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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 65 45 71
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +26
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 60 86 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.15% 3.48% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.65% 18.53% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 58 19
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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
515 464 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.49% 18.79% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 235 168
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £29.50 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.54% +88.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -15 36 £375 -6.25% 1
Glasgow -16 11 £363 -1.69% 1
Stirling -5 6 £488 +39.28%
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 62 (53.45%) Banking
2 61 (52.59%) Java
3 55 (47.41%) Oracle
4 50 (43.10%) SQL
5 45 (38.79%) Finance
6 39 (33.62%) UNIX
7 38 (32.76%) IBM
8 36 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (31.03%) XML
9 35 (30.17%) Relational Database
10 31 (26.72%) JSP
11 30 (25.86%) PL/SQL
12 28 (24.14%) WebSphere Application Server
12 28 (24.14%) CSS
13 27 (23.28%) JavaScript
13 27 (23.28%) Perl
14 26 (22.41%) J2EE
14 26 (22.41%) XSLT
14 26 (22.41%) OO
14 26 (22.41%) Spring
15 25 (21.55%) JMS
16 24 (20.69%) Struts
17 23 (19.83%) Linux
17 23 (19.83%) Shell Script
17 23 (19.83%) Middleware
17 23 (19.83%) MVC
17 23 (19.83%) Ajax
17 23 (19.83%) Spring Web Flow
18 22 (18.97%) Unit Testing
18 22 (18.97%) WebSphere MQ

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (24.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 17 (14.66%) WebLogic
3 16 (13.79%) JBoss
4 11 (9.48%) FileNet
5 10 (8.62%) IIS
6 8 (6.90%) Tomcat
7 7 (6.03%) Apache
8 6 (5.17%) CMS
9 5 (4.31%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (4.31%) CICS
9 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
10 4 (3.45%) MQSeries
10 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (2.59%) TeamSite
11 3 (2.59%) Node.js
12 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (1.72%) WebLogic Integration
12 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 2 (1.72%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.72%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.86%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Firewall
2 2 (1.72%) LAN
2 2 (1.72%) SSL
2 2 (1.72%) DNS
2 2 (1.72%) WAN
2 2 (1.72%) HTTP
2 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.86%) NAS
3 1 (0.86%) DMZ
3 1 (0.86%) SAN
3 1 (0.86%) SNA
3 1 (0.86%) FTP
3 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.86%) SMS
3 1 (0.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.17%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.03%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.31%) DB2
5 3 (2.59%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.72%) DataStage
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Selenium
1 21 (18.10%) CruiseControl
2 4 (3.45%) JIRA
3 3 (2.59%) FitNesse
3 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.72%) Ant
4 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.72%) Maven
5 1 (0.86%) Log4j
5 1 (0.86%) Subversion
5 1 (0.86%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.86%) Build Forge
5 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.86%) Introscope
5 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.86%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (0.86%) JUnit
5 1 (0.86%) JBehave
General
1 62 (53.45%) Banking
2 45 (38.79%) Finance
3 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) International Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 52 (44.83%) Developer
2 38 (32.76%) Java Developer
3 20 (17.24%) Analyst
4 15 (12.93%) Designer
5 8 (6.90%) Consultant
6 7 (6.03%) Solutions Designer
7 6 (5.17%) FileNet Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Environment Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Designer
8 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (2.59%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) Deployment Specialist
9 3 (2.59%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Architect
9 3 (2.59%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.03%) XML
2 31 (26.72%) JSP
3 28 (24.14%) CSS
4 26 (22.41%) J2EE
4 26 (22.41%) XSLT
4 26 (22.41%) Spring
5 25 (21.55%) JMS
6 24 (20.69%) Struts
7 23 (19.83%) Middleware
7 23 (19.83%) Ajax
7 23 (19.83%) Spring Web Flow
8 22 (18.97%) WebSphere MQ
8 22 (18.97%) JDBC
9 21 (18.10%) Web Services
9 21 (18.10%) GWT
9 21 (18.10%) iBATIS
9 21 (18.10%) Spring MVC
10 14 (12.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 8 (6.90%) HTML
11 8 (6.90%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) DataPower
1 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.31%) iSeries
3 4 (3.45%) Clustering
4 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.72%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.72%) Replication
5 2 (1.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.62%) UNIX
2 23 (19.83%) Linux
3 17 (14.66%) Windows
4 9 (7.76%) Solaris
5 5 (4.31%) zOS
6 4 (3.45%) AIX
6 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.59%) Android
7 3 (2.59%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.72%) HPUX
8 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.41%) OO
3 23 (19.83%) MVC
4 22 (18.97%) Unit Testing
5 21 (18.10%) Web Application Development
6 8 (6.90%) Workflow
6 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.90%) Migration
7 7 (6.03%) Document Management
7 7 (6.03%) SOA
8 6 (5.17%) Project Management
9 5 (4.31%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.31%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (3.45%) ITIL
10 4 (3.45%) UML
10 4 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (3.45%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.45%) BPEL
10 4 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (52.59%) Java
2 50 (43.10%) SQL
3 30 (25.86%) PL/SQL
4 27 (23.28%) JavaScript
4 27 (23.28%) Perl
5 23 (19.83%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.86%) Korn
7 1 (0.86%) AspectJ
7 1 (0.86%) REXX
7 1 (0.86%) Python
7 1 (0.86%) C#
7 1 (0.86%) COBOL
7 1 (0.86%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) DFS Replication
1 2 (1.72%) RACF
1 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) SRDF
2 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) CA LISA
2 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.72%) Control-M
2 2 (1.72%) SCCM
2 2 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (0.86%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.86%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (47.41%) Oracle
2 38 (32.76%) IBM
3 9 (7.76%) TIBCO
4 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.17%) HP
6 5 (4.31%) VMware
6 5 (4.31%) CA
6 5 (4.31%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.45%) Guidewire
7 4 (3.45%) Citrix
7 4 (3.45%) BMC
8 2 (1.72%) Kony
8 2 (1.72%) Sun
8 2 (1.72%) Informatica
8 2 (1.72%) Symantec
8 2 (1.72%) Yahoo!
8 2 (1.72%) Google
9 1 (0.86%) Coverity
9 1 (0.86%) EMC
9 1 (0.86%) SAP
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