The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 102 116 114
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.29% 0.54% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 2.97% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 13
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +7.27% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 271 471 452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.60% 18.19% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 288 254
Median daily rate £358 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.18% -31.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.00 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Scotland

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Scotland

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 2 - -
Glasgow -2 2 - - 2
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) DataPower
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) JBoss
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
4 3 (33.33%) Bitbucket
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (22.22%) Gradle
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Docker
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) JAX-RS
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Mockito
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Eclipse

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (11.11%) CICS
4 1 (11.11%) Confluence
4 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Gradle
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Mockito
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) JAX-RS
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) AIX
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) MVS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Flume
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
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