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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Specialist
Rank - 128 126
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.21% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.22% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £448 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +79.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1881 2681 2699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.43% 93.51% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 1402 1460
Median daily rate £370 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 47 50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +17.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) DataPower
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) AIX
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) JBoss
6 1 (16.67%) RACF
6 1 (16.67%) Middleware
6 1 (16.67%) Internet

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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (83.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) DataPower
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) RACF
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM