The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere Portal skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 April 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 London 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 387 375 392
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 6 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.028% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.15% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.24% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.50 -
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4138 3911 4379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.71% 18.07% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2860 2517 2639
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 138 128
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.34 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% +6.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
WebSphere Portal
England

WebSphere Portal
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WebSphere Portal Jobs Demand Trend in London

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Trend in London

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Portal across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Histogram in London

WebSphere Portal
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WebSphere Portal Hourly Rate Trend in London

WebSphere Portal
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - -
WebSphere Portal
England

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) DB2
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) IBM Certification
4 3 (27.27%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Moodle
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
5 2 (18.18%) Netcool
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (9.09%) Jython
6 1 (9.09%) Maximo
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) LDAP
6 1 (9.09%) Cognos
6 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (9.09%) HTTP
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (9.09%) Ant

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Moodle
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Connections
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Portal Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Platform Architect
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Data Management
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
1 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Certification
1 3 (27.27%) IBM WebSphere Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 2 (18.18%) Netcool
2 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos