The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 107 131 131
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 28 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.69% 1.37% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Median daily rate £410 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £368
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
WebSphere Application Server
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
492 512 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.84% 15.98% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 250 276
Median daily rate £340 £338 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.96% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £40.38 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Scotland region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 12 £350 -
Edinburgh +1 7 £425 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £420 -
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 27 (71.05%) IBM
3 22 (57.89%) Unix
4 19 (50.00%) AIX
4 19 (50.00%) Linux
5 18 (47.37%) IBM HTTP Server
6 17 (44.74%) Java
7 15 (39.47%) HTTP
7 15 (39.47%) Shell Script
8 13 (34.21%) SSL
8 13 (34.21%) JBoss
8 13 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (34.21%) WebSphere Portal
9 12 (31.58%) Oracle
10 11 (28.95%) J2EE
10 11 (28.95%) Solaris
10 11 (28.95%) DataPower
11 10 (26.32%) Perl
12 9 (23.68%) ITIL
12 9 (23.68%) Middleware
13 8 (21.05%) Clustering
13 8 (21.05%) Finance
14 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
14 7 (18.42%) Windows
15 6 (15.79%) MQSeries
15 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
15 6 (15.79%) HTTPS
15 6 (15.79%) Banking
15 6 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
15 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (47.37%) IBM HTTP Server
3 13 (34.21%) JBoss
3 13 (34.21%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (15.79%) MQSeries
4 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
5 5 (13.16%) Apache
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (10.53%) AquaLogic
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (10.53%) Tuxedo
6 4 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (2.63%) CICS
7 1 (2.63%) IIS
7 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) HTTP
2 13 (34.21%) SSL
3 6 (15.79%) HTTPS
4 3 (7.89%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) DB2
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Build Forge
2 3 (7.89%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (21.05%) Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Specialist
4 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Server Specialist
6 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
6 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 2 (5.26%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Server Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) ETL Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Systems Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Unix Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) Unix Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) J2EE
2 9 (23.68%) Middleware
3 6 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (13.16%) Web Services
5 3 (7.89%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.26%) JSP
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (5.26%) XSLT
7 1 (2.63%) DHTML
7 1 (2.63%) EJB
7 1 (2.63%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (2.63%) HTML
7 1 (2.63%) Java SE
7 1 (2.63%) JDBC
7 1 (2.63%) JMS
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) Spring Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.63%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) DataPower
2 8 (21.05%) Clustering
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Replication
5 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Unix
2 19 (50.00%) AIX
2 19 (50.00%) Linux
3 13 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (28.95%) Solaris
5 7 (18.42%) Windows
6 5 (13.16%) OS/390
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.79%) Change Management
3 6 (15.79%) Information Security
3 6 (15.79%) Server Building
3 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.53%) QMS
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) Release Management
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.63%) MVC
7 1 (2.63%) Security Management
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) Shell Script
3 10 (26.32%) Perl
4 4 (10.53%) C
4 4 (10.53%) C++
5 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) Korn
6 2 (5.26%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) vSphere
2 2 (5.26%) RACF
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) IBM
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) Axway
4 4 (10.53%) Fujitsu
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.53%) Sun
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (2.63%) TIBCO