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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 67 55 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.04% 1.56% 2.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.47% 8.60% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
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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
232 221 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.01% 18.10% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 115 40
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £230 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £99.53 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 March 2015.

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 March 2015, 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 31 (60.78%) Banking
2 22 (43.14%) Finance
3 21 (41.18%) UNIX
4 20 (39.22%) Java
4 20 (39.22%) Oracle
5 18 (35.29%) SQL
6 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (27.45%) WebSphere MQ
7 14 (27.45%) Perl
7 14 (27.45%) XML
7 14 (27.45%) J2EE
7 14 (27.45%) JMS
7 14 (27.45%) Relational Database
8 13 (25.49%) OO
8 13 (25.49%) XSLT
8 13 (25.49%) PL/SQL
8 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
8 13 (25.49%) CSS
8 13 (25.49%) JSP
8 13 (25.49%) Struts
8 13 (25.49%) Shell Script
8 13 (25.49%) MVC
8 13 (25.49%) Spring
8 13 (25.49%) CruiseControl
8 13 (25.49%) Ajax
8 13 (25.49%) Spring MVC
8 13 (25.49%) Selenium
8 13 (25.49%) Spring Web Flow
8 13 (25.49%) GWT
8 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (19.61%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (19.61%) JBoss
2 8 (15.69%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 6 (11.76%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (9.80%) IIS
5 4 (7.84%) MQSeries
5 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (5.88%) Apache
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.92%) CICS
7 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) FTP
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) SSL
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) DB2
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) DataStage
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.96%) Redis
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Selenium
1 13 (25.49%) CruiseControl
2 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
2 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Introscope
General
1 31 (60.78%) Banking
2 22 (43.14%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) International Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (7.84%) Designer
5 3 (5.88%) Environment Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Deployment Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Wintel Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Wintel Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) J2EE
1 14 (27.45%) XML
1 14 (27.45%) JMS
1 14 (27.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (25.49%) Spring
2 13 (25.49%) Ajax
2 13 (25.49%) XSLT
2 13 (25.49%) Struts
2 13 (25.49%) CSS
2 13 (25.49%) JSP
2 13 (25.49%) Spring MVC
2 13 (25.49%) Spring Web Flow
2 13 (25.49%) GWT
3 11 (21.57%) Middleware
4 8 (15.69%) iBATIS
4 8 (15.69%) JDBC
5 4 (7.84%) Web Services
6 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.96%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) DataPower
2 2 (3.92%) iSeries
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) UNIX
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 9 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) AIX
4 3 (5.88%) zOS
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) OO
2 13 (25.49%) MVC
2 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
2 13 (25.49%) Web Application Development
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (3.92%) SOA
4 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
4 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL
5 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.96%) Business Transformation
5 1 (1.96%) DevOps
5 1 (1.96%) Test Planning
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) Change Management
5 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Content Management
5 1 (1.96%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) Java
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) Perl
4 13 (25.49%) PL/SQL
4 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
4 13 (25.49%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.96%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Control-M
1 2 (3.92%) WSUS
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) IBM
3 5 (9.80%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) CA
5 2 (3.92%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Informatica
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
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