The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Portal skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Portal over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 210 196 223
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.097% 0.10% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1035 969 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.81% 16.80% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 660 792
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 53
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -25.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £27.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

WebSphere Portal
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Portal across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Portal Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal across the City of London region.

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WebSphere Portal also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Portal.

1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Jython
4 4 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) LDAP
5 3 (30.00%) DB2
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Adobe
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (30.00%) WebCenter
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile First
6 2 (20.00%) Apache CXF
6 2 (20.00%) Magnolia
6 2 (20.00%) OSGi
6 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Sling

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WebSphere Portal also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Portal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) Liferay
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Magnolia
4 1 (10.00%) CICS
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Introscope
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) CMS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
1 3 (30.00%) WebCenter
2 2 (20.00%) OSGi
2 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Sling
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Felix
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (20.00%) JSP
2 2 (20.00%) Servlets
2 2 (20.00%) JMX
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) JSR 170
2 2 (20.00%) Apache CXF
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) LPAR
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (20.00%) Content Management
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) B2B
2 1 (10.00%) B2C
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Jython
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Adobe
3 2 (20.00%) FatWire
4 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO