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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 632 600
Rank change year-on-year +70 -32  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 19 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.016% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.090% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 20
Median daily rate £400 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +27.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £515 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £583 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -10.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 7286 8894 9146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.06% 17.28% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4720 5840 5566
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 197 354
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

WebSphere Portal
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WebSphere Portal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 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
South West - 6 £425 -
East of England - 5 £375 -
London +34 4 £538 -6.52% 2
Yorkshire +31 2 £438 -12.50%
North West - 2 - -
WebSphere Portal
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (77.27%) IBM
3 13 (59.09%) Java
4 12 (54.55%) XML
5 11 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (45.45%) HTML
6 10 (45.45%) J2EE
6 10 (45.45%) Web Services
6 10 (45.45%) IBM Integration Bus
7 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
7 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
8 8 (36.36%) Unix
8 8 (36.36%) Content Management
8 8 (36.36%) Finance
8 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
8 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) Web Development
9 7 (31.82%) SOAP
9 7 (31.82%) N-Tier
10 6 (27.27%) OOP
10 6 (27.27%) OO
10 6 (27.27%) .NET
10 6 (27.27%) JSP
10 6 (27.27%) Servlets
10 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (27.27%) Java EE
10 6 (27.27%) JSR 168

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 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 4 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (13.64%) Apache
5 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (9.09%) iPlanet
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
1 5 (22.73%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 3 (13.64%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Server Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Server Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) XML
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (45.45%) J2EE
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 7 (31.82%) SOAP
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) Java EE
4 6 (27.27%) JSP
4 6 (27.27%) JSR 168
4 6 (27.27%) JSR 286
4 6 (27.27%) Servlets
5 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) JSON
5 5 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) N-Tier
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (13.64%) DataPower
4 3 (13.64%) iSeries
5 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Content Management
2 7 (31.82%) Web Development
3 6 (27.27%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) OOP
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) RAD
4 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 4 (18.18%) Web Design
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) Jython
6 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) IBM
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
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