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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 555 550 520
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 23 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.014% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 0.082% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 6
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£521 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £365 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
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
9091 8549 8149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.92% 17.55% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5713 5069 4589
Average daily rate £400 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 306 337 426
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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 19 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 23 January 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 21 £525 +23.52% 1
South East -18 6 £513 +46.42% 1
Berkshire - 3 £563 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £445 -
Brighton - 3 £445 -
London -1 2 £500 +17.64%
City of London +9 1 - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Lytham St Annes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Hove - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 39 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 22 (56.41%) Java
3 20 (51.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (51.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (43.59%) Finance
4 17 (43.59%) IBM
5 15 (38.46%) Linux
6 13 (33.33%) UNIX
7 12 (30.77%) zOS
7 12 (30.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 10 (25.64%) Solaris
8 10 (25.64%) Tivoli
9 9 (23.08%) Lotus
10 8 (20.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 8 (20.51%) AIX
11 7 (17.95%) Web Services
11 7 (17.95%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (17.95%) Spring
12 6 (15.38%) Content Management
12 6 (15.38%) Degree
12 6 (15.38%) Dojo
12 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Process Server
12 6 (15.38%) JSR 286
12 6 (15.38%) Quickr
12 6 (15.38%) IIS
12 6 (15.38%) Perl
12 6 (15.38%) Apache
12 6 (15.38%) Eclipse
12 6 (15.38%) iPlanet
13 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 39 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (51.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (17.95%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Process Server
4 6 (15.38%) Quickr
4 6 (15.38%) IIS
4 6 (15.38%) Apache
4 6 (15.38%) iPlanet
5 3 (7.69%) Documentum
5 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 3 (7.69%) FileNet
6 2 (5.13%) GemFire
6 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
6 2 (5.13%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.56%) TeamSite
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) 2G
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.13%) DB2
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Publishing
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Administrator
2 15 (38.46%) WebSphere Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Environment Manager
5 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Middleware Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Portal Developer
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Support Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (30.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (17.95%) Web Services
3 7 (17.95%) Spring
4 6 (15.38%) Dojo
4 6 (15.38%) JSR 286
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.69%) .NET
5 3 (7.69%) J2EE
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 2 (5.13%) Middleware
7 1 (2.56%) JMS
7 1 (2.56%) HTML
7 1 (2.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Social Media
2 4 (10.26%) iSeries
3 2 (5.13%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (5.13%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) UNIX
3 12 (30.77%) zOS
4 10 (25.64%) Solaris
5 8 (20.51%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Content Management
2 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Change Management
4 3 (7.69%) MVC
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.56%) SOA
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) Jython
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Tivoli
2 8 (20.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) IBM
2 9 (23.08%) Lotus
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Vignette
4 3 (7.69%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) MKS