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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 106 132 124
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 19 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.33% 1.21% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £423 £463 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.64% +28.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £433 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £485 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £373
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
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
439 494 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.18% 15.13% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 253 284
Median daily rate £355 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £180 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 11
Median hourly rate £21.25 £27.46 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.62% +128.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.38 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +14 11 £425 -8.10% 1
Edinburgh +9 5 £425 -7.10% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £420 -
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 28 (82.35%) IBM
3 24 (70.59%) Unix
4 19 (55.88%) AIX
4 19 (55.88%) IBM HTTP Server
5 17 (50.00%) Linux
5 17 (50.00%) Java
6 16 (47.06%) HTTP
7 15 (44.12%) Shell Script
8 14 (41.18%) SSL
8 14 (41.18%) WebSphere Portal
9 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (35.29%) J2EE
10 12 (35.29%) Solaris
10 12 (35.29%) DataPower
11 10 (29.41%) JBoss
11 10 (29.41%) Oracle
11 10 (29.41%) Middleware
12 9 (26.47%) ITIL
13 8 (23.53%) Windows
13 8 (23.53%) Clustering
14 7 (20.59%) Information Security
14 7 (20.59%) Finance
14 7 (20.59%) HTTPS
15 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
15 6 (17.65%) MQSeries
15 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
15 6 (17.65%) Perl
15 6 (17.65%) Banking
16 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (55.88%) IBM HTTP Server
3 14 (41.18%) WebSphere Portal
4 10 (29.41%) JBoss
5 6 (17.65%) MQSeries
5 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
6 5 (14.71%) Apache
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (11.76%) AquaLogic
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (11.76%) Tuxedo
7 4 (11.76%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (2.94%) CICS
8 1 (2.94%) IIS
8 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) HTTP
2 14 (41.18%) SSL
3 7 (20.59%) HTTPS
4 4 (11.76%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Build Forge
2 3 (8.82%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) WebSphere Specialist
2 7 (20.59%) Administrator
2 7 (20.59%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Support Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Server Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Unix Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) J2EE
2 10 (29.41%) Middleware
3 5 (14.71%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (14.71%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) DHTML
5 1 (2.94%) EJB
5 1 (2.94%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) JDBC
5 1 (2.94%) JMS
5 1 (2.94%) JSP
5 1 (2.94%) Struts
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) DataPower
2 8 (23.53%) Clustering
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Replication
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Unix
2 19 (55.88%) AIX
3 17 (50.00%) Linux
4 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (35.29%) Solaris
6 8 (23.53%) Windows
7 5 (14.71%) OS/390
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Information Security
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.76%) QMS
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.82%) Release Management
5 3 (8.82%) Server Building
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.94%) Security Management
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) Shell Script
3 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 4 (11.76%) C
4 4 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Korn
5 2 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) RACF
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) IBM
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) Axway
4 4 (11.76%) Fujitsu
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.76%) Sun
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.94%) VMware