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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 72 103 87
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 63 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.43% 1.20% 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.35% 7.35% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 14
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +27.86%
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
510 517 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.65% 16.27% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 252 268
Median daily rate £348 £330 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.47% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 8
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.27% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £40.10 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +27.27%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Edinburgh +12 30 £425 - 1
Glasgow +7 19 £338 -10.00% 1
Stirling - 6 £350 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £420 -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 48 (45.71%) IBM
2 42 (40.00%) Java
3 41 (39.05%) Oracle
4 39 (37.14%) Unix
4 39 (37.14%) Linux
5 38 (36.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 31 (29.52%) JBoss
7 29 (27.62%) AIX
7 29 (27.62%) Middleware
8 25 (23.81%) Finance
9 22 (20.95%) Banking
10 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 21 (20.00%) SSL
11 20 (19.05%) Solaris
12 19 (18.10%) Windows
12 19 (18.10%) Hibernate
13 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
13 18 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
14 17 (16.19%) Shell Script
14 17 (16.19%) HTTP
14 17 (16.19%) IBM HTTP Server
14 17 (16.19%) Spring
15 16 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (14.29%) SQL
17 14 (13.33%) Perl
17 14 (13.33%) Tomcat
17 14 (13.33%) WebSphere Portal
18 13 (12.38%) DataPower
18 13 (12.38%) ITIL
18 13 (12.38%) XML

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 38 (36.19%) WebSphere Application Server
2 31 (29.52%) JBoss
3 17 (16.19%) IBM HTTP Server
4 14 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 14 (13.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 13 (12.38%) WebLogic
6 10 (9.52%) Apache
6 10 (9.52%) IIS
6 10 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
7 6 (5.71%) MQSeries
7 6 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (4.76%) CICS
9 4 (3.81%) AquaLogic
9 4 (3.81%) GlassFish
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (3.81%) Tuxedo
9 4 (3.81%) WebSphere Process Server
10 3 (2.86%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 2 (1.90%) CMS
12 1 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.95%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.00%) SSL
2 17 (16.19%) HTTP
3 9 (8.57%) DNS
3 9 (8.57%) Internet
3 9 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.62%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.81%) Firewall
5 4 (3.81%) LDAP
6 2 (1.90%) SAN
7 1 (0.95%) DHCP
7 1 (0.95%) FCoE
7 1 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.95%) FTP
7 1 (0.95%) IPsec
7 1 (0.95%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.95%) LAN
7 1 (0.95%) Multicast
7 1 (0.95%) NAS
7 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.43%) DB2
3 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.90%) MySQL
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.90%) Redis
5 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.95%) HBase
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Build Forge
1 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.81%) Introscope
2 3 (2.86%) ClearQuest
2 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.86%) Subversion
3 2 (1.90%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.90%) FitNesse
3 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.95%) JIRA
4 1 (0.95%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 25 (23.81%) Finance
2 22 (20.95%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Front Office
3 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Law
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (19.05%) Developer
2 16 (15.24%) Administrator
3 14 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Architect
4 10 (9.52%) Consultant
5 8 (7.62%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (7.62%) WebSphere Specialist
6 7 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
6 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
6 7 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Middleware Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Support Specialist
8 5 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.81%) Server Specialist
9 4 (3.81%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (3.81%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.62%) Middleware
2 19 (18.10%) Hibernate
3 18 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (16.19%) Spring
5 13 (12.38%) XML
6 11 (10.48%) J2EE
6 11 (10.48%) Java EE
6 11 (10.48%) Struts
7 8 (7.62%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (7.62%) XSLT
8 7 (6.67%) HTML
8 7 (6.67%) Web Services
9 6 (5.71%) JSF
9 6 (5.71%) Servlets
10 3 (2.86%) .NET
10 3 (2.86%) JSP
11 2 (1.90%) Drools
11 2 (1.90%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
12 1 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) DataPower
2 11 (10.48%) Clustering
3 7 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.71%) Cryptography
4 6 (5.71%) Replication
5 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.14%) Linux
1 39 (37.14%) Unix
2 29 (27.62%) AIX
3 20 (19.05%) Solaris
4 19 (18.10%) Windows
5 16 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (11.43%) Windows Server
7 6 (5.71%) HPUX
7 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.76%) OS/390
9 4 (3.81%) zOS
10 3 (2.86%) OS/2
11 1 (0.95%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.38%) ITIL
2 11 (10.48%) Change Management
3 10 (9.52%) Migration
4 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.67%) OO
6 7 (6.67%) OOD
6 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.67%) SOA
7 6 (5.71%) DevOps
7 6 (5.71%) Information Security
7 6 (5.71%) Open Source
7 6 (5.71%) Server Building
8 5 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.81%) Application Performance Management
9 4 (3.81%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.81%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.81%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.00%) Java
2 17 (16.19%) Shell Script
3 15 (14.29%) SQL
4 14 (13.33%) Perl
5 7 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.67%) Python
5 7 (6.67%) VBScript
6 6 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.71%) C++
6 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.76%) C#
8 4 (3.81%) C
8 4 (3.81%) PHP
9 3 (2.86%) REXX
10 2 (1.90%) Korn
10 2 (1.90%) VBA
11 1 (0.95%) COBOL
11 1 (0.95%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) RACF
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) PowerHA
3 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (2.86%) vSphere
4 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.90%) Xen
4 2 (1.90%) zsh
5 1 (0.95%) Docker
5 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) KVM
5 1 (0.95%) NFS
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.95%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.81%) BladeLogic
2 4 (3.81%) CA Wily
3 3 (2.86%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.86%) Puppet
4 2 (1.90%) Ansible
4 2 (1.90%) Control-M
4 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.95%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (45.71%) IBM
2 41 (39.05%) Oracle
3 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.38%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.57%) CA
6 8 (7.62%) VMware
7 6 (5.71%) webMethods
8 4 (3.81%) Ab Initio
8 4 (3.81%) Axway
8 4 (3.81%) BMC
8 4 (3.81%) Fujitsu
8 4 (3.81%) Sun
8 4 (3.81%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.86%) HP
9 3 (2.86%) Sybase
10 1 (0.95%) Cisco
10 1 (0.95%) Cognos
10 1 (0.95%) EMC
10 1 (0.95%) Intel
10 1 (0.95%) NetApp
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