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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 56 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 37 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.61% 1.91% 2.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.22% 11.11% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 19
Average daily rate £380 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
362 234 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.51% 17.22% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 123 105
Average daily rate £386 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.02 £34.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.05% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 24 (38.71%) Linux
3 22 (35.48%) Java
3 22 (35.48%) IBM
3 22 (35.48%) Banking
4 19 (30.65%) Middleware
5 18 (29.03%) Tomcat
6 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (25.81%) Unix
7 16 (25.81%) AIX
8 15 (24.19%) WebSphere MQ
8 15 (24.19%) XML
9 14 (22.58%) XSLT
9 14 (22.58%) JBoss
9 14 (22.58%) SOA
10 13 (20.97%) WebLogic
10 13 (20.97%) J2EE
10 13 (20.97%) Spring
11 12 (19.35%) TDD
11 12 (19.35%) Java EE
11 12 (19.35%) Scrum
11 12 (19.35%) Eclipse
11 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
11 12 (19.35%) JProfiler
11 12 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (19.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 12 (19.35%) SDLC
12 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
13 10 (16.13%) Oracle

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (29.03%) Tomcat
2 14 (22.58%) JBoss
3 13 (20.97%) WebLogic
4 9 (14.52%) IIS
5 8 (12.90%) Apache
6 5 (8.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (4.84%) Confluence
8 3 (4.84%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (4.84%) iPlanet
8 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (3.23%) CMS
9 2 (3.23%) MQSeries
9 2 (3.23%) nginx
9 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.61%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Eikon
1 1 (1.61%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.61%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) DHCP
1 4 (6.45%) DNS
1 4 (6.45%) FTP
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
1 4 (6.45%) IPsec
1 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.84%) SSL
3 2 (3.23%) LAN
3 2 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.61%) LDAP
4 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) DB2
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Eclipse
1 12 (19.35%) JProfiler
2 7 (11.29%) Maven
3 3 (4.84%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 22 (35.48%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Law
4 4 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Architect
2 16 (25.81%) Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (16.13%) Consultant
5 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Agile Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Designer
7 4 (6.45%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) Middleware
2 15 (24.19%) WebSphere MQ
2 15 (24.19%) XML
3 14 (22.58%) XSLT
4 13 (20.97%) J2EE
4 13 (20.97%) Spring
5 12 (19.35%) Java EE
6 8 (12.90%) SOAP
7 7 (11.29%) Apache CXF
7 7 (11.29%) Drools
7 7 (11.29%) Hibernate
7 7 (11.29%) jBPM
7 7 (11.29%) jQuery
7 7 (11.29%) JSF
7 7 (11.29%) RESTful
7 7 (11.29%) RichFaces
8 6 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (9.68%) Web Services
9 4 (6.45%) Servlets
10 3 (4.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.29%) DataPower
3 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) AIX
2 16 (25.81%) Unix
3 10 (16.13%) Solaris
4 8 (12.90%) zOS
5 5 (8.06%) HPUX
6 4 (6.45%) Windows
7 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (22.58%) SOA
3 12 (19.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 12 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (19.35%) Scrum
3 12 (19.35%) SDLC
3 12 (19.35%) TDD
3 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
4 9 (14.52%) Migration
5 8 (12.90%) High Availability
6 7 (11.29%) BPMN
6 7 (11.29%) Workflow
7 6 (9.68%) Process Management
7 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.45%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.45%) DevOps
8 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 8 (12.90%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) C++
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) REXX
4 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) MiFID
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.45%) Xen
2 2 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.61%) RACF
3 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.61%) zsh
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.61%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) IBM
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 3 (4.84%) Ab Initio
5 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.23%) CA
6 2 (3.23%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.61%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.61%) BMC
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) FactSet
7 1 (1.61%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) Sybase
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