Period
to 13 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Specialist was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Specialist
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 81 92
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.16% 0.35% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Glasgow median daily rate £425 - £450
10th Percentile £413 - £388
90th Percentile £438 - £505
Scotland median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1235 1089 1563
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 95.19% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 556 824
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £246 £191 £208
90th Percentile £500 £472 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +6.90% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 21
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.29% -58.47% +104.30%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.13 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +20.00%

WebSphere Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured WebSphere Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Specialist in Glasgow

WebSphere Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Specialist in Glasgow

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, WebSphere Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 2 (100.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
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 2 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM