Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 96 94
Rank change year-on-year +44 -2 -30
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 35 13 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.08% 0.86% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.51% 5.46% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 5
Median daily rate £425 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +0.11% +26.76%
10th Percentile £413 £410 £319
90th Percentile £628 £490 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £488
% change year-on-year - -12.82% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 212 238 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.66% 15.83% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 138 132
Median daily rate £450 £379 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.81% +2.71% +3.15%
10th Percentile £266 £196 £201
90th Percentile £588 £566 £473
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.33% -5.42% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £13.21
90th Percentile £80.88 £16.80 £20.14
Median hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +53.33% -25.00% +17.65%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Glasgow

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere in Glasgow

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WebSphere in Glasgow over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Tomcat
3 16 (45.71%) SSL
4 15 (42.86%) Java
4 15 (42.86%) SOAP
5 13 (37.14%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (34.29%) XML
6 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (34.29%) REST
7 11 (31.43%) AWS
8 10 (28.57%) Servlets
8 10 (28.57%) IIS
8 10 (28.57%) MQSeries
8 10 (28.57%) J2EE
8 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 10 (28.57%) DNS
8 10 (28.57%) Apache
8 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 10 (28.57%) Public Sector
9 9 (25.71%) WSDL
9 9 (25.71%) XML Schema
9 9 (25.71%) Finance
9 9 (25.71%) DB2
9 9 (25.71%) JSON
10 8 (22.86%) Google
10 8 (22.86%) Jetty
10 8 (22.86%) Xen
10 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure

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 17 (48.57%) Tomcat
2 10 (28.57%) Apache
2 10 (28.57%) IIS
2 10 (28.57%) MQSeries
3 8 (22.86%) Jetty
3 8 (22.86%) Mongrel
3 8 (22.86%) nginx
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.71%) JBoss
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) AWS
2 8 (22.86%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (22.86%) GCP
2 8 (22.86%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.86%) Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) SSL
2 10 (28.57%) DNS
2 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.86%) DHCP
3 8 (22.86%) FTP
3 8 (22.86%) HTTP
3 8 (22.86%) IPsec
4 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) DB2
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.71%) Ingres
5 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
1 8 (22.86%) Travis CI
2 7 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (20.00%) JIRA
2 7 (20.00%) Subversion
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.57%) Ant
4 3 (8.57%) JUnit
4 3 (8.57%) Maven
General
1 10 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 9 (25.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Designer
3 6 (17.14%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Solutions Designer
4 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Associate Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) SOAP
2 13 (37.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (34.29%) REST
3 12 (34.29%) XML
4 10 (28.57%) J2EE
4 10 (28.57%) Servlets
5 9 (25.71%) JSON
5 9 (25.71%) WSDL
5 9 (25.71%) XML Schema
6 7 (20.00%) .NET
6 7 (20.00%) CSS
6 7 (20.00%) HTML
7 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (11.43%) React
9 3 (8.57%) Java SE
9 3 (8.57%) Node.js
9 3 (8.57%) RESTful
9 3 (8.57%) Spring
9 3 (8.57%) XSLT
10 2 (5.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.86%) DevOps
3 8 (22.86%) Open Source
4 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (20.00%) Kanban
4 7 (20.00%) OO
4 7 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.29%) User Stories
6 4 (11.43%) OOP
6 4 (11.43%) Pair Programming
6 4 (11.43%) Refactoring
6 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (8.57%) Microservices
7 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Java 8
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) Bourne shell
5 2 (5.71%) Korn
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (22.86%) Xen
2 2 (5.71%) NFS
2 2 (5.71%) Samba
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Ansible
3 4 (11.43%) Consul
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Google
2 8 (22.86%) IBM
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Curam
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle