The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 77 76 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.31% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 1.78% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £373 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% -9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £431 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.50
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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 Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
252 225 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.59% 17.54% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 130 45
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £248 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £99.53 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Portal across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WebSphere Portal
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 7 (70.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) DB2
4 5 (50.00%) AIX
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) zOS
5 4 (40.00%) Introscope
5 4 (40.00%) CICS
5 4 (40.00%) CA
5 4 (40.00%) Solaris
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Jython
5 4 (40.00%) LPAR
5 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
6 3 (30.00%) DataPower
6 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) Banking
8 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (10.00%) Firewall
8 1 (10.00%) Java
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (40.00%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Introscope
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Server Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Portal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) LPAR
2 3 (30.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) AIX
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) zOS
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Jython
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle