The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for IBM InfoSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM InfoSphere over the 3 months to 23 April 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 InfoSphere
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 141 134
Rank change year-on-year +37 -7  
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.16% 0.034% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £525
% change year-on-year -2.94% -19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IBM InfoSphere is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 373 588 648
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.35% 20.12% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 342 362
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Median hourly rate £27.45 £14.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.27% -55.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

IBM InfoSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing IBM InfoSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM InfoSphere in Scotland

IBM InfoSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM InfoSphere in Scotland

IBM InfoSphere
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM InfoSphere within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 3 - -
IBM InfoSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IBM InfoSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Kafka
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Flume
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (75.00%) logstash
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) DataStage
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum

IBM InfoSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) DataStage
1 1 (25.00%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Kafka
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Python
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (75.00%) logstash
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) AppDynamics