The table below looks at the statistics for the Portal Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portal Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portal Developer
Rank 568 528 559
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Portal Developer 20 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.052% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.056% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £348 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47993 44437 46047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30660 27466 26538
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 1962 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Portal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Portal Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Portal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Portal Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Portal Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Portal Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portal Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Portal Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Portal Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Portal Developer across the England region.

Portal Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Portal Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portal Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 15 £290 -25.16% 1
Portal Developer
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Portal Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Portal Developer in their job title 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 with Portal Developer in their job title.

1 17 (43.59%) HTML
1 17 (43.59%) Java
1 17 (43.59%) MS Office
2 13 (33.33%) Web Services
2 13 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 13 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
3 12 (30.77%) Publishing
3 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 12 (30.77%) Spring
4 11 (28.21%) Oracle
5 8 (20.51%) Workflow
5 8 (20.51%) Liferay
5 8 (20.51%) WebCenter
6 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
6 7 (17.95%) JSF
6 7 (17.95%) SOA
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) J2EE
7 6 (15.38%) JSP
7 6 (15.38%) Finance
7 6 (15.38%) Mainframe
7 6 (15.38%) Ajax
7 6 (15.38%) Document Management
8 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
8 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
8 5 (12.82%) JSR 168
8 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC
8 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (12.82%) Back Office
8 5 (12.82%) MVC

Portal Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Portal Developer in their job title 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 with Portal Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.51%) Liferay
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Portal
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Office
2 13 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.13%) JasperReports
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) Ant
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Hudson
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) EasyMock
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (30.77%) Publishing
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Back Office
4 4 (10.26%) Front Office
4 4 (10.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) Web Services
3 12 (30.77%) Spring
4 8 (20.51%) WebCenter
5 7 (17.95%) JSF
5 7 (17.95%) J2EE
6 6 (15.38%) JSP
6 6 (15.38%) Ajax
7 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
7 5 (12.82%) JSR 168
7 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC
7 5 (12.82%) Struts
8 4 (10.26%) JMS
8 4 (10.26%) DOM
9 3 (7.69%) WSRP
9 3 (7.69%) jQuery
9 3 (7.69%) SOAP
10 2 (5.13%) XML
10 2 (5.13%) Servlets
10 2 (5.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Workflow
2 7 (17.95%) SOA
3 6 (15.38%) Document Management
4 5 (12.82%) MVC
5 4 (10.26%) Identity Management
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.13%) OO
7 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) Content Management
8 1 (2.56%) BDD
8 1 (2.56%) Web Development
8 1 (2.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) OpenSSO
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Sun
4 2 (5.13%) BEA