Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Portal Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Portal Developer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 868 867
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Portal Developer 25 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.018% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 14
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +26.92%
10th Percentile £400 £300 £311
90th Percentile £588 £520 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £328 £325
% change year-on-year +22.29% +0.77% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Portal Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Portal Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Portal Developer in the UK

Portal Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Portal Developer in the UK

Portal Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Portal Developer over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Portal Developer in the UK

Portal Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Portal Developer in the UK

Portal Developer
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portal Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
England -1 24 £438 +16.67% 1
UK excluding London +47 19 £401 +22.29% 1
North of England +63 8 £525 +75.00%
Yorkshire - 8 £525 -
Midlands +35 6 £400 -7.51% 1
West Midlands +24 6 £400 -7.51% 1
South East +8 5 £563 +58.45%
London -17 5 £450 -

Portal Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Portal Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Portal Developer in the job title.

1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (40.00%) IBM
2 10 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 9 (36.00%) CRM
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) .NET
5 7 (28.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (24.00%) J2EE
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 5 (20.00%) User Stories
7 5 (20.00%) User Experience
7 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) Maven
8 4 (16.00%) Subversion
8 4 (16.00%) Dojo
8 4 (16.00%) MVC
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) C#
8 4 (16.00%) Ant
8 4 (16.00%) RAD

Portal Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 10 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 7 (28.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Portal
4 2 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
5 1 (4.00%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
1 2 (8.00%) SSH
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Maven
2 4 (16.00%) Ant
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Gradle
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Cactus
3 1 (4.00%) HttpUnit
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (24.00%) J2EE
3 5 (20.00%) jQuery
3 5 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (16.00%) Dojo
4 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (12.00%) REST
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 2 (8.00%) HTML
6 2 (8.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) JDBC
6 2 (8.00%) JMS
6 2 (8.00%) Middleware
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (8.00%) SAPUI5
6 2 (8.00%) XML
6 2 (8.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) iPad
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) DataPower
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) User Stories
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) RAD
4 4 (16.00%) System Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.00%) High Availability
6 2 (8.00%) Logistics
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Presales
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) Content Management
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.00%) Groovy
6 1 (4.00%) SOQL
6 1 (4.00%) SOSL
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) IBM
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Lotus
4 3 (12.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow