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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 62 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.53% 2.82% 3.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.04% 15.74% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £319 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
WebSphere
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
99 108 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.24% 17.94% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 48 79
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.87 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.01% -56.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (76.19%) Java
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 14 (66.67%) XML
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) UNIX
4 12 (57.14%) OO
4 12 (57.14%) JMS
4 12 (57.14%) PL/SQL
5 11 (52.38%) J2EE
5 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 11 (52.38%) JSP
5 11 (52.38%) Struts
5 11 (52.38%) MVC
5 11 (52.38%) Spring
5 11 (52.38%) Ajax
5 11 (52.38%) Spring Web Flow
5 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
6 10 (47.62%) Perl
7 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 9 (42.86%) JDBC
7 9 (42.86%) XSLT
7 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
7 9 (42.86%) Selenium
7 9 (42.86%) Web Application Development
7 9 (42.86%) Banking
7 9 (42.86%) CruiseControl
7 9 (42.86%) iBATIS
7 9 (42.86%) Spring MVC
7 9 (42.86%) GWT

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) GlassFish
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Selenium
1 9 (42.86%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (42.86%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planner
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) XML
2 12 (57.14%) JMS
3 11 (52.38%) J2EE
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 11 (52.38%) JSP
3 11 (52.38%) Struts
3 11 (52.38%) Spring
3 11 (52.38%) Ajax
3 11 (52.38%) Spring Web Flow
4 9 (42.86%) JDBC
4 9 (42.86%) XSLT
4 9 (42.86%) iBATIS
4 9 (42.86%) Spring MVC
4 9 (42.86%) GWT
5 5 (23.81%) Middleware
6 4 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (19.05%) REST
7 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (14.29%) Java EE
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) DataPower
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) OO
3 11 (52.38%) MVC
4 9 (42.86%) Web Application Development
4 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (9.52%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) AOP
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.52%) BPEL
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 10 (47.62%) Perl
4 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) RACF
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) BMC
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Yahoo!
3 2 (9.52%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) Kony
4 1 (4.76%) Guidewire
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft