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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 133 126 101
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 7 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.14% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 0.73% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £308 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £368 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
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%
WebSphere Application Server
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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
502 550 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.74% 19.93% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 276 183
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £230 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 25
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -23.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £19.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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
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 31 July 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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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 -5 5 £425 +41.66% 4
Glasgow +5 2 - -
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (50.00%) Migration
3 10 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (38.46%) CA Wily
4 9 (34.62%) CICS
5 8 (30.77%) Content Management
5 8 (30.77%) zOS
5 8 (30.77%) DB2
5 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 8 (30.77%) AIX
5 8 (30.77%) LPAR
5 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Content Management
6 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Portal
6 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Process Server
6 7 (26.92%) Solaris
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 6 (23.08%) LoadRunner
7 6 (23.08%) FileNet
7 6 (23.08%) Stress Testing
8 5 (19.23%) DataPower
8 5 (19.23%) Jython
8 5 (19.23%) CA
8 5 (19.23%) HP
9 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
9 4 (15.38%) Introscope
10 3 (11.54%) Banking
10 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle
11 2 (7.69%) SQL Server

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (34.62%) CICS
3 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Process Server
3 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (23.08%) FileNet
5 2 (7.69%) IIS
5 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
6 1 (3.85%) JRun
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (3.85%) JBoss
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) QlikView
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) LoadRunner
2 4 (15.38%) Introscope
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) eggPlant
3 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Administrator
1 9 (34.62%) WebSphere Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Test Leader
2 6 (23.08%) Performance Test Leader
3 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Server Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) COM+
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) LPAR
2 5 (19.23%) DataPower
3 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
1 8 (30.77%) AIX
1 8 (30.77%) zOS
2 7 (26.92%) Solaris
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.69%) HPUX
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Migration
2 8 (30.77%) Content Management
2 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Content Management
3 6 (23.08%) Stress Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Document Management
4 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Jython
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) BS7799
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) HP
1 5 (19.23%) CA
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Dell
3 2 (7.69%) EMC
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix