Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 824 838
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 41 65 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.061% 0.060%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 44
UK median daily rate £400 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £352 £389 £310
90th Percentile £485 £556 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +12.50%
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 16494 19818 20490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.71% 18.52% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10686 13088 12869
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 499 672
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.90 £12.00 £11.26
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £42.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.99 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.83% +5.00% +14.29%

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 19 September 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 9 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 19 September 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 +48 33 £425 -15.00%
England +16 26 £375 -25.00%
Scotland +33 15 £425 -
North of England +73 12 £413 -17.50%
Yorkshire +22 9 £450 -10.00%
London -31 8 £375 -25.00%
South West - 4 £425 -
North West - 3 £375 -
South East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 28 (68.29%) Java
3 22 (53.66%) IBM
4 19 (46.34%) HTML
4 19 (46.34%) J2EE
4 19 (46.34%) Banking
5 16 (39.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
6 15 (36.59%) Unix
7 14 (34.15%) CSS
8 9 (21.95%) DataPower
9 8 (19.51%) Web Development
9 8 (19.51%) TDD
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
9 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
10 7 (17.07%) HTTP
10 7 (17.07%) SOAP
10 7 (17.07%) Linux
10 7 (17.07%) Content Management
10 7 (17.07%) Information Security
10 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (14.63%) HTML5
11 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (14.63%) Open Source
11 6 (14.63%) .NET
11 6 (14.63%) JSP
11 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
11 6 (14.63%) HTTPS
11 6 (14.63%) SSL
11 6 (14.63%) WebLogic Portal

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 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (39.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
3 6 (14.63%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (12.20%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (7.32%) Confluence
6 2 (4.88%) Apache
6 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
6 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.88%) JBoss
6 2 (4.88%) Liferay
7 1 (2.44%) Drupal
7 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
7 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) HTTP
2 6 (14.63%) HTTPS
2 6 (14.63%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
2 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.32%) IntelliJ
2 3 (7.32%) jMock
2 3 (7.32%) JUnit
2 3 (7.32%) Mockito
3 2 (4.88%) Appium
3 2 (4.88%) NetBeans
3 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (2.44%) TestComplete
General
1 19 (46.34%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) WebSphere Developer
3 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Specialist
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Portal Developer
4 6 (14.63%) WebSphere Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) WebSphere Portal Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Server Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.88%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) HTML
1 19 (46.34%) J2EE
2 14 (34.15%) CSS
3 7 (17.07%) SOAP
4 6 (14.63%) .NET
4 6 (14.63%) HTML5
4 6 (14.63%) JSP
5 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
5 5 (12.20%) Node.js
5 5 (12.20%) Spring
5 5 (12.20%) Spring MVC
6 4 (9.76%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (9.76%) JDBC
6 4 (9.76%) jQuery
6 4 (9.76%) JSR 286
6 4 (9.76%) Web Services
6 4 (9.76%) XML
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.32%) CSS3
7 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) DataPower
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.88%) iSeries
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Unix
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) AIX
3 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Solaris
4 3 (7.32%) Windows
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) TDD
1 8 (19.51%) Web Development
2 7 (17.07%) Content Management
2 7 (17.07%) Information Security
3 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) Open Source
4 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.20%) MVC
5 4 (9.76%) BDD
5 4 (9.76%) SDLC
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Microservices
6 3 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (7.32%) Open Source Development
6 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (7.32%) SOA
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
6 3 (7.32%) Web Design
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) PHP
5 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.44%) Jython
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Ansible
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.88%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) IBM
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Sun
4 2 (4.88%) ATG
4 2 (4.88%) CA
4 2 (4.88%) Lotus
5 1 (2.44%) Google