The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 191 219 218
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.014% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.10% 0.085% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
957 1180 1340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.61% 16.65% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 795 934
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 54 40
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.15 £59.00 £53.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) JSR 168
1 1 (100.00%) JSR 286

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior WebSphere Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Portal Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSR 168
1 1 (100.00%) JSR 286
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM