The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 23 July 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 West Lothian 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank - 13 10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 4.17% 3.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 33.33% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -30.38%
Application Platforms Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 12.50% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Average daily rate - £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
WebSphere
Scotland

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the West Lothian region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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Livingston - - - -
WebSphere
Scotland

WebSphere
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) CMS
3 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) WSDL
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Portal Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) JSP
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) WSDL
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM