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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 45 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 14 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.36% 1.92% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.56% 11.49% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £405 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.63%
WebSphere
Scotland

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
90 148 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.18% 16.74% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 67 66
Median daily rate £363 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £190 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +86.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 20 (66.67%) Unix
2 18 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 18 (60.00%) IBM
3 14 (46.67%) AIX
3 14 (46.67%) Linux
3 14 (46.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (40.00%) HTTP
5 12 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 10 (33.33%) Java
7 9 (30.00%) Oracle
7 9 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (30.00%) DataPower
8 8 (26.67%) DB2
8 8 (26.67%) Clustering
8 8 (26.67%) Finance
9 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Portal
9 7 (23.33%) Solaris
9 7 (23.33%) JBoss
10 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
11 4 (13.33%) Internet
11 4 (13.33%) HTTPS
11 4 (13.33%) SSL
11 4 (13.33%) J2EE
12 3 (10.00%) Information Security
12 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (10.00%) Replication
12 3 (10.00%) High Availability
12 3 (10.00%) PowerHA
12 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

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 18 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (46.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (23.33%) JBoss
3 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (13.33%) HTTPS
2 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) DB2
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Administrator
1 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SAP MDM Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (13.33%) J2EE
3 3 (10.00%) Middleware
4 2 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) DHTML
5 1 (3.33%) EJB
5 1 (3.33%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) JDBC
5 1 (3.33%) JMS
5 1 (3.33%) JSP
5 1 (3.33%) LAMP
5 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.33%) Struts
5 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) DataPower
2 8 (26.67%) Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Unix
2 14 (46.67%) AIX
2 14 (46.67%) Linux
3 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Solaris
5 3 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (10.00%) High Availability
1 3 (10.00%) Information Security
2 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Coaching
3 1 (3.33%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.33%) Data Management
3 1 (3.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Korn
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) PowerHA
2 2 (6.67%) RACF
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) IBM
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) BMC
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO