The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 195 206 218
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.42% 0.68% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £613 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +63.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £455 £548
% change year-on-year
-21.70% -16.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
963 1168 1346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.59% 16.48% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 791 930
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 53 40
Average hourly rate £17.68 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.41% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £59.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) French Language
2 3 (75.00%) Spanish Language
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) French Language
2 3 (75.00%) Spanish Language
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat