The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere Portal skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Portal over the 3 months to 31 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 552 519 546
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 14 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.043% 0.036%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £323 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £544
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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8861 7976 9158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.93% 17.12% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5341 4654 5341
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 395 422
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
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 England

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

WebSphere Portal Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Histogram in England

WebSphere Portal
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Portal Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Portal
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 WebSphere Portal within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 8 £400 -3.03%
South East -6 3 £425 -
East of England - - - -
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WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 29 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 22 (75.86%) IBM
3 16 (55.17%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 8 (27.59%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL
7 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 6 (20.69%) zOS
7 6 (20.69%) Tivoli
8 5 (17.24%) Spring
8 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
8 5 (17.24%) Time Management
8 5 (17.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 5 (17.24%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) J2SE
8 5 (17.24%) J2EE
8 5 (17.24%) MySQL
8 5 (17.24%) CSS
8 5 (17.24%) DB2
9 4 (13.79%) Perl
9 4 (13.79%) SQL
9 4 (13.79%) Windows
9 4 (13.79%) Back Office
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) Finance
10 3 (10.34%) Jython
10 3 (10.34%) Moodle

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 29 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (55.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) Moodle
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Connections
4 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) 2G
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
1 5 (17.24%) DB2
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Ant
2 2 (6.90%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
2 1 (3.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Administrator
2 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Administrator
2 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Portal Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (17.24%) J2SE
3 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
3 5 (17.24%) Spring
3 5 (17.24%) J2EE
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
4 3 (10.34%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 3 (10.34%) Middleware
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) JSR 286
5 2 (6.90%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) JSR 168
6 1 (3.45%) JAX-RS
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) JAX-WS
6 1 (3.45%) JPA
6 1 (3.45%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
1 2 (6.90%) iSeries
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Semantic Web
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
1 6 (20.69%) zOS
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Time Management
3 2 (6.90%) Scrum
3 2 (6.90%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Master Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) Release Management
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Content Management
4 1 (3.45%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.45%) UML
4 1 (3.45%) OO
4 1 (3.45%) SOA
4 1 (3.45%) RDF
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) Perl
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Jython
5 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) SPARQL
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.34%) IBM Certification
2 3 (10.34%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Tivoli
2 5 (17.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos
4 1 (3.45%) MKS
4 1 (3.45%) Metastorm