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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 60 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 8 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.20% 0.68% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.92% 4.11% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate £388 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £385 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £605 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £406 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.74% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.76%
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
101 146 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.10% 16.52% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 84 65
Average daily rate £336 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

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 28 April 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (47.62%) Unix
2 9 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (38.10%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) DataPower
4 7 (33.33%) IBM
5 6 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (23.81%) SOAP
6 5 (23.81%) HTTP
6 5 (23.81%) Subversion
6 5 (23.81%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (19.05%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (19.05%) AIX
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) J2EE
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
8 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 3 (14.29%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
8 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 3 (14.29%) Middleware
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) UML
8 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (14.29%) SQL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (19.05%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (4.76%) CICS
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.76%) NetWeaver
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (23.81%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) Gradle
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 3 (14.29%) Maven
2 3 (14.29%) Mockito
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.76%) XMLSpy
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) DataStage Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (23.81%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (23.81%) SOAP
3 4 (19.05%) J2EE
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) JAX-RS
4 3 (14.29%) Middleware
4 3 (14.29%) REST
4 3 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (4.76%) Java EE 5
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP
5 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.76%) WSDL
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) DataPower
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) AIX
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) MVS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (14.29%) Microservices
2 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (14.29%) SOA
2 3 (14.29%) TDD
2 3 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) API Design
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Kanban
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) Service Design
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Korn
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) BMC
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware