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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 48 24 45
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.11% 5.48% 3.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 30.00% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £282 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £467 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £10.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+261.25% -70.58%
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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
120 110 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.88% 18.27% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 53 63
Average daily rate £340 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.25 £22.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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 26 November 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 23 (82.14%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 21 (75.00%) Oracle
2 21 (75.00%) XML
3 19 (67.86%) UNIX
3 19 (67.86%) JMS
3 19 (67.86%) JSP
3 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (64.29%) Spring
4 18 (64.29%) Ajax
4 18 (64.29%) Spring Web Flow
4 18 (64.29%) Relational Database
4 18 (64.29%) CSS
4 18 (64.29%) PL/SQL
4 18 (64.29%) J2EE
4 18 (64.29%) OO
4 18 (64.29%) Struts
4 18 (64.29%) MVC
5 17 (60.71%) Shell Script
6 16 (57.14%) XSLT
6 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 16 (57.14%) Perl
6 16 (57.14%) JDBC
6 16 (57.14%) Web Application Development
6 16 (57.14%) Selenium
6 16 (57.14%) iBATIS
6 16 (57.14%) Spring MVC
6 16 (57.14%) GWT
6 16 (57.14%) Unit Testing
6 16 (57.14%) Banking

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
1 1 (3.57%) DMZ
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Selenium
1 16 (57.14%) CruiseControl
General
1 16 (57.14%) Banking
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planner
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.57%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) XML
2 19 (67.86%) JMS
2 19 (67.86%) JSP
3 18 (64.29%) Spring
3 18 (64.29%) Ajax
3 18 (64.29%) Spring Web Flow
3 18 (64.29%) CSS
3 18 (64.29%) J2EE
3 18 (64.29%) Struts
4 16 (57.14%) XSLT
4 16 (57.14%) JDBC
4 16 (57.14%) iBATIS
4 16 (57.14%) Spring MVC
4 16 (57.14%) GWT
5 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (14.29%) Middleware
6 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (14.29%) REST
7 3 (10.71%) EJB
7 3 (10.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) DataPower
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Solaris
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) OO
2 18 (64.29%) MVC
3 16 (57.14%) Web Application Development
3 16 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) BPEL
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) AOP
6 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) SQL
3 18 (64.29%) PL/SQL
4 17 (60.71%) Shell Script
5 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 16 (57.14%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) BMC
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Kony
3 2 (7.14%) Yahoo!
3 2 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Guidewire
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft