The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Scotland 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 128 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 5 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.93% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.22% 5.81% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -15.78%
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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
409 396 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.88% 16.06% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 177 147
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.77 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.90% -9.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
WebSphere Portal
UK

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 25 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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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 -34 5 £300 -25.00%
WebSphere Portal
UK

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) JSP
3 10 (66.67%) jQuery
4 9 (60.00%) Java
5 8 (53.33%) IBM
6 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 7 (46.67%) CMS
6 7 (46.67%) XML
6 7 (46.67%) Ajax
7 6 (40.00%) Spring
7 6 (40.00%) SOAP
7 6 (40.00%) J2EE
8 5 (33.33%) JUnit
8 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (33.33%) Web Development
9 4 (26.67%) Content Management
9 4 (26.67%) UNIX
9 4 (26.67%) CRM
9 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
9 4 (26.67%) zOS
10 3 (20.00%) HP
10 3 (20.00%) TeamSite
10 3 (20.00%) .NET
10 3 (20.00%) SOA
10 3 (20.00%) WSDL
10 3 (20.00%) XSL
10 3 (20.00%) XSLT

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (46.67%) CMS
3 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (20.00%) TeamSite
4 3 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Developer
2 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Portal Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Portal Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) JSP
2 10 (66.67%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) Ajax
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (40.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) XSL
5 3 (20.00%) XSLT
5 3 (20.00%) WSDL
5 3 (20.00%) JSF
5 3 (20.00%) Java EE
6 1 (6.67%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) zOS
2 3 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) Content Management
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Android Development
3 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Process Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) HP