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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 51 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.84% 2.86% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.21% 15.04% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
Median daily rate £400 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.10% -13.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £295 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £453 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.48
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.60%  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 107 133 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 16.39% 19.00% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 96
Median daily rate £375 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% +2.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing WebSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 13 (81.25%) IBM
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 8 (50.00%) AIX
3 8 (50.00%) Solaris
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) HTTPS
5 6 (37.50%) SSL
5 6 (37.50%) J2EE
5 6 (37.50%) DataPower
6 5 (31.25%) HTTP
6 5 (31.25%) Apache Flume
6 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) Information Security
7 4 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (25.00%) Ansible
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (18.75%) Kafka
8 3 (18.75%) logstash
8 3 (18.75%) DevOps
8 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
8 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat

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 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (18.75%) JBoss
4 2 (12.50%) Confluence
4 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (6.25%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTPS
1 6 (37.50%) SSL
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
3 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.25%) AIX Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Cassandra Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) J2EE
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (18.75%) Kafka
4 2 (12.50%) Middleware
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (6.25%) JMS
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) AIX
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Solaris
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Apache Flume
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) PowerHA
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Ansible
2 3 (18.75%) logstash
3 2 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) AppDynamics
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas