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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 106 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 21 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.18% 3.16% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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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
502 475 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.60% 17.97% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 268 219
Average daily rate £381 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £12.10 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +7 11 £450 +12.50%
Stirling -5 4 £375 -16.66%
Glasgow -6 1 £425 - 1
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (42.86%) CA Wily
3 13 (37.14%) Enterprise Content Management
3 13 (37.14%) Content Management
4 11 (31.43%) FileNet
4 11 (31.43%) Migration
4 11 (31.43%) LoadRunner
4 11 (31.43%) Stress Testing
5 10 (28.57%) HP
5 10 (28.57%) Banking
6 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Process Server
6 8 (22.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Portal
7 7 (20.00%) CICS
7 7 (20.00%) Web Services
7 7 (20.00%) zOS
7 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) AIX
8 6 (17.14%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) Java
8 6 (17.14%) DB2
8 6 (17.14%) LPAR
9 5 (14.29%) Solaris
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (14.29%) Document Management
10 4 (11.43%) Introscope
10 4 (11.43%) Jython
10 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle
10 4 (11.43%) CA

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (31.43%) FileNet
3 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Process Server
3 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (20.00%) CICS
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) DB2
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (5.71%) QlikView
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) LoadRunner
2 4 (11.43%) Introscope
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) eggPlant
General
1 10 (28.57%) Banking
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Test Leader
1 11 (31.43%) Performance Test Leader
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Administrator
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Server Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) FileNet Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Designer
5 1 (2.86%) Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) SPNEGO
4 3 (8.57%) JSP
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) LPAR
2 4 (11.43%) DataPower
3 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) zOS
2 6 (17.14%) AIX
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Solaris
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Enterprise Content Management
1 13 (37.14%) Content Management
2 11 (31.43%) Migration
2 11 (31.43%) Stress Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Document Management
4 3 (8.57%) RAD
4 3 (8.57%) Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.86%) SOA
6 1 (2.86%) BPEL
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) Jython
2 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) CA
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Dell
3 1 (2.86%) EMC
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) VMware