The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 574 547 538
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 16 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.033% 0.016%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.19% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £527
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -21.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9695 8642 8963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 18.04% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6156 5361 5137
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 354 439
Average hourly rate £19.19 £17.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% -9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 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 24 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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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
Yorkshire 0 5 £500 -
London -14 4 £413 +3.12%
South East - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - - - -
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WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (74.19%) Java
3 17 (54.84%) IBM
4 16 (51.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (38.71%) Spring
6 10 (32.26%) Linux
7 8 (25.81%) Finance
7 8 (25.81%) JSR 286
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
8 7 (22.58%) Perl
8 7 (22.58%) UNIX
8 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
8 7 (22.58%) Dojo
9 6 (19.35%) Quickr
9 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Process Server
9 6 (19.35%) Lotus
10 5 (16.13%) Windows
10 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
10 5 (16.13%) J2SE
10 5 (16.13%) CSS
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) MySQL
10 5 (16.13%) Oracle
10 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
10 5 (16.13%) iSeries
10 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (51.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (19.35%) Quickr
3 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (6.45%) GemFire
4 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.23%) TeamSite
5 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) 2G
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) DB2
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) WebSphere Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Portal Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Environment Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Middleware Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Spring
2 8 (25.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (25.81%) JSR 286
3 7 (22.58%) Dojo
4 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
4 5 (16.13%) J2SE
4 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 4 (12.90%) Middleware
6 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 3 (9.68%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) HTML
6 3 (9.68%) J2EE
7 2 (6.45%) .NET
7 2 (6.45%) Ajax
7 2 (6.45%) JSR 168
7 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (6.45%) REST
8 1 (3.23%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) iSeries
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Semantic Web
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) UNIX
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) Content Management
2 2 (6.45%) SOA
2 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
2 2 (6.45%) Scrum
2 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.23%) BPMN
3 1 (3.23%) High Availability
3 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.23%) Build Automation
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.23%) Coaching
3 1 (3.23%) Service Management
3 1 (3.23%) RDF
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) UML
3 1 (3.23%) OO
3 1 (3.23%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) Perl
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Jython
6 1 (3.23%) SPARQL
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.23%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) IBM
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Lotus
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) MKS