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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 61 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 20 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.37% 2.24% 2.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.72% 12.28% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £408 £381
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £28.24
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.85%
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
259 228 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.70% 18.24% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 142 50
Average daily rate £375 £383 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £229 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £99.53 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.94% +337.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 30 (58.82%) Banking
2 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Java
2 17 (33.33%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) UNIX
3 16 (31.37%) Finance
4 15 (29.41%) Oracle
5 14 (27.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (27.45%) Perl
5 14 (27.45%) Linux
5 14 (27.45%) JMS
6 13 (25.49%) CruiseControl
6 13 (25.49%) Spring
6 13 (25.49%) Ajax
6 13 (25.49%) Spring Web Flow
6 13 (25.49%) Spring MVC
6 13 (25.49%) Selenium
6 13 (25.49%) GWT
6 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Web Application Development
6 13 (25.49%) Shell Script
6 13 (25.49%) MVC
6 13 (25.49%) OO
6 13 (25.49%) Struts
6 13 (25.49%) XML
6 13 (25.49%) XSLT
6 13 (25.49%) PL/SQL
6 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
6 13 (25.49%) J2EE
6 13 (25.49%) CSS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (27.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (19.61%) WebSphere Portal
3 7 (13.73%) JBoss
3 7 (13.73%) CICS
3 7 (13.73%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.84%) IIS
4 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.92%) Apache
7 1 (1.96%) Lync
7 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.96%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.96%) Agresso
2 1 (1.96%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) FTP
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.69%) DB2
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) Redis
4 1 (1.96%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) CruiseControl
1 13 (25.49%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) Introscope
3 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (58.82%) Banking
2 16 (31.37%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) WebSphere Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Server Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (1.96%) CICS Systems Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) JMS
2 13 (25.49%) Spring
2 13 (25.49%) Ajax
2 13 (25.49%) Spring Web Flow
2 13 (25.49%) Spring MVC
2 13 (25.49%) GWT
2 13 (25.49%) Struts
2 13 (25.49%) XML
2 13 (25.49%) XSLT
2 13 (25.49%) J2EE
2 13 (25.49%) CSS
2 13 (25.49%) JSP
3 12 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (15.69%) iBATIS
4 8 (15.69%) JDBC
5 5 (9.80%) Middleware
6 3 (5.88%) Web Services
7 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) LPAR
2 4 (7.84%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.84%) DataPower
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) iSeries
3 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) UNIX
2 14 (27.45%) Linux
3 11 (21.57%) Windows
4 8 (15.69%) zOS
4 8 (15.69%) AIX
5 6 (11.76%) Solaris
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
2 13 (25.49%) Web Application Development
2 13 (25.49%) MVC
2 13 (25.49%) OO
3 12 (23.53%) Migration
4 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
4 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.96%) Web Development
5 1 (1.96%) Content Management
5 1 (1.96%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Business Transformation
5 1 (1.96%) SOA
5 1 (1.96%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
1 17 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (27.45%) Perl
3 13 (25.49%) Shell Script
3 13 (25.49%) PL/SQL
3 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.84%) Jython
5 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) C++
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.96%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.92%) CA LISA
2 2 (3.92%) Control-M
2 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) WSUS
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) IBM
3 6 (11.76%) CA
4 3 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.92%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
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