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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 50 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.91% 1.45% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.94% 9.28% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Median daily rate £355 £346 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £265 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £450 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
72 97 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.11% 15.65% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 56 64
Median daily rate £350 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £211 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

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 25 February 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 10 (55.56%) IBM
2 9 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) DataPower
4 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (33.33%) JBoss
4 6 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (22.22%) Kafka
6 4 (22.22%) Apache Flume
6 4 (22.22%) logstash
6 4 (22.22%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
7 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (16.67%) Ansible
7 3 (16.67%) AppDynamics
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (16.67%) 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 6 (33.33%) JBoss
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) CICS
3 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Gradle
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Mockito
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (5.56%) AIX Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Designer
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Identity Management Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
3 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) SOA Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (22.22%) Kafka
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
3 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) JAX-RS
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) DataPower
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) MVS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Microservices
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Apache Flume
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) PowerHA
3 1 (5.56%) RACF
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (22.22%) logstash
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) Data Guard
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.56%) OpenView
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) CA
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas