The table below looks at the statistics for the Portal Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portal Developer
Rank 576 528 585
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Portal Developer 20 54 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.10% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.11% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 7
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£300 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £435 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £498
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51582 48912 54385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.74% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31504 29191 30441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2115 2659
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Portal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Portal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Portal Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Portal Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Portal Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portal Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Portal Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Portal Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Portal Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Portal Developer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portal Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 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
England -32 20 £300 -25.00% 4
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Portal Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 27 (49.09%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) HTML
3 19 (34.55%) Web Services
3 19 (34.55%) Spring
4 18 (32.73%) Oracle
5 15 (27.27%) JSP
5 15 (27.27%) Ajax
5 15 (27.27%) WebCenter
6 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
7 13 (23.64%) J2EE
7 13 (23.64%) Mainframe
7 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
7 13 (23.64%) WebSphere Portal
8 12 (21.82%) MS Office
9 11 (20.00%) CSS
9 11 (20.00%) SOA
9 11 (20.00%) IBM
10 10 (18.18%) SOAP
10 10 (18.18%) Finance
10 10 (18.18%) jQuery
11 9 (16.36%) XML
11 9 (16.36%) JUnit
11 9 (16.36%) Dreamweaver
11 9 (16.36%) MS Visio
12 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
12 8 (14.55%) JSF
12 8 (14.55%) Publishing
13 7 (12.73%) CMS
13 7 (12.73%) JSR 168
13 7 (12.73%) Back Office

Portal Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
1 13 (23.64%) WebSphere Portal
2 7 (12.73%) CMS
3 6 (10.91%) Liferay
4 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.64%) Apache
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Office
2 9 (16.36%) MS Visio
3 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.64%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) JUnit
1 9 (16.36%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (7.27%) Subversion
3 3 (5.45%) Maven
3 3 (5.45%) Ant
4 2 (3.64%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) Selenium
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) Hudson
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.82%) Mockito
5 1 (1.82%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Publishing
3 7 (12.73%) Back Office
4 6 (10.91%) Front Office
5 2 (3.64%) Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Automotive
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) HTML
2 19 (34.55%) Web Services
2 19 (34.55%) Spring
3 15 (27.27%) JSP
3 15 (27.27%) Ajax
3 15 (27.27%) WebCenter
4 13 (23.64%) J2EE
5 11 (20.00%) CSS
6 10 (18.18%) SOAP
6 10 (18.18%) jQuery
7 9 (16.36%) XML
8 8 (14.55%) JSF
9 7 (12.73%) JSR 168
10 6 (10.91%) DOM
10 6 (10.91%) Struts
11 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
11 5 (9.09%) Spring MVC
11 5 (9.09%) JMS
12 4 (7.27%) WSRP
12 4 (7.27%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.64%) Open Source
3 1 (1.82%) Social Media
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) UNIX
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) SOA
2 6 (10.91%) MVC
2 6 (10.91%) Content Management
3 5 (9.09%) Document Management
3 5 (9.09%) Scrum
4 4 (7.27%) Workflow
4 4 (7.27%) CRM
4 4 (7.27%) Web Development
4 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.27%) TDD
4 4 (7.27%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.45%) Migration
5 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.45%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.64%) OO
6 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.64%) BDD
7 1 (1.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) Java
2 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Control-M
1 2 (3.64%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle
2 11 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Sun
4 2 (3.64%) BEA
4 2 (3.64%) Reuters
4 2 (3.64%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.64%) Sybase
5 1 (1.82%) JBoss
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