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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 96 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 26 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.19% 1.47% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.78% 10.73% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 22
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.65% +23.48%
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
450 438 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.67% 13.69% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 215 312
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.38 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Glasgow +3 12 £425 -4.22% 2
Edinburgh +3 4 £370 -12.94% 2
West Dunbartonshire -4 4 £410 -2.38%
Stirling +2 3 - -
West Lothian - 1 £425 -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 50 (54.35%) IBM
2 40 (43.48%) Unix
3 37 (40.22%) Java
4 35 (38.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 34 (36.96%) Oracle
6 27 (29.35%) Linux
7 25 (27.17%) AIX
7 25 (27.17%) JBoss
8 23 (25.00%) SSL
9 22 (23.91%) Middleware
10 20 (21.74%) IBM HTTP Server
11 19 (20.65%) Finance
11 19 (20.65%) Shell Script
12 18 (19.57%) Banking
13 17 (18.48%) HTTP
13 17 (18.48%) Windows
14 16 (17.39%) Solaris
14 16 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
14 16 (17.39%) DataPower
15 15 (16.30%) WebSphere Portal
15 15 (16.30%) Spring
15 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
16 14 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (14.13%) Red Hat
18 12 (13.04%) Clustering
18 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
18 12 (13.04%) J2EE
18 12 (13.04%) WebLogic
18 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
19 11 (11.96%) HTTPS

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 35 (38.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 25 (27.17%) JBoss
3 20 (21.74%) IBM HTTP Server
4 15 (16.30%) WebSphere Portal
5 12 (13.04%) WebLogic
6 10 (10.87%) Tomcat
6 10 (10.87%) WebLogic Portal
7 9 (9.78%) Apache
8 7 (7.61%) IIS
8 7 (7.61%) WebSphere Process Server
9 6 (6.52%) MQSeries
9 6 (6.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (4.35%) AquaLogic
10 4 (4.35%) CICS
10 4 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (4.35%) Tuxedo
11 3 (3.26%) IBM Transformation Extender
12 2 (2.17%) CMS
12 2 (2.17%) GlassFish
13 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (2.17%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.00%) SSL
2 17 (18.48%) HTTP
3 11 (11.96%) HTTPS
4 9 (9.78%) Internet
5 6 (6.52%) DNS
5 6 (6.52%) LDAP
5 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.17%) Firewall
7 1 (1.09%) FCoE
7 1 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.09%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.09%) LAN
7 1 (1.09%) Multicast
7 1 (1.09%) NAS
7 1 (1.09%) SAN
7 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) DB2
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.17%) Redis
5 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.09%) HBase
5 1 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Build Forge
1 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.26%) ClearQuest
2 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.26%) Subversion
3 2 (2.17%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.17%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.17%) Introscope
3 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.26%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Developer
2 15 (16.30%) Administrator
3 12 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.78%) Consultant
5 8 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
5 8 (8.70%) WebSphere Specialist
6 7 (7.61%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (6.52%) Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (5.43%) Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Middleware Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Support Specialist
9 4 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
9 4 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.91%) Middleware
2 16 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
3 15 (16.30%) Spring
4 12 (13.04%) J2EE
5 9 (9.78%) Struts
6 8 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (8.70%) Java EE
6 8 (8.70%) XML
7 6 (6.52%) JSF
7 6 (6.52%) Servlets
7 6 (6.52%) Web Services
8 5 (5.43%) XSLT
9 4 (4.35%) HTML
9 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 1 (1.09%) DHTML
10 1 (1.09%) Drools
10 1 (1.09%) EJB 3.0
10 1 (1.09%) JMS
10 1 (1.09%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) DataPower
2 12 (13.04%) Clustering
3 6 (6.52%) Replication
4 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.43%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.35%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.48%) Unix
2 27 (29.35%) Linux
3 25 (27.17%) AIX
4 17 (18.48%) Windows
5 16 (17.39%) Solaris
6 14 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (10.87%) Windows Server
8 5 (5.43%) OS/390
8 5 (5.43%) zOS
9 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.26%) HPUX
10 3 (3.26%) OS/2
11 1 (1.09%) i5/OS
11 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.96%) ITIL
2 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.70%) Change Management
4 7 (7.61%) Information Security
4 7 (7.61%) OO
4 7 (7.61%) OOD
5 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (6.52%) Open Source
5 6 (6.52%) SOA
6 5 (5.43%) DevOps
6 5 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (4.35%) Migration
7 4 (4.35%) QMS
8 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.26%) Release Management
8 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.22%) Java
2 19 (20.65%) Shell Script
3 9 (9.78%) Perl
4 8 (8.70%) SQL
5 5 (5.43%) C
5 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.43%) Python
5 5 (5.43%) VBScript
6 4 (4.35%) C++
6 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.26%) REXX
8 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.17%) Korn
8 2 (2.17%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) RACF
2 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (3.26%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.17%) zsh
5 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) KVM
5 1 (1.09%) NFS
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.09%) SRDF
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.09%) Xen
5 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.35%) BladeLogic
2 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (3.26%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (2.17%) Ansible
4 2 (2.17%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.17%) Control-M
4 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.17%) Puppet
5 1 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 50 (54.35%) IBM
2 34 (36.96%) Oracle
3 13 (14.13%) Red Hat
4 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.78%) CA
6 6 (6.52%) webMethods
7 4 (4.35%) Axway
7 4 (4.35%) BMC
7 4 (4.35%) Fujitsu
7 4 (4.35%) Sun
8 2 (2.17%) EMC
8 2 (2.17%) HP
8 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.17%) VMware
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco
9 1 (1.09%) Citrix
9 1 (1.09%) Intel
9 1 (1.09%) NetApp
9 1 (1.09%) Symantec
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