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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 582 535 588
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +53
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 24 57 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.11% 0.036%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 0.62% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £520
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -20.67%
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
10254 9211 10317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.84% 17.44% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6149 5433 5831
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 370 480
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £39.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 21 £400 -5.88% 6
London +7 7 £425 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire 0 6 £500 - 3
Edinburgh -29 3 £325 -21.21% 1
Scotland -36 3 £325 -20.00% 1
South East -5 2 £425 - 1
City of London +20 1 - -
Leeds - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
East of England - - - -

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 34 (72.34%) Java
3 28 (59.57%) IBM
4 22 (46.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
6 18 (38.30%) Spring
7 16 (34.04%) CSS
8 14 (29.79%) HTML
8 14 (29.79%) Finance
9 12 (25.53%) jQuery
9 12 (25.53%) UNIX
10 10 (21.28%) XML
10 10 (21.28%) Linux
10 10 (21.28%) JSP
10 10 (21.28%) J2EE
11 9 (19.15%) Dojo
11 9 (19.15%) Ajax
11 9 (19.15%) Perl
11 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
11 9 (19.15%) JSR 286
12 8 (17.02%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
13 7 (14.89%) SOAP
13 7 (14.89%) WebSphere Process Server
13 7 (14.89%) CMS
14 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
14 6 (12.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 6 (12.77%) iSeries
14 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
14 6 (12.77%) Lotus

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 22 (46.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (14.89%) CMS
3 7 (14.89%) WebSphere Process Server
4 6 (12.77%) Quickr
5 4 (8.51%) TeamSite
6 3 (6.38%) Node.js
7 1 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
1 2 (4.26%) 2G
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.64%) JUnit
3 3 (6.38%) Maven
3 3 (6.38%) Ant
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.51%) Back Office
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) French Language
5 1 (2.13%) German Language
5 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.13%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) WebSphere Developer
3 13 (27.66%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 13 (27.66%) Portal Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Administrator
4 10 (21.28%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Environment Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Server Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) Spring
2 16 (34.04%) CSS
3 14 (29.79%) HTML
4 12 (25.53%) jQuery
5 10 (21.28%) J2EE
5 10 (21.28%) JSP
5 10 (21.28%) XML
6 9 (19.15%) JSR 286
6 9 (19.15%) Ajax
6 9 (19.15%) Dojo
7 8 (17.02%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (14.89%) SOAP
9 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
9 6 (12.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 5 (10.64%) .NET
10 5 (10.64%) J2SE
11 4 (8.51%) WSDL
11 4 (8.51%) Java EE
12 3 (6.38%) Middleware
12 3 (6.38%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) iSeries
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) UNIX
2 10 (21.28%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) zOS
4 4 (8.51%) Windows
5 3 (6.38%) Android
5 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.64%) SOA
1 5 (10.64%) Content Management
1 5 (10.64%) Web Development
2 4 (8.51%) CRM
3 3 (6.38%) Android Development
3 3 (6.38%) iOS Development
4 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.26%) OO
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL
4 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.26%) Service Management
4 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.26%) Scrum
4 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.13%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Build Automation
5 1 (2.13%) BPMN
5 1 (2.13%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) Java
2 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.15%) Perl
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Jython
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) SPARQL
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) IBM
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) Lotus
4 3 (6.38%) HP
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) MKS
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