.88%) Replication
5 3 (4.41%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Linux
2 16 (23.53%) Unix
3 15 (22.06%) AIX
4 13 (19.12%) Solaris
5 10 (14.71%) zOS
6 8 (11.76%) HPUX
6 8 (11.76%) Windows
7 3 (4.41%) OS/2
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
2 15 (22.06%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 14 (20.59%) SOA
4 13 (19.12%) SDLC
5 12 (17.65%) Scrum
5 12 (17.65%) TDD
5 12 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 11 (16.18%) Migration
7 7 (10.29%) BPMN
7 7 (10.29%) Workflow
8 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.35%) Change Management
10 4 (5.88%) Application Performance Management
10 4 (5.88%) DevOps
10 4 (5.88%) High Availability
10 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.88%) ITIL
10 4 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) Java
2 15 (22.06%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.88%) PHP
4 4 (5.88%) Python
4 4 (5.88%) REXX
5 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.41%) VBScript
6 2 (2.94%) C++
6 2 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.47%) COBOL
7 1 (1.47%) JCL
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) MiFID
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) RACF
2 3 (4.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (2.94%) Docker
3 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) Xen
4 1 (1.47%) zsh
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.88%) CA Wily
2 4 (5.88%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.41%) Puppet
4 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) IBM
2 19 (27.94%) Oracle
3 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.71%) CA
5 5 (7.35%) Ab Initio
6 4 (5.88%) BMC
7 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.94%) HP
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.94%) Sybase
7 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.94%) VMware
7 2 (2.94%) webMethods
8 1 (1.47%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.47%) FactSet
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