The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had WebSphere Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Specialist
Rank 119 136 125
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.031% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.032% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £420 - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2145 3085 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.91% 95.01% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1603 1321
Median daily rate £350 £371 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 71 50
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WebSphere Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Specialist across the Scotland region.

WebSphere Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WebSphere Specialist
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 Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 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 +15 4 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £420 -
WebSphere Specialist
UK

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, WebSphere Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) HTTP
3 6 (75.00%) DataPower
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
4 5 (62.50%) SSL
4 5 (62.50%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) Information Security
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) AIX
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) RACF
7 1 (12.50%) Middleware
7 1 (12.50%) JBoss

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (87.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
2 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
2 5 (62.50%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) DataPower
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) RACF
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM