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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 97 71 47
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -24
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 41 56 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 2.11% 3.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.13% 11.91% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 36
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £497 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.38 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-6.03% +43.28%
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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
504 470 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.49% 17.74% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 264 217
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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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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 -6 20 £450 +5.88%
Stirling -10 7 £425 +10.38%
Glasgow -2 6 £425 +54.54% 4
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WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 45 (46.39%) Banking
2 39 (40.21%) Java
3 37 (38.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 34 (35.05%) Oracle
5 31 (31.96%) Finance
6 30 (30.93%) SQL
6 30 (30.93%) UNIX
7 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (23.71%) Linux
9 22 (22.68%) PL/SQL
10 21 (21.65%) Relational Database
11 20 (20.62%) IBM
12 19 (19.59%) JSP
13 18 (18.56%) XML
13 18 (18.56%) OO
13 18 (18.56%) FileNet
13 18 (18.56%) WebSphere MQ
13 18 (18.56%) Spring
14 17 (17.53%) Selenium
14 17 (17.53%) Shell Script
14 17 (17.53%) Perl
15 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
15 16 (16.49%) XSLT
15 16 (16.49%) J2EE
15 16 (16.49%) Windows
15 16 (16.49%) JMS
15 16 (16.49%) Unit Testing
15 16 (16.49%) Content Management
16 15 (15.46%) CruiseControl
16 15 (15.46%) Ajax

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 37 (38.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 18 (18.56%) FileNet
3 10 (10.31%) WebSphere Portal
3 10 (10.31%) JBoss
4 8 (8.25%) IIS
4 8 (8.25%) WebSphere Process Server
5 7 (7.22%) CICS
5 7 (7.22%) WebLogic
5 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.12%) MQSeries
8 3 (3.09%) Apache
9 2 (2.06%) Documentum
9 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.03%) Mule
10 1 (1.03%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.06%) FileNet Content Manager
3 1 (1.03%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.03%) Eikon
3 1 (1.03%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) LDAP
2 2 (2.06%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.06%) SSL
2 2 (2.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) DNS
3 1 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.28%) DB2
3 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.12%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.06%) QlikView
5 2 (2.06%) DataStage
6 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) Redis
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Selenium
2 15 (15.46%) CruiseControl
3 11 (11.34%) LoadRunner
4 5 (5.15%) Introscope
5 2 (2.06%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.06%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.03%) Build Forge
6 1 (1.03%) JBehave
6 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.03%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.03%) Log4j
6 1 (1.03%) Subversion
6 1 (1.03%) Maven
6 1 (1.03%) JUnit
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.03%) JDeveloper
General
1 45 (46.39%) Banking
2 31 (31.96%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.03%) International Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Front Office
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Developer
2 24 (24.74%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.40%) Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Test Leader
4 11 (11.34%) Performance Test Leader
5 8 (8.25%) Administrator
6 6 (6.19%) Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) WebSphere Administrator
6 6 (6.19%) FileNet Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Designer
7 5 (5.15%) Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Server Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Designer
8 4 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) JSP
2 18 (18.56%) XML
2 18 (18.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (18.56%) Spring
3 16 (16.49%) XSLT
3 16 (16.49%) JMS
3 16 (16.49%) J2EE
4 15 (15.46%) CSS
4 15 (15.46%) Struts
4 15 (15.46%) Ajax
4 15 (15.46%) GWT
4 15 (15.46%) Spring MVC
4 15 (15.46%) Spring Web Flow
5 14 (14.43%) Web Services
6 11 (11.34%) JDBC
7 10 (10.31%) iBATIS
8 9 (9.28%) Middleware
9 4 (4.12%) SOAP
9 4 (4.12%) SPNEGO
10 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) DataPower
2 6 (6.19%) LPAR
3 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.06%) iSeries
4 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) UNIX
2 23 (23.71%) Linux
3 16 (16.49%) Windows
4 8 (8.25%) AIX
4 8 (8.25%) zOS
5 7 (7.22%) Solaris
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.56%) OO
3 16 (16.49%) Content Management
3 16 (16.49%) Unit Testing
4 15 (15.46%) MVC
4 15 (15.46%) Web Application Development
5 13 (13.40%) Migration
5 13 (13.40%) Enterprise Content Management
6 11 (11.34%) Stress Testing
7 9 (9.28%) Document Management
8 8 (8.25%) Workflow
9 5 (5.15%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.12%) Project Management
11 3 (3.09%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (3.09%) SOA
11 3 (3.09%) RAD
11 3 (3.09%) Web Development
11 3 (3.09%) Problem Management
12 2 (2.06%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.21%) Java
2 30 (30.93%) SQL
3 22 (22.68%) PL/SQL
4 17 (17.53%) Perl
4 17 (17.53%) Shell Script
5 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.12%) Jython
7 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.03%) zsh
2 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (15.46%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.06%) CA LISA
2 2 (2.06%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (2.06%) Control-M
2 2 (2.06%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.06%) WSUS
2 2 (2.06%) SCCM
2 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) Oracle
2 20 (20.62%) IBM
3 12 (12.37%) HP
4 10 (10.31%) CA
5 4 (4.12%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.06%) Sun
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix
7 1 (1.03%) Dell
7 1 (1.03%) EMC
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.03%) Sybase
7 1 (1.03%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.03%) Symantec
7 1 (1.03%) VMware
7 1 (1.03%) Coverity
7 1 (1.03%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat