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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portal Developer
Rank 593 538 579
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Portal Developer 20 39 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.074% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.080% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 7
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£300 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -2.94%
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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -37 20 £300 -25.00% 2
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Portal Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (38.30%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) HTML
2 17 (36.17%) MS Office
3 15 (31.91%) Web Services
4 14 (29.79%) Oracle
5 13 (27.66%) MS Visio
5 13 (27.66%) Dreamweaver
5 13 (27.66%) Spring
6 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
6 12 (25.53%) Publishing
7 11 (23.40%) WebCenter
8 9 (19.15%) Mainframe
9 8 (17.02%) SOA
9 8 (17.02%) J2EE
9 8 (17.02%) Liferay
9 8 (17.02%) JSF
9 8 (17.02%) Workflow
9 8 (17.02%) Finance
10 7 (14.89%) Ajax
10 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.89%) JSP
10 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.77%) Back Office
11 6 (12.77%) Struts
11 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.77%) JSR 168
11 6 (12.77%) WebSphere Portal
11 6 (12.77%) Document Management
11 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
12 5 (10.64%) Hibernate

Portal Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (17.02%) Liferay
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere Portal
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.26%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Office
2 13 (27.66%) MS Visio
3 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.26%) JasperReports
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
2 2 (4.26%) Maven
2 2 (4.26%) Ant
2 2 (4.26%) JUnit
2 2 (4.26%) Hudson
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) EasyMock
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (25.53%) Publishing
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 6 (12.77%) Back Office
4 5 (10.64%) Front Office
5 4 (8.51%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) HTML
2 15 (31.91%) Web Services
3 13 (27.66%) Spring
4 11 (23.40%) WebCenter
5 8 (17.02%) JSF
5 8 (17.02%) J2EE
6 7 (14.89%) JSP
6 7 (14.89%) Ajax
7 6 (12.77%) JSR 168
7 6 (12.77%) Struts
8 5 (10.64%) Spring MVC
8 5 (10.64%) DOM
8 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.51%) WSRP
9 4 (8.51%) jQuery
9 4 (8.51%) JMS
10 3 (6.38%) SOAP
10 3 (6.38%) CSS
10 3 (6.38%) JSR 286
11 2 (4.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.13%) Open Source
2 1 (2.13%) Social Media
2 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) UNIX
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) SOA
1 8 (17.02%) Workflow
2 6 (12.77%) Document Management
3 5 (10.64%) MVC
4 4 (8.51%) Identity Management
4 4 (8.51%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Scrum
4 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.26%) TDD
6 2 (4.26%) Content Management
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.26%) OO
7 1 (2.13%) UML
7 1 (2.13%) ETL
7 1 (2.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.38%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) OpenSSO
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Sun
4 2 (4.26%) BEA
5 1 (2.13%) Reuters
5 1 (2.13%) Bloomberg
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