The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Portal skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 585 543 566
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 16 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.052% 0.015%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.29% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £383 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £419 £527
% change year-on-year
-16.41% -20.50%
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 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
10638 9285 9530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.30% 17.97% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6715 5630 5381
Average daily rate £383 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 386 468
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

WebSphere Portal
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Portal within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 October 2014.

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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Portal within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 -30 16 £400 -3.03% 1
Yorkshire -8 5 £500 -
London -6 4 £413 +3.12%
South East - 1 £425 - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Leeds - - - -

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebSphere Portal also 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 that cited WebSphere Portal.

1 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (65.71%) Java
3 18 (51.43%) IBM
4 16 (45.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (34.29%) Finance
5 12 (34.29%) Spring
6 10 (28.57%) Linux
7 9 (25.71%) CSS
7 9 (25.71%) Dojo
7 9 (25.71%) JSR 286
8 8 (22.86%) UNIX
8 8 (22.86%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
10 6 (17.14%) HTML
10 6 (17.14%) Lotus
10 6 (17.14%) Perl
10 6 (17.14%) Quickr
10 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
11 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 5 (14.29%) jQuery
11 5 (14.29%) SQL
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) MySQL
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle
11 5 (14.29%) Windows
11 5 (14.29%) J2SE
11 5 (14.29%) MS Visio

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebSphere Portal also 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 that cited WebSphere Portal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (45.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (17.14%) Quickr
3 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (11.43%) TeamSite
5 3 (8.57%) CMS
5 3 (8.57%) Node.js
6 2 (5.71%) GemFire
6 2 (5.71%) MQSeries
6 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) 2G
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) DB2
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.71%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) French Language
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) WebSphere Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Portal Developer
4 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Environment Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Middleware Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Web Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Software Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) Spring
2 9 (25.71%) CSS
2 9 (25.71%) Dojo
2 9 (25.71%) JSR 286
3 8 (22.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (17.14%) HTML
5 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (14.29%) jQuery
5 5 (14.29%) .NET
5 5 (14.29%) J2SE
6 4 (11.43%) Middleware
6 4 (11.43%) Java EE
7 3 (8.57%) JSF
7 3 (8.57%) HTML5
7 3 (8.57%) JSP
7 3 (8.57%) Web Services
7 3 (8.57%) XML
7 3 (8.57%) XSL
7 3 (8.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) iSeries
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) Android
4 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.71%) zOS
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Content Management
1 3 (8.57%) Android Development
1 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (5.71%) SOA
2 2 (5.71%) OO
2 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
2 2 (5.71%) Web Development
2 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
2 2 (5.71%) Scrum
3 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.86%) Requirements Management
3 1 (2.86%) BPMN
3 1 (2.86%) Service Management
3 1 (2.86%) RDF
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL
3 1 (2.86%) UML
3 1 (2.86%) High Availability
3 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Jython
5 1 (2.86%) SPARQL
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) IBM
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Lotus
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) MKS