Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 79 63
Rank change year-on-year -15 -16 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.28% 1.51% 2.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.28% 8.64% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 15
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +1.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £300
90th Percentile £488 £438 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% -3.53%
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 237 243 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.79% 17.46% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 126 116
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +15.67% +3.08%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £210
90th Percentile £525 £550 £463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £16.65 £20.05 £19.50
90th Percentile £34.75 £24.55 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -47.22% +69.41%

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 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 20 (90.91%) IBM
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) TDD
4 11 (50.00%) Spring
4 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 11 (50.00%) Docker
5 10 (45.45%) Couchbase
5 10 (45.45%) Ansible
5 10 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (45.45%) TIBCO
5 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
5 10 (45.45%) WebLogic
5 10 (45.45%) JBoss
5 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
5 10 (45.45%) Python
5 10 (45.45%) JMS
5 10 (45.45%) Hadoop
5 10 (45.45%) HTML5
5 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
5 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
5 10 (45.45%) MongoDB
5 10 (45.45%) NoSQL
5 10 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 10 (45.45%) Ruby
5 10 (45.45%) Selenium
5 10 (45.45%) Jetty

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 10 (45.45%) JBoss
1 10 (45.45%) Jetty
1 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
1 10 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (18.18%) IBM Connections
3 4 (18.18%) IBM Domino
4 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) OpenShift
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) AMQP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Couchbase
1 10 (45.45%) Hadoop
1 10 (45.45%) MongoDB
1 10 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 9 (40.91%) Redis
2 9 (40.91%) Riak
3 4 (18.18%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 9 (40.91%) FitNesse
2 9 (40.91%) Vagrant
3 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
3 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) JUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) Gradle
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Mockito
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) Ant
5 1 (4.55%) FishEye
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Domino Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Lotus Notes Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Development Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (50.00%) Spring
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) HTML5
2 10 (45.45%) JMS
2 10 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (40.91%) JPA
3 9 (40.91%) Kafka
3 9 (40.91%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (18.18%) J2EE
5 3 (13.64%) REST
5 3 (13.64%) SOAP
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
6 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (9.09%) JAX-RS
6 2 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) DataPower
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) AIX
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) TDD
2 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 9 (40.91%) BDD
4 9 (40.91%) Concurrent Programming
4 9 (40.91%) Deployment Automation
4 9 (40.91%) DSDM
4 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Kanban
4 9 (40.91%) RUP
4 9 (40.91%) Scrum
4 9 (40.91%) System Testing
4 9 (40.91%) UML
5 4 (18.18%) Microservices
5 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) Python
2 10 (45.45%) Ruby
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) Groovy
4 1 (4.55%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Ansible
2 9 (40.91%) Cobbler
2 9 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (40.91%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) IBM
2 10 (45.45%) TIBCO
3 8 (36.36%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) VMware