The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 95 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 56 46 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 1.54% 2.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.23% 8.73% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 22
Median daily rate £388 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £415
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.47% -4.76%
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
607 527 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.93% 17.62% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 265 287
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £30.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Edinburgh -3 31 £463 +8.82% 4
Glasgow +5 16 £345 -18.82% 2
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
Stirling +2 3 £350 -12.50%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 46 (41.07%) Java
2 45 (40.18%) IBM
3 40 (35.71%) Linux
4 36 (32.14%) Unix
5 35 (31.25%) Oracle
6 32 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 32 (28.57%) JBoss
7 31 (27.68%) AIX
8 30 (26.79%) Middleware
9 28 (25.00%) Finance
10 26 (23.21%) Banking
11 24 (21.43%) Spring
12 23 (20.54%) Hibernate
13 22 (19.64%) WebSphere MQ
13 22 (19.64%) J2EE
13 22 (19.64%) Solaris
14 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
15 20 (17.86%) Tomcat
15 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (16.96%) SQL
17 18 (16.07%) Windows
17 18 (16.07%) WebLogic
18 17 (15.18%) XML
18 17 (15.18%) SOA
18 17 (15.18%) Migration
18 17 (15.18%) Java EE
18 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (14.29%) SSL
20 15 (13.39%) HTTP

WebSphere
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 32 (28.57%) JBoss
1 32 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 20 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 18 (16.07%) WebLogic
4 15 (13.39%) IBM HTTP Server
5 13 (11.61%) Apache
5 13 (11.61%) WebSphere Portal
6 12 (10.71%) IIS
7 8 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (6.25%) MQSeries
9 6 (5.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (4.46%) CICS
11 4 (3.57%) AquaLogic
11 4 (3.57%) GlassFish
11 4 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (3.57%) Tuxedo
11 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (2.68%) iPlanet
13 2 (1.79%) CMS
13 2 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 4 (3.57%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.29%) SSL
2 15 (13.39%) HTTP
3 8 (7.14%) DNS
3 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.36%) HTTPS
5 5 (4.46%) Internet
6 4 (3.57%) Firewall
7 3 (2.68%) LDAP
8 2 (1.79%) DHCP
8 2 (1.79%) FTP
8 2 (1.79%) IPsec
8 2 (1.79%) LAN
8 2 (1.79%) SAN
8 2 (1.79%) WAN
9 1 (0.89%) FCoE
9 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.89%) Multicast
9 1 (0.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.71%) DB2
3 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (0.89%) DataStage
5 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.89%) HBase
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 10 (8.93%) Maven
3 9 (8.04%) JProfiler
4 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.36%) Subversion
5 4 (3.57%) Build Forge
5 4 (3.57%) Introscope
5 4 (3.57%) JUnit
6 3 (2.68%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.68%) Gradle
6 3 (2.68%) Mockito
7 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.79%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.79%) JIRA
7 2 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.89%) Ant
8 1 (0.89%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (25.00%) Finance
2 26 (23.21%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Law
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Front Office
4 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Developer
2 20 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.18%) Architect
4 11 (9.82%) Administrator
4 11 (9.82%) Consultant
5 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
6 7 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (5.36%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.46%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (4.46%) WebSphere Specialist
8 5 (4.46%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Middleware Consultant
9 4 (3.57%) Portal Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Server Specialist
9 4 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.79%) Middleware
2 24 (21.43%) Spring
3 23 (20.54%) Hibernate
4 22 (19.64%) J2EE
4 22 (19.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 17 (15.18%) Java EE
5 17 (15.18%) XML
6 12 (10.71%) XSLT
7 11 (9.82%) SOAP
8 10 (8.93%) JSF
9 9 (8.04%) IBM Integration Bus
10 8 (7.14%) Drools
10 8 (7.14%) Struts
10 8 (7.14%) Web Services
11 7 (6.25%) Apache CXF
11 7 (6.25%) jBPM
11 7 (6.25%) jQuery
11 7 (6.25%) RESTful
11 7 (6.25%) RichFaces
12 6 (5.36%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) DataPower
2 7 (6.25%) Clustering
2 7 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.36%) Replication
4 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.57%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.71%) Linux
2 36 (32.14%) Unix
3 31 (27.68%) AIX
4 22 (19.64%) Solaris
5 18 (16.07%) Windows
6 12 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (8.93%) Windows Server
8 9 (8.04%) HPUX
9 7 (6.25%) zOS
10 5 (4.46%) OS/390
11 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.68%) OS/2
13 1 (0.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (15.18%) Migration
2 17 (15.18%) SOA
3 13 (11.61%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (10.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 12 (10.71%) TDD
5 11 (9.82%) ITIL
5 11 (9.82%) SDLC
6 9 (8.04%) Change Management
6 9 (8.04%) Scrum
6 9 (8.04%) Waterfall
7 7 (6.25%) BPMN
7 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.25%) Workflow
8 6 (5.36%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.46%) DevOps
9 5 (4.46%) Information Security
10 4 (3.57%) Application Performance Management
10 4 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.07%) Java
2 19 (16.96%) SQL
3 12 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 11 (9.82%) Perl
5 7 (6.25%) Python
6 6 (5.36%) C++
7 5 (4.46%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.46%) C#
7 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.46%) VBScript
8 4 (3.57%) C
8 4 (3.57%) PHP
9 3 (2.68%) REXX
10 2 (1.79%) Korn
10 2 (1.79%) VBA
11 1 (0.89%) COBOL
11 1 (0.89%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) Degree
1 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Docker
1 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.57%) RACF
3 3 (2.68%) PowerHA
3 3 (2.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (2.68%) vSphere
3 3 (2.68%) Xen
4 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.89%) KVM
4 1 (0.89%) NFS
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.89%) SRDF
4 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.89%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.57%) BladeLogic
2 4 (3.57%) CA Wily
3 3 (2.68%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.68%) Puppet
4 2 (1.79%) Ansible
4 2 (1.79%) Control-M
5 1 (0.89%) Nagios
5 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 45 (40.18%) IBM
2 35 (31.25%) Oracle
3 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.82%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.04%) VMware
6 8 (7.14%) CA
7 4 (3.57%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.57%) Axway
7 4 (3.57%) BMC
7 4 (3.57%) Fujitsu
7 4 (3.57%) Sun
7 4 (3.57%) webMethods
8 3 (2.68%) HP
8 3 (2.68%) Sybase
8 3 (2.68%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.79%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.89%) Cisco
10 1 (0.89%) Cognos
10 1 (0.89%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.89%) NetApp
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