The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Specialist was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.67% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 566 627 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.49% 93.58% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 345 471
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 27
Median hourly rate £17.39 £13.73 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.70% -40.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

WebSphere Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (50.00%) DataPower
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Flume
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware

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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM