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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 582 575 529
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -46
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 38 25 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.044% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.35% 0.24% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 37
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £331 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
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
10869 10358 9195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.91% 18.39% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6930 6112 5340
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 432 385
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 27 August 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 13 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 27 August 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 -10 38 £425 -
London +21 15 £425 +6.25%
East of England - 11 - -
Hertfordshire - 11 - -
Devon - 8 £475 -
South West - 8 £475 -
Plymouth - 7 £475 -
South East -17 4 £388 -8.82%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 £388 -
Bracknell - 3 £400 -
City of London +1 1 £475 -
Reading - 1 £375 -

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 73 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 42 (57.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (43.84%) DB2
4 31 (42.47%) Linux
4 31 (42.47%) WebSphere Process Server
5 29 (39.73%) Java
6 26 (35.62%) Jython
7 25 (34.25%) Migration
8 22 (30.14%) CICS
8 22 (30.14%) zOS
8 22 (30.14%) AIX
8 22 (30.14%) Solaris
9 21 (28.77%) Windows
9 21 (28.77%) CA
9 21 (28.77%) Introscope
9 21 (28.77%) LPAR
9 21 (28.77%) CA Wily
10 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (27.40%) IBM
11 19 (26.03%) Finance
12 18 (24.66%) WebLogic Portal
12 18 (24.66%) Oracle
12 18 (24.66%) WebLogic
13 17 (23.29%) UNIX
14 16 (21.92%) Adobe
15 15 (20.55%) Sitecore
15 15 (20.55%) WebCenter
15 15 (20.55%) Open Source
16 14 (19.18%) Marketing
16 14 (19.18%) Digital Marketing

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 73 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 42 (57.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 31 (42.47%) WebSphere Process Server
4 22 (30.14%) CICS
5 18 (24.66%) WebLogic Portal
5 18 (24.66%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.74%) JBoss
6 2 (2.74%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.37%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.37%) Liferay
7 1 (1.37%) Apache
7 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.37%) IIS
7 1 (1.37%) CMS
7 1 (1.37%) iPlanet
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.37%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) Firewall
2 7 (9.59%) HTTP
2 7 (9.59%) SSL
3 4 (5.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (43.84%) DB2
2 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.22%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Introscope
2 6 (8.22%) Subversion
3 5 (6.85%) Maven
3 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.48%) Ant
4 4 (5.48%) Selenium
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 14 (19.18%) Marketing
3 12 (16.44%) Billing
4 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
5 6 (8.22%) Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Retail
6 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Developer
2 19 (26.03%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.66%) Administrator
3 18 (24.66%) WebSphere Administrator
4 15 (20.55%) Server Administrator
4 15 (20.55%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 12 (16.44%) Architect
6 9 (12.33%) WebSphere Specialist
6 9 (12.33%) Portal Developer
7 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 7 (9.59%) Applications Specialist
7 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Server Specialist
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Oracle Architect
8 6 (8.22%) WebSphere Portal Developer
9 5 (6.85%) WebCenter Architect
9 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) WebCenter
2 12 (16.44%) Struts
3 8 (10.96%) JSP
4 7 (9.59%) HTML
4 7 (9.59%) EJB
4 7 (9.59%) CSS
4 7 (9.59%) SAML
4 7 (9.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (9.59%) Hibernate
4 7 (9.59%) JSTL
4 7 (9.59%) SOAP
5 6 (8.22%) REST
5 6 (8.22%) JAX-RS
6 5 (6.85%) Spring
6 5 (6.85%) Java EE
6 5 (6.85%) J2EE
7 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (2.74%) RESTful
9 1 (1.37%) Apache CXF
9 1 (1.37%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) LPAR
2 12 (16.44%) User Experience
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) DataPower
5 2 (2.74%) iSeries
6 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (42.47%) Linux
2 22 (30.14%) zOS
2 22 (30.14%) AIX
2 22 (30.14%) Solaris
3 21 (28.77%) Windows
4 17 (23.29%) UNIX
5 6 (8.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Migration
2 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.55%) Open Source
4 14 (19.18%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (17.81%) DevOps
5 13 (17.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (16.44%) Service Management
6 12 (16.44%) B2B
6 12 (16.44%) B2C
7 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.96%) Analytics
8 8 (10.96%) Web Analytics
9 7 (9.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (8.22%) Web Design
10 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.48%) TDD
12 2 (2.74%) Content Management
13 1 (1.37%) Software Engineering
13 1 (1.37%) Web Development
13 1 (1.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) Java
2 26 (35.62%) Jython
3 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.59%) Perl
5 6 (8.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (28.77%) CA Wily
2 8 (10.96%) Netcool
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) CA
2 20 (27.40%) IBM
3 18 (24.66%) Oracle
4 16 (21.92%) Adobe
5 15 (20.55%) Sitecore
6 10 (13.70%) TIBCO
7 8 (10.96%) Remedy
7 8 (10.96%) Infovista
7 8 (10.96%) BMC
7 8 (10.96%) Amdocs
7 8 (10.96%) Pega
8 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.37%) FatWire
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat