Period
to 17 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the International Business Machines Corporation.

IBM
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 38 49
Rank change year-on-year -47 +11 +27
Contract jobs citing IBM 36 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.06% 4.92% 3.76%
As % of the Vendors category 5.01% 11.50% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 18
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £395 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +8.22% -16.57%
10th Percentile £342 £337 £284
90th Percentile £534 £450 £444
Scotland median daily rate £438 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +13.64% -3.75% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.67% -16.67% -7.69%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Glasgow.

All Vendors
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 719 539 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 41.13% 42.74% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 263 326
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +9.49% -2.14%
10th Percentile £225 £211 £175
90th Percentile £550 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +0.98% +2.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.60% +23.04% -43.09%
10th Percentile £10.32 £12.45 £9.25
90th Percentile £34.50 £29.80 £32.60
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -42.33% -23.61% +125.00%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Glasgow

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Glasgow

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Glasgow

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for IBM.

1 18 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (41.67%) Java
3 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (36.11%) Linux
5 12 (33.33%) Spring
5 12 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 11 (30.56%) Docker
7 10 (27.78%) Ansible
7 10 (27.78%) TDD
7 10 (27.78%) Finance
7 10 (27.78%) AIX
7 10 (27.78%) Python
7 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 10 (27.78%) JMS
8 9 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (25.00%) Scrum
8 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (25.00%) QA
8 9 (25.00%) Kanban
8 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 9 (25.00%) Puppet
9 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
9 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
9 8 (22.22%) HTML5
9 8 (22.22%) JPA
9 8 (22.22%) FitNesse
9 8 (22.22%) Kafka
9 8 (22.22%) Ruby

IBM
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 7 (19.44%) IBM Domino
4 7 (19.44%) JBoss
4 7 (19.44%) Jetty
4 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
5 5 (13.89%) Confluence
5 5 (13.89%) IBM Connections
5 5 (13.89%) IBM Notes
6 4 (11.11%) MQSeries
7 3 (8.33%) CICS
7 3 (8.33%) SAS
8 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (2.78%) Anypoint
9 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
9 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.78%) GemFire
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
2 2 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Boomi
3 1 (2.78%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) AMQP
2 6 (16.67%) SSL
3 4 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 3 (8.33%) Kerberos
4 3 (8.33%) SSH
5 2 (5.56%) MPLS
5 2 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (2.78%) HTTP
6 1 (2.78%) SAN
6 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) DB2
1 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 7 (19.44%) Couchbase
2 7 (19.44%) Hadoop
2 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 7 (19.44%) Redis
2 7 (19.44%) Riak
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 8 (22.22%) FitNesse
2 7 (19.44%) Selenium
2 7 (19.44%) Vagrant
3 5 (13.89%) Bitbucket
3 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.33%) JIRA
4 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 3 (8.33%) Subversion
5 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.56%) Gradle
5 2 (5.56%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Mockito
6 1 (2.78%) Ant
6 1 (2.78%) Concordion
6 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Administrator
4 6 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Domino Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Lotus Notes Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (5.56%) IT Security Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) AIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 12 (33.33%) Spring
2 10 (27.78%) JMS
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
3 8 (22.22%) HTML5
3 8 (22.22%) JPA
3 8 (22.22%) Kafka
3 8 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (19.44%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (19.44%) REST
4 7 (19.44%) TIBCO EMS
5 6 (16.67%) J2EE
5 6 (16.67%) SOAP
6 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.33%) Apache Camel
7 3 (8.33%) ISPF
7 3 (8.33%) JAX-RS
7 3 (8.33%) LDAP
7 3 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) DataPower
2 4 (11.11%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Wiki
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) AIX
3 8 (22.22%) Unix
4 7 (19.44%) Windows
5 3 (8.33%) Solaris
5 3 (8.33%) zOS
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) Kanban
3 9 (25.00%) Scrum
3 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (19.44%) BDD
4 7 (19.44%) Concurrent Programming
4 7 (19.44%) Deployment Automation
4 7 (19.44%) DSDM
4 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
4 7 (19.44%) RUP
4 7 (19.44%) System Testing
4 7 (19.44%) UML
5 5 (13.89%) Information Security
5 5 (13.89%) Microservices
5 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.11%) People Management
7 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.78%) Python
3 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (22.22%) Ruby
4 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) Perl
7 3 (8.33%) Assembly Language
7 3 (8.33%) CLIST
7 3 (8.33%) JCL
7 3 (8.33%) REXX
8 1 (2.78%) Jython
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (8.33%) RACF
2 3 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.78%) RHEV
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Ansible
2 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (25.00%) Puppet
3 7 (19.44%) Cobbler
4 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
4 3 (8.33%) zSecure
5 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (2.78%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.78%) Nagios
6 1 (2.78%) PingFederate
6 1 (2.78%) QRadar
6 1 (2.78%) Terraform
6 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) CA
1 7 (19.44%) TIBCO
2 6 (16.67%) Informatica
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Sybase
4 2 (5.56%) Dell
4 2 (5.56%) EMC
4 2 (5.56%) Lotus
4 2 (5.56%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Apigee
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Okta
5 1 (2.78%) Sencha
5 1 (2.78%) Splunk
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) VMware