The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 92 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 41 91 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 3.69% 3.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.02% 22.98% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 48 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £335 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -30.38%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
409 396 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.88% 16.06% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 177 147
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.77 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.90% -9.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -47 20 £375 -5.06% 3
Glasgow +1 16 £366 -3.93% 3
Stirling -8 4 £513 +28.12%
West Lothian - - - -
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WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 50 (48.54%) UNIX
2 47 (45.63%) Java
3 46 (44.66%) Finance
4 42 (40.78%) Banking
5 40 (38.83%) IBM
6 37 (35.92%) Oracle
7 35 (33.98%) SQL
8 31 (30.10%) Linux
9 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
9 29 (28.16%) JSP
10 26 (25.24%) CSS
10 26 (25.24%) XML
10 26 (25.24%) Spring
11 24 (23.30%) J2EE
11 24 (23.30%) XSLT
12 23 (22.33%) Windows
13 22 (21.36%) zOS
13 22 (21.36%) Relational Database
14 21 (20.39%) Ajax
14 21 (20.39%) WebSphere Application Server
15 18 (17.48%) PL/SQL
15 18 (17.48%) Perl
15 18 (17.48%) WebSphere MQ
16 17 (16.50%) Mainframe
16 17 (16.50%) AIX
16 17 (16.50%) Struts
17 16 (15.53%) OO
17 16 (15.53%) JMS
17 16 (15.53%) Shell Script
18 15 (14.56%) Unit Testing

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (20.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (14.56%) WebSphere Portal
3 12 (11.65%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.74%) CICS
4 9 (8.74%) CMS
5 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.85%) IIS
6 5 (4.85%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (3.88%) FileNet
8 3 (2.91%) TeamSite
8 3 (2.91%) Node.js
9 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.94%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.97%) Apache
10 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.94%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.97%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) Firewall
2 11 (10.68%) SAN
3 9 (8.74%) NAS
4 6 (5.83%) LAN
4 6 (5.83%) WAN
5 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.85%) DNS
6 4 (3.88%) DMZ
6 4 (3.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.91%) LDAP
8 1 (0.97%) MPLS
8 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.36%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.65%) DB2
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.97%) MS Access
7 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) CruiseControl
1 14 (13.59%) Selenium
2 6 (5.83%) JUnit
3 4 (3.88%) Introscope
4 2 (1.94%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.94%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.97%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.97%) Subversion
5 1 (0.97%) Maven
5 1 (0.97%) JIRA
5 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.97%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 46 (44.66%) Finance
2 42 (40.78%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.88%) Front Office
5 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.97%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (33.98%) Developer
2 21 (20.39%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.53%) Designer
4 12 (11.65%) Administrator
5 11 (10.68%) WebSphere Administrator
6 10 (9.71%) Architect
6 10 (9.71%) Analyst
7 9 (8.74%) Applications Support
7 9 (8.74%) WebSphere Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Designer
9 7 (6.80%) WebSphere Portal Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Portal Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) Solutions Designer
10 6 (5.83%) Consultant
11 5 (4.85%) WebSphere Consultant
12 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Specialist
13 3 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
13 3 (2.91%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.16%) JSP
2 26 (25.24%) CSS
2 26 (25.24%) XML
2 26 (25.24%) Spring
3 24 (23.30%) XSLT
3 24 (23.30%) J2EE
4 21 (20.39%) Ajax
5 18 (17.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 17 (16.50%) Struts
7 16 (15.53%) JMS
8 15 (14.56%) JDBC
8 15 (14.56%) HTML
9 14 (13.59%) Middleware
9 14 (13.59%) Java EE
9 14 (13.59%) iBATIS
9 14 (13.59%) Spring MVC
9 14 (13.59%) Spring Web Flow
9 14 (13.59%) GWT
10 13 (12.62%) jQuery
11 10 (9.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Mainframe
2 14 (13.59%) Replication
3 10 (9.71%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (6.80%) DataPower
5 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.91%) Derivative
8 2 (1.94%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.97%) Blog
9 1 (0.97%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 50 (48.54%) UNIX
2 31 (30.10%) Linux
3 23 (22.33%) Windows
4 22 (21.36%) zOS
5 17 (16.50%) AIX
6 3 (2.91%) Android
6 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.94%) Solaris
8 1 (0.97%) SUSE
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.53%) OO
2 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.56%) Unit Testing
3 14 (13.59%) MVC
3 14 (13.59%) Web Application Development
4 8 (7.77%) ITIL
5 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
5 6 (5.83%) SOA
5 6 (5.83%) ETL
6 5 (4.85%) Workflow
6 5 (4.85%) Content Management
6 5 (4.85%) Web Development
7 4 (3.88%) Migration
7 4 (3.88%) Network Design
7 4 (3.88%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.88%) Data Modelling
7 4 (3.88%) CRM
7 4 (3.88%) Investment Management
7 4 (3.88%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.63%) Java
2 35 (33.98%) SQL
3 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.48%) Perl
4 18 (17.48%) PL/SQL
5 16 (15.53%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.85%) Python
7 4 (3.88%) C#
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) Jython
9 1 (0.97%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) SRDF
2 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.88%) CA Wily
2 3 (2.91%) Control-M
3 1 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.97%) Legato
Vendors
1 40 (38.83%) IBM
2 37 (35.92%) Oracle
3 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.71%) EMC
5 6 (5.83%) TIBCO
5 6 (5.83%) HP
6 5 (4.85%) CA
7 3 (2.91%) JBoss
8 1 (0.97%) Sybase
8 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.97%) Adobe
8 1 (0.97%) Murex
8 1 (0.97%) Intel
8 1 (0.97%) Reuters
8 1 (0.97%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.97%) VMware
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