Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 116 130
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14 -21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.02% 1.12% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -19.05%
10th Percentile £288 £379 £378
90th Percentile £538 £463 £485
Scotland median daily rate £425 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +1.19% -6.67% +2.86%
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 495 446 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.75% 20.94% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 265 256
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £252 £218 £228
90th Percentile £538 £475 £501
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £359
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.44% -4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -52.98% +139.27%
10th Percentile £18.02 £11.35 £15.99
90th Percentile £28.00 £15.25 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +100.00%

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

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (90.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) Perl
4 7 (70.00%) Banking
5 6 (60.00%) Apache
6 5 (50.00%) Linux
6 5 (50.00%) JBoss
6 5 (50.00%) IBM
6 5 (50.00%) SOAP
6 5 (50.00%) XML
6 5 (50.00%) XSLT
6 5 (50.00%) Unix
6 5 (50.00%) Content Management
6 5 (50.00%) Ajax
6 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (50.00%) Java EE
6 5 (50.00%) jQuery
6 5 (50.00%) DataPower
6 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (40.00%) JPA
7 4 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
7 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (40.00%) PaaS
7 4 (40.00%) RESTful
7 4 (40.00%) F5
7 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
7 4 (40.00%) IaaS
7 4 (40.00%) Change Control

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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 5 (50.00%) JBoss
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (10.00%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (20.00%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (40.00%) LDAP
2 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) SMS
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Appium
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Platform Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Ajax
1 5 (50.00%) Java EE
1 5 (50.00%) jQuery
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) XSLT
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) EJB
2 4 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) JPA
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) JSP
3 2 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (20.00%) React
3 2 (20.00%) Redux
3 2 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) DataPower
2 4 (40.00%) PKI
3 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Content Management
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Runbook
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Adobe
3 3 (30.00%) Imperva
4 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics
4 2 (20.00%) CA
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Perfecto Mobile
4 2 (20.00%) Splunk