Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 85 57
Rank change year-on-year -14 -28 +7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 0.99% 2.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.78% 5.78% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 15
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% -13.24%
10th Percentile £340 £319 £239
90th Percentile £430 £438 £466
Scotland median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -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 236 225 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.97% 17.20% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 124 104
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +14.66%
10th Percentile £209 £226 £223
90th Percentile £538 £546 £452
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.40 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.00% -4.76% -16.00%
10th Percentile £13.48 £15.93 £19.50
90th Percentile £30.08 £24.10 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -17.86% - -16.00%

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) IBM
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (75.00%) NoSQL
4 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
4 11 (68.75%) Ansible
4 11 (68.75%) HTML
4 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (68.75%) WebLogic
5 10 (62.50%) UML
5 10 (62.50%) JBoss
5 10 (62.50%) Python
5 10 (62.50%) JMS
5 10 (62.50%) TIBCO
5 10 (62.50%) TDD
5 10 (62.50%) Spring
5 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
5 10 (62.50%) Ruby
5 10 (62.50%) Selenium
5 10 (62.50%) Couchbase
5 10 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (62.50%) Jetty
5 10 (62.50%) Multithreading
5 10 (62.50%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
5 10 (62.50%) Puppet
5 10 (62.50%) MongoDB
5 10 (62.50%) Hadoop
5 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell

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 12 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (68.75%) WebLogic
3 10 (62.50%) JBoss
3 10 (62.50%) Jetty
4 2 (12.50%) Confluence
5 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) AMQP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (62.50%) Couchbase
2 10 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 10 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 9 (56.25%) Redis
3 9 (56.25%) Riak
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 9 (56.25%) FitNesse
2 9 (56.25%) Vagrant
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) Ant
4 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) JUnit
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
5 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (6.25%) FishEye
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.25%) JMeter
5 1 (6.25%) MSTest
5 1 (6.25%) NUnit
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Development Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) HTML5
2 10 (62.50%) JMS
2 10 (62.50%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (62.50%) Spring
3 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
3 9 (56.25%) JPA
3 9 (56.25%) Kafka
3 9 (56.25%) TIBCO EMS
3 9 (56.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) Java SE
6 1 (6.25%) Node.js
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) DataPower
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
3 10 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) UML
4 9 (56.25%) BDD
4 9 (56.25%) Concurrent Programming
4 9 (56.25%) Deployment Automation
4 9 (56.25%) DSDM
4 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Kanban
4 9 (56.25%) RUP
4 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) System Testing
5 3 (18.75%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Microservices
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 10 (62.50%) Python
3 10 (62.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) Java 8
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Ansible
2 10 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (62.50%) Puppet
3 9 (56.25%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) IBM
2 10 (62.50%) TIBCO
3 8 (50.00%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle