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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 66 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 2.60% 2.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.08% 13.50% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 2
Average daily rate
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£442 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £390 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £528 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +71.42%
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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
212 237 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.41% 19.24% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 120 33
Average daily rate £375 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £99.53 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +623.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 33 (60.00%) Banking
2 26 (47.27%) Finance
3 21 (38.18%) Java
4 20 (36.36%) Oracle
5 19 (34.55%) UNIX
6 16 (29.09%) SQL
7 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (25.45%) XML
8 13 (23.64%) Linux
8 13 (23.64%) JBoss
8 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
9 12 (21.82%) Middleware
9 12 (21.82%) IBM
10 11 (20.00%) JMS
10 11 (20.00%) Shell Script
10 11 (20.00%) J2EE
10 11 (20.00%) Perl
10 11 (20.00%) WebLogic
11 10 (18.18%) CSS
11 10 (18.18%) PL/SQL
11 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 10 (18.18%) OO
11 10 (18.18%) XSLT
11 10 (18.18%) JSP
11 10 (18.18%) Struts
11 10 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (18.18%) Spring
11 10 (18.18%) Ajax
11 10 (18.18%) CruiseControl

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (23.64%) JBoss
2 11 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 10 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (12.73%) IIS
5 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
6 5 (9.09%) Apache
7 4 (7.27%) MQSeries
8 3 (5.45%) CICS
9 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) FTP
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.64%) DataStage
4 2 (3.64%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) CruiseControl
1 10 (18.18%) Selenium
2 3 (5.45%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Ant
4 1 (1.82%) Introscope
General
1 33 (60.00%) Banking
2 26 (47.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) International Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 15 (27.27%) Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Designer
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (7.27%) Environment Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (5.45%) Deployment Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Wintel Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Wintel Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.82%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Software Development Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) XML
2 12 (21.82%) Middleware
3 11 (20.00%) JMS
3 11 (20.00%) J2EE
4 10 (18.18%) CSS
4 10 (18.18%) JSP
4 10 (18.18%) XSLT
4 10 (18.18%) Struts
4 10 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (18.18%) Spring
4 10 (18.18%) Ajax
4 10 (18.18%) Spring MVC
4 10 (18.18%) Spring Web Flow
4 10 (18.18%) GWT
5 8 (14.55%) iBATIS
5 8 (14.55%) JDBC
6 5 (9.09%) Web Services
7 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Clustering
1 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
1 2 (3.64%) iSeries
1 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) DataPower
2 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) UNIX
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) AIX
4 3 (5.45%) zOS
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.18%) OO
2 10 (18.18%) MVC
2 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 10 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 3 (5.45%) Project Management
4 2 (3.64%) SOA
4 2 (3.64%) Migration
4 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
4 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.64%) Waterfall
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.82%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Change Management
5 1 (1.82%) BPEL
5 1 (1.82%) Network Design
5 1 (1.82%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 11 (20.00%) Perl
4 10 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.82%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) CA LISA
2 2 (3.64%) Control-M
2 2 (3.64%) WSUS
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Oracle
2 12 (21.82%) IBM
3 8 (14.55%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.27%) Citrix
4 4 (7.27%) CA
5 2 (3.64%) Informatica
5 2 (3.64%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft