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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 48 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.97% 1.98% 2.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.76% 13.33% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £366 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -3.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £401
% change year-on-year
- +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+27.86% -3.17%
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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
158 120 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.33% 14.87% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 48 61
Average daily rate £308 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £177 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £19.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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 29 July 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 18 (75.00%) UNIX
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 9 (37.50%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) Solaris
5 8 (33.33%) OO
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (25.00%) Middleware
6 6 (25.00%) IBM
6 6 (25.00%) iBATIS
6 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.83%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) Banking
8 4 (16.67%) CruiseControl
8 4 (16.67%) Spring
8 4 (16.67%) Ajax
8 4 (16.67%) XSLT
8 4 (16.67%) Struts
8 4 (16.67%) CSS
8 4 (16.67%) JDBC
8 4 (16.67%) JSP
8 4 (16.67%) J2EE
8 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.67%) Perl

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.17%) CICS
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LDAP
1 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 3 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) CruiseControl
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Middleware
1 6 (25.00%) iBATIS
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (20.83%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) XSLT
3 4 (16.67%) Struts
3 4 (16.67%) J2EE
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) JDBC
3 4 (16.67%) JSP
3 4 (16.67%) GWT
3 4 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 4 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
3 4 (16.67%) Spring
3 4 (16.67%) Ajax
4 3 (12.50%) Drools
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.17%) Java EE
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) DataPower
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) UNIX
2 8 (33.33%) Solaris
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) AIX
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.17%) OOD
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
1 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) C
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) CA
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix