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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 61 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 31 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.20% 1.99% 1.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.92% 10.86% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 15
Median daily rate £463 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £376 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £415
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.47% -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
260 267 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.47% 18.29% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 133 158
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £198 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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 29 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 29 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 (40.30%) Java
1 27 (40.30%) Linux
2 25 (37.31%) Oracle
3 23 (34.33%) Finance
4 21 (31.34%) Middleware
4 21 (31.34%) JBoss
5 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
6 18 (26.87%) Hibernate
6 18 (26.87%) Banking
7 17 (25.37%) Spring
7 17 (25.37%) Tomcat
7 17 (25.37%) AIX
7 17 (25.37%) IBM
7 17 (25.37%) Java EE
8 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
8 15 (22.39%) Unix
8 15 (22.39%) SQL
8 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (20.90%) Solaris
9 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (19.40%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (19.40%) WebLogic
10 13 (19.40%) SOA
11 12 (17.91%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 11 (16.42%) WebSphere MQ
12 11 (16.42%) XML
13 10 (14.93%) Windows
13 10 (14.93%) IIS
13 10 (14.93%) J2EE
13 10 (14.93%) Migration

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 21 (31.34%) JBoss
2 17 (25.37%) Tomcat
3 13 (19.40%) WebLogic
4 10 (14.93%) IIS
5 7 (10.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (8.96%) Apache
7 4 (5.97%) CICS
7 4 (5.97%) GlassFish
7 4 (5.97%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (5.97%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Portal
7 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (4.48%) iPlanet
9 2 (2.99%) Confluence
9 2 (2.99%) nginx
10 1 (1.49%) CMS
10 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) DNS
1 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) SSL
3 4 (5.97%) Firewall
3 4 (5.97%) Internet
4 3 (4.48%) LDAP
5 2 (2.99%) DHCP
5 2 (2.99%) FTP
5 2 (2.99%) HTTP
5 2 (2.99%) IPsec
6 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.49%) LAN
6 1 (1.49%) SAN
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) DB2
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Eclipse
1 9 (13.43%) JProfiler
2 7 (10.45%) Maven
3 4 (5.97%) Introscope
4 2 (2.99%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 18 (26.87%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Law
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) Architect
3 13 (19.40%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (11.94%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Middleware Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (4.48%) DB2 Support
8 3 (4.48%) DBA
8 3 (4.48%) Monitoring Specialist
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Specialist
8 3 (4.48%) Production DBA
8 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) Middleware
2 18 (26.87%) Hibernate
3 17 (25.37%) Java EE
3 17 (25.37%) Spring
4 11 (16.42%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (16.42%) XML
5 10 (14.93%) J2EE
5 10 (14.93%) JSF
6 9 (13.43%) XSLT
7 8 (11.94%) Drools
7 8 (11.94%) Struts
8 7 (10.45%) Apache CXF
8 7 (10.45%) jBPM
8 7 (10.45%) jQuery
8 7 (10.45%) RESTful
8 7 (10.45%) RichFaces
8 7 (10.45%) SOAP
9 5 (7.46%) Servlets
9 5 (7.46%) Web Services
10 4 (5.97%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Mainframe
2 4 (5.97%) Cryptography
2 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.97%) DataPower
3 3 (4.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Linux
2 17 (25.37%) AIX
3 15 (22.39%) Unix
4 14 (20.90%) Solaris
5 10 (14.93%) Windows
6 9 (13.43%) HPUX
7 7 (10.45%) zOS
8 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
9 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (4.48%) OS/2
11 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (19.40%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (19.40%) SOA
4 12 (17.91%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 10 (14.93%) Migration
5 10 (14.93%) SDLC
6 9 (13.43%) Scrum
6 9 (13.43%) TDD
6 9 (13.43%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.45%) BPMN
7 7 (10.45%) Workflow
8 5 (7.46%) Change Management
8 5 (7.46%) DevOps
8 5 (7.46%) ITIL
9 4 (5.97%) Application Performance Management
9 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.97%) OO
9 4 (5.97%) Open Source
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) Java
2 15 (22.39%) SQL
3 5 (7.46%) C#
3 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.46%) VBScript
4 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) PHP
4 4 (5.97%) Python
5 3 (4.48%) REXX
6 2 (2.99%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.99%) VBA
7 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.49%) COBOL
7 1 (1.49%) JCL
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) RACF
1 3 (4.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (2.99%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) Xen
3 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.49%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.97%) CA Wily
3 3 (4.48%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.48%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Oracle
2 17 (25.37%) IBM
3 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.94%) CA
5 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.97%) Ab Initio
6 4 (5.97%) webMethods
7 3 (4.48%) BMC
8 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.99%) HP
8 2 (2.99%) Sybase
8 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.99%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
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