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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 55 50 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 18 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.94% 2.34% 5.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.01% 15.00% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 16
Average daily rate
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£366 £334 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £329 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
123 120 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.89% 15.60% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 63 52
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Average hourly rate £18.75 £14.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.20 £17.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
WebSphere
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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 1 August 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 28 (96.55%) UNIX
2 24 (82.76%) Java
3 21 (72.41%) SQL
3 21 (72.41%) Relational Database
4 19 (65.52%) JSP
5 18 (62.07%) Banking
6 17 (58.62%) Oracle
7 16 (55.17%) Perl
7 16 (55.17%) Shell Script
8 15 (51.72%) MVC
8 15 (51.72%) CruiseControl
8 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (51.72%) Ajax
8 15 (51.72%) iBATIS
8 15 (51.72%) Spring MVC
8 15 (51.72%) Selenium
8 15 (51.72%) Spring Web Flow
8 15 (51.72%) GWT
8 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
8 15 (51.72%) PL/SQL
8 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
8 15 (51.72%) Struts
8 15 (51.72%) XML
8 15 (51.72%) XSLT
8 15 (51.72%) CSS
8 15 (51.72%) JDBC
8 15 (51.72%) OO
8 15 (51.72%) J2EE
8 15 (51.72%) JMS
8 15 (51.72%) Web Application Development

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
1 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
3 5 (17.24%) IIS
4 4 (13.79%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) DMZ
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) CruiseControl
1 15 (51.72%) Selenium
General
1 18 (62.07%) Banking
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Java Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Applications Support
4 8 (27.59%) Support Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) JSP
2 15 (51.72%) Ajax
2 15 (51.72%) iBATIS
2 15 (51.72%) Spring MVC
2 15 (51.72%) Spring Web Flow
2 15 (51.72%) GWT
2 15 (51.72%) Struts
2 15 (51.72%) XML
2 15 (51.72%) XSLT
2 15 (51.72%) CSS
2 15 (51.72%) JDBC
2 15 (51.72%) J2EE
2 15 (51.72%) JMS
2 15 (51.72%) Spring
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.90%) Middleware
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) DataPower
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) UNIX
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) MVC
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
1 15 (51.72%) OO
1 15 (51.72%) Web Application Development
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Content Management
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) Perl
3 16 (55.17%) Shell Script
4 15 (51.72%) PL/SQL
4 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.45%) CA