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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 621 613 584
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -29
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 25 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.045% 0.057%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 19
Median daily rate £481 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
9574 9693 9219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.58% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6371 6058 5538
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 324 350
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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 28 June 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 11 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 28 June 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 -8 15 £538 +19.44%
London -9 12 £538 +53.57%
Scotland -11 10 £425 -5.55% 1
Edinburgh -11 4 £425 -5.55% 1
Glasgow - 4 - -
City of London +37 3 - -
Sheffield - 3 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £423 -
Clydebank - 2 £423 -

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 44 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 30 (68.18%) Java
2 30 (68.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (54.55%) Linux
4 23 (52.27%) Finance
5 22 (50.00%) IBM
6 21 (47.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 20 (45.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 20 (45.45%) Web Services
7 20 (45.45%) Unix
8 18 (40.91%) DataPower
9 17 (38.64%) AIX
9 17 (38.64%) Solaris
10 15 (34.09%) J2EE
11 14 (31.82%) WebSphere Process Server
12 13 (29.55%) Degree
12 13 (29.55%) IIS
12 13 (29.55%) Apache
12 13 (29.55%) iPlanet
12 13 (29.55%) zOS
13 9 (20.45%) Shell Script
13 9 (20.45%) Middleware
14 8 (18.18%) Perl
15 7 (15.91%) IBM Integration Bus
15 7 (15.91%) SSL
15 7 (15.91%) HTTP
16 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
16 6 (13.64%) Oracle
16 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
16 6 (13.64%) Jython

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 44 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 30 (68.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (45.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 14 (31.82%) WebSphere Process Server
5 13 (29.55%) Apache
5 13 (29.55%) IIS
5 13 (29.55%) iPlanet
6 4 (9.09%) FileNet
6 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
6 4 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (4.55%) ArcGIS
8 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
1 7 (15.91%) SSL
2 5 (11.36%) HTTPS
2 5 (11.36%) LDAP
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) GIS
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Consultant
2 14 (31.82%) WebSphere Consultant
3 11 (25.00%) Administrator
4 10 (22.73%) Applications Consultant
4 10 (22.73%) Server Consultant
4 10 (22.73%) WebSphere Administrator
4 10 (22.73%) WebSphere Server Consultant
5 8 (18.18%) WebSphere Specialist
6 5 (11.36%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Server Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Support Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Portal Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) WebSphere MQ
2 20 (45.45%) Web Services
3 15 (34.09%) J2EE
4 9 (20.45%) Middleware
5 7 (15.91%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (9.09%) JSF
7 2 (4.55%) Dojo
7 2 (4.55%) GWT
7 2 (4.55%) JSR 168
7 2 (4.55%) JSR 286
7 2 (4.55%) Struts
7 2 (4.55%) XML
8 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) DataPower
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) iSeries
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) Unix
3 17 (38.64%) AIX
3 17 (38.64%) Solaris
4 13 (29.55%) zOS
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.36%) Information Security
1 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (6.82%) Migration
2 3 (6.82%) Server Building
3 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
3 2 (4.55%) Image Processing
3 2 (4.55%) People Management
3 2 (4.55%) Process Management
3 2 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
3 2 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (4.55%) Web Application Development
4 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.27%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) Shell Script
3 8 (18.18%) Perl
4 6 (13.64%) Jython
5 2 (4.55%) C
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Python
5 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) ESRI
3 2 (4.55%) Fujitsu
3 2 (4.55%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) Lumension
3 2 (4.55%) Sophos