The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Portal skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Portal over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Portal
England / South East
Rank - - 254
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £525
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1137 1440 1560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.54% 17.18% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 858 908
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £546 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 54 63
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.48 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

WebSphere Portal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WebSphere Portal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Portal Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere Portal
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Portal Hourly Rate Trend in the South East