Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 78 60
Rank change year-on-year -18 -18 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.77% 0.86% 2.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.43% 4.93% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 12
Glasgow median daily rate £433 £338 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.15% -14.01% -7.65%
10th Percentile £406 £319 £227
90th Percentile £465 £413 £438
Scotland median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -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 221 203 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.09% 17.48% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 112 87
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £366 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.39% +1.03% +20.83%
10th Percentile £195 £206 £179
90th Percentile £538 £550 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £17.93 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.34% -14.62% -16.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.44 £19.50
90th Percentile £16.80 £20.85 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% -30.00%

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 18 January 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) IBM
3 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) TIBCO
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
6 4 (33.33%) JPA
6 4 (33.33%) BDD
6 4 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (33.33%) Kafka
6 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) UML
6 4 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 4 (33.33%) FitNesse
6 4 (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 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (25.00%) JBoss
3 3 (25.00%) Jetty
4 1 (8.33%) Confluence
4 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 2 (16.67%) Redis
3 2 (16.67%) Riak
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 3 (25.00%) Ant
3 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) JUnit
3 3 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (8.33%) FishEye
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (8.33%) MSTest
5 1 (8.33%) NUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Development Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (33.33%) JPA
3 4 (33.33%) Kafka
3 4 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (16.67%) Java SE
5 2 (16.67%) Node.js
5 2 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) DSDM
7 2 (16.67%) Kanban
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (16.67%) RUP
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) Java 8
6 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Cobbler
3 1 (8.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) TIBCO
3 2 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle