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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 56 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.88% 3.52% 2.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.13% 19.17% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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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
158 120 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.52% 18.35% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 53
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £18.80 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 32 (84.21%) Java
1 32 (84.21%) UNIX
2 28 (73.68%) SQL
3 27 (71.05%) Relational Database
4 25 (65.79%) JSP
5 24 (63.16%) Oracle
6 23 (60.53%) XML
6 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (57.89%) Banking
8 21 (55.26%) Spring
8 21 (55.26%) Ajax
8 21 (55.26%) Spring Web Flow
8 21 (55.26%) MVC
8 21 (55.26%) Struts
8 21 (55.26%) OO
8 21 (55.26%) JMS
8 21 (55.26%) CSS
8 21 (55.26%) PL/SQL
8 21 (55.26%) J2EE
9 20 (52.63%) Perl
9 20 (52.63%) Shell Script
10 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
10 19 (50.00%) JDBC
10 19 (50.00%) XSLT
10 19 (50.00%) Unit Testing
10 19 (50.00%) GWT
10 19 (50.00%) iBATIS
10 19 (50.00%) Spring MVC
10 19 (50.00%) Selenium
10 19 (50.00%) CruiseControl

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (23.68%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
4 5 (13.16%) IIS
5 4 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (5.26%) Apache
6 2 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (5.26%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (5.26%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) DMZ
3 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) Relational Database
2 8 (21.05%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Selenium
1 19 (50.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 22 (57.89%) Banking
2 13 (34.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 23 (60.53%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Applications Support
4 8 (21.05%) Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Support Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Operations Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) JSP
2 23 (60.53%) XML
3 21 (55.26%) Spring
3 21 (55.26%) Ajax
3 21 (55.26%) Spring Web Flow
3 21 (55.26%) Struts
3 21 (55.26%) JMS
3 21 (55.26%) CSS
3 21 (55.26%) J2EE
4 19 (50.00%) JDBC
4 19 (50.00%) XSLT
4 19 (50.00%) GWT
4 19 (50.00%) iBATIS
4 19 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 7 (18.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (10.53%) Middleware
7 3 (7.89%) REST
7 3 (7.89%) HTML
8 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) DataPower
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) UNIX
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) MVC
2 21 (55.26%) OO
3 19 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 19 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.16%) ETL
6 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) SOA
7 2 (5.26%) UML
7 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.26%) BDD
7 2 (5.26%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) AOP
7 2 (5.26%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) Java
2 28 (73.68%) SQL
3 21 (55.26%) PL/SQL
4 20 (52.63%) Perl
4 20 (52.63%) Shell Script
5 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
4 2 (5.26%) Kony
4 2 (5.26%) Yahoo!
4 2 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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