Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 837 794 853
Rank change year-on-year -43 +59 -36
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 46 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.051% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 24
UK median daily rate £503 £400 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.63% -21.95% +13.89%
10th Percentile £332 £356 £388
90th Percentile £575 £530 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £415 £488
% change year-on-year -15.66% -14.87% +8.33%
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 16,448 15,541 18,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.41% 16.97% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,894 10,048 12,277
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 362 461
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.76 £18.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -6.36% -7.51% +17.29%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -43 39 £505 +26.25%
London -27 28 £550 +46.67%
UK excluding London -53 18 £350 -15.66% 1
North of England -22 9 £365 -16.57%
Yorkshire -21 7 £440 -2.22%
Scotland -47 7 £400 -5.88% 1
North East - 2 £288 -
South East - 2 £348 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 46 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 37 (80.43%) Java
3 34 (73.91%) J2EE
4 26 (56.52%) Web Services
5 23 (50.00%) IBM
6 16 (34.78%) Oracle
7 14 (30.43%) Migration
7 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
7 14 (30.43%) Web Application Development
7 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database
8 13 (28.26%) Software Architecture
8 13 (28.26%) Oracle BPM
8 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
8 13 (28.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (28.26%) DV Cleared
8 13 (28.26%) Image Processing
8 13 (28.26%) Fujitsu
8 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (28.26%) Data Migration
8 13 (28.26%) Quality Management
8 13 (28.26%) Process Management
8 13 (28.26%) GIS
8 13 (28.26%) Banking
8 13 (28.26%) Spring
8 13 (28.26%) JSF
8 13 (28.26%) PL/SQL
8 13 (28.26%) SQL
8 13 (28.26%) C
8 13 (28.26%) WebSphere Application Server

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 46 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (28.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.35%) FileNet
3 2 (4.35%) Liferay
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database
2 13 (28.26%) GIS
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JUnit
1 1 (2.17%) Mockito
1 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (28.26%) Banking
2 8 (17.39%) Advertising
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Development Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Integration Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Software Development Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Software Integration Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Portal Developer
3 9 (19.57%) WebSphere Developer
3 9 (19.57%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (73.91%) J2EE
2 26 (56.52%) Web Services
3 13 (28.26%) JSF
3 13 (28.26%) Spring
3 13 (28.26%) XML
4 12 (26.09%) RESTful
4 12 (26.09%) Struts
5 11 (23.91%) JDBC
5 11 (23.91%) JPA
5 11 (23.91%) SOAP
6 10 (21.74%) EJB
6 10 (21.74%) Hibernate
6 10 (21.74%) JSP
6 10 (21.74%) JSR 168
6 10 (21.74%) Servlets
6 10 (21.74%) Spring Boot
7 8 (17.39%) Java EE
8 5 (10.87%) React
9 4 (8.70%) CSS
9 4 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
1 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Migration
1 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
1 14 (30.43%) Web Application Development
2 13 (28.26%) Data Migration
2 13 (28.26%) Image Processing
2 13 (28.26%) Process Management
2 13 (28.26%) Quality Management
2 13 (28.26%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (28.26%) Software Architecture
3 8 (17.39%) Web Development
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
5 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) Content Management
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) Data Management
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) C
2 13 (28.26%) PL/SQL
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.26%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Kibana
1 1 (2.17%) logstash
1 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) IBM
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle
3 13 (28.26%) Fujitsu
3 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat