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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Portal
UK
Rank 576 583 603
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 10 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.075% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.13% 0.44% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 15
Median daily rate £403 £494 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.48% -3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £420 £533
% change year-on-year
-5.65% -21.12%
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
7771 8784 9146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.44% 16.94% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5040 5597 5600
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 235 321
Median hourly rate £17.75 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% +6.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +4.10%

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 19 February 2017.

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 14 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 9 £400 -17.94%
Bedfordshire - 5 £375 -
East of England - 5 £375 -
London +10 2 £469 -18.47%
Scotland +20 1 £450 -8.86%
City of London +8 1 £400 -23.80%
Plymouth +2 1 £450 +12.50%
South West 0 1 £450 +12.50%
Devon -8 1 £450 +12.50%
North West - 1 £425 -
Liverpool - 1 £425 -
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
Dunstable - 1 £365 -
Luton - 1 £388 -

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (85.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (71.43%) Java
4 17 (60.71%) WebLogic
4 17 (60.71%) J2EE
4 17 (60.71%) Unix
4 17 (60.71%) WebLogic Portal
4 17 (60.71%) Finance
5 16 (57.14%) Perl
6 14 (50.00%) IBM
7 13 (46.43%) FileNet
8 12 (42.86%) DataPower
9 11 (39.29%) iSeries
9 11 (39.29%) LDAP
10 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
10 10 (35.71%) Jython
11 9 (32.14%) Oracle
11 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
12 8 (28.57%) Apache
12 8 (28.57%) Banking
13 7 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
14 6 (21.43%) OOP
14 6 (21.43%) OO
14 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
14 6 (21.43%) XML
14 6 (21.43%) SQL
14 6 (21.43%) HTML
14 6 (21.43%) JSR 168

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 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (85.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (60.71%) WebLogic
3 17 (60.71%) WebLogic Portal
4 13 (46.43%) FileNet
5 8 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (3.57%) IIS
7 1 (3.57%) iPlanet
7 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 4 (14.29%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (3.57%) JDeveloper
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Specialist
5 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Technology Specialist
6 3 (10.71%) Web Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Middleware Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Middleware Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Server Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) J2EE
2 8 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 6 (21.43%) Java EE
4 6 (21.43%) JSR 168
4 6 (21.43%) JSR 286
4 6 (21.43%) XML
5 5 (17.86%) JSP
5 5 (17.86%) Servlets
6 4 (14.29%) JSF
6 4 (14.29%) Middleware
6 4 (14.29%) OSGi
7 3 (10.71%) Web Services
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.57%) JSON
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) DataPower
2 11 (39.29%) iSeries
3 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (7.14%) Clustering
6 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) High Availability
1 6 (21.43%) OO
1 6 (21.43%) OOP
2 4 (14.29%) RAD
2 4 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (3.57%) Content Management
3 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Perl
3 10 (35.71%) Jython
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) IBM
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft