Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 104 126
Rank change year-on-year -32 +22 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.46% 1.92% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Edinburgh median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Scotland median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 436 365 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.84% 15.59% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 208 285
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £193 £250 £259
90th Percentile £547 £566 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £15.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.71% +32.17% -62.99%
10th Percentile £14.45 £15.04 £11.00
90th Percentile £32.72 £22.34 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year -1.43% -53.64% +77.65%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Edinburgh

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (50.00%) Mockito
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
1 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JPA
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle