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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 589 592 531
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -61
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 31 19 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.035% 0.094%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.30% 0.19% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 27
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
10418 9890 8735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.32% 18.10% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6673 5850 4963
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 395 432
Average hourly rate £21.15 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Portal within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 -8 31 £413 -2.94% 1
London +8 18 £425 +6.25%
East of England - 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 7 - -
South East -8 5 £400 -5.88%
Berkshire - 5 £400 -
Bracknell - 3 £400 -
City of London -8 2 £481 -
Reading - 2 £450 -
Devon - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 66 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 41 (62.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (48.48%) WebSphere Process Server
4 28 (42.42%) Jython
5 27 (40.91%) Linux
6 25 (37.88%) DB2
6 25 (37.88%) Migration
7 24 (36.36%) AIX
8 23 (34.85%) Solaris
8 23 (34.85%) Finance
8 23 (34.85%) zOS
9 22 (33.33%) CICS
9 22 (33.33%) Java
10 21 (31.82%) Windows
10 21 (31.82%) CA
10 21 (31.82%) Introscope
10 21 (31.82%) LPAR
10 21 (31.82%) CA Wily
11 19 (28.79%) WebLogic Portal
11 19 (28.79%) WebLogic
11 19 (28.79%) Oracle
12 17 (25.76%) Adobe
13 16 (24.24%) WebCenter
14 15 (22.73%) Open Source
14 15 (22.73%) Sitecore
15 14 (21.21%) Marketing
15 14 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
16 13 (19.70%) IBM
16 13 (19.70%) Enterprise Architecture
16 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 66 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 41 (62.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (48.48%) WebSphere Process Server
4 22 (33.33%) CICS
5 19 (28.79%) WebLogic Portal
5 19 (28.79%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.55%) JBoss
6 3 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Magnolia
7 2 (3.03%) Liferay
7 2 (3.03%) Apache
7 2 (3.03%) IIS
7 2 (3.03%) CMS
7 2 (3.03%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.52%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) Firewall
2 7 (10.61%) SSL
3 5 (7.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) DB2
2 2 (3.03%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Introscope
2 2 (3.03%) Maven
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Marketing
3 12 (18.18%) Billing
4 8 (12.12%) Banking
5 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.55%) Retail
6 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Administrator
1 19 (28.79%) WebSphere Administrator
2 15 (22.73%) Server Administrator
2 15 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 14 (21.21%) Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Architect
5 9 (13.64%) WebSphere Specialist
5 9 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Portal Developer
6 7 (10.61%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 7 (10.61%) WebSphere Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Server Specialist
6 7 (10.61%) WebSphere Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Applications Specialist
7 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
7 6 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal Developer
8 5 (7.58%) WebCenter Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Designer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) WebCenter
2 9 (13.64%) JSP
3 8 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (10.61%) J2EE
4 7 (10.61%) CSS
4 7 (10.61%) JSTL
4 7 (10.61%) SAML
5 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (4.55%) RESTful
6 2 (3.03%) Apache CXF
6 2 (3.03%) OSGi
6 2 (3.03%) Backbone.js
6 2 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Sling
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Felix
6 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.03%) JSR 170
6 2 (3.03%) JMX
6 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) LPAR
2 12 (18.18%) User Experience
3 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) DataPower
5 2 (3.03%) iSeries
6 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Linux
2 24 (36.36%) AIX
3 23 (34.85%) Solaris
3 23 (34.85%) zOS
4 21 (31.82%) Windows
5 10 (15.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Migration
2 15 (22.73%) Open Source
3 14 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (19.70%) DevOps
5 12 (18.18%) B2B
5 12 (18.18%) B2C
5 12 (18.18%) Service Management
6 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.12%) Analytics
7 8 (12.12%) Web Analytics
8 3 (4.55%) Content Management
9 2 (3.03%) Web Development
9 2 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.03%) Mobile First
10 1 (1.52%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (1.52%) Microservices
10 1 (1.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) Jython
2 22 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (31.82%) CA Wily
2 8 (12.12%) Netcool
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) CA
2 19 (28.79%) Oracle
3 17 (25.76%) Adobe
4 15 (22.73%) Sitecore
5 13 (19.70%) IBM
6 10 (15.15%) TIBCO
7 8 (12.12%) Remedy
7 8 (12.12%) Infovista
7 8 (12.12%) BMC
7 8 (12.12%) Amdocs
7 8 (12.12%) Pega
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.03%) FatWire
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat