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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 586 563 519
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -44
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 27 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.055% 0.077%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
10266 9458 8629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.39% 17.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6491 5680 4837
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 364 438
Average hourly rate £20.80 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.25 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 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 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 3 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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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 -21 25 £425 - 5
London -3 17 £320 -20.00% 4
City of London -5 3 £475 - 1
South East -12 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Berkshire - 3 £400 - 1
West Midlands 0 2 £450 -10.00%
Edinburgh -6 2 £450 +50.00%
Scotland -7 2 £450 +50.00%
East of England - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £450 -
Warwick - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -
Devon - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £400 - 1
South West - 1 - -

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 54 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 36 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 28 (51.85%) Linux
3 28 (51.85%) Jython
4 27 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
5 25 (46.30%) AIX
5 25 (46.30%) DB2
5 25 (46.30%) Migration
6 24 (44.44%) zOS
6 24 (44.44%) Solaris
7 22 (40.74%) CICS
8 21 (38.89%) CA
8 21 (38.89%) Introscope
8 21 (38.89%) Windows
8 21 (38.89%) LPAR
8 21 (38.89%) CA Wily
9 18 (33.33%) Finance
9 18 (33.33%) Java
10 11 (20.37%) WebLogic
10 11 (20.37%) Oracle
10 11 (20.37%) WebLogic Portal
11 10 (18.52%) UNIX
12 9 (16.67%) Perl
12 9 (16.67%) IBM
12 9 (16.67%) Adobe
12 9 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (14.81%) WebCenter
14 7 (12.96%) Open Source
14 7 (12.96%) Sitecore
14 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 54 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 36 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 22 (40.74%) CICS
5 11 (20.37%) WebLogic Portal
5 11 (20.37%) WebLogic
6 4 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (5.56%) IIS
7 3 (5.56%) JBoss
7 3 (5.56%) Apache
7 3 (5.56%) iPlanet
8 2 (3.70%) CMS
8 2 (3.70%) Magnolia
8 2 (3.70%) Liferay
9 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) LDAP
1 5 (9.26%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) DB2
2 2 (3.70%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Introscope
2 2 (3.70%) Maven
2 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Billing
3 6 (11.11%) Marketing
4 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Administrator
1 20 (37.04%) WebSphere Administrator
2 15 (27.78%) Server Administrator
2 15 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 9 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
4 7 (12.96%) Server Specialist
4 7 (12.96%) WebSphere Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Applications Specialist
4 7 (12.96%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 6 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Designer
7 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Portal Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (14.81%) WebCenter
3 7 (12.96%) J2EE
4 4 (7.41%) JSP
5 3 (5.56%) Web Services
5 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (5.56%) RESTful
6 2 (3.70%) Apache CXF
6 2 (3.70%) OSGi
6 2 (3.70%) Backbone.js
6 2 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Sling
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Felix
6 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.70%) SAML
6 2 (3.70%) Servlets
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (3.70%) JMX
6 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) LPAR
2 6 (11.11%) User Experience
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) DataPower
4 2 (3.70%) iSeries
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Linux
2 25 (46.30%) AIX
3 24 (44.44%) Solaris
3 24 (44.44%) zOS
4 21 (38.89%) Windows
5 10 (18.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Migration
2 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (12.96%) Open Source
2 7 (12.96%) DevOps
3 6 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (11.11%) B2B
3 6 (11.11%) B2C
3 6 (11.11%) Service Management
4 4 (7.41%) Analytics
4 4 (7.41%) Web Analytics
5 3 (5.56%) Content Management
6 2 (3.70%) Web Development
6 2 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile First
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Microservices
7 1 (1.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Jython
2 18 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (16.67%) Perl
4 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (38.89%) CA Wily
2 4 (7.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) CA
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle
3 9 (16.67%) IBM
3 9 (16.67%) Adobe
4 7 (12.96%) Sitecore
5 6 (11.11%) TIBCO
6 4 (7.41%) Remedy
6 4 (7.41%) Infovista
6 4 (7.41%) BMC
6 4 (7.41%) Amdocs
6 4 (7.41%) Pega
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.70%) FatWire
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
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