Period
to 20 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 817 871
Rank change year-on-year -42 +54 -40
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 28 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.045% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 29
UK median daily rate £438 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -17.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £335 £353 £388
90th Percentile £575 £520 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -17.65% -15.00% +11.11%
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 17,172 16,180 19,916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.80% 16.91% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,215 10,471 13,103
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
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 404 405 493
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £19.63 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.18% -3.75% +1.95%
10th Percentile £12.19 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £20.73
% change year-on-year +3.65% -6.92% +3.65%

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 August 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 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 20 August 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
England -19 20 £475 +20.63% 2
London -17 14 £550 +46.67% 2
UK excluding London -54 14 £350 -17.65%
Scotland -47 8 £413 -2.94%
North of England -35 4 £350 -15.15%
North West -13 3 £350 -6.67%
South East -7 2 £348 -
Yorkshire -20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (82.14%) Java
2 23 (82.14%) J2EE
3 12 (42.86%) IBM
4 11 (39.29%) Web Services
5 10 (35.71%) Banking
6 9 (32.14%) Advertising
6 9 (32.14%) Migration
6 9 (32.14%) Web Development
6 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
6 9 (32.14%) Oracle
6 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (32.14%) PHP
6 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
7 8 (28.57%) Software Architecture
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 8 (28.57%) Data Migration
7 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
7 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (28.57%) Image Processing
7 8 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (28.57%) Web Application Development
7 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) C
7 8 (28.57%) XML
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g

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 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.14%) Liferay
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
2 8 (28.57%) GIS
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) JUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Mockito
1 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 9 (32.14%) Advertising
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Development Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Software Development Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Software Integration Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Server Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) UI Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal Architect
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) J2EE
2 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 8 (28.57%) Java EE
3 8 (28.57%) JSF
3 8 (28.57%) XML
4 6 (21.43%) Spring
5 5 (17.86%) React
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) Struts
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) Dojo
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) JDBC
7 2 (7.14%) JPA
7 2 (7.14%) Node.js
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
8 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.57%) CSS3
8 1 (3.57%) REST
8 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.57%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
1 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Migration
1 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
1 9 (32.14%) Web Development
2 8 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 8 (28.57%) Image Processing
2 8 (28.57%) Process Management
2 8 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 8 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 8 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps
3 4 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.57%) BDD
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Microservices
4 1 (3.57%) SDLC
4 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) PHP
3 8 (28.57%) C
3 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) IBM
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 8 (28.57%) Fujitsu
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft