Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 19 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 103 93
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10 -24
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 24 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.98% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.02% 4.73% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 15
Edinburgh median daily rate £423 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.42% -2.94% +15.65%
10th Percentile £280 £354 £364
90th Percentile £549 £463 £565
Scotland median daily rate £423 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.63% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere 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 478 444 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.53% 20.82% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 264 253
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £251 £218 £226
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 5 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 £17.42 £11.35 £15.99
90th Percentile £29.40 £15.25 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +104.08%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Edinburgh

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) Banking
3 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (41.67%) Linux
5 9 (37.50%) JBoss
5 9 (37.50%) SOAP
6 8 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (33.33%) Perl
6 8 (33.33%) XSLT
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (33.33%) LDAP
6 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 8 (33.33%) Java EE
7 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (29.17%) BIG-IP
7 7 (29.17%) PKI
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) Citrix
7 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
7 7 (29.17%) F5
7 7 (29.17%) NetScaler
8 6 (25.00%) Node.js
8 6 (25.00%) Change Control
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (25.00%) IBM
8 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (25.00%) HTML
8 6 (25.00%) Apache
8 6 (25.00%) TDD

WebSphere
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 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (37.50%) JBoss
3 6 (25.00%) Apache
3 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (16.67%) IIS
5 3 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (4.17%) CICS
7 1 (4.17%) FileNet
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) IaaS
1 4 (16.67%) PaaS
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (8.33%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
1 8 (33.33%) LDAP
2 7 (29.17%) BIG-IP
2 7 (29.17%) NetScaler
3 5 (20.83%) Internet
4 4 (16.67%) Intranet
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) SMS
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Maven
2 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.33%) Appium
3 2 (8.33%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.17%) jMock
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Mockito
4 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Platform Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) UI Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) SOAP
2 8 (33.33%) Java EE
2 8 (33.33%) XML
2 8 (33.33%) XSLT
3 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) Node.js
4 5 (20.83%) Ajax
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) EJB
5 4 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (16.67%) JPA
5 4 (16.67%) RESTful
5 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) HTML5
6 3 (12.50%) JSR 286
6 3 (12.50%) Spring
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) PKI
2 5 (20.83%) DataPower
3 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.83%) Unix
6 3 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Change Control
2 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.83%) Content Management
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) BDD
4 4 (16.67%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Runbook
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Citrix
1 7 (29.17%) F5
1 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
2 6 (25.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Adobe
4 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 3 (12.50%) Imperva
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) CA
5 2 (8.33%) Perfecto Mobile
5 2 (8.33%) Splunk