The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 113 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 13 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.73% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.36% 4.23% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Average daily rate £400 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
387 402 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.60% 17.16% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 213 215
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £236 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £28.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere Application Server
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -32 5 £400 -4.47% 2
Glasgow +11 3 - - 2
WebSphere Application Server
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 26 (68.42%) Linux
3 22 (57.89%) IBM
3 22 (57.89%) Finance
4 15 (39.47%) WebSphere Process Server
4 15 (39.47%) AIX
5 14 (36.84%) ClearCase
6 13 (34.21%) Banking
7 12 (31.58%) ClearQuest
7 12 (31.58%) UNIX
8 11 (28.95%) Workflow
8 11 (28.95%) Workflow Management
9 8 (21.05%) Java
9 8 (21.05%) SQL
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle
10 6 (15.79%) TIBCO
10 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
11 5 (13.16%) Migration
11 5 (13.16%) Windows
11 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
11 5 (13.16%) ETL
11 5 (13.16%) J2EE
11 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
12 4 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (10.53%) SOAP
12 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 4 (10.53%) Middleware
13 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
13 3 (7.89%) Spring
13 3 (7.89%) Subversion

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (39.47%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (7.89%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (7.89%) MQSeries
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) SAN
2 2 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) MPLS
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.89%) DB2
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) MS Access
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) ClearCase
2 12 (31.58%) ClearQuest
3 3 (7.89%) Subversion
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Administrator
2 14 (36.84%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Designer
7 2 (5.26%) Process Manager
7 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Server Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) J2EE
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (10.53%) SOAP
2 4 (10.53%) Middleware
3 3 (7.89%) Spring
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (5.26%) WSDL
4 2 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.63%) JSF
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) JDBC
5 1 (2.63%) JSP
5 1 (2.63%) Servlets
5 1 (2.63%) JMS
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
1 2 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.63%) Blog
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) AIX
3 12 (31.58%) UNIX
4 5 (13.16%) Windows
5 3 (7.89%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) zOS
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) SUSE
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Workflow
1 11 (28.95%) Workflow Management
2 5 (13.16%) Migration
2 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
2 5 (13.16%) ETL
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) Validation
5 1 (2.63%) Process Management
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Content Management
5 1 (2.63%) RUP
5 1 (2.63%) RAD
5 1 (2.63%) OO
5 1 (2.63%) ERP
5 1 (2.63%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Java
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Jython
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.63%) VB
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Control-M
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.63%) Legato
1 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) IBM
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) TIBCO
4 3 (7.89%) JBoss
4 3 (7.89%) EMC
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) F5
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) Brocade
6 1 (2.63%) Alterian
6 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.63%) Sybase
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Intel
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat