The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Portal
England / London
Rank 397 420 400
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 3 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.036% 0.043%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.081% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £538 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +17.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £500 £506
% change year-on-year -17.00% -1.23%  
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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3715 3733 3703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.08% 16.93% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2568 2444
Median daily rate £470 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 92
Median hourly rate £22.34 £24.00 £20.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +15.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £11.50 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.75 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

WebSphere Portal
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

WebSphere Portal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Portal in London

WebSphere Portal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Portal in London

WebSphere Portal
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
City of London - 1 £400 -
WebSphere Portal
England

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 London region with a requirement for WebSphere Portal.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (50.00%) zOS
3 2 (50.00%) iPlanet
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) DataPower
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) JSF
4 1 (25.00%) JSR 168
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) iSeries
4 1 (25.00%) JSR 286
4 1 (25.00%) OSGi
4 1 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) iPlanet
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Server Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Server Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) JSR 168
3 1 (25.00%) JSR 286
3 1 (25.00%) OSGi
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) zOS
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) RAD
1 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle