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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 96 93 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -53
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 40 42 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 1.51% 3.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.81% 7.85% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 46
Average daily rate
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£406 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+27.86% -3.17%
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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
512 535 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.00% 19.27% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 270 180
Average daily rate £340 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -23.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £19.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
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 28 July 2015. 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
Glasgow +2 18 £375 +2.38% 1
Edinburgh -8 16 £425 +7.59% 8
Stirling 0 1 - - 3
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 29 (38.16%) Oracle
2 27 (35.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 25 (32.89%) UNIX
4 22 (28.95%) Banking
5 21 (27.63%) SQL
6 19 (25.00%) Java
7 18 (23.68%) Shell Script
8 16 (21.05%) Linux
9 15 (19.74%) PL/SQL
9 15 (19.74%) Finance
10 14 (18.42%) IBM
10 14 (18.42%) Content Management
11 13 (17.11%) Solaris
11 13 (17.11%) XML
11 13 (17.11%) OO
11 13 (17.11%) Windows
11 13 (17.11%) Migration
11 13 (17.11%) WebSphere MQ
12 12 (15.79%) Spring
12 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
13 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (14.47%) Selenium
13 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
14 10 (13.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 10 (13.16%) Spring MVC
14 10 (13.16%) DataPower
14 10 (13.16%) CA Wily
14 10 (13.16%) Relational Database
14 10 (13.16%) FileNet
14 10 (13.16%) MVC

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 27 (35.53%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (13.16%) CICS
2 10 (13.16%) FileNet
3 8 (10.53%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (9.21%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (5.26%) JBoss
5 4 (5.26%) Apache
5 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.63%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.63%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) Lync
7 1 (1.32%) JRun
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Agresso
1 1 (1.32%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.32%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.32%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) SSL
2 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.95%) LDAP
3 1 (1.32%) DHCP
3 1 (1.32%) FTP
3 1 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) DNS
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) DB2
3 4 (5.26%) Redis
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.95%) QlikView
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) DataStage
6 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Selenium
2 9 (11.84%) CruiseControl
3 6 (7.89%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.26%) Introscope
4 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.95%) Maven
5 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.95%) Toad
6 2 (2.63%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.63%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (28.95%) Banking
2 15 (19.74%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.11%) Administrator
3 13 (17.11%) Architect
4 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (13.16%) WebSphere Administrator
5 10 (13.16%) Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Designer
7 6 (7.89%) Test Leader
7 6 (7.89%) Performance Test Leader
8 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
8 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Server Administrator
8 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Designer
9 3 (3.95%) Programmer
9 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (3.95%) FileNet Administrator
10 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) XML
1 13 (17.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (15.79%) Spring
3 10 (13.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 10 (13.16%) Spring MVC
4 9 (11.84%) Spring Web Flow
4 9 (11.84%) GWT
4 9 (11.84%) Middleware
4 9 (11.84%) Ajax
4 9 (11.84%) J2EE
4 9 (11.84%) CSS
4 9 (11.84%) JSP
4 9 (11.84%) Struts
5 8 (10.53%) iBATIS
6 7 (9.21%) XSLT
7 6 (7.89%) JDBC
8 3 (3.95%) JMS
8 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.95%) Drools
8 3 (3.95%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) DataPower
2 8 (10.53%) LPAR
3 6 (7.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) UNIX
2 16 (21.05%) Linux
3 13 (17.11%) Windows
3 13 (17.11%) Solaris
4 10 (13.16%) AIX
5 8 (10.53%) zOS
6 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.63%) HPUX
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.32%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Content Management
2 13 (17.11%) OO
2 13 (17.11%) Migration
3 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
4 10 (13.16%) MVC
5 9 (11.84%) Web Application Development
6 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Content Management
7 6 (7.89%) Stress Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Web Development
8 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.26%) TDD
9 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.95%) Data Management
10 3 (3.95%) Workflow
10 3 (3.95%) UML
10 3 (3.95%) ETL
11 2 (2.63%) Document Management
11 2 (2.63%) Time Management
11 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) SQL
2 19 (25.00%) Java
3 18 (23.68%) Shell Script
4 15 (19.74%) PL/SQL
5 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.84%) Perl
7 5 (6.58%) Jython
8 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) BS7799
1 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) zsh
2 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) CA Wily
2 4 (5.26%) Puppet
2 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.95%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Oracle
2 14 (18.42%) IBM
3 8 (10.53%) CA
4 6 (7.89%) HP
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.63%) Symantec
6 2 (2.63%) VMware
6 2 (2.63%) Dell
6 2 (2.63%) EMC
6 2 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (1.32%) Adobe
7 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.32%) NetApp
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