Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 November 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 > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 169 191
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 10 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.28% 0.049%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.19% 1.39% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Scotland median daily rate £425 £423 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -2.87% +28.89%
10th Percentile £317 £388 £414
90th Percentile £453 £463 £448
UK median daily rate £438 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 837 862 976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.65% 20.00% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 522 500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.75% -5.00%
10th Percentile £221 £220 £180
90th Percentile £537 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 27
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.00% +104.08%
10th Percentile £15.77 £13.35 £13.75
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.00 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

WebSphere Portal
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Portal in Scotland

WebSphere Portal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Portal in Scotland

WebSphere Portal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Portal in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Portal in Scotland

WebSphere Portal
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Edinburgh -5 6 £400 -5.88%
Glasgow -13 3 £425 -
West Dunbartonshire 0 1 £425 +1.19%
WebSphere Portal
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WebSphere Portal.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (40.00%) J2EE
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) HTTP
5 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) DataPower
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Node.js
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) JSR 286
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (30.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (30.00%) SSL
6 3 (30.00%) IBM
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (30.00%) Information Security
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC

WebSphere Portal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (20.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Appium
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (10.00%) jMock
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Mockito
3 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum Master
2 2 (20.00%) Server Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) UI Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) J2EE
2 4 (40.00%) Node.js
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) JSR 286
4 2 (20.00%) Express
4 2 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) React
5 1 (10.00%) Redux
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) DataPower
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Content Management
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Microservices
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) CA
2 2 (20.00%) Perfecto Mobile