Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 815 813 828
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 43 29 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.030% 0.054%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 45
UK median daily rate £538 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.22% -2.63% -5.00%
10th Percentile £340 £362 £378
90th Percentile £575 £534 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £465
% change year-on-year +8.43% -10.75% -7.00%
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 16,366 17,095 18,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.27% 17.82% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,928 11,010 11,753
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 366 507
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.56 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% -2.19% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.25 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.11 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.15% +2.63% +8.57%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -2 43 £538 +13.16% 5
London -24 25 £550 +12.82% 4
UK excluding London +18 18 £450 +8.43% 1
North of England +37 17 £450 -10.00%
Yorkshire +11 15 £475 -5.00%
North East - 2 £288 -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 43 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 38 (88.37%) Java
3 31 (72.09%) J2EE
4 30 (69.77%) Web Services
5 24 (55.81%) IBM
6 21 (48.84%) SQL
7 18 (41.86%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (39.53%) Oracle
8 17 (39.53%) XML
9 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
9 16 (37.21%) Web Application Development
10 15 (34.88%) Oracle Database
10 15 (34.88%) Software Architecture
10 15 (34.88%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (34.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (34.88%) Data Migration
10 15 (34.88%) JSF
10 15 (34.88%) Migration
10 15 (34.88%) Windows
10 15 (34.88%) PL/SQL
10 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
10 15 (34.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (34.88%) Quality Management
10 15 (34.88%) GIS
10 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
11 14 (32.56%) Process Management
11 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
11 14 (32.56%) C
11 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
11 14 (32.56%) Fujitsu

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 43 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (41.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.65%) FileNet
3 2 (4.65%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SSH
1 2 (4.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) GIS
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle Database
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Ant
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.30%) Gradle
1 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.30%) Maven
1 4 (9.30%) Rational Application Developer
1 4 (9.30%) Rational Team Concert
1 4 (9.30%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.95%) Banking
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) WebSphere Developer
3 17 (39.53%) Portal Developer
3 17 (39.53%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 14 (32.56%) Development Engineer
4 14 (32.56%) Integration Engineer
4 14 (32.56%) Software Development Engineer
4 14 (32.56%) Software Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Operations Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) J2EE
2 30 (69.77%) Web Services
3 17 (39.53%) XML
4 15 (34.88%) JSF
5 11 (25.58%) JDBC
5 11 (25.58%) SOAP
6 9 (20.93%) EJB
6 9 (20.93%) Hibernate
6 9 (20.93%) JPA
6 9 (20.93%) JSP
6 9 (20.93%) JSR 168
6 9 (20.93%) RESTful
6 9 (20.93%) Servlets
6 9 (20.93%) Spring
6 9 (20.93%) Spring Boot
6 9 (20.93%) Struts
7 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.63%) Dojo
7 5 (11.63%) jQuery
7 5 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) iPad
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) DataPower
3 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.65%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.33%) iSeries
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
1 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Web Application Development
2 15 (34.88%) Data Migration
2 15 (34.88%) Migration
2 15 (34.88%) Quality Management
2 15 (34.88%) Requirements Analysis
2 15 (34.88%) Software Architecture
3 14 (32.56%) Image Processing
3 14 (32.56%) Process Management
3 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.30%) RAD
5 4 (9.30%) System Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Content Management
6 3 (6.98%) SOA
7 2 (4.65%) Data Management
7 2 (4.65%) High Availability
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.65%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 15 (34.88%) PL/SQL
4 14 (32.56%) C
5 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Kibana
1 1 (2.33%) logstash
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) IBM
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle
3 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 14 (32.56%) Fujitsu
5 3 (6.98%) Lotus
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat