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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 101 80 63
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 50 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 1.75% 2.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 10.31% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 19
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £369 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £505 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
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
385 485 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.01% 17.01% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 262 305
Median daily rate £340 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £195 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Median hourly rate £15.75 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £16.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £41.32 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -9.70%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow -2 11 £340 -24.44% 3
Edinburgh -1 6 £425 +8.97% 2
West Dunbartonshire -3 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 £425 -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 32 (54.24%) IBM
2 27 (45.76%) Java
3 24 (40.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 23 (38.98%) Oracle
5 22 (37.29%) Unix
6 20 (33.90%) Finance
7 19 (32.20%) DataPower
8 18 (30.51%) Banking
9 16 (27.12%) SSL
9 16 (27.12%) JBoss
10 15 (25.42%) Linux
11 13 (22.03%) Shell Script
12 11 (18.64%) IBM HTTP Server
12 11 (18.64%) HTTPS
12 11 (18.64%) WebSphere Portal
13 10 (16.95%) Web Services
13 10 (16.95%) XML
14 9 (15.25%) AIX
14 9 (15.25%) WebSphere MQ
14 9 (15.25%) Spring
15 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (13.56%) J2EE
15 8 (13.56%) HTTP
16 7 (11.86%) Solaris
16 7 (11.86%) SOA
16 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
16 7 (11.86%) Middleware
16 7 (11.86%) Hibernate
17 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Process Server

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 24 (40.68%) WebSphere Application Server
2 16 (27.12%) JBoss
3 11 (18.64%) IBM HTTP Server
3 11 (18.64%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (6.78%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (5.08%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.39%) CICS
7 2 (3.39%) IIS
8 1 (1.69%) Apache
8 1 (1.69%) CMS
8 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (3.39%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) SSL
2 11 (18.64%) HTTPS
3 8 (13.56%) HTTP
4 6 (10.17%) Internet
5 5 (8.47%) LDAP
6 2 (3.39%) DNS
6 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.08%) DB2
4 2 (3.39%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) Redis
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.08%) ClearCase
3 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.39%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.39%) Gradle
4 2 (3.39%) JUnit
4 2 (3.39%) Log4j
4 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 2 (3.39%) Mockito
5 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 18 (30.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Administrator
3 7 (11.86%) Consultant
3 7 (11.86%) WebSphere Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Specialist
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (8.47%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Identity Management Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) SAP MDM Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Server Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) Web Services
1 10 (16.95%) XML
2 9 (15.25%) Spring
2 9 (15.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (13.56%) J2EE
4 7 (11.86%) Hibernate
4 7 (11.86%) Middleware
5 5 (8.47%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (8.47%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 4 (6.78%) XSLT
7 3 (5.08%) HTML
7 3 (5.08%) Java EE
7 3 (5.08%) JMS
7 3 (5.08%) JSF
7 3 (5.08%) JSP
7 3 (5.08%) Kafka
7 3 (5.08%) Servlets
7 3 (5.08%) SOAP
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (3.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) DataPower
2 5 (8.47%) Clustering
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Unix
2 15 (25.42%) Linux
3 9 (15.25%) AIX
4 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.86%) Solaris
6 5 (8.47%) Windows
7 2 (3.39%) HPUX
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) zOS
8 1 (1.69%) i5/OS
8 1 (1.69%) MVS
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) SOA
2 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (10.17%) Information Security
3 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (8.47%) DevOps
3 5 (8.47%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (6.78%) TDD
5 3 (5.08%) Identity Management
5 3 (5.08%) Migration
5 3 (5.08%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.08%) Server Building
6 2 (3.39%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.39%) Microservices
6 2 (3.39%) OO
6 2 (3.39%) Time Management
6 2 (3.39%) UML
6 2 (3.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.47%) SQL
4 4 (6.78%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) C
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) VBScript
7 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 3 (5.08%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.39%) Docker
3 2 (3.39%) RACF
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.69%) zsh
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Tivoli
1 5 (8.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (5.08%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (5.08%) logstash
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (5.08%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) Ansible
3 2 (3.39%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.69%) OpenView
4 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) IBM
2 23 (38.98%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.47%) CA
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.39%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.39%) Misys
6 2 (3.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) BMC
7 1 (1.69%) Citrix
7 1 (1.69%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.69%) Symantec
7 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.69%) VMware
7 1 (1.69%) webMethods