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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Portal
UK
Rank 592 581 589
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 3 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.074% 0.046%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.039% 0.44% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 20
Median daily rate £450 £488 £521
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £525
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
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
7661 8432 8680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.90% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4887 5341 5450
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 238 311
Median hourly rate £19.19 £22.50 £19.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.63 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -10 3 £450 -5.26%
Plymouth +5 1 £450 +12.50%
South West +3 1 £450 +12.50%
Devon +1 1 £450 +12.50%
London 0 1 £600 +4.34%
North West - 1 £425 -
Liverpool - 1 £425 -
Merseyside - 1 £425 -

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 27 (90.00%) Unix
3 23 (76.67%) Java
4 22 (73.33%) Perl
4 22 (73.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (63.33%) WebLogic
5 19 (63.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 17 (56.67%) DataPower
7 16 (53.33%) Finance
8 15 (50.00%) FileNet
8 15 (50.00%) J2EE
8 15 (50.00%) iSeries
9 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (43.33%) LDAP
10 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
10 12 (40.00%) Jython
10 12 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
11 11 (36.67%) IBM
12 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 10 (33.33%) MS Visio
12 10 (33.33%) Linux
12 10 (33.33%) Banking
12 10 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (30.00%) Apache
14 7 (23.33%) High Availability
15 6 (20.00%) Oracle
16 5 (16.67%) HTTP
16 5 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
16 5 (16.67%) Puppet
17 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 22 (73.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (63.33%) WebLogic
3 19 (63.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 15 (50.00%) FileNet
5 9 (30.00%) Apache
6 5 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (13.33%) JBoss
7 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (6.67%) CICS
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) LDAP
2 5 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JDeveloper
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Administrator
1 10 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Technology Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Web Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Middleware Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Middleware Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Server Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) J2EE
2 12 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (13.33%) Middleware
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.33%) Ajax
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.33%) CSS
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (3.33%) JSP
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (3.33%) Servlets
6 1 (3.33%) SOAP
6 1 (3.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) DataPower
2 15 (50.00%) iSeries
3 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) Clustering
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Unix
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) High Availability
2 2 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (3.33%) Content Management
3 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Java
2 22 (73.33%) Perl
3 12 (40.00%) Jython
4 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) IBM
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) IFS