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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 588 588 574
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 38 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.046% 0.028%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 5
Average daily rate £494 £521 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.27% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £461 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £530 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +51.42%
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
9411 9330 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 18.02% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6101 5780 5258
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 323 315
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 12 February 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 16 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 28 £488 -6.47% 2
London +12 10 £575 +15.00%
Scotland +5 10 £494 -
South West +4 10 £400 -24.52%
Devon +3 10 £400 -23.80%
Plymouth -8 10 £400 -24.52%
South Yorkshire -1 8 £500 - 1
Sheffield -5 8 £500 - 1
Yorkshire -15 8 £500 - 1
Edinburgh -11 4 £513 -
Clydebank - 2 £420 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £420 -
City of London +32 1 £525 +13.51%
West Lothian - 1 £518 -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Livingston - 1 £518 -

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 59 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 55 (93.22%) Java
3 38 (64.41%) Unix
4 36 (61.02%) Linux
5 28 (47.46%) IBM
6 24 (40.68%) HTTP
7 23 (38.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 21 (35.59%) Struts
9 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (32.20%) SQL
10 19 (32.20%) Configuration Management
11 18 (30.51%) Subversion
12 17 (28.81%) IBM HTTP Server
12 17 (28.81%) EJB
13 16 (27.12%) J2EE
13 16 (27.12%) DB2
13 16 (27.12%) SOAP
14 15 (25.42%) Mac OS X
14 15 (25.42%) HTML
14 15 (25.42%) Hibernate
14 15 (25.42%) Web Design
14 15 (25.42%) Finance
14 15 (25.42%) DataPower
14 15 (25.42%) MongoDB
14 15 (25.42%) REST
14 15 (25.42%) Neo4j
14 15 (25.42%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (25.42%) JAX-RS
14 15 (25.42%) Relational Database
15 14 (23.73%) AIX

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 59 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (38.98%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (28.81%) IBM HTTP Server
4 11 (18.64%) Apache
4 11 (18.64%) IIS
5 9 (15.25%) iPlanet
6 8 (13.56%) WebSphere Process Server
7 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
7 5 (8.47%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (6.78%) ArcGIS
9 3 (5.08%) FileNet
10 1 (1.69%) CMS
10 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) HTTP
2 6 (10.17%) SSL
3 5 (8.47%) LDAP
4 4 (6.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) DB2
2 15 (25.42%) MongoDB
2 15 (25.42%) Neo4j
2 15 (25.42%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.78%) GIS
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.08%) DataStage
5 3 (5.08%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (5.08%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Subversion
2 7 (11.86%) ClearCase
3 5 (8.47%) Ant
4 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.78%) JUnit
4 4 (6.78%) Maven
4 4 (6.78%) Selenium
5 3 (5.08%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Developer
2 23 (38.98%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Administrator
3 9 (15.25%) Consultant
4 8 (13.56%) WebSphere Administrator
5 5 (8.47%) Applications Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) WebSphere Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) WebSphere Server Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) WebSphere Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) Development Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Portal Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Integration Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (6.78%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Server Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Portal Developer
7 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) Struts
2 17 (28.81%) EJB
3 16 (27.12%) J2EE
3 16 (27.12%) SOAP
4 15 (25.42%) Hibernate
4 15 (25.42%) HTML
4 15 (25.42%) JAX-RS
4 15 (25.42%) REST
5 14 (23.73%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (22.03%) Web Services
7 7 (11.86%) Spring
7 7 (11.86%) XML
8 5 (8.47%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (8.47%) Middleware
9 4 (6.78%) Dojo
9 4 (6.78%) GWT
9 4 (6.78%) Java EE
9 4 (6.78%) JSF
10 3 (5.08%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (1.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) DataPower
2 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) iSeries
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (64.41%) Unix
2 36 (61.02%) Linux
3 15 (25.42%) Mac OS X
4 14 (23.73%) AIX
5 9 (15.25%) Solaris
5 9 (15.25%) zOS
6 5 (8.47%) Windows
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) Configuration Management
3 15 (25.42%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (25.42%) Web Design
4 7 (11.86%) Migration
5 5 (8.47%) High Availability
6 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.78%) Image Processing
6 4 (6.78%) Information Security
6 4 (6.78%) Process Management
6 4 (6.78%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) TDD
6 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.78%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.69%) Content Management
8 1 (1.69%) CRM
8 1 (1.69%) ETL
8 1 (1.69%) Scrum
8 1 (1.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (93.22%) Java
2 19 (32.20%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) Perl
4 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.47%) Jython
6 4 (6.78%) C
6 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) Degree
3 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) IBM
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) ESRI
4 4 (6.78%) Fujitsu
4 4 (6.78%) Google
4 4 (6.78%) Lumension
4 4 (6.78%) Sophos
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
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