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 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 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 393 399 395
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 8 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.033% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.19% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £338 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £468 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4437 4322 4590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.82% 17.83% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2921 2738 2963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 142 159
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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
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 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
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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
City of London +24 1 - -
WebSphere Portal
England

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (85.71%) Java
3 11 (78.57%) IBM
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) Spring
5 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) DB2
5 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) J2SE
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Back Office
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Ant
7 3 (21.43%) IBM Certification
7 3 (21.43%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 3 (21.43%) Moodle
7 3 (21.43%) J2EE
8 2 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (14.29%) JSR 286
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) JSR 168
9 1 (7.14%) jQuery
9 1 (7.14%) JAX-WS

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) Moodle
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Connections
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
1 5 (35.71%) DB2
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 4 (28.57%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) German Language
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Portal Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Spring
1 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) J2SE
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) JSR 286
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) JSR 168
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) JAX-WS
5 1 (7.14%) JPA
5 1 (7.14%) Dojo
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) Java EE
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) EJB
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Semantic Web
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) BPMN
2 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) UML
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) RDF
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Jython
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) IBM Certification
1 3 (21.43%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft