Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 895 867 838
Rank change year-on-year -28 -29 +26
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 14 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.027% 0.051%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.079% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 30
UK median daily rate £381 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.28% -10.00% +17.99%
10th Percentile £328 £355 £408
90th Percentile £440 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -15.00% +19.05%
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 17,721 17,098 18,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.82% 16.56% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,432 11,346 12,243
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 415 450
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.70 £48.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £20.87
% change year-on-year +1.23% -4.15% +11.70%

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 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 11 December 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 -20 10 £350 -36.36% 6
UK excluding London -24 10 £375 -11.76% 6
London +11 4 £394 -28.41% 1
Scotland -18 4 £400 -3.03% 1
South East -9 3 £348 - 4
North of England -17 3 £350 -33.33% 1
North West -18 3 £350 -6.67%

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (78.57%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) J2EE
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Advertising
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) PHP
5 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 3 (21.43%) Java EE
6 3 (21.43%) Android
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
7 2 (14.29%) HTTP
7 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (14.29%) Solaris
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) DataPower
7 2 (14.29%) Spring
7 2 (14.29%) Liferay
7 2 (14.29%) RESTful
7 2 (14.29%) Dojo
7 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (14.29%) React
8 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
8 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis

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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (14.29%) Liferay
4 1 (7.14%) Confluence
4 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Advertising
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (21.43%) Java EE
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) Dojo
3 2 (14.29%) React
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) DataPower
1 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (7.14%) B2B
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) High Availability
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Microservices
2 1 (7.14%) People Management
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
1 1 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) IBM