Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 October 2018 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 843 836
Rank change year-on-year -24 -7 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 18 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.038% 0.060%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.10% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 34
UK median daily rate £400 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -17.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £332 £351 £388
90th Percentile £553 £556 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,197 16,643 19,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.80% 16.75% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,188 10,894 12,925
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 410 513
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.88% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.45 £48.75 £47.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +7.89%

WebSphere Portal
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Portal in the UK

WebSphere Portal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Portal in the UK

WebSphere Portal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Portal over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Portal in the UK

WebSphere Portal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Portal in the UK

WebSphere Portal
Top 7 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
UK excluding London -33 13 £400 -5.88% 1
England -26 10 £363 -3.33% 1
Scotland -24 8 £400 -5.88%
London -19 5 £488 +30.00%
North West -10 3 £350 -6.67%
North of England -34 3 £350 -28.21%
South East -6 2 £348 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Portal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for WebSphere Portal.

1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (83.33%) Java
3 13 (72.22%) J2EE
4 10 (55.56%) IBM
5 8 (44.44%) PHP
5 8 (44.44%) Web Development
5 8 (44.44%) Advertising
6 7 (38.89%) Banking
6 7 (38.89%) Java EE
6 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) Spring
9 4 (22.22%) Android
9 4 (22.22%) React
10 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 3 (16.67%) Web Services
11 2 (11.11%) XML
11 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
11 2 (11.11%) SQL
11 2 (11.11%) Solaris
11 2 (11.11%) Linux
11 2 (11.11%) C
11 2 (11.11%) Oracle
11 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (11.11%) Middleware
11 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
11 2 (11.11%) Process Management
11 2 (11.11%) GIS
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft

WebSphere Portal
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 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Liferay
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 8 (44.44%) Advertising
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) J2EE
2 7 (38.89%) Java EE
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) React
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) Dojo
6 2 (11.11%) JSF
6 2 (11.11%) Middleware
6 2 (11.11%) Node.js
6 2 (11.11%) RESTful
6 2 (11.11%) Struts
6 2 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Web Development
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Image Processing
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Process Management
3 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.56%) Microservices
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Task Automation
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) PHP
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Fujitsu
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle