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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 58 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.09% 0.11% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.09% 0.65% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £363 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
115 153 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.83% 17.57% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 79 64
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (83.33%) IBM
3 8 (66.67%) HTTP
3 8 (66.67%) Unix
3 8 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
4 7 (58.33%) DataPower
5 6 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) AIX
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Subversion
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (33.33%) Clustering
7 4 (33.33%) J2EE
7 4 (33.33%) DB2
8 3 (25.00%) SOA
8 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (25.00%) JUnit
8 3 (25.00%) UML
8 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (25.00%) SOAP
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (25.00%) Replication
8 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (25.00%) Spring
8 3 (25.00%) Maven
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (25.00%) TDD
8 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Gradle
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 3 (25.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) ClearCase Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Scripting Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (25.00%) JAX-RS
2 3 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) DataPower
2 4 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) Microservices
1 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (25.00%) SOA
1 3 (25.00%) TDD
1 3 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Korn
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle