Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 55 66
Rank change year-on-year -28 +11 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 13 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.00% 2.69% 2.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.86% 15.46% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 8
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £393 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.27% -11.55% +24.13%
10th Percentile £319 £235 £363
90th Percentile £438 £468 £520
Scotland median daily rate £423 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +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 222 194 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.08% 17.38% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 101 129
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -5.30%
10th Percentile £226 £220 £165
90th Percentile £546 £453 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -16.00% +78.57%
10th Percentile £15.93 £19.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £24.10 £22.50 £39.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +104.08%

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 21 November 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 12 (92.31%) IBM
2 9 (69.23%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (61.54%) Ansible
4 7 (53.85%) Docker
4 7 (53.85%) Concurrent Programming
4 7 (53.85%) Vagrant
4 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (53.85%) Selenium
4 7 (53.85%) FitNesse
4 7 (53.85%) Kanban
4 7 (53.85%) JPA
4 7 (53.85%) AMQP
4 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
4 7 (53.85%) HTML5
4 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 7 (53.85%) BDD
4 7 (53.85%) Puppet
4 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
4 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
4 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
4 7 (53.85%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (53.85%) Redis
4 7 (53.85%) Riak
4 7 (53.85%) Cobbler
4 7 (53.85%) Kafka
4 7 (53.85%) Couchbase
4 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum

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 7 (53.85%) JBoss
1 7 (53.85%) Jetty
1 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
1 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (7.69%) Confluence
5 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) AMQP
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Couchbase
1 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
1 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
1 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
1 7 (53.85%) Redis
1 7 (53.85%) Riak
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
1 7 (53.85%) FitNesse
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
1 7 (53.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Full Stack Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 7 (53.85%) JMS
2 7 (53.85%) JPA
2 7 (53.85%) Kafka
2 7 (53.85%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
2 7 (53.85%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) BDD
1 7 (53.85%) Concurrent Programming
1 7 (53.85%) DSDM
1 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
1 7 (53.85%) Kanban
1 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
1 7 (53.85%) RUP
1 7 (53.85%) Scrum
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
1 7 (53.85%) TDD
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
1 7 (53.85%) UML
2 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 6 (46.15%) System Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Business Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Flume
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Ansible
2 7 (53.85%) Cobbler
2 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (53.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) VMware