The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 87 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 44 54 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.53% 2.12% 3.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.98% 11.74% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 38
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
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 £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
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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
490 460 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.07% 18.08% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 274 206
Average daily rate £350 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.00 £27.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

WebSphere
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 June 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 +4 27 £425 +1.19% 9
Glasgow -17 11 £425 +29.27% 1
Stirling -3 5 £400 +3.89%
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WebSphere 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.

1 34 (41.98%) WebSphere Application Server
2 32 (39.51%) Banking
3 28 (34.57%) Oracle
3 28 (34.57%) UNIX
4 22 (27.16%) SQL
4 22 (27.16%) Java
5 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (23.46%) Shell Script
6 19 (23.46%) Content Management
7 18 (22.22%) PL/SQL
8 17 (20.99%) OO
8 17 (20.99%) Selenium
8 17 (20.99%) Relational Database
9 16 (19.75%) Spring
9 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
9 16 (19.75%) Perl
9 16 (19.75%) Linux
9 16 (19.75%) JSP
9 16 (19.75%) XML
10 15 (18.52%) Struts
10 15 (18.52%) CSS
10 15 (18.52%) J2EE
10 15 (18.52%) MVC
10 15 (18.52%) CruiseControl
10 15 (18.52%) Spring MVC
10 15 (18.52%) Ajax
10 15 (18.52%) Spring Web Flow
10 15 (18.52%) Unit Testing
10 15 (18.52%) GWT
10 15 (18.52%) CA Wily

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WebSphere 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (41.98%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (14.81%) FileNet
3 9 (11.11%) CICS
4 8 (9.88%) WebSphere Portal
5 7 (8.64%) WebSphere Process Server
5 7 (8.64%) Tomcat
6 6 (7.41%) IIS
7 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.94%) JBoss
8 4 (4.94%) Apache
9 1 (1.23%) Lync
9 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.23%) JRun
9 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Eikon
1 1 (1.23%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.23%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.23%) FileNet Content Manager
1 1 (1.23%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) LDAP
2 4 (4.94%) SSL
3 3 (3.70%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.47%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) Firewall
5 1 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) DHCP
5 1 (1.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.11%) DB2
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.94%) Redis
5 2 (2.47%) QlikView
6 1 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) DataStage
6 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Selenium
2 15 (18.52%) CruiseControl
3 11 (13.58%) LoadRunner
4 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.94%) Introscope
5 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.47%) eggPlant
6 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.23%) JBehave
7 1 (1.23%) Log4j
7 1 (1.23%) JUnit
7 1 (1.23%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 32 (39.51%) Banking
2 14 (17.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
2 20 (24.69%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Administrator
3 11 (13.58%) Test Leader
3 11 (13.58%) Performance Test Leader
4 10 (12.35%) Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
6 8 (9.88%) Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Server Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Designer
8 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Consultant
10 2 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.47%) Senior Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Senior Test Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) Spring
1 16 (19.75%) JSP
1 16 (19.75%) XML
2 15 (18.52%) Struts
2 15 (18.52%) CSS
2 15 (18.52%) J2EE
2 15 (18.52%) Spring MVC
2 15 (18.52%) Ajax
2 15 (18.52%) Spring Web Flow
2 15 (18.52%) GWT
3 14 (17.28%) XSLT
4 12 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (12.35%) iBATIS
5 10 (12.35%) JDBC
6 9 (11.11%) JMS
7 5 (6.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (6.17%) Middleware
8 4 (4.94%) Web Services
9 2 (2.47%) SOAP
9 2 (2.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) DataPower
1 8 (9.88%) LPAR
2 6 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) UNIX
2 16 (19.75%) Linux
3 11 (13.58%) Windows
4 9 (11.11%) zOS
5 8 (9.88%) AIX
5 8 (9.88%) Solaris
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.23%) HPUX
7 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.46%) Content Management
3 17 (20.99%) OO
4 15 (18.52%) MVC
4 15 (18.52%) Unit Testing
4 15 (18.52%) Web Application Development
5 13 (16.05%) Migration
5 13 (16.05%) Enterprise Content Management
6 11 (13.58%) Stress Testing
7 6 (7.41%) Web Development
8 5 (6.17%) Document Management
8 5 (6.17%) Workflow
9 3 (3.70%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.70%) Project Management
9 3 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (2.47%) ITIL
10 2 (2.47%) TDD
10 2 (2.47%) Performance Testing
10 2 (2.47%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) SQL
1 22 (27.16%) Java
2 19 (23.46%) Shell Script
3 18 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.75%) Perl
5 5 (6.17%) Jython
6 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.23%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.23%) QA
1 1 (1.23%) BS7799
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) zsh
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.23%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) CA Wily
2 4 (4.94%) Puppet
2 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (2.47%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.23%) WSUS
5 1 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) IBM
3 10 (12.35%) HP
3 10 (12.35%) CA
4 2 (2.47%) Sun
5 1 (1.23%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.23%) Coverity
5 1 (1.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.23%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.23%) Symantec
5 1 (1.23%) NetApp
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.23%) Dell
5 1 (1.23%) EMC
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe