Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 42 37
Rank change year-on-year -39 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing IBM 33 63 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.96% 4.69% 4.79%
As % of the Vendors category 4.53% 11.58% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 26
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £422 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.03% +8.84% -11.43%
10th Percentile £319 £319 £256
90th Percentile £504 £550 £464
Scotland median daily rate £435 £431 £400
% change year-on-year +0.87% +7.81% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £50.00
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.75

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 728 544 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 43.31% 40.51% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 261 283
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £213 £198 £220
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.75% +100.00% -40.30%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £32.33 £33.75 £44.65
Scotland median hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -33.00% +17.65% +60.38%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 22 (66.67%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) Spring
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) JMS
4 15 (45.45%) WebSphere
4 15 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 14 (42.42%) AMQP
5 14 (42.42%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (42.42%) Hibernate
6 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 12 (36.36%) Docker
7 11 (33.33%) Ansible
7 11 (33.33%) TDD
7 11 (33.33%) Python
8 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
8 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 10 (30.30%) Ruby
8 10 (30.30%) FitNesse
8 10 (30.30%) JPA
8 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (30.30%) REST
8 10 (30.30%) Puppet
8 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
8 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
9 9 (27.27%) Hadoop
9 9 (27.27%) BDD
9 9 (27.27%) HTML5
9 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
9 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
9 9 (27.27%) Vagrant

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 15 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
3 9 (27.27%) JBoss
3 9 (27.27%) Jetty
3 9 (27.27%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.12%) Confluence
5 3 (9.09%) CICS
5 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
5 3 (9.09%) Mule
5 3 (9.09%) Mule ESB
5 3 (9.09%) SAS
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (3.03%) GemFire
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) SaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) OpenShift
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Boomi
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) AMQP
2 6 (18.18%) SSL
3 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
3 3 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 3 (9.09%) SSH
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Couchbase
1 9 (27.27%) Hadoop
1 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
1 9 (27.27%) Redis
1 9 (27.27%) Riak
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
1 10 (30.30%) FitNesse
2 9 (27.27%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) Vagrant
3 4 (12.12%) Bitbucket
4 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.06%) Gradle
5 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Mockito
6 1 (3.03%) Ant
6 1 (3.03%) Concordion
6 1 (3.03%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Java Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Java Integration Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Development Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) Spring
2 17 (51.52%) JMS
3 14 (42.42%) Hibernate
3 14 (42.42%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (30.30%) JPA
4 10 (30.30%) REST
5 9 (27.27%) HTML
5 9 (27.27%) HTML5
5 9 (27.27%) Kafka
5 9 (27.27%) TIBCO EMS
5 9 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (18.18%) Apache Camel
7 5 (15.15%) J2EE
7 5 (15.15%) OAuth
7 5 (15.15%) OAuth2
7 5 (15.15%) OpenID
7 5 (15.15%) SOAP
7 5 (15.15%) Spring Integration
8 3 (9.09%) ISPF
8 3 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) DataPower
2 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Wiki
5 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) zOS
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 11 (33.33%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) BDD
5 9 (27.27%) Concurrent Programming
5 9 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
5 9 (27.27%) DSDM
5 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Kanban
5 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 9 (27.27%) RUP
5 9 (27.27%) Scrum
5 9 (27.27%) System Testing
5 9 (27.27%) UML
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Information Security
7 5 (15.15%) ITSM
7 5 (15.15%) Microservices
7 5 (15.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) Ruby
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.12%) Perl
7 3 (9.09%) Assembly Language
7 3 (9.09%) CLIST
7 3 (9.09%) JCL
7 3 (9.09%) REXX
8 1 (3.03%) COBOL
8 1 (3.03%) Jython
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Docker
2 3 (9.09%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (9.09%) RACF
2 3 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Flume
4 1 (3.03%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Ansible
2 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (30.30%) Puppet
3 9 (27.27%) Cobbler
4 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
4 3 (9.09%) zSecure
5 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.03%) Nagios
6 1 (3.03%) QRadar
6 1 (3.03%) Terraform
6 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) TIBCO
2 8 (24.24%) Informatica
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 6 (18.18%) CA
5 3 (9.09%) Sybase
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) ICL
6 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
6 1 (3.03%) Okta
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Sencha