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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 111 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 14 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.84% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.86% 5.11% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 2
Average daily rate
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£405 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
490 411 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.62% 16.53% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 185 154
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -12 9 £500 +10.49% 2
Glasgow -13 3 £350 -17.64%
Stirling - 1 £450 -
West Lothian - - - -
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (65.52%) IBM
3 16 (55.17%) Finance
4 15 (51.72%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 12 (41.38%) UNIX
7 11 (37.93%) Banking
8 10 (34.48%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
9 9 (31.03%) RDBMS
9 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle
10 8 (27.59%) SQL
10 8 (27.59%) JSP
10 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (24.14%) Linux
12 6 (20.69%) XML
12 6 (20.69%) J2EE
12 6 (20.69%) TIBCO
12 6 (20.69%) DataPower
13 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
13 5 (17.24%) IIS
13 5 (17.24%) Windows
13 5 (17.24%) Web Services
13 5 (17.24%) JBoss
13 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Portal
14 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
14 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
14 4 (13.79%) DNS
14 4 (13.79%) ETL

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
3 5 (17.24%) IIS
3 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (13.79%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
4 4 (13.79%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (10.34%) Apache
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.90%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (6.90%) GlassFish
7 1 (3.45%) FileNet
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) DMZ
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
2 9 (31.03%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) DB2
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.45%) MS Access
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.45%) DataStage
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.45%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Developer
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Environment Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) FileNet Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 10 (34.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (27.59%) JSP
4 6 (20.69%) J2EE
4 6 (20.69%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
6 4 (13.79%) Spring
7 3 (10.34%) JSF
7 3 (10.34%) Middleware
7 3 (10.34%) HTML
7 3 (10.34%) Servlets
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
8 2 (6.90%) Struts
8 2 (6.90%) EJB
8 2 (6.90%) CSS
8 2 (6.90%) .NET
8 2 (6.90%) JMS
8 2 (6.90%) JTA
8 2 (6.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) DataPower
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) UNIX
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows
4 4 (13.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
1 4 (13.79%) ETL
1 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
2 3 (10.34%) SOA
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) OO
2 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (6.90%) BDD
3 2 (6.90%) AOP
3 2 (6.90%) RAD
3 2 (6.90%) UML
3 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (6.90%) MVC
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) TDD
3 2 (6.90%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Legato
1 1 (3.45%) Control-M
1 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.45%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) IBM
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) TIBCO
4 5 (17.24%) JBoss
5 2 (6.90%) Yahoo!
5 2 (6.90%) Google
5 2 (6.90%) Kony
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) Business Objects