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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 127 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 16 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.59% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.65% 3.44% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 8
Median daily rate £340 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £490 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -
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
604 494 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.76% 17.02% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 245 283
Median daily rate £370 £354 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £469 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.92% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £30.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +12 7 £363 -14.70%
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
Edinburgh -18 3 £450 +5.88% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 32 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (62.50%) Unix
2 20 (62.50%) IBM
3 17 (53.13%) Java
4 16 (50.00%) AIX
5 15 (46.88%) IBM HTTP Server
6 14 (43.75%) Linux
7 13 (40.63%) DataPower
8 11 (34.38%) HTTP
8 11 (34.38%) J2EE
8 11 (34.38%) Shell Script
9 10 (31.25%) Perl
9 10 (31.25%) SSL
9 10 (31.25%) Solaris
10 9 (28.13%) JBoss
10 9 (28.13%) Oracle
10 9 (28.13%) WebSphere Portal
11 8 (25.00%) Apache
11 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (21.88%) ITIL
12 7 (21.88%) Windows
12 7 (21.88%) Web Services
12 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
12 7 (21.88%) Finance
13 6 (18.75%) Banking
13 6 (18.75%) IBM Integration Bus
13 6 (18.75%) Middleware
13 6 (18.75%) MQSeries
14 5 (15.63%) HTTPS
14 5 (15.63%) WebLogic

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 32 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (46.88%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (28.13%) JBoss
3 9 (28.13%) WebSphere Portal
4 8 (25.00%) Apache
5 6 (18.75%) MQSeries
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
7 4 (12.50%) AquaLogic
7 4 (12.50%) IIS
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (12.50%) Tuxedo
7 4 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (9.38%) iPlanet
9 1 (3.13%) CICS
9 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
9 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (9.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) HTTP
2 10 (31.25%) SSL
3 5 (15.63%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Subversion
2 4 (12.50%) Build Forge
3 3 (9.38%) Bitbucket
3 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Gradle
3 3 (9.38%) JUnit
3 3 (9.38%) Maven
3 3 (9.38%) Mockito
4 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Server Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Support Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) J2EE
2 7 (21.88%) Web Services
3 6 (18.75%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (18.75%) Middleware
4 5 (15.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 4 (12.50%) Spring
6 3 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
6 3 (9.38%) JAX-RS
6 3 (9.38%) REST
6 3 (9.38%) SOAP
7 1 (3.13%) .NET
7 1 (3.13%) Java SE
7 1 (3.13%) JSP
7 1 (3.13%) Spring Integration
7 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.13%) XML
7 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) DataPower
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (9.38%) Replication
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Unix
2 16 (50.00%) AIX
3 14 (43.75%) Linux
4 10 (31.25%) Solaris
5 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (21.88%) Windows
7 5 (15.63%) OS/390
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
8 3 (9.38%) zOS
9 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Information Security
2 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) QMS
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Microservices
4 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.38%) Release Management
4 3 (9.38%) Server Building
4 3 (9.38%) SOA
4 3 (9.38%) TDD
4 3 (9.38%) UML
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) Shell Script
3 10 (31.25%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) C
4 4 (12.50%) C++
5 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) Korn
6 2 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
1 3 (9.38%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) RACF
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) IBM
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) Axway
4 4 (12.50%) Fujitsu
4 4 (12.50%) Sun
4 4 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.25%) Ab Initio
7 1 (3.13%) HP