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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 68 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 52 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.97% 2.59% 2.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.12% 14.39% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 43 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £332 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £408 £393
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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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
429 410 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.26% 17.97% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 185 176
Average daily rate £378 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
Edinburgh -7 32 £375 -7.12% 5
Stirling - 7 £450 -
Glasgow -13 2 £363 +6.61% 3
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WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 56 (50.00%) Java
2 55 (49.11%) Banking
3 51 (45.54%) Oracle
4 45 (40.18%) Finance
4 45 (40.18%) SQL
5 36 (32.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 36 (32.14%) UNIX
6 33 (29.46%) IBM
7 32 (28.57%) XML
7 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 28 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 25 (22.32%) JSP
10 24 (21.43%) Perl
11 23 (20.54%) Linux
11 23 (20.54%) Spring
12 22 (19.64%) OO
12 22 (19.64%) JMS
12 22 (19.64%) J2EE
13 21 (18.75%) Struts
14 20 (17.86%) Web Services
14 20 (17.86%) XSLT
14 20 (17.86%) CSS
14 20 (17.86%) MVC
14 20 (17.86%) Middleware
14 20 (17.86%) Ajax
14 20 (17.86%) Spring Web Flow
15 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
15 19 (16.96%) WebSphere MQ
15 19 (16.96%) Shell Script

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 36 (32.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 17 (15.18%) JBoss
3 16 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 12 (10.71%) IIS
5 11 (9.82%) FileNet
6 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
6 8 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 7 (6.25%) Apache
8 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (3.57%) MQSeries
8 4 (3.57%) CICS
9 2 (1.79%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.79%) Documentum
9 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.79%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.89%) CMS
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.79%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.79%) FileNet Content Manager
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) LDAP
1 2 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) Firewall
2 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.89%) SNA
2 1 (0.89%) DNS
2 1 (0.89%) SMS
2 1 (0.89%) FTP
2 1 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.57%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (3.57%) DB2
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.79%) DataStage
7 1 (0.89%) MySQL
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (16.07%) Selenium
1 18 (16.07%) CruiseControl
2 5 (4.46%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.57%) JIRA
4 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.79%) Maven
5 2 (1.79%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.79%) Ant
6 1 (0.89%) Introscope
6 1 (0.89%) Log4j
6 1 (0.89%) JUnit
6 1 (0.89%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (0.89%) JBehave
6 1 (0.89%) Build Forge
6 1 (0.89%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 55 (49.11%) Banking
2 45 (40.18%) Finance
3 2 (1.79%) Retail
3 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Front Office
4 1 (0.89%) International Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (43.75%) Developer
2 37 (33.04%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.96%) Analyst
4 9 (8.04%) Designer
5 8 (7.14%) Consultant
6 7 (6.25%) FileNet Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Test Leader
8 5 (4.46%) Performance Test Leader
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Designer
9 4 (3.57%) Environment Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (2.68%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.68%) Deployment Specialist
10 3 (2.68%) WebSphere Developer
11 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Specialist
11 2 (1.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 2 (1.79%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.57%) XML
2 25 (22.32%) JSP
3 23 (20.54%) Spring
4 22 (19.64%) JMS
4 22 (19.64%) J2EE
5 21 (18.75%) Struts
6 20 (17.86%) Web Services
6 20 (17.86%) XSLT
6 20 (17.86%) CSS
6 20 (17.86%) Middleware
6 20 (17.86%) Ajax
6 20 (17.86%) Spring Web Flow
7 19 (16.96%) WebSphere MQ
8 18 (16.07%) GWT
8 18 (16.07%) Spring MVC
9 17 (15.18%) JDBC
10 16 (14.29%) iBATIS
11 12 (10.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (4.46%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) iSeries
2 4 (3.57%) Clustering
2 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.68%) DataPower
4 2 (1.79%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.14%) UNIX
2 23 (20.54%) Linux
3 17 (15.18%) Windows
4 9 (8.04%) Solaris
5 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.57%) zOS
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.68%) AIX
6 3 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.64%) OO
3 20 (17.86%) MVC
4 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
5 18 (16.07%) Web Application Development
6 9 (8.04%) Document Management
7 8 (7.14%) Workflow
7 8 (7.14%) Project Management
7 8 (7.14%) Migration
8 7 (6.25%) Content Management
8 7 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.36%) SOA
10 5 (4.46%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Content Management
10 5 (4.46%) Stress Testing
11 4 (3.57%) BPEL
11 4 (3.57%) Performance Management
11 4 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (3.57%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.00%) Java
2 45 (40.18%) SQL
3 28 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 24 (21.43%) Perl
5 19 (16.96%) Shell Script
5 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.89%) REXX
7 1 (0.89%) C#
7 1 (0.89%) COBOL
7 1 (0.89%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.89%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.79%) DFS Replication
1 2 (1.79%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) CA Wily
2 3 (2.68%) CA LISA
3 2 (1.79%) SCCM
3 2 (1.79%) WSUS
3 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.79%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.79%) Control-M
3 2 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) Puppet
4 1 (0.89%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.89%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 51 (45.54%) Oracle
2 33 (29.46%) IBM
3 9 (8.04%) TIBCO
4 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.25%) HP
5 6 (5.36%) CA
6 5 (4.46%) VMware
6 5 (4.46%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.57%) Guidewire
7 4 (3.57%) Citrix
7 4 (3.57%) BMC
7 4 (3.57%) Sun
8 2 (1.79%) Yahoo!
8 2 (1.79%) Google
8 2 (1.79%) Informatica
8 2 (1.79%) Symantec
8 2 (1.79%) Kony
9 1 (0.89%) SAP
9 1 (0.89%) Sybase
9 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
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