Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 68 96
Rank change year-on-year -24 +28 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.31% 1.52% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.80% 8.76% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £350 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -24.32% +32.14%
10th Percentile £413 £223 £456
90th Percentile £438 £483 £469
Scotland median daily rate £425 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +1.19% -6.67% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 222 194 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.08% 17.38% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 101 129
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -5.30%
10th Percentile £226 £220 £165
90th Percentile £546 £453 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -16.00% +78.57%
10th Percentile £15.93 £19.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £24.10 £22.50 £39.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +104.08%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 21 November 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) DataPower
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware