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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 116 124 114
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.25% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.42% 1.43% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £303 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £408 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
353 488 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.09% 17.29% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 270 295
Median daily rate £350 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £16.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £41.32 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +6 5 £303 -28.82% 1
WebSphere Application Server
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (65.22%) IBM
3 14 (60.87%) Java
4 13 (56.52%) Unix
5 11 (47.83%) IBM HTTP Server
5 11 (47.83%) DataPower
6 10 (43.48%) WebSphere Portal
6 10 (43.48%) Linux
7 8 (34.78%) J2EE
7 8 (34.78%) HTTP
7 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
8 7 (30.43%) SSL
8 7 (30.43%) AIX
8 7 (30.43%) JBoss
8 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (26.09%) Banking
9 6 (26.09%) Web Services
9 6 (26.09%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) Solaris
10 5 (21.74%) Information Security
11 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
11 4 (17.39%) Internet
12 3 (13.04%) Middleware
12 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (13.04%) XML
12 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (13.04%) Clustering

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 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (47.83%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (43.48%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (30.43%) JBoss
5 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (4.35%) CICS
6 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (4.35%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
6 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) HTTP
2 7 (30.43%) SSL
3 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
4 4 (17.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
1 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
1 2 (8.70%) ClearQuest
1 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Gradle
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
1 2 (8.70%) Mockito
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Specialist
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Server Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) J2EE
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Camel
4 2 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (8.70%) JAX-RS
4 2 (8.70%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) DHTML
5 1 (4.35%) EJB
5 1 (4.35%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) JDBC
5 1 (4.35%) JSP
5 1 (4.35%) Struts
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) DataPower
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Unix
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) AIX
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) MVS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Information Security
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Microservices
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Server Building
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
1 2 (8.70%) RACF
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) VMware