The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Portal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Portal over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 121 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.038% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.81% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £494 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £528 £438
% change year-on-year
-20.37% +20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Portal
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
551 424 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.62% 16.03% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 228 197
Average daily rate £380 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.41 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WebSphere Portal
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WebSphere Portal Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WebSphere Portal
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Edinburgh -11 4 £513 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £420 -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
West Lothian - 1 £518 -
WebSphere Portal
UK

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (84.62%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (69.23%) DataPower
4 8 (61.54%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (53.85%) IBM
5 7 (53.85%) Unix
6 6 (46.15%) HTTP
7 5 (38.46%) J2EE
8 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
8 4 (30.77%) SSL
8 4 (30.77%) Information Security
8 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
8 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (23.08%) Web Services
9 3 (23.08%) Degree
9 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (23.08%) Banking
9 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (23.08%) Spring
9 3 (23.08%) Finance
9 3 (23.08%) Migration
9 3 (23.08%) IIS
9 3 (23.08%) zOS
9 3 (23.08%) iPlanet
9 3 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (23.08%) AIX
9 3 (23.08%) Solaris
9 3 (23.08%) Linux
9 3 (23.08%) Apache

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (69.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (61.54%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (23.08%) Apache
4 3 (23.08%) IIS
4 3 (23.08%) iPlanet
4 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (7.69%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
2 4 (30.77%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Applications Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Portal Developer
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Server Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Developer
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Portal Developer
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) DataPower
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) AIX
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
2 3 (23.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) IBM