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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 616 626 627
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 41 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.061% 0.026%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 11
Median daily rate £500 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
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
10082 10254 10045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.92% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6598 6531 6012
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 321 401
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 27 September 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 10 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 27 September 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 +31 36 £500 +17.64%
London +3 20 £500 +17.64%
Sheffield - 16 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 16 £500 -
Yorkshire - 16 £500 -
Scotland +13 5 £410 -2.38% 1
Glasgow +15 3 - -
Clydebank -6 2 £410 -2.38%
West Dunbartonshire -6 2 £410 -2.38%
City of London +11 1 £438 -7.89%

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 67 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 52 (77.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 47 (70.15%) Java
3 47 (70.15%) Unix
4 40 (59.70%) IBM
5 36 (53.73%) DataPower
6 35 (52.24%) Perl
7 34 (50.75%) Finance
8 32 (47.76%) WebLogic
8 32 (47.76%) WebLogic Portal
9 31 (46.27%) J2EE
10 28 (41.79%) LDAP
11 27 (40.30%) FileNet
12 24 (35.82%) Jython
13 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
14 21 (31.34%) Apache
14 21 (31.34%) WebSphere MQ
14 21 (31.34%) Linux
15 20 (29.85%) IBM Integration Bus
16 19 (28.36%) iSeries
17 18 (26.87%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (26.87%) IBM HTTP Server
18 17 (25.37%) Banking
19 15 (22.39%) MS Visio
19 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
20 13 (19.40%) HTTP
20 13 (19.40%) Oracle
21 11 (16.42%) AIX
21 11 (16.42%) Solaris
21 11 (16.42%) Shell Script

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 67 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 52 (77.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (47.76%) WebLogic
3 32 (47.76%) WebLogic Portal
4 27 (40.30%) FileNet
5 21 (31.34%) Apache
6 18 (26.87%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (7.46%) IIS
7 5 (7.46%) iPlanet
7 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (5.97%) JBoss
8 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
9 3 (4.48%) CICS
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.79%) LDAP
2 13 (19.40%) HTTP
3 7 (10.45%) HTTPS
3 7 (10.45%) SSL
4 3 (4.48%) Internet
General
1 34 (50.75%) Finance
2 17 (25.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Administrator
2 18 (26.87%) WebSphere Administrator
3 15 (22.39%) WebSphere Specialist
4 12 (17.91%) Consultant
4 12 (17.91%) WebSphere Consultant
5 9 (13.43%) WebSphere Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
7 6 (8.96%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Applications Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (7.46%) Server Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Server Specialist
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Server Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Server Specialist
9 4 (5.97%) Technical Administrator
10 3 (4.48%) Support Specialist
10 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Portal Administrator
10 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) J2EE
2 21 (31.34%) WebSphere MQ
3 20 (29.85%) IBM Integration Bus
4 11 (16.42%) Middleware
5 10 (14.93%) Web Services
6 1 (1.49%) JSF
6 1 (1.49%) JSR 168
6 1 (1.49%) JSR 286
6 1 (1.49%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 36 (53.73%) DataPower
2 19 (28.36%) iSeries
3 18 (26.87%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.45%) Clustering
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (70.15%) Unix
2 21 (31.34%) Linux
3 11 (16.42%) AIX
3 11 (16.42%) Solaris
4 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) High Availability
2 7 (10.45%) Information Security
3 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.48%) Server Building
5 2 (2.99%) People Management
5 2 (2.99%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (1.49%) Content Management
6 1 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (70.15%) Java
2 35 (52.24%) Perl
3 24 (35.82%) Jython
4 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) IBM
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.40%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) IFS
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat