The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Scotland region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 75 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 48 81 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.83% 3.24% 3.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.90% 18.58% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 41 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -47.82%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
372 436 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.20% 17.43% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 195 150
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.39 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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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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 -42 22 £375 -3.53% 3
Glasgow +14 21 £358 -20.55% 3
Stirling -3 4 £513 +28.12%
West Lothian +1 1 - -
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WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 48 (46.15%) UNIX
2 47 (45.19%) Java
2 47 (45.19%) Finance
3 39 (37.50%) IBM
3 39 (37.50%) Banking
4 36 (34.62%) Oracle
5 33 (31.73%) SQL
6 32 (30.77%) Linux
7 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 28 (26.92%) JSP
8 26 (25.00%) CSS
9 25 (24.04%) Spring
10 24 (23.08%) XML
10 24 (23.08%) Windows
11 23 (22.12%) XSLT
11 23 (22.12%) J2EE
11 23 (22.12%) zOS
12 21 (20.19%) WebSphere Application Server
13 20 (19.23%) Relational Database
14 19 (18.27%) Ajax
14 19 (18.27%) WebSphere MQ
15 17 (16.35%) HTML
15 17 (16.35%) AIX
16 16 (15.38%) PL/SQL
16 16 (15.38%) Perl
16 16 (15.38%) Mainframe
17 15 (14.42%) Struts
17 15 (14.42%) JMS
17 15 (14.42%) WebSphere Portal
18 14 (13.46%) Unit Testing

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 21 (20.19%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (14.42%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.65%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.65%) CMS
5 8 (7.69%) CICS
6 5 (4.81%) IIS
6 5 (4.81%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (3.85%) TeamSite
7 4 (3.85%) FileNet
8 3 (2.88%) Node.js
9 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.96%) Apache
10 1 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.92%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.96%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) Firewall
2 10 (9.62%) SAN
3 8 (7.69%) NAS
4 6 (5.77%) LAN
4 6 (5.77%) WAN
5 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.81%) DNS
6 4 (3.85%) DMZ
6 4 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.88%) LDAP
8 1 (0.96%) MPLS
8 1 (0.96%) HTTP
8 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.58%) DB2
3 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.73%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.96%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.96%) MySQL
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.96%) MS Access
7 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) CruiseControl
1 12 (11.54%) Selenium
2 6 (5.77%) JUnit
3 4 (3.85%) Introscope
4 3 (2.88%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.92%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.92%) Maven
6 1 (0.96%) JIRA
6 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.96%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.96%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.96%) Ant
6 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 47 (45.19%) Finance
2 39 (37.50%) Banking
3 8 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.85%) Front Office
5 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (33.65%) Developer
2 20 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.42%) Designer
4 12 (11.54%) Administrator
5 11 (10.58%) Analyst
5 11 (10.58%) WebSphere Administrator
6 10 (9.62%) Architect
7 9 (8.65%) Applications Support
7 9 (8.65%) WebSphere Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
8 8 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) WebSphere Portal Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Portal Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Specialist
10 5 (4.81%) Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) WebSphere Consultant
12 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Architect
12 3 (2.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.92%) JSP
2 26 (25.00%) CSS
3 25 (24.04%) Spring
4 24 (23.08%) XML
5 23 (22.12%) XSLT
5 23 (22.12%) J2EE
6 19 (18.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 19 (18.27%) Ajax
7 17 (16.35%) HTML
8 15 (14.42%) JMS
8 15 (14.42%) Struts
9 14 (13.46%) Java EE
10 13 (12.50%) jQuery
10 13 (12.50%) JDBC
11 12 (11.54%) Spring MVC
11 12 (11.54%) Spring Web Flow
11 12 (11.54%) iBATIS
11 12 (11.54%) Middleware
11 12 (11.54%) GWT
12 11 (10.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 13 (12.50%) Replication
3 9 (8.65%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (5.77%) DataPower
5 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.88%) Derivative
8 2 (1.92%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.96%) Blog
9 1 (0.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 48 (46.15%) UNIX
2 32 (30.77%) Linux
3 24 (23.08%) Windows
4 23 (22.12%) zOS
5 17 (16.35%) AIX
6 3 (2.88%) Solaris
6 3 (2.88%) Android
6 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.46%) OO
1 14 (13.46%) Unit Testing
2 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.54%) MVC
3 12 (11.54%) Web Application Development
4 8 (7.69%) SOA
4 8 (7.69%) ITIL
5 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
5 6 (5.77%) ETL
5 6 (5.77%) Content Management
6 5 (4.81%) Workflow
6 5 (4.81%) Web Development
7 4 (3.85%) Investment Management
7 4 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 4 (3.85%) CRM
7 4 (3.85%) Migration
8 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.88%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.19%) Java
2 33 (31.73%) SQL
3 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.38%) Perl
4 16 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 14 (13.46%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.85%) Python
6 4 (3.85%) C#
7 2 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.96%) VB
8 1 (0.96%) Jython
8 1 (0.96%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 1 (0.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) SRDF
2 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.85%) CA Wily
2 3 (2.88%) Control-M
3 1 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.96%) Legato
Vendors
1 39 (37.50%) IBM
2 36 (34.62%) Oracle
3 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.65%) EMC
5 7 (6.73%) HP
6 6 (5.77%) TIBCO
7 5 (4.81%) CA
8 4 (3.85%) JBoss
9 2 (1.92%) Adobe
10 1 (0.96%) Murex
10 1 (0.96%) Sybase
10 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.96%) Intel
10 1 (0.96%) Reuters
10 1 (0.96%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.96%) VMware
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