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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 621 631 618
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 40 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.056% 0.037%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 11
Median daily rate £500 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £481 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
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
9839 9956 9615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.28% 17.44% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6521 6279 5641
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 305 396
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +33.33%

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 30 July 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 11 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 30 July 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 +11 26 £500 +21.21%
London -7 14 £500 +17.64%
Scotland - 14 £425 -
Sheffield - 12 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 12 £500 -
Yorkshire - 12 £500 -
Glasgow - 6 - -
City of London +51 4 £438 -9.09%
Clydebank - 4 £420 -
Edinburgh - 4 £425 -
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £420 -

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 48 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 37 (77.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 35 (72.92%) IBM
4 32 (66.67%) Java
5 26 (54.17%) Unix
6 24 (50.00%) DataPower
7 21 (43.75%) Finance
8 20 (41.67%) J2EE
9 19 (39.58%) IBM HTTP Server
10 18 (37.50%) Linux
11 16 (33.33%) LDAP
11 16 (33.33%) Perl
11 16 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
12 15 (31.25%) WebLogic Portal
12 15 (31.25%) WebLogic
13 14 (29.17%) Apache
13 14 (29.17%) Jython
14 13 (27.08%) FileNet
15 12 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
15 12 (25.00%) AIX
15 12 (25.00%) Solaris
15 12 (25.00%) HTTP
15 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
16 11 (22.92%) Web Services
17 10 (20.83%) Banking
17 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
18 9 (18.75%) Middleware
18 9 (18.75%) Oracle
18 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
19 7 (14.58%) MS Visio

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 48 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 37 (77.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (39.58%) IBM HTTP Server
4 15 (31.25%) WebLogic
4 15 (31.25%) WebLogic Portal
5 14 (29.17%) Apache
6 13 (27.08%) FileNet
7 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Process Server
8 6 (12.50%) IIS
8 6 (12.50%) iPlanet
9 3 (6.25%) JBoss
10 2 (4.17%) CICS
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) LDAP
2 12 (25.00%) HTTP
3 6 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 6 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Administrator
2 12 (25.00%) Consultant
2 12 (25.00%) WebSphere Consultant
3 11 (22.92%) WebSphere Administrator
3 11 (22.92%) WebSphere Specialist
4 6 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Server Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Server Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Applications Specialist
5 5 (10.42%) Server Specialist
5 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Support Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) J2EE
2 16 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 11 (22.92%) Web Services
5 9 (18.75%) Middleware
6 2 (4.17%) JSF
6 2 (4.17%) JSR 168
6 2 (4.17%) JSR 286
6 2 (4.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) DataPower
2 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.50%) iSeries
4 5 (10.42%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Unix
2 18 (37.50%) Linux
3 12 (25.00%) AIX
3 12 (25.00%) Solaris
4 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Information Security
2 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (6.25%) High Availability
3 3 (6.25%) Server Building
4 2 (4.17%) People Management
4 2 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (33.33%) Perl
3 14 (29.17%) Jython
4 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (72.92%) IBM
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) IFS
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat