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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 2.32% 2.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.38% 9.71% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 2
Median daily rate £425 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £389
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00

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
137 340 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.02% 23.86% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 188 116
Median daily rate £350 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% -44.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 January 2017, 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 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) zOS
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Java EE
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) DB2
4 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Back Office
4 2 (22.22%) Log4j
4 2 (22.22%) WebLogic Portal

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 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (11.11%) CICS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Log4j
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Java EE
2 2 (22.22%) JMS
2 2 (22.22%) JSP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (11.11%) JSF
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Servlets
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) zOS
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) HPUX
3 1 (11.11%) i5/OS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
1 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Misys
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat