Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 44 34
Rank change year-on-year -43 -10 +13
Contract jobs citing IBM 25 52 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.46% 4.17% 4.77%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 10.08% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 27
Glasgow median daily rate £344 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £263
90th Percentile £472 £550 £451
Scotland median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £50.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £16.86 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -66.28% -

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 721 516 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 42.02% 41.35% 49.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 264 258
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £213 £192 £190
90th Percentile £550 £525 £482
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +81.82% -32.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £9.55
90th Percentile £64.55 £33.75 £45.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +32.35% +17.16%

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 December 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 December 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 (72.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Spring
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (44.00%) AMQP
6 11 (44.00%) JMS
6 11 (44.00%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (40.00%) Tomcat
7 10 (40.00%) WebSphere
8 9 (36.00%) HTML
8 9 (36.00%) REST
9 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
9 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (32.00%) UML
9 8 (32.00%) Service Management
9 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (24.00%) Ansible
11 6 (24.00%) OAuth2
11 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (24.00%) SOLID
11 6 (24.00%) Spring Integration
11 6 (24.00%) SaaS
11 6 (24.00%) OpenID
11 6 (24.00%) QA
11 6 (24.00%) OAuth
11 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (24.00%) ITSM
11 6 (24.00%) RDBMS

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 10 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 10 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.00%) JBoss
2 5 (20.00%) Jetty
2 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (16.00%) Mule
3 4 (16.00%) Mule ESB
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) AMQP
2 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.00%) Couchbase
4 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (20.00%) Redis
4 5 (20.00%) Riak
5 4 (16.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 5 (20.00%) Selenium
1 5 (20.00%) Vagrant
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) Ant
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
4 2 (8.00%) Axure RP
4 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Integration Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Java Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Java Integration Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Spring
2 11 (44.00%) JMS
2 11 (44.00%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (36.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) REST
4 6 (24.00%) J2EE
4 6 (24.00%) OAuth
4 6 (24.00%) OAuth2
4 6 (24.00%) OpenID
4 6 (24.00%) Spring Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.00%) JPA
5 5 (20.00%) Kafka
5 5 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) Apache Camel
7 3 (12.00%) Node.js
7 3 (12.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) DataPower
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) OS/400
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (32.00%) Service Management
3 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (32.00%) UML
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) ITSM
4 6 (24.00%) SOLID
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 5 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Kanban
5 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (20.00%) RUP
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) System Testing
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) Ruby
4 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) COBOL
5 1 (4.00%) RPG
5 1 (4.00%) RPG IV
5 1 (4.00%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Ansible
2 5 (20.00%) Cobbler
2 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Informatica
2 5 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos
4 1 (4.00%) ICL
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Okta