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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 58 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 2.24% 2.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.74% 11.05% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 34 17
Median daily rate £425 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £340 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £522 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00

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
253 525 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.36% 20.29% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 317 231
Median daily rate £330 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £265 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £20.81 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -11 6 £425 +11.84% 1
Glasgow -4 3 £388 +5.44%
West Dunbartonshire -3 1 - -
West Lothian -4 1 £525 +1.44%
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 21 (55.26%) IBM
2 17 (44.74%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) Java
3 14 (36.84%) Oracle
4 13 (34.21%) Banking
5 12 (31.58%) DataPower
5 12 (31.58%) Unix
5 12 (31.58%) JBoss
6 9 (23.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (23.68%) SSL
7 8 (21.05%) HTTPS
7 8 (21.05%) Linux
8 7 (18.42%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
9 6 (15.79%) Python
9 6 (15.79%) Web Services
9 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
9 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
10 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (13.16%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.16%) XML
10 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
10 5 (13.16%) SOA
11 4 (10.53%) LDAP
11 4 (10.53%) CA
11 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
11 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 4 (10.53%) J2EE
11 4 (10.53%) Windows

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 12 (31.58%) JBoss
2 9 (23.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.89%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (5.26%) CICS
5 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.63%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.63%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (5.26%) SAP MDM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) SSL
2 8 (21.05%) HTTPS
3 4 (10.53%) LDAP
4 2 (5.26%) HTTP
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) IBM InfoSphere
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Gradle
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) JUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Log4j
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) Mockito
4 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
4 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Administrator
3 3 (7.89%) Identity Management Specialist
3 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) SAP MDM Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Scrum Master
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (13.16%) XML
4 4 (10.53%) J2EE
4 4 (10.53%) Kafka
4 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.89%) Middleware
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (7.89%) SOAP
5 3 (7.89%) Spring
6 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Camel
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) Java EE
6 2 (5.26%) JAX-RS
6 2 (5.26%) JMS
6 2 (5.26%) JSP
6 2 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) DataPower
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Unix
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) AIX
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) zOS
6 1 (2.63%) HPUX
6 1 (2.63%) i5/OS
6 1 (2.63%) MVS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (13.16%) SOA
2 4 (10.53%) DevOps
2 4 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (10.53%) Information Security
2 4 (10.53%) TDD
3 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Microservices
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (5.26%) Scrum
4 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.26%) UML
4 2 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 6 (15.79%) Python
2 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) C
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQR
5 1 (2.63%) VB
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Apache Flume
1 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) RACF
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (10.53%) logstash
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
1 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (7.89%) Ansible
2 3 (7.89%) Data Guard
2 3 (7.89%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) IBM
2 14 (36.84%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.53%) CA
5 3 (7.89%) AppDynamics
6 2 (5.26%) Misys
6 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) BMC
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) VMware