The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 274
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.011%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -2.94% -5.55%  
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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1296 1610 1548
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.97% 18.05% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 1020 938
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 58
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Portal in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Portal in the South East