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 3 months to 29 March 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 54 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.14% 0.86% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.06% 6.02% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £355 £316 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.25% -38.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year - -53.28%  

WebSphere 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 85 83 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 16.10% 14.24% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 70
Median daily rate £358 £300 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.16% -25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 11 (61.11%) IBM
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (44.44%) DataPower
4 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 7 (38.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (33.33%) JBoss
6 6 (33.33%) Python
6 6 (33.33%) Apache Flume
6 6 (33.33%) DevOps
6 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (27.78%) Ansible
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 5 (27.78%) Unix
7 5 (27.78%) Banking
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 4 (22.22%) AIX
8 4 (22.22%) Solaris
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) J2EE
8 4 (22.22%) logstash
8 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (22.22%) Bitbucket
8 4 (22.22%) Kafka
8 4 (22.22%) Microservices
8 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (16.67%) Data Guard
9 3 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (16.67%) JIRA

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 7 (38.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (33.33%) JBoss
3 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (11.11%) Confluence
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (5.56%) CICS
5 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (5.56%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Bitbucket
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) Gradle
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 2 (11.11%) Mockito
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
4 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) SOA Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
1 4 (22.22%) Kafka
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
3 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.11%) JAX-RS
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) DataPower
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) AIX
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) MVS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Microservices
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Apache Flume
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) PowerHA
3 1 (5.56%) RACF
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Ansible
2 4 (22.22%) logstash
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (16.67%) Data Guard
3 3 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas