Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 55 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 +30 -44
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 47 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.60% 3.31% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 3.57% 8.23% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 36 10
Median daily rate £288 £503 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.69% +25.55% -5.10%
10th Percentile £277 £313 £324
90th Percentile £438 £575 £515
Scotland median daily rate £500 £493 £435
% change year-on-year +1.52% +13.22% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 252 571 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 44.76% 40.15% 42.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 336 368
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £216
90th Percentile £550 £588 £552
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 36 23
Median hourly rate £19.75 £18.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +25.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £9.71 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +11.43% +1.45% -31.00%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Glasgow

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IBM in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for IBM in Glasgow

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IBM in Glasgow over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IBM in Glasgow

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IBM in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for IBM in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (55.56%) DB2
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) Runbook
6 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) AWS Certification
6 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
6 3 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (33.33%) SSL
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (33.33%) Middleware
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) Sybase
6 3 (33.33%) Perl
6 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (33.33%) Python

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 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (33.33%) AWS
1 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudTrail
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) DB2
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (33.33%) Hazelcast
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Postman
2 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
2 1 (11.11%) REST Assured
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) TestNG
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Environment Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) EDI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Scala Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) EDI
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Equities
2 2 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Runbook
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) API Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) F5
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Curam