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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 104 92 99
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 19 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 1.05% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.50% 5.46% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £10.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+325.00% -78.49%
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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 Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
543 476 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.40% 19.27% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 224 173
Average daily rate £361 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +88.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.55 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -8 4 £350 -20.00% 1
Stirling - 4 £488 -
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 26 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (61.54%) IBM
3 14 (53.85%) Oracle
4 13 (50.00%) Java
5 12 (46.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 10 (38.46%) Finance
6 10 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) Banking
8 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
8 7 (26.92%) JSP
9 6 (23.08%) XML
9 6 (23.08%) Middleware
9 6 (23.08%) FileNet
9 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
10 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
11 4 (15.38%) Migration
11 4 (15.38%) Project Management
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (15.38%) Document Management
11 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (15.38%) JIRA
12 3 (11.54%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (11.54%) Workflow
12 3 (11.54%) BPEL
12 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (11.54%) SPNEGO

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (23.08%) FileNet
3 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Process Server
5 3 (11.54%) IIS
5 3 (11.54%) JBoss
5 3 (11.54%) Apache
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
6 2 (7.69%) CICS
6 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (7.69%) GlassFish
7 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.54%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.85%) DataStage
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) International Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) FileNet Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Manager
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 10 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
4 7 (26.92%) JSP
5 6 (23.08%) XML
5 6 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (11.54%) SPNEGO
7 2 (7.69%) JMS
7 2 (7.69%) EJB
7 2 (7.69%) CSS
7 2 (7.69%) Servlets
7 2 (7.69%) SOAP
7 2 (7.69%) Struts
7 2 (7.69%) HTML
7 2 (7.69%) J2EE
7 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (7.69%) JPA
7 2 (7.69%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (7.69%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) DataPower
1 3 (11.54%) iSeries
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) zOS
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
1 4 (15.38%) Project Management
1 4 (15.38%) Document Management
2 3 (11.54%) Workflow
2 3 (11.54%) BPEL
2 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
2 3 (11.54%) SOA
2 3 (11.54%) RAD
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) UML
3 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (7.69%) OO
3 2 (7.69%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.69%) BDD
3 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.85%) CA LISA
2 1 (3.85%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) IBM
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) BMC
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Yahoo!
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Kony
5 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.85%) CA