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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 124 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 24 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.78% 2.95% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 6
Median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +28.20%
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
635 508 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.47% 16.85% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 255 291
Median daily rate £350 £343 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £185 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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
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 June 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 +12 11 £350 -17.64% 1
Edinburgh -13 6 £425 - 1
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £423 -
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 25 (65.79%) IBM
3 21 (55.26%) Unix
4 19 (50.00%) AIX
5 18 (47.37%) Java
6 17 (44.74%) Linux
6 17 (44.74%) IBM HTTP Server
7 14 (36.84%) DataPower
8 13 (34.21%) WebSphere Portal
9 12 (31.58%) Solaris
9 12 (31.58%) HTTP
9 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
10 11 (28.95%) SSL
10 11 (28.95%) J2EE
11 10 (26.32%) Oracle
11 10 (26.32%) Perl
11 10 (26.32%) Web Services
11 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (23.68%) JBoss
12 9 (23.68%) Middleware
12 9 (23.68%) Finance
13 8 (21.05%) Apache
13 8 (21.05%) ITIL
14 7 (18.42%) Windows
14 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
14 7 (18.42%) Clustering
15 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
15 6 (15.79%) Change Management
15 6 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
15 6 (15.79%) MQSeries

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 17 (44.74%) IBM HTTP Server
3 13 (34.21%) WebSphere Portal
4 9 (23.68%) JBoss
5 8 (21.05%) Apache
6 6 (15.79%) MQSeries
7 5 (13.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
7 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (10.53%) AquaLogic
8 4 (10.53%) IIS
8 4 (10.53%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (10.53%) Tuxedo
8 4 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (7.89%) iPlanet
10 1 (2.63%) CICS
10 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
10 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (7.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) HTTP
2 11 (28.95%) SSL
3 5 (13.16%) HTTPS
4 3 (7.89%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) DB2
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) Build Forge
3 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
3 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Gradle
3 3 (7.89%) JUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
3 3 (7.89%) Mockito
4 2 (5.26%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Administrator
1 7 (18.42%) Technical Specialist
1 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Specialist
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Server Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) J2EE
2 10 (26.32%) Web Services
3 9 (23.68%) Middleware
4 6 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
6 4 (10.53%) Spring
7 3 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (7.89%) Apache Camel
7 3 (7.89%) JAX-RS
7 3 (7.89%) REST
7 3 (7.89%) SOAP
8 1 (2.63%) .NET
8 1 (2.63%) Java SE
8 1 (2.63%) JSP
8 1 (2.63%) Spring Integration
8 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.63%) XML
8 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) DataPower
2 7 (18.42%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Replication
4 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Unix
2 19 (50.00%) AIX
3 17 (44.74%) Linux
4 12 (31.58%) Solaris
5 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (18.42%) Windows
7 5 (13.16%) OS/390
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
8 3 (7.89%) zOS
9 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.79%) Change Management
3 6 (15.79%) Server Building
3 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.16%) Information Security
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.53%) QMS
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Microservices
6 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.89%) Release Management
6 3 (7.89%) SOA
6 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) UML
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) 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#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
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 25 (65.79%) IBM
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) Axway
4 4 (10.53%) Fujitsu
4 4 (10.53%) Sun
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.26%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.63%) HP