The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 63 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.45% 0.11% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.91% 0.69% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-12.29% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 -
WebSphere Application Server
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 Glasgow region.

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
103 145 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.54% 16.50% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 81 64
Average daily rate £336 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Glasgow region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) DataPower
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Subversion
4 4 (44.44%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) Maven
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Mockito
5 3 (33.33%) Bitbucket
5 3 (33.33%) JAX-RS
5 3 (33.33%) Gradle
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Camel
5 3 (33.33%) Docker

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) CICS
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
2 3 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Gradle
2 3 (33.33%) JUnit
2 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) Mockito
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) ClearCase Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) JAX-RS
2 3 (33.33%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) DataPower
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) MVS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (33.33%) Microservices
1 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
1 3 (33.33%) TDD
1 3 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) RACF
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat