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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 69 31 74
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +43
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 54 116 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.00% 4.61% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.71% 24.68% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 67 18
Average daily rate
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£388 £410 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
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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
556 470 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.64% 18.67% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 227 163
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £30.00 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +91.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £28.90
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 22 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 22 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 -27 29 £368 -12.50% 2
Glasgow -21 16 £350 +4.86% 5
Stirling -7 2 £450 +28.57%
West Lothian - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 48 (50.53%) Oracle
2 47 (49.47%) Banking
3 45 (47.37%) Java
4 39 (41.05%) UNIX
5 38 (40.00%) IBM
6 36 (37.89%) Finance
6 36 (37.89%) SQL
7 31 (32.63%) XML
8 28 (29.47%) JSP
8 28 (29.47%) Relational Database
9 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (27.37%) CSS
9 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
9 26 (27.37%) Perl
10 24 (25.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 23 (24.21%) J2EE
11 23 (24.21%) PL/SQL
11 23 (24.21%) XSLT
12 22 (23.16%) Struts
12 22 (23.16%) OO
12 22 (23.16%) Spring
13 21 (22.11%) Ajax
13 21 (22.11%) Spring Web Flow
13 21 (22.11%) JMS
13 21 (22.11%) MVC
13 21 (22.11%) Shell Script
14 19 (20.00%) Middleware
14 19 (20.00%) JDBC
14 19 (20.00%) Selenium
14 19 (20.00%) Spring MVC

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 24 (25.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (14.74%) WebLogic
3 9 (9.47%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.42%) IIS
5 7 (7.37%) JBoss
5 7 (7.37%) CICS
6 6 (6.32%) FileNet
6 6 (6.32%) CMS
7 5 (5.26%) Apache
7 5 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (4.21%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (3.16%) TeamSite
9 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (3.16%) Node.js
10 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 2 (2.11%) GlassFish
10 2 (2.11%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (2.11%) WebLogic Integration
11 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
11 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) Firewall
2 4 (4.21%) NAS
2 4 (4.21%) SAN
2 4 (4.21%) LAN
2 4 (4.21%) WAN
2 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.21%) DNS
3 3 (3.16%) DMZ
3 3 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.11%) SSL
5 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.05%) SNA
5 1 (1.05%) SMS
5 1 (1.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.47%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.32%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.32%) DB2
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.05%) MySQL
5 1 (1.05%) DataStage
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.00%) Selenium
1 19 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
2 4 (4.21%) Introscope
3 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.11%) Ant
4 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.05%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.05%) Maven
4 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
General
1 47 (49.47%) Banking
2 36 (37.89%) Finance
3 5 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) International Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Developer
2 31 (32.63%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.79%) Designer
4 12 (12.63%) Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Solutions Designer
5 7 (7.37%) Architect
6 5 (5.26%) Administrator
6 5 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (4.21%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (3.16%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Applications Architect
8 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Environment Analyst
9 2 (2.11%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.63%) XML
2 28 (29.47%) JSP
3 26 (27.37%) CSS
4 23 (24.21%) J2EE
4 23 (24.21%) XSLT
5 22 (23.16%) Struts
5 22 (23.16%) Spring
6 21 (22.11%) Ajax
6 21 (22.11%) Spring Web Flow
6 21 (22.11%) JMS
7 19 (20.00%) Middleware
7 19 (20.00%) JDBC
7 19 (20.00%) Spring MVC
7 19 (20.00%) iBATIS
7 19 (20.00%) GWT
8 15 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
8 15 (15.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 11 (11.58%) Web Services
9 11 (11.58%) Java EE
10 10 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) DataPower
2 7 (7.37%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.26%) Replication
3 5 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.16%) iSeries
6 2 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.11%) Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.05%) UNIX
2 18 (18.95%) Linux
2 18 (18.95%) Windows
3 9 (9.47%) zOS
4 8 (8.42%) Solaris
5 5 (5.26%) AIX
5 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.16%) Android
6 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.11%) HPUX
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.16%) OO
3 21 (22.11%) MVC
4 19 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 19 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (8.42%) Performance Management
6 6 (6.32%) Workflow
7 5 (5.26%) SOA
7 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.26%) Migration
7 5 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.21%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (4.21%) Project Management
9 3 (3.16%) ITIL
9 3 (3.16%) UML
9 3 (3.16%) AOP
9 3 (3.16%) BPEL
9 3 (3.16%) TDD
9 3 (3.16%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.37%) Java
2 36 (37.89%) SQL
3 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
3 26 (27.37%) Perl
4 23 (24.21%) PL/SQL
5 21 (22.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.16%) Python
7 2 (2.11%) PHP
8 1 (1.05%) C#
8 1 (1.05%) REXX
8 1 (1.05%) Korn
8 1 (1.05%) AspectJ
8 1 (1.05%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
1 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) SRDF
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.11%) RACF
3 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) CA Wily
2 3 (3.16%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.05%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (1.05%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.05%) CA LISA
4 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (50.53%) Oracle
2 38 (40.00%) IBM
3 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.37%) CA
5 6 (6.32%) TIBCO
6 5 (5.26%) VMware
6 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.21%) BMC
7 4 (4.21%) EMC
8 3 (3.16%) HP
8 3 (3.16%) Citrix
8 3 (3.16%) Guidewire
9 2 (2.11%) Kony
9 2 (2.11%) Yahoo!
9 2 (2.11%) Google
9 2 (2.11%) Informatica
9 2 (2.11%) Symantec
9 2 (2.11%) Sun
10 1 (1.05%) SAP
10 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
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