The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Process Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Process Server over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 201 222 230
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.042% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.25% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
976 1186 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.53% 16.56% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 812 939
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.95 £59.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

WebSphere Process Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Process Server across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Process Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WebSphere Process Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server across the City of London region.

WebSphere Process Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WebSphere Process Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Process Server.

1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) French Language
3 3 (60.00%) Spanish Language
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) SWIFT
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (20.00%) Release Management
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TOGAF

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WebSphere Process Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Process Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) French Language
2 3 (60.00%) Spanish Language
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SysML
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Software AG