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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 47 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 30 79 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.50% 7.17% 3.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.00% 38.54% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 7
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£360 £414 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £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 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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
200 205 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.65% 18.60% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 90 46
Average daily rate £360 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £263 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 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 18 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 26 (48.15%) IBM
1 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 23 (42.59%) Banking
3 17 (31.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (29.63%) Oracle
5 15 (27.78%) Java
5 15 (27.78%) Linux
6 14 (25.93%) zOS
7 13 (24.07%) UNIX
8 12 (22.22%) DB2
8 12 (22.22%) Middleware
8 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.37%) Mainframe
10 10 (18.52%) CICS
10 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
10 10 (18.52%) AIX
10 10 (18.52%) HTML
10 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Portal
11 9 (16.67%) Windows
11 9 (16.67%) SAN
11 9 (16.67%) Replication
12 8 (14.81%) Financial Institution
12 8 (14.81%) EMC
12 8 (14.81%) XML
12 8 (14.81%) SRDF
12 8 (14.81%) NAS
12 8 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
13 7 (12.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 7 (12.96%) CSS
13 7 (12.96%) Java EE

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 17 (31.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (18.52%) CICS
2 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (9.26%) CMS
3 5 (9.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) Apache
4 3 (5.56%) Node.js
4 3 (5.56%) TeamSite
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) SAN
2 8 (14.81%) NAS
3 6 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) SNA
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) DB2
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Introscope
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Ant
3 2 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.85%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.85%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 23 (42.59%) Banking
3 8 (14.81%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Designer
2 9 (16.67%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
3 8 (14.81%) Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Designer
5 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Applications Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Portal Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Linux Consultant
10 1 (1.85%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Middleware
2 10 (18.52%) HTML
3 8 (14.81%) XML
4 7 (12.96%) CSS
4 7 (12.96%) Java EE
4 7 (12.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (11.11%) Web Services
6 5 (9.26%) J2EE
6 5 (9.26%) JSP
6 5 (9.26%) jQuery
7 4 (7.41%) Spring
8 3 (5.56%) JSF
8 3 (5.56%) XSL
8 3 (5.56%) XSLT
8 3 (5.56%) .NET
8 3 (5.56%) HTML5
8 3 (5.56%) CSS3
8 3 (5.56%) Backbone.js
8 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Mainframe
2 9 (16.67%) Replication
3 8 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) DataPower
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) zOS
3 13 (24.07%) UNIX
4 10 (18.52%) AIX
5 9 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (5.56%) Android
6 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.41%) Network Design
1 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
2 3 (5.56%) Android Development
2 3 (5.56%) iOS Development
2 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (5.56%) Migration
2 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (5.56%) SOA
2 3 (5.56%) Project Management
3 2 (3.70%) BCP
3 2 (3.70%) RUP
3 2 (3.70%) Unified Process
3 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (3.70%) Web Development
3 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
4 1 (1.85%) Data Architecture
4 1 (1.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Java
2 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.26%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) PHP
5 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) REXX
6 1 (1.85%) Jython
6 1 (1.85%) AspectJ
6 1 (1.85%) Korn
6 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) SRDF
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.85%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.85%) CA LISA
3 1 (1.85%) Legato
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) IBM
2 16 (29.63%) Oracle
3 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) EMC
5 6 (11.11%) CA
6 5 (9.26%) TIBCO
6 5 (9.26%) JBoss
7 4 (7.41%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) Informatica
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.85%) VMware
8 1 (1.85%) Guidewire
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