The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 69 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 3 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.56% 0.46% 4.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.94% 2.78% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 20
Average daily rate
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£513 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.36% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £275 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
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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
127 108 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.35% 16.56% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 53 101
Average daily rate £387 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £214 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.87 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.44% -55.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £17.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (66.67%) UNIX
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) IBM
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) Perl
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) J2EE
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) JDBC
7 4 (26.67%) JSP
7 4 (26.67%) Struts
7 4 (26.67%) XSLT
7 4 (26.67%) JMS
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) CruiseControl
7 4 (26.67%) Spring
7 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 4 (26.67%) iBATIS
7 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
7 4 (26.67%) Selenium
7 4 (26.67%) Spring Web Flow
7 4 (26.67%) GWT

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) CruiseControl
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planner
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) JDBC
2 4 (26.67%) JSP
2 4 (26.67%) Struts
2 4 (26.67%) XSLT
2 4 (26.67%) JMS
2 4 (26.67%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) iBATIS
2 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Spring Web Flow
2 4 (26.67%) GWT
3 3 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 1 (6.67%) EJB
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) DataPower
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) BMC
3 2 (13.33%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) VMware