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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 63 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 19 73 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 6.55% 3.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.95% 38.42% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 7
Average daily rate
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£360 £410 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -29.55%
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
191 190 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.96% 17.06% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 83 49
Average daily rate £364 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £281 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +8.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 25 (58.14%) IBM
2 22 (51.16%) Finance
3 16 (37.21%) Banking
4 15 (34.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (32.56%) Oracle
5 14 (32.56%) zOS
6 13 (30.23%) Java
7 12 (27.91%) UNIX
7 12 (27.91%) Linux
8 11 (25.58%) DB2
8 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
8 11 (25.58%) Middleware
8 11 (25.58%) Mainframe
9 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
9 10 (23.26%) HTML
9 10 (23.26%) AIX
9 10 (23.26%) WebSphere Portal
10 9 (20.93%) Windows
10 9 (20.93%) SAN
10 9 (20.93%) CICS
10 9 (20.93%) Replication
11 8 (18.60%) Financial Institution
11 8 (18.60%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (18.60%) NAS
11 8 (18.60%) EMC
11 8 (18.60%) SRDF
12 7 (16.28%) XML
12 7 (16.28%) CSS
12 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 7 (16.28%) Java EE

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (34.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (23.26%) WebSphere Portal
3 9 (20.93%) CICS
4 5 (11.63%) CMS
5 3 (6.98%) Node.js
5 3 (6.98%) TeamSite
6 2 (4.65%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) NAS
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) MPLS
4 1 (2.33%) SMS
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) DB2
2 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Introscope
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 16 (37.21%) Banking
3 8 (18.60%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Designer
2 9 (20.93%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Administrator
4 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Designer
5 6 (13.95%) WebSphere Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Applications Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Portal Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Portal Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Java Applications Architect
10 1 (2.33%) Linux Consultant
10 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
10 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Specialist
10 1 (2.33%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) Middleware
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
3 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 7 (16.28%) XML
3 7 (16.28%) Java EE
3 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 6 (13.95%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (11.63%) jQuery
5 5 (11.63%) J2EE
5 5 (11.63%) Web Services
5 5 (11.63%) JSP
6 4 (9.30%) Spring
7 3 (6.98%) JSF
7 3 (6.98%) XSL
7 3 (6.98%) XSLT
7 3 (6.98%) .NET
7 3 (6.98%) HTML5
7 3 (6.98%) CSS3
7 3 (6.98%) Backbone.js
7 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Mainframe
2 9 (20.93%) Replication
3 8 (18.60%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) DataPower
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) zOS
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) UNIX
3 10 (23.26%) AIX
4 9 (20.93%) Windows
5 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.98%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Network Design
1 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
2 3 (6.98%) Android Development
2 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
2 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (6.98%) Migration
2 3 (6.98%) SOA
2 3 (6.98%) Project Management
3 2 (4.65%) BCP
3 2 (4.65%) RUP
3 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.65%) Unified Process
3 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (4.65%) Web Development
3 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
3 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.33%) BDD
4 1 (2.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (2.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) REXX
6 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) Jython
6 1 (2.33%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) SRDF
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.33%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) IBM
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle
3 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.60%) EMC
5 4 (9.30%) CA
5 4 (9.30%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
6 2 (4.65%) JBoss
7 1 (2.33%) Guidewire
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
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