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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 120 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 7 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.51% 3.13% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£360 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.02% +11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-12.35% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
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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
465 384 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.68% 15.39% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 173 152
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £26.40 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 August 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 August 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 -21 5 £360 -14.02%
Glasgow -13 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (56.52%) IBM
3 12 (52.17%) UNIX
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 10 (43.48%) Java
6 9 (39.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (39.13%) Banking
6 9 (39.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
9 5 (21.74%) JSP
9 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 5 (21.74%) TIBCO
9 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
9 5 (21.74%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
10 4 (17.39%) DataPower
10 4 (17.39%) Migration
10 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (17.39%) Financial Institution
10 4 (17.39%) Firewall
10 4 (17.39%) zOS
10 4 (17.39%) DMZ
10 4 (17.39%) DNS
10 4 (17.39%) ETL
10 4 (17.39%) IIS
10 4 (17.39%) J2EE

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
3 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (21.74%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (17.39%) IIS
4 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) DMZ
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Applications Support
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Development Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) WebSphere MQ
1 9 (39.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (21.74%) JSP
3 4 (17.39%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
4 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) JDBC
5 1 (4.35%) Servlets
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) EDI
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) DataPower
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) UNIX
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) zOS
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) SUSE
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
1 4 (17.39%) ETL
1 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
2 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) RAD
3 1 (4.35%) OO
3 1 (4.35%) SOA
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Process Management
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Jython
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Control-M
1 1 (4.35%) Legato
1 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) TIBCO
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Intel
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 25 days ago