The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Scotland region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 91 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 40 88 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 3.60% 3.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.50% 22.06% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 49 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
421 399 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.36% 16.32% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 184 148
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.77 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.90% -9.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.40 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 August 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 August 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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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 -51 18 £363 -9.37% 2
Glasgow -5 16 £366 +9.73% 4
Stirling -3 4 £513 +20.58%
West Lothian - - - -
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WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 50 (48.54%) UNIX
2 47 (45.63%) Java
3 45 (43.69%) Finance
4 43 (41.75%) Banking
5 42 (40.78%) IBM
6 38 (36.89%) Oracle
7 35 (33.98%) SQL
8 31 (30.10%) Linux
9 30 (29.13%) JavaScript
9 30 (29.13%) JSP
10 27 (26.21%) CSS
10 27 (26.21%) XML
10 27 (26.21%) Spring
11 25 (24.27%) J2EE
11 25 (24.27%) XSLT
12 23 (22.33%) Windows
12 23 (22.33%) Relational Database
13 22 (21.36%) Ajax
13 22 (21.36%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (19.42%) zOS
15 19 (18.45%) PL/SQL
15 19 (18.45%) Perl
16 18 (17.48%) Struts
17 17 (16.50%) AIX
17 17 (16.50%) OO
17 17 (16.50%) JMS
17 17 (16.50%) Shell Script
17 17 (16.50%) Mainframe
18 16 (15.53%) WebSphere MQ
18 16 (15.53%) JDBC

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (21.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (14.56%) WebSphere Portal
3 12 (11.65%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.74%) CICS
4 9 (8.74%) CMS
5 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.85%) IIS
6 5 (4.85%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (3.88%) FileNet
8 3 (2.91%) TeamSite
8 3 (2.91%) Node.js
8 3 (2.91%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.94%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.97%) Apache
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.94%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.97%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) Firewall
2 11 (10.68%) SAN
3 9 (8.74%) NAS
4 6 (5.83%) LAN
4 6 (5.83%) WAN
5 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.85%) DNS
6 4 (3.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.88%) DMZ
7 3 (2.91%) LDAP
8 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.97%) SSL
8 1 (0.97%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.33%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.65%) DB2
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.97%) MS Access
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) CruiseControl
1 15 (14.56%) Selenium
2 6 (5.83%) JUnit
3 4 (3.88%) Introscope
4 2 (1.94%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.94%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.97%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.97%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.97%) Subversion
5 1 (0.97%) Maven
5 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 45 (43.69%) Finance
2 43 (41.75%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.88%) Front Office
5 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.97%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (34.95%) Developer
2 22 (21.36%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.53%) Designer
4 11 (10.68%) Administrator
5 10 (9.71%) Architect
5 10 (9.71%) Analyst
5 10 (9.71%) WebSphere Administrator
6 9 (8.74%) WebSphere Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Applications Support
7 8 (7.77%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Designer
8 7 (6.80%) WebSphere Portal Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) Portal Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Consultant
9 6 (5.83%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (4.85%) WebSphere Consultant
11 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Specialist
12 3 (2.91%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.91%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.13%) JSP
2 27 (26.21%) CSS
2 27 (26.21%) XML
2 27 (26.21%) Spring
3 25 (24.27%) J2EE
3 25 (24.27%) XSLT
4 22 (21.36%) Ajax
5 18 (17.48%) Struts
6 17 (16.50%) JMS
7 16 (15.53%) WebSphere MQ
7 16 (15.53%) JDBC
8 15 (14.56%) GWT
8 15 (14.56%) Spring Web Flow
8 15 (14.56%) Spring MVC
8 15 (14.56%) iBATIS
8 15 (14.56%) HTML
9 14 (13.59%) Middleware
9 14 (13.59%) Java EE
10 13 (12.62%) jQuery
11 10 (9.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Mainframe
2 14 (13.59%) Replication
3 10 (9.71%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (6.80%) DataPower
5 5 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.91%) Derivative
8 2 (1.94%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.97%) Open Source
9 1 (0.97%) Blog
9 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (48.54%) UNIX
2 31 (30.10%) Linux
3 23 (22.33%) Windows
4 20 (19.42%) zOS
5 17 (16.50%) AIX
6 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.91%) Android
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.94%) Solaris
8 1 (0.97%) SUSE
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.50%) OO
2 16 (15.53%) Unit Testing
2 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.56%) Web Application Development
3 15 (14.56%) MVC
4 8 (7.77%) ITIL
5 6 (5.83%) SOA
5 6 (5.83%) ETL
5 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.85%) Workflow
6 5 (4.85%) Content Management
6 5 (4.85%) Web Development
7 4 (3.88%) Network Design
7 4 (3.88%) Investment Management
7 4 (3.88%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.88%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.88%) Migration
7 4 (3.88%) CRM
7 4 (3.88%) Data Modelling
8 3 (2.91%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.63%) Java
2 35 (33.98%) SQL
3 30 (29.13%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.45%) PL/SQL
4 19 (18.45%) Perl
5 17 (16.50%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.85%) Python
7 4 (3.88%) C#
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) Jython
9 1 (0.97%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) SRDF
2 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) CA Wily
1 4 (3.88%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.91%) Control-M
3 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.97%) Legato
3 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (40.78%) IBM
2 38 (36.89%) Oracle
3 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.71%) EMC
5 6 (5.83%) HP
5 6 (5.83%) TIBCO
6 5 (4.85%) CA
7 3 (2.91%) JBoss
8 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.97%) Sybase
8 1 (0.97%) Reuters
8 1 (0.97%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.97%) Intel
8 1 (0.97%) Adobe
8 1 (0.97%) Murex
8 1 (0.97%) VMware
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