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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 47 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 21 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.96% 1.71% 3.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.54% 8.77% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Median daily rate £348 £400 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £380 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £420 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.65 £35.28
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +6.73%
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
127 171 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.89% 19.45% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 86 58
Median daily rate £330 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £246 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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 June 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 17 (65.38%) IBM
2 16 (61.54%) Unix
3 15 (57.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (42.31%) AIX
4 11 (42.31%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 10 (38.46%) HTTP
5 10 (38.46%) DataPower
6 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (34.62%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) DB2
7 7 (26.92%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (26.92%) Clustering
8 5 (19.23%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) J2EE
8 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
8 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (19.23%) Subversion
9 4 (15.38%) Solaris
9 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
9 4 (15.38%) SSL
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) Migration
10 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
10 3 (11.54%) Replication
10 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (11.54%) Information Security
10 3 (11.54%) Internet
10 3 (11.54%) Red Hat

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 15 (57.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (42.31%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) HTTP
2 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 4 (15.38%) SSL
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) DataStage
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Bitbucket
2 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.54%) Gradle
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
2 3 (11.54%) Mockito
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) DataStage Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (19.23%) J2EE
3 3 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
3 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
3 3 (11.54%) JAX-RS
3 3 (11.54%) REST
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP
5 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) DataPower
2 7 (26.92%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Unix
2 11 (42.31%) AIX
3 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (11.54%) High Availability
2 3 (11.54%) Information Security
2 3 (11.54%) Microservices
2 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (11.54%) SOA
2 3 (11.54%) TDD
2 3 (11.54%) UML
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.85%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Kanban
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Korn
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
1 3 (11.54%) PowerHA
2 2 (7.69%) RACF
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) BMC
4 1 (3.85%) CA
4 1 (3.85%) VMware