The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Portal skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Portal over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 614 619 616
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 7 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.045% 0.030%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.079% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 15
Median daily rate £500 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £518
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -22.70%
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 across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8869 9249 9947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 16.75% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5678 5860 6328
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 260 356
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -10.25%

WebSphere Portal
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Portal within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Portal
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Portal Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Portal
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Portal within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 7 £500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +14 3 £500 -
London -4 3 £600 +14.28%
Sheffield -11 3 £500 -
South Yorkshire -12 3 £500 -
South West +7 1 £450 +12.50%
Plymouth +5 1 £450 +12.50%
Devon -5 1 £450 +12.50%

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Portal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WebSphere Portal.

1 52 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 45 (86.54%) Unix
3 42 (80.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 40 (76.92%) Java
5 36 (69.23%) Perl
6 32 (61.54%) WebLogic
6 32 (61.54%) WebLogic Portal
7 29 (55.77%) IBM
8 28 (53.85%) Finance
8 28 (53.85%) J2EE
8 28 (53.85%) DataPower
9 27 (51.92%) LDAP
9 27 (51.92%) FileNet
10 23 (44.23%) Jython
10 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
11 22 (42.31%) IBM Integration Bus
12 20 (38.46%) iSeries
13 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (32.69%) WebSphere MQ
15 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
15 16 (30.77%) Banking
15 16 (30.77%) MS Visio
15 16 (30.77%) Apache
16 15 (28.85%) Linux
17 13 (25.00%) Oracle
18 11 (21.15%) Oracle BPM
19 10 (19.23%) High Availability
19 10 (19.23%) HTTP
19 10 (19.23%) IBM HTTP Server
20 8 (15.38%) Shell Script

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 42 (80.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (61.54%) WebLogic
3 32 (61.54%) WebLogic Portal
4 27 (51.92%) FileNet
5 16 (30.77%) Apache
6 10 (19.23%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (7.69%) JBoss
7 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
8 3 (5.77%) CICS
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (51.92%) LDAP
2 10 (19.23%) HTTP
3 5 (9.62%) HTTPS
3 5 (9.62%) SSL
4 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Administrator
2 15 (28.85%) WebSphere Administrator
3 13 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
4 9 (17.31%) WebSphere Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 7 (13.46%) Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (7.69%) Server Specialist
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Server Specialist
9 3 (5.77%) Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Middleware Administrator
9 3 (5.77%) Middleware Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Technology Specialist
9 3 (5.77%) Web Specialist
9 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) Server Administrator
10 2 (3.85%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) J2EE
2 22 (42.31%) IBM Integration Bus
3 17 (32.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (15.38%) Middleware
5 3 (5.77%) Web Services
6 1 (1.92%) .NET
6 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) HTML5
6 1 (1.92%) JSON
6 1 (1.92%) SOAP
6 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (53.85%) DataPower
2 20 (38.46%) iSeries
3 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.54%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (86.54%) Unix
2 15 (28.85%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.69%) AIX
4 4 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Windows
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) High Availability
2 5 (9.62%) Information Security
3 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (3.85%) Server Building
4 1 (1.92%) Content Management
4 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) Java
2 36 (69.23%) Perl
3 23 (44.23%) Jython
4 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) IBM
2 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) IFS
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat