Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WebSphere Portal skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Portal over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere Portal
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 764 838 810
Rank change year-on-year +74 -28 +7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 34 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.033% 0.055%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 36
England median daily rate £388 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +19.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £358 £419 £310
90th Percentile £551 £613 £525
UK median daily rate £400 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Portal is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 14855 18178 18423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.95% 17.91% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9623 12060 11529
England median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +2.38% +8.39% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 427 642
England median hourly rate £19.97 £20.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.15% +4.02% +9.87%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.00 £42.55
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £20.39 £19.48
% change year-on-year -5.59% +4.68% +11.30%

WebSphere Portal
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WebSphere Portal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Portal in England

WebSphere Portal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Portal in England

WebSphere Portal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Portal in England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Portal in England

WebSphere Portal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Portal in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Portal in England

WebSphere Portal
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +72 12 £413 -21.43%
London +12 11 £375 -30.23%
Yorkshire +20 9 £450 -14.29%
South West - 6 £425 -
East of England - 5 £375 -
North West - 3 £375 -
WebSphere Portal
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 across the England region with a requirement for WebSphere Portal.

1 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (70.59%) IBM
3 23 (67.65%) Java
4 18 (52.94%) HTML
4 18 (52.94%) J2EE
5 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
6 14 (41.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (38.24%) SQL
8 12 (35.29%) CSS
9 10 (29.41%) XML
9 10 (29.41%) Oracle
9 10 (29.41%) Banking
10 9 (26.47%) Unix
11 8 (23.53%) JSP
11 8 (23.53%) SOAP
11 8 (23.53%) Web Services
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 8 (23.53%) Finance
11 8 (23.53%) Web Development
11 8 (23.53%) IBM Integration Bus
12 7 (20.59%) Content Management
12 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
12 7 (20.59%) Servlets
12 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (17.65%) OOP
13 6 (17.65%) OO
13 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
13 6 (17.65%) .NET
13 6 (17.65%) N-Tier
13 6 (17.65%) WebLogic Portal

WebSphere Portal
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (41.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
3 6 (17.65%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (11.76%) Apache
5 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
6 2 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (5.88%) IIS
6 2 (5.88%) iPlanet
6 2 (5.88%) JBoss
6 2 (5.88%) Liferay
7 1 (2.94%) Drupal
7 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
2 5 (14.71%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (5.88%) IntelliJ
3 2 (5.88%) jMock
3 2 (5.88%) JUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Mockito
3 2 (5.88%) NetBeans
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 10 (29.41%) Banking
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) WebSphere Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Portal Developer
5 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Portal Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Designer
7 2 (5.88%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Server Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Server Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) HTML
1 18 (52.94%) J2EE
2 12 (35.29%) CSS
3 10 (29.41%) XML
4 8 (23.53%) IBM Integration Bus
4 8 (23.53%) JSP
4 8 (23.53%) SOAP
4 8 (23.53%) Web Services
5 7 (20.59%) Servlets
6 6 (17.65%) .NET
6 6 (17.65%) Java EE
6 6 (17.65%) JSR 168
6 6 (17.65%) JSR 286
7 5 (14.71%) jQuery
7 5 (14.71%) JSF
8 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.76%) HTML5
8 4 (11.76%) OSGi
8 4 (11.76%) Spring
8 4 (11.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) N-Tier
3 4 (11.76%) DataPower
3 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) iSeries
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Unix
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.88%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Web Development
2 7 (20.59%) Content Management
3 6 (17.65%) OO
3 6 (17.65%) OOP
3 6 (17.65%) Web Application Development
4 5 (14.71%) Open Source
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 4 (11.76%) RAD
5 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (11.76%) Web Design
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (5.88%) Open Source Development
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) High Availability
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.94%) Jython
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) IBM
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Sun
4 2 (5.88%) ATG
5 1 (2.94%) Google