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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 72 64 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -45
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 19 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 1.48% 6.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.58% 6.67% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £395 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+27.86% -3.17%
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
243 285 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.14% 22.20% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 167 70
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
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 28 July 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 15 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (39.39%) Migration
3 12 (36.36%) Banking
4 10 (30.30%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (27.27%) CICS
5 9 (27.27%) DB2
5 9 (27.27%) Linux
6 8 (24.24%) AIX
6 8 (24.24%) zOS
6 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Portal
6 8 (24.24%) LPAR
7 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Process Server
7 7 (21.21%) Windows
7 7 (21.21%) Oracle
8 6 (18.18%) Java
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) UNIX
8 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
8 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 5 (15.15%) Web Application Development
9 5 (15.15%) GWT
9 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
9 5 (15.15%) DataPower
9 5 (15.15%) CruiseControl
9 5 (15.15%) Ajax
9 5 (15.15%) Spring MVC
9 5 (15.15%) Selenium
9 5 (15.15%) Spring Web Flow
9 5 (15.15%) Jython

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (27.27%) CICS
3 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (12.12%) Apache
5 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.06%) IIS
7 1 (3.03%) JBoss
7 1 (3.03%) JRun
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (3.03%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Agresso
1 1 (3.03%) thinkFolio
1 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
1 1 (3.03%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) DB2
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) Redis
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) CruiseControl
1 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Introscope
General
1 12 (36.36%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Administrator
1 10 (30.30%) WebSphere Administrator
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Server Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Designer
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) CICS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (15.15%) Spring
2 5 (15.15%) Ajax
2 5 (15.15%) Spring MVC
2 5 (15.15%) Spring Web Flow
2 5 (15.15%) J2EE
2 5 (15.15%) CSS
2 5 (15.15%) JSP
2 5 (15.15%) Struts
2 5 (15.15%) XML
2 5 (15.15%) GWT
3 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (9.09%) Middleware
4 3 (9.09%) XSLT
4 3 (9.09%) JMS
5 2 (6.06%) JDBC
5 2 (6.06%) iBATIS
6 1 (3.03%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) LPAR
2 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 5 (15.15%) DataPower
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) zOS
2 8 (24.24%) AIX
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 6 (18.18%) UNIX
5 5 (15.15%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) MVC
2 5 (15.15%) OO
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
2 5 (15.15%) Web Application Development
3 4 (12.12%) Content Management
3 4 (12.12%) Web Development
4 1 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) SOA
4 1 (3.03%) Process Management
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Java
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
1 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 5 (15.15%) Jython
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) Perl
2 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) BS7799
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) zsh
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) CA Wily
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) CA
3 4 (12.12%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp
4 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg