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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 118 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 13 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.68% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.36% 4.25% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 13
Average daily rate £423 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £425 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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
551 424 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.62% 16.03% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 228 197
Average daily rate £380 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.41 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow - 6 £333 -
Edinburgh -15 3 £525 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £420 -
Stirling +3 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (80.00%) Java
3 13 (65.00%) DataPower
4 11 (55.00%) Unix
4 11 (55.00%) IBM
4 11 (55.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 9 (45.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 7 (35.00%) Banking
6 7 (35.00%) HTTP
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) J2EE
8 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (20.00%) Information Security
8 4 (20.00%) IIS
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) HTTPS
8 4 (20.00%) SSL
8 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (20.00%) Spring
8 4 (20.00%) Microservices
9 3 (15.00%) REST
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Maven
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) Mockito
9 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (15.00%) Bitbucket

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (55.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (45.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (20.00%) IIS
5 3 (15.00%) Apache
5 3 (15.00%) iPlanet
5 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (5.00%) CICS
6 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
2 4 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Gradle
1 3 (15.00%) JUnit
1 3 (15.00%) Maven
1 3 (15.00%) Mockito
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Server Specialist
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) J2EE
3 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (20.00%) Spring
3 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (15.00%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (15.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (15.00%) JAX-RS
4 3 (15.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) Java SE
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) JSP
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
6 1 (5.00%) Servlets
6 1 (5.00%) Spring Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) DataPower
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) AIX
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
3 3 (15.00%) zOS
4 1 (5.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (20.00%) Information Security
1 4 (20.00%) Microservices
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (15.00%) SOA
2 3 (15.00%) TDD
2 3 (15.00%) UML
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) RACF
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
Scotland
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago