The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 60 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.76% 1.55% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% 8.15% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £438 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -4.00%  

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 105 135 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 15.86% 18.99% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 71 90
Median daily rate £388 £330 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% +7.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £210 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Glasgow

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (62.50%) Information Security
4 5 (62.50%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) HTTP
4 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
4 5 (62.50%) SSL
4 5 (62.50%) DataPower
5 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Internet
7 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (25.00%) Confluence
7 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
7 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
7 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (25.00%) Ansible
7 2 (25.00%) DevOps
7 2 (25.00%) Microservices
7 2 (25.00%) JIRA
7 2 (25.00%) Red Hat

WebSphere Application Server
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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) HTTPS
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) AIX
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) VMware