The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Glasgow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 57 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 8 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.16% 4.56% 5.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.27% 23.84% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 14
Average daily rate £275 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
110 172 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.97% 19.11% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 95 56
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £253 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.90 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere
Scotland

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 17 April 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 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) UNIX
3 14 (56.00%) Java
3 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (48.00%) Oracle
5 11 (44.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (44.00%) Linux
6 10 (40.00%) RDBMS
7 9 (36.00%) Banking
8 8 (32.00%) ITIL
9 7 (28.00%) XML
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (28.00%) ETL
10 6 (24.00%) Spring
11 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 5 (20.00%) SOAP
11 5 (20.00%) Windows
12 4 (16.00%) JSP
12 4 (16.00%) XSLT
12 4 (16.00%) CSS
12 4 (16.00%) J2EE
12 4 (16.00%) JMS
12 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
12 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
12 4 (16.00%) iBATIS
12 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 3 (12.00%) GWT
13 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (44.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (12.00%) CruiseControl
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 9 (36.00%) Support Analyst
4 8 (32.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Designer
8 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Server Support
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 6 (24.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.00%) SOAP
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) J2EE
4 4 (16.00%) XSLT
4 4 (16.00%) JMS
4 4 (16.00%) iBATIS
4 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (16.00%) JSP
5 3 (12.00%) GWT
5 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (12.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 3 (12.00%) Ajax
5 3 (12.00%) Middleware
5 3 (12.00%) JDBC
5 3 (12.00%) Struts
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) WSDL
7 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) UNIX
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) ETL
3 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Sybase
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Alterian
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