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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 71 89
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 58 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 2.25% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.80% 10.94% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 36 20
Median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
250 530 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.37% 20.54% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 304 236
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £16.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Glasgow -4 5 £355 +2.52% 2
Edinburgh -10 4 £500 +26.58% 1
West Lothian -3 1 £525 +1.44%
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 (58.33%) IBM
2 17 (47.22%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) Banking
3 13 (36.11%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) Oracle
4 10 (27.78%) Unix
5 9 (25.00%) Linux
5 9 (25.00%) JBoss
5 9 (25.00%) DataPower
6 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 8 (22.22%) Python
7 7 (19.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (19.44%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (19.44%) SSL
8 6 (16.67%) Web Services
9 5 (13.89%) XML
9 5 (13.89%) Windows
9 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
9 5 (13.89%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (13.89%) HTTPS
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (13.89%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (13.89%) Kafka
9 5 (13.89%) Apache Flume
9 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (13.89%) logstash
9 5 (13.89%) DevOps
10 4 (11.11%) Ansible
10 4 (11.11%) AppDynamics

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 9 (25.00%) JBoss
2 7 (19.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (5.56%) CICS
5 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.78%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.78%) Tuxedo
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Trello
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Bluemix
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) SSL
2 5 (13.89%) HTTPS
3 3 (8.33%) LDAP
4 2 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.56%) Gradle
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) JUnit
3 2 (5.56%) Log4j
3 2 (5.56%) Maven
3 2 (5.56%) Mockito
4 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.78%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) BPM Developer
3 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Identity Management Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Scrum Master
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (13.89%) Kafka
3 5 (13.89%) XML
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (8.33%) Middleware
5 3 (8.33%) SOAP
5 3 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (5.56%) J2EE
6 2 (5.56%) Java EE
6 2 (5.56%) JAX-RS
6 2 (5.56%) JMS
6 2 (5.56%) JSP
6 2 (5.56%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) DataPower
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) iSeries
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Unix
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Windows
4 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Solaris
5 3 (8.33%) AIX
5 3 (8.33%) zOS
6 1 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.78%) HPUX
6 1 (2.78%) i5/OS
6 1 (2.78%) MVS
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) DevOps
2 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (11.11%) SOA
2 4 (11.11%) TDD
3 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.56%) High Availability
4 2 (5.56%) Information Security
4 2 (5.56%) Microservices
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (5.56%) Scrum
4 2 (5.56%) UML
4 2 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (2.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) SQR
6 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Apache Flume
2 3 (8.33%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.78%) RACF
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (13.89%) logstash
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (11.11%) Ansible
2 4 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) OpenView
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) IBM
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.11%) AppDynamics
5 3 (8.33%) CA
6 2 (5.56%) EMC
6 2 (5.56%) Misys
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) Adobe
7 1 (2.78%) BMC
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.78%) Splunk
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) Veritas