Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 21 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 > West Lothian
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.11% 1.56% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 50.00% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
West Lothian median daily rate - £425 -
Scotland median daily rate £423 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.63% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian 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 West Lothian with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.22% 17.19% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
West Lothian median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £314
90th Percentile £338 £432 £388
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +104.08%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in West Lothian

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in West Lothian

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -3 1 - -
WebSphere
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM