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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 47 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.78% 0.39% 1.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.48% 3.41% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate £384 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £355 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £595 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
105 88 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.02% 11.38% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 53 48
Average daily rate £300 £340 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £242 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (41.38%) SOAP
1 12 (41.38%) XML
2 11 (37.93%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) HTTP
3 10 (34.48%) SSL
3 10 (34.48%) DataPower
3 10 (34.48%) SDLC
4 9 (31.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (31.03%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (27.59%) IBM
5 8 (27.59%) WSDL
5 8 (27.59%) XML Schema
5 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Unix
6 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) MQSeries
8 5 (17.24%) SOA
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (13.79%) Banking
9 4 (13.79%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
9 4 (13.79%) J2EE
10 3 (10.34%) UML
10 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
10 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
10 3 (10.34%) JUnit

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (31.03%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (20.69%) MQSeries
3 4 (13.79%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (3.45%) CICS
5 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) HTTP
1 10 (34.48%) SSL
2 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Bitbucket
1 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Gradle
1 3 (10.34%) JUnit
1 3 (10.34%) Maven
1 3 (10.34%) Mockito
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.45%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Integration Specialist
1 9 (31.03%) WebSphere Specialist
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Integration Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) ClearCase Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Programme Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior SQL Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) SOAP
1 12 (41.38%) XML
2 9 (31.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (27.59%) WSDL
3 8 (27.59%) XML Schema
4 5 (17.24%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) J2EE
6 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (10.34%) Apache Camel
6 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.34%) JAX-RS
6 3 (10.34%) REST
6 3 (10.34%) Spring
7 2 (6.90%) Drools
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware
8 1 (3.45%) iBATIS
8 1 (3.45%) Java EE 5
8 1 (3.45%) JSON
8 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) DataPower
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) SDLC
2 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
3 5 (17.24%) SOA
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Microservices
5 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Information Security
7 1 (3.45%) Kanban
7 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SEPA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) CA
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Pega
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy
2 1 (3.45%) SAP