The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 46 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.81% 1.90% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.06% 13.27% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £388 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £265 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £510 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £389
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
66 98 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.31% 14.35% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 62 68
Median daily rate £338 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £190 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £405 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Glasgow region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (47.83%) IBM
3 10 (43.48%) JBoss
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) DataPower
4 9 (39.13%) Unix
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) Banking
6 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
6 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) Python
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
7 4 (17.39%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) J2EE
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (17.39%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
8 3 (13.04%) logstash
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
8 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (13.04%) Kafka
8 3 (13.04%) Apache Flume

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 11 (47.83%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (43.48%) JBoss
3 4 (17.39%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (4.35%) CICS
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (8.70%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
1 3 (13.04%) SSL
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Gradle
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) Mockito
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) SAP MDM Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Server Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.04%) Kafka
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Camel
4 2 (8.70%) JAX-RS
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (8.70%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (4.35%) JMS
5 1 (4.35%) Struts
5 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) DataPower
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Unix
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) AIX
4 3 (13.04%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) MVS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (17.39%) DevOps
2 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (13.04%) SOA
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Microservices
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (4.35%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) C
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Apache Flume
2 2 (8.70%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) RACF
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (13.04%) logstash
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) IBM
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) VMware