Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 830 856
Rank change year-on-year -28 +26 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 31 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.053% 0.042%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 28
UK median daily rate £438 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £356 £392 £321
90th Percentile £571 £550 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £470
% change year-on-year -15.00% +6.38% +10.59%
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 16983 19569 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.52% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11149 12702 12762
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £229
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 489 607
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £19.19
% change year-on-year -3.52% +8.05% +9.63%

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 18 November 2017.

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 8 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 18 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
UK excluding London +27 24 £425 -15.00%
England +19 21 £525 +5.00%
North of England +58 12 £488 -2.50%
Yorkshire +14 11 £525 +5.00%
Scotland -2 10 £425 +0.59%
London -25 7 £550 +10.00%
South East - 2 - -
North West - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 18 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 with a requirement for WebSphere Portal.

1 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 28 (90.32%) Java
3 17 (54.84%) J2EE
4 15 (48.39%) IBM
5 14 (45.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (38.71%) SQL
7 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
7 11 (35.48%) Banking
8 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
8 10 (32.26%) Web Services
9 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (25.81%) Web Application Development
10 8 (25.81%) XML
11 7 (22.58%) HTML
11 7 (22.58%) Migration
11 7 (22.58%) DataPower
11 7 (22.58%) TDD
11 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
12 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
12 6 (19.35%) JSF
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (19.35%) Fujitsu
12 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
12 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
12 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
12 6 (19.35%) Image Processing
12 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle BPM

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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (45.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (16.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (6.45%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SSL
2 4 (12.90%) HTTP
3 3 (9.68%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.45%) LDAP
4 2 (6.45%) SSH
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) GIS
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) Ant
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Gradle
2 4 (12.90%) Maven
2 4 (12.90%) Rational Application Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) Appium
4 2 (6.45%) jMock
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Mockito
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.23%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (35.48%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) WebSphere Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Portal Developer
3 10 (32.26%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Development Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Software Development Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Software Integration Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum Master
7 2 (6.45%) Server Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) UI Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) Digital Transformation
8 1 (3.23%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) J2EE
2 10 (32.26%) Web Services
3 8 (25.81%) XML
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 6 (19.35%) JSF
6 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.90%) Dojo
6 4 (12.90%) jQuery
6 4 (12.90%) Node.js
6 4 (12.90%) SOAP
6 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (9.68%) CSS
7 3 (9.68%) CSS3
7 3 (9.68%) HTML5
7 3 (9.68%) JSR 286
8 2 (6.45%) Express
8 2 (6.45%) JDBC
8 2 (6.45%) REST
8 2 (6.45%) Spring
8 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) DataPower
2 4 (12.90%) iPad
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.45%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
2 5 (16.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Web Application Development
4 7 (22.58%) Migration
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
5 6 (19.35%) Image Processing
5 6 (19.35%) Process Management
5 6 (19.35%) Quality Management
5 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) Information Security
7 4 (12.90%) RAD
7 4 (12.90%) SDLC
7 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 4 (12.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) C
4 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) IBM
2 6 (19.35%) Fujitsu
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Lotus
4 2 (6.45%) CA
4 2 (6.45%) Perfecto Mobile