Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 74 73
Rank change year-on-year -25 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.92% 1.37% 1.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.75% 8.74% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 14
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.91% -18.24%
10th Percentile £313 £351 £231
90th Percentile £488 £460 £453
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -5.88%
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 261 183 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.08% 15.71% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 93 124
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.37%
10th Percentile £231 £200 £202
90th Percentile £493 £468 £468
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% +56.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £31.63 £25.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £34.88 £25.00 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £18.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -6.89% -52.63% +90.00%

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

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 15 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (53.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 7 (46.67%) Docker
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) AIX
5 5 (33.33%) IBM Domino
5 5 (33.33%) RUP
5 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (33.33%) DSDM
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) JMS
5 5 (33.33%) UML
5 5 (33.33%) JBoss
5 5 (33.33%) DB2
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 5 (33.33%) TIBCO
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) FitNesse
5 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing

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 8 (53.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (33.33%) IBM Connections
2 5 (33.33%) IBM Domino
2 5 (33.33%) JBoss
2 5 (33.33%) Jetty
2 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) OpenShift
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) AMQP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) SMS
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 5 (33.33%) DB2
1 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 5 (33.33%) Redis
1 5 (33.33%) Riak
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
1 5 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Gradle
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Mockito
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Domino Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus Notes Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
1 7 (46.67%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) JMS
3 5 (33.33%) JPA
3 5 (33.33%) Kafka
3 5 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Camel
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) JAX-RS
4 2 (13.33%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) AIX
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
3 5 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (33.33%) DSDM
3 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Kanban
3 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 5 (33.33%) RUP
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) System Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
1 5 (33.33%) Cobbler
1 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 4 (26.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) VMware