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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 629 603
Rank change year-on-year +42 -26  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 18 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.035% 0.041%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 14
Median daily rate £425 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £491 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £584 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £500 £506
% change year-on-year -17.00% -1.23%  
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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7828 9271 9247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.31% 17.22% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5120 5927 5476
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £563 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 224 340
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

WebSphere Portal
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 20 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 15 £415 -27.82% 1
South West - 5 £425 -
East of England - 5 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £375 -
Devon - 4 £425 -
Plymouth - 4 £425 -
Scotland +26 3 £450 -10.00%
London +25 3 £538 -6.52%
Glasgow +3 2 - -
Yorkshire +15 1 £500 -
Sheffield +1 1 £500 -
South Yorkshire 0 1 £500 -
Liverpool - 1 £425 -
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
Gloucester - 1 £425 -
City of London - 1 £400 -
Dunstable - 1 £365 -
Luton - 1 £388 -
North West - 1 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (85.00%) IBM
3 13 (65.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (55.00%) XML
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) HTML
6 10 (50.00%) J2EE
7 9 (45.00%) Oracle
7 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (45.00%) Web Services
7 9 (45.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (40.00%) Unix
9 7 (35.00%) Finance
9 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (30.00%) JSR 286
10 6 (30.00%) Content Management
10 6 (30.00%) Web Development
10 6 (30.00%) Java EE
10 6 (30.00%) JSR 168
10 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
10 6 (30.00%) OOP
10 6 (30.00%) OO
10 6 (30.00%) SOAP
11 5 (25.00%) Linux
11 5 (25.00%) Windows

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 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (10.00%) Confluence
4 2 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (10.00%) iPlanet
4 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Server Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Server Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Server Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) XML
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) J2EE
3 9 (45.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) Java EE
4 6 (30.00%) JSR 168
4 6 (30.00%) JSR 286
4 6 (30.00%) SOAP
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) HTML5
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
5 5 (25.00%) JSON
5 5 (25.00%) JSP
5 5 (25.00%) Servlets
6 4 (20.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
3 5 (25.00%) DataPower
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) AIX
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Content Management
1 6 (30.00%) OO
1 6 (30.00%) OOP
1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (30.00%) Web Development
2 4 (20.00%) RAD
2 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (20.00%) Web Design
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) Jython
6 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) IBM
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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