Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 25 February 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.

IBM WebSphere
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 61 67
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 1.70% 1.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.57% 10.78% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 14
Glasgow median daily rate £338 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.93% -16.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £319 £223 £250
90th Percentile £413 £438 £509
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £420
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.79% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere 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 196 167 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.75% 15.75% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 89 117
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +20.69% -14.71%
10th Percentile £205 £172 £164
90th Percentile £475 £450 £468
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.93 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.62% +2.44% -6.82%
10th Percentile £13.44 £19.50 £15.88
90th Percentile £20.85 £22.50 £25.33
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.02
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.62% -23.92%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Glasgow

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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 WebSphere.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (85.71%) TIBCO
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 6 (85.71%) UML
2 6 (85.71%) JBoss
2 6 (85.71%) RUP
2 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 6 (85.71%) DSDM
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) JMS
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) FitNesse
2 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Jetty
2 6 (85.71%) Multithreading
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber

WebSphere
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 6 (85.71%) JBoss
1 6 (85.71%) Jetty
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
1 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Couchbase
1 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
1 6 (85.71%) MongoDB
1 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
1 6 (85.71%) Redis
1 6 (85.71%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
1 6 (85.71%) FitNesse
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) JMS
2 6 (85.71%) JPA
2 6 (85.71%) Kafka
2 6 (85.71%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) BDD
1 6 (85.71%) Concurrent Programming
1 6 (85.71%) DSDM
1 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Kanban
1 6 (85.71%) Multithreading
1 6 (85.71%) RUP
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
1 6 (85.71%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) Business Transformation
2 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 5 (71.43%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) BC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Ansible
1 6 (85.71%) Cobbler
1 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica