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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Portal
UK / Scotland
Rank 105 125 125
Rank change year-on-year +20 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% 1.06% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £450 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.28%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 276 471 459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.74% 18.17% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 288 260
Median daily rate £358 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.18% -31.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.00 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

WebSphere Portal
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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
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 3 months to 27 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
Glasgow -3 2 - -
WebSphere Portal
UK

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WebSphere Portal.

1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Flume
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) DataPower
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server

WebSphere Portal
Top Related 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM