The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere Portal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Portal over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Edinburgh 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 77 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 4 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 2.23% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.23% 12.99% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
179 177 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.00% 17.18% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 73 54
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £431 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.75 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% +12.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
WebSphere Portal
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WebSphere Portal
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebSphere Portal Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) JSP
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (40.00%) zOS
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) CMS
6 3 (30.00%) XSL
6 3 (30.00%) XSLT
6 3 (30.00%) IBM
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) TeamSite
6 3 (30.00%) Java EE
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (30.00%) Node.js
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) Android Development
6 3 (30.00%) iOS Development

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (30.00%) CMS
3 3 (30.00%) TeamSite
3 3 (30.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Portal Developer
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Designer
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) JSP
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSL
3 3 (30.00%) XSLT
3 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) JSF
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) DOM
5 1 (10.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) zOS
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Android Development
1 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) HP