The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere 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 WebSphere Portal Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Portal Developer
Rank 589 553 594
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +41
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Portal Developer 6 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.047% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.051% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £406 £520
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.87%
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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

WebSphere Portal Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WebSphere Portal Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Portal Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Portal Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Portal Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere 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 WebSphere Portal Developer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 14 (93.33%) Java
3 13 (86.67%) IBM
4 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (66.67%) CSS
5 9 (60.00%) jQuery
5 9 (60.00%) HTML
6 8 (53.33%) Spring
6 8 (53.33%) Ajax
7 7 (46.67%) JSP
7 7 (46.67%) XML
8 6 (40.00%) SOAP
8 6 (40.00%) J2EE
9 5 (33.33%) JUnit
10 4 (26.67%) CRM
10 4 (26.67%) CMS
10 4 (26.67%) Content Management
11 3 (20.00%) Web Development
11 3 (20.00%) JSR 286
11 3 (20.00%) SOA
11 3 (20.00%) WSDL
11 3 (20.00%) Web Services
12 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (13.33%) J2SE
12 2 (13.33%) MySQL
12 2 (13.33%) Oracle
12 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
12 2 (13.33%) DB2
12 2 (13.33%) Ant

WebSphere Portal Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere 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 WebSphere Portal Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (26.67%) CMS
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 9 (60.00%) jQuery
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) Spring
3 8 (53.33%) Ajax
4 7 (46.67%) JSP
4 7 (46.67%) XML
5 6 (40.00%) SOAP
5 6 (40.00%) J2EE
6 3 (20.00%) JSR 286
6 3 (20.00%) WSDL
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) J2SE
7 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (13.33%) JSR 168
8 1 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (6.67%) JSON
8 1 (6.67%) Dojo
8 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (6.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) CRM
1 4 (26.67%) Content Management
2 3 (20.00%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Certification
1 2 (13.33%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle