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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 76 30 62
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 47 114 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.72% 4.51% 2.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.98% 25.45% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 61 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £410 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
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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
471 448 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.25% 17.74% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 202 153
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +1.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £36.00 £25.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -31 25 £368 -12.50% 5
Glasgow -30 13 £388 +16.10% 1
Stirling -11 3 £450 +28.57%
West Lothian - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
WebSphere
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WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 57 (53.77%) Java
2 51 (48.11%) Banking
3 50 (47.17%) Oracle
4 46 (43.40%) UNIX
5 44 (41.51%) IBM
6 43 (40.57%) Finance
7 40 (37.74%) SQL
8 39 (36.79%) XML
9 36 (33.96%) JSP
10 33 (31.13%) JavaScript
11 32 (30.19%) CSS
11 32 (30.19%) Relational Database
12 31 (29.25%) J2EE
13 30 (28.30%) Spring
14 27 (25.47%) Ajax
14 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (25.47%) WebSphere Application Server
15 26 (24.53%) Perl
15 26 (24.53%) XSLT
16 25 (23.58%) PL/SQL
17 24 (22.64%) OO
17 24 (22.64%) Linux
18 23 (21.70%) JMS
18 23 (21.70%) Struts
18 23 (21.70%) Shell Script
19 22 (20.75%) MVC
19 22 (20.75%) Spring Web Flow
20 21 (19.81%) Unit Testing
20 21 (19.81%) JDBC
21 20 (18.87%) Selenium

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (25.47%) WebSphere Application Server
2 16 (15.09%) WebLogic
3 13 (12.26%) WebSphere Portal
4 10 (9.43%) CICS
5 9 (8.49%) IIS
5 9 (8.49%) CMS
6 8 (7.55%) Tomcat
7 6 (5.66%) FileNet
8 5 (4.72%) Apache
9 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Process Server
9 4 (3.77%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (2.83%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (2.83%) TeamSite
10 3 (2.83%) Node.js
11 2 (1.89%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.89%) WebLogic Integration
12 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Office
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.94%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) Firewall
2 9 (8.49%) SAN
3 8 (7.55%) NAS
4 6 (5.66%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.72%) DNS
6 4 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.77%) LAN
6 4 (3.77%) WAN
6 4 (3.77%) DMZ
7 1 (0.94%) MPLS
7 1 (0.94%) SSL
7 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.94%) SNA
7 1 (0.94%) SMS
7 1 (0.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.19%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.38%) DB2
3 9 (8.49%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) DataStage
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.94%) MySQL
6 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) MS Access
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 20 (18.87%) Selenium
1 20 (18.87%) CruiseControl
2 4 (3.77%) JIRA
2 4 (3.77%) Introscope
2 4 (3.77%) JUnit
3 2 (1.89%) FitNesse
3 2 (1.89%) Maven
3 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.89%) Ant
4 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.94%) Subversion
4 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.94%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (48.11%) Banking
2 43 (40.57%) Finance
3 8 (7.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.89%) Front Office
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) International Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (41.51%) Developer
2 34 (32.08%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.98%) Designer
4 11 (10.38%) Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Solutions Designer
6 7 (6.60%) Administrator
6 7 (6.60%) Applications Support
6 7 (6.60%) Architect
6 7 (6.60%) Consultant
6 7 (6.60%) WebSphere Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Designer
7 6 (5.66%) WebSphere Administrator
7 6 (5.66%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Portal Developer
8 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Portal Developer
9 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.83%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.79%) XML
2 36 (33.96%) JSP
3 32 (30.19%) CSS
4 31 (29.25%) J2EE
5 30 (28.30%) Spring
6 27 (25.47%) Ajax
7 26 (24.53%) XSLT
8 23 (21.70%) JMS
8 23 (21.70%) Struts
9 22 (20.75%) Spring Web Flow
10 21 (19.81%) JDBC
11 20 (18.87%) GWT
11 20 (18.87%) Spring MVC
11 20 (18.87%) iBATIS
12 16 (15.09%) HTML
12 16 (15.09%) Middleware
13 15 (14.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 13 (12.26%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (12.26%) Java EE
15 12 (11.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Mainframe
2 9 (8.49%) DataPower
2 9 (8.49%) Replication
3 8 (7.55%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.94%) Derivative
7 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (43.40%) UNIX
2 24 (22.64%) Linux
3 19 (17.92%) Windows
4 14 (13.21%) zOS
5 9 (8.49%) AIX
6 4 (3.77%) Solaris
7 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.83%) Android
8 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.89%) HPUX
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.64%) OO
3 22 (20.75%) MVC
4 21 (19.81%) Unit Testing
5 20 (18.87%) Web Application Development
6 7 (6.60%) SOA
7 6 (5.66%) Migration
7 6 (5.66%) Workflow
7 6 (5.66%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.72%) Content Management
8 5 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.77%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.77%) Network Design
9 4 (3.77%) ITIL
9 4 (3.77%) ETL
10 3 (2.83%) Android Development
10 3 (2.83%) iOS Development
10 3 (2.83%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.83%) Project Management
10 3 (2.83%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 57 (53.77%) Java
2 40 (37.74%) SQL
3 33 (31.13%) JavaScript
4 26 (24.53%) Perl
5 25 (23.58%) PL/SQL
6 23 (21.70%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.77%) Python
8 2 (1.89%) C#
8 2 (1.89%) PHP
9 1 (0.94%) REXX
9 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.94%) VB
9 1 (0.94%) Jython
9 1 (0.94%) Korn
9 1 (0.94%) AspectJ
9 1 (0.94%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) SRDF
2 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.94%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) CA Wily
2 3 (2.83%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.94%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.94%) Control-M
4 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.94%) Legato
4 1 (0.94%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 50 (47.17%) Oracle
2 44 (41.51%) IBM
3 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.55%) EMC
5 7 (6.60%) CA
5 7 (6.60%) TIBCO
6 6 (5.66%) JBoss
7 4 (3.77%) HP
8 3 (2.83%) Guidewire
9 2 (1.89%) Yahoo!
9 2 (1.89%) Google
9 2 (1.89%) VMware
9 2 (1.89%) Sun
9 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.89%) Symantec
9 2 (1.89%) Kony
10 1 (0.94%) Reuters
10 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.94%) Informatica
10 1 (0.94%) Murex
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