The table below looks at the statistics for the Portal Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portal Developer
Rank - 124 107
Contract jobs requiring a Portal Developer 0 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.067% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.070% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 14
Average daily rate - £488 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £406 £419
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Portal Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2772 2856 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.21% 95.55% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1538 1537 1302
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 100 69
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.10 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.86% +0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Portal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Portal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Portal Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Portal Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Portal Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Portal Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Portal Developer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (93.75%) Migration
1 15 (93.75%) Spring
2 14 (87.50%) J2EE
2 14 (87.50%) IBM
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Ant
5 5 (31.25%) SOA
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (6.25%) CMS
7 1 (6.25%) JUnit
7 1 (6.25%) JSP

Portal Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Spring
2 14 (87.50%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Migration
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) IBM