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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 76 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 56 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.20% 1.91% 2.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.24% 12.21% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 36
Average daily rate £398 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
WebSphere
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
547 426 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.47% 15.68% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 232 200
Average daily rate £380 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 37 £380 +1.33% 3
Glasgow +17 11 £384 +2.33%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £420 -
West Lothian +1 1 £518 -
Stirling -1 1 - -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 42 (41.58%) Java
2 38 (37.62%) IBM
3 33 (32.67%) Finance
4 30 (29.70%) Banking
5 29 (28.71%) XML
6 26 (25.74%) Unix
7 24 (23.76%) Linux
7 24 (23.76%) WebSphere MQ
8 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (21.78%) SDLC
9 21 (20.79%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (20.79%) DataPower
9 21 (20.79%) Middleware
9 21 (20.79%) J2EE
10 20 (19.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 20 (19.80%) SOAP
10 20 (19.80%) SOA
10 20 (19.80%) Spring
11 18 (17.82%) Tomcat
11 18 (17.82%) HTTP
12 17 (16.83%) XSLT
13 16 (15.84%) AIX
13 16 (15.84%) SSL
13 16 (15.84%) JBoss
14 15 (14.85%) Eclipse
14 15 (14.85%) TDD
15 14 (13.86%) Oracle
15 14 (13.86%) SQL
16 13 (12.87%) WebLogic
16 13 (12.87%) Migration

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (19.80%) WebSphere Application Server
2 18 (17.82%) Tomcat
3 16 (15.84%) JBoss
4 13 (12.87%) WebLogic
4 13 (12.87%) WebSphere Portal
5 11 (10.89%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (8.91%) IIS
7 8 (7.92%) Apache
7 8 (7.92%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.97%) CMS
8 3 (2.97%) Confluence
8 3 (2.97%) iPlanet
8 3 (2.97%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.98%) CICS
9 2 (1.98%) nginx
9 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.99%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Eikon
1 1 (0.99%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.99%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.82%) HTTP
2 16 (15.84%) SSL
3 7 (6.93%) HTTPS
4 5 (4.95%) FTP
5 4 (3.96%) DHCP
5 4 (3.96%) DNS
5 4 (3.96%) IPsec
5 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.98%) LAN
6 2 (1.98%) LDAP
6 2 (1.98%) WAN
7 1 (0.99%) Network Security
7 1 (0.99%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) DB2
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) DataStage
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.99%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) Eclipse
2 12 (11.88%) JProfiler
3 10 (9.90%) Maven
4 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.96%) JUnit
4 4 (3.96%) Subversion
5 3 (2.97%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.97%) Gradle
5 3 (2.97%) JIRA
5 3 (2.97%) Mockito
6 1 (0.99%) Ant
6 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.99%) XMLSpy
General
1 33 (32.67%) Finance
2 30 (29.70%) Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Retail
4 4 (3.96%) Law
4 4 (3.96%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Front Office
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (30.69%) Developer
2 22 (21.78%) Architect
2 22 (21.78%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.87%) WebSphere Specialist
4 11 (10.89%) Consultant
4 11 (10.89%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (8.91%) Integration Specialist
7 7 (6.93%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (6.93%) WebSphere Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Administrator
8 6 (5.94%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
9 5 (4.95%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Designer
9 5 (4.95%) WebSphere Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) WebSphere Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.71%) XML
2 24 (23.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 21 (20.79%) J2EE
3 21 (20.79%) Middleware
4 20 (19.80%) SOAP
4 20 (19.80%) Spring
5 17 (16.83%) XSLT
6 12 (11.88%) Hibernate
6 12 (11.88%) Java EE
7 11 (10.89%) Web Services
8 10 (9.90%) IBM Integration Bus
9 9 (8.91%) Drools
10 8 (7.92%) WSDL
10 8 (7.92%) XML Schema
11 7 (6.93%) Apache CXF
11 7 (6.93%) jBPM
11 7 (6.93%) jQuery
11 7 (6.93%) JSF
11 7 (6.93%) RESTful
11 7 (6.93%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) DataPower
2 8 (7.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.98%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.74%) Unix
2 24 (23.76%) Linux
3 16 (15.84%) AIX
4 10 (9.90%) Solaris
5 8 (7.92%) zOS
6 6 (5.94%) Windows
7 5 (4.95%) HPUX
8 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.99%) MVS
9 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (21.78%) SDLC
2 21 (20.79%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (19.80%) SOA
4 15 (14.85%) TDD
5 13 (12.87%) Migration
6 12 (11.88%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 12 (11.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (11.88%) Scrum
6 12 (11.88%) Waterfall
7 8 (7.92%) High Availability
7 8 (7.92%) Integration Testing
8 7 (6.93%) BPMN
8 7 (6.93%) Workflow
9 6 (5.94%) Process Management
9 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.94%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.95%) Information Security
10 5 (4.95%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.58%) Java
2 14 (13.86%) SQL
3 8 (7.92%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.98%) C#
4 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.99%) C
5 1 (0.99%) C++
5 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.99%) REXX
5 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) MiFID
2 1 (0.99%) SEPA
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Docker
2 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.96%) Xen
3 3 (2.97%) RACF
4 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.99%) zsh
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.97%) Puppet
1 3 (2.97%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.99%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 38 (37.62%) IBM
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle
3 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.96%) VMware
5 3 (2.97%) Ab Initio
5 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.97%) CA
6 2 (1.98%) HP
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.99%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.99%) BMC
7 1 (0.99%) Citrix
7 1 (0.99%) Cognos
7 1 (0.99%) FactSet
7 1 (0.99%) Pega
7 1 (0.99%) Remedy
7 1 (0.99%) SAP
7 1 (0.99%) Sybase
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