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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 55 57 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 28 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.97% 2.09% 3.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 11.47% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
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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
252 218 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.73% 18.26% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 148 61
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £230 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 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 22 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 21 (48.84%) Banking
2 16 (37.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (30.23%) UNIX
4 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
4 12 (27.91%) Oracle
4 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Migration
5 11 (25.58%) CruiseControl
5 11 (25.58%) Spring
5 11 (25.58%) Ajax
5 11 (25.58%) Spring MVC
5 11 (25.58%) Selenium
5 11 (25.58%) Spring Web Flow
5 11 (25.58%) GWT
5 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
5 11 (25.58%) Web Application Development
5 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
5 11 (25.58%) J2EE
5 11 (25.58%) Java
5 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 11 (25.58%) Perl
5 11 (25.58%) PL/SQL
5 11 (25.58%) CSS
5 11 (25.58%) JSP
5 11 (25.58%) Struts
5 11 (25.58%) XML
5 11 (25.58%) Linux
5 11 (25.58%) OO
5 11 (25.58%) MVC

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 16 (37.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (18.60%) CICS
2 8 (18.60%) WebSphere Portal
3 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (9.30%) JBoss
5 4 (9.30%) Apache
6 3 (6.98%) IIS
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.33%) Lync
8 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.33%) JRun
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) thinkFolio
1 1 (2.33%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.33%) Eikon
1 1 (2.33%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
2 8 (18.60%) DB2
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) CruiseControl
1 11 (25.58%) Selenium
2 4 (9.30%) Introscope
2 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (48.84%) Banking
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Administrator
4 8 (18.60%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Server Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Designer
8 1 (2.33%) CICS Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) CICS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) Spring
1 11 (25.58%) Ajax
1 11 (25.58%) Spring MVC
1 11 (25.58%) Spring Web Flow
1 11 (25.58%) GWT
1 11 (25.58%) J2EE
1 11 (25.58%) CSS
1 11 (25.58%) JSP
1 11 (25.58%) Struts
1 11 (25.58%) XML
2 9 (20.93%) JMS
2 9 (20.93%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (20.93%) XSLT
3 6 (13.95%) JDBC
3 6 (13.95%) iBATIS
4 3 (6.98%) Middleware
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.33%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) LPAR
2 5 (11.63%) Mainframe
3 4 (9.30%) DataPower
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) UNIX
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 8 (18.60%) zOS
4 7 (16.28%) Windows
4 7 (16.28%) AIX
5 5 (11.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (27.91%) Migration
2 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
2 11 (25.58%) Web Application Development
2 11 (25.58%) OO
2 11 (25.58%) MVC
3 4 (9.30%) Content Management
3 4 (9.30%) Web Development
4 1 (2.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.33%) SOA
4 1 (2.33%) Process Management
4 1 (2.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.58%) Perl
2 11 (25.58%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Jython
4 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) zsh
2 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) CA Wily
1 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) CA
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
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