The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
UK / Scotland
Rank 90 85 88
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.70% 1.90% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.55% 10.06% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 30 18
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £363 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £489 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

WebSphere 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 264 487 414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.43% 18.87% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 293 229
Median daily rate £358 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +0.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £265 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -31.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Scotland

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Scotland

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Scotland

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Scotland

WebSphere
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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 -4 7 £500 +25.00% 1
Glasgow 0 3 £355 +12.25% 5
West Lothian - 1 £525 -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 20 (57.14%) IBM
2 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Banking
3 13 (37.14%) Linux
3 13 (37.14%) JBoss
4 12 (34.29%) Java
5 10 (28.57%) Oracle
6 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (22.86%) Unix
6 8 (22.86%) Python
6 8 (22.86%) DataPower
6 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
6 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
7 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (17.14%) AIX
8 6 (17.14%) Web Services
8 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (14.29%) SSL
9 5 (14.29%) XML
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (14.29%) logstash
9 5 (14.29%) DevOps
9 5 (14.29%) Kafka
9 5 (14.29%) Apache Flume
9 5 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (11.43%) TDD
10 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (11.43%) Puppet
10 4 (11.43%) IBM InfoSphere

WebSphere
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 13 (37.14%) JBoss
2 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
5 3 (8.57%) MQSeries
6 2 (5.71%) Apache
6 2 (5.71%) CICS
6 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.86%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (2.86%) IIS
7 1 (2.86%) Tuxedo
7 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Trello
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Bluemix
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) SSL
2 4 (11.43%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.71%) LDAP
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) DB2
1 4 (11.43%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.71%) Gradle
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) JUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Log4j
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) Mockito
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (40.00%) Banking
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Administrator
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (5.71%) DBA
4 2 (5.71%) Identity Management Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Scrum Master
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (2.86%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
1 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (14.29%) Kafka
2 5 (14.29%) XML
3 4 (11.43%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 3 (8.57%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) Java EE
5 2 (5.71%) JAX-RS
5 2 (5.71%) JMS
5 2 (5.71%) JSP
5 2 (5.71%) REST
5 2 (5.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) DataPower
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) iSeries
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Unix
3 7 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (17.14%) AIX
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Solaris
7 2 (5.71%) zOS
8 1 (2.86%) Android
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) MVS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) DevOps
2 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
2 4 (11.43%) SOA
2 4 (11.43%) TDD
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.71%) Content Management
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.71%) High Availability
4 2 (5.71%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.71%) Information Security
4 2 (5.71%) Microservices
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (5.71%) Scrum
4 2 (5.71%) UML
4 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
2 8 (22.86%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) SQR
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Apache Flume
2 3 (8.57%) Docker
3 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.86%) RACF
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) logstash
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (11.43%) Ansible
2 4 (11.43%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (11.43%) Data Guard
2 4 (11.43%) Puppet
3 3 (8.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) IBM
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle
3 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.43%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.71%) CA
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Misys
5 2 (5.71%) VMware
6 1 (2.86%) Adobe
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.86%) Splunk
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Veritas
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