The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere Process Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 578 465 533
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +68
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 12 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.088% 0.079%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 22
Average daily rate £600 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.83% +4.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8862 7568 9093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.26% 17.56% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 4343 5044
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 396 415
Average hourly rate £18.35 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere Process Server
UK

WebSphere Process Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WebSphere Process Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere Process Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Process Server Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Process Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Process Server across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WebSphere Process Server Daily Rate Histogram in England

WebSphere Process Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Process Server across the England region.

WebSphere Process Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Process Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Process Server within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 12 £600 +14.28% 4
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
WebSphere Process Server
UK

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 50 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 39 (78.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 37 (74.00%) Banking
4 34 (68.00%) Finance
5 32 (64.00%) Internet
5 32 (64.00%) DataPower
5 32 (64.00%) Online Banking
6 29 (58.00%) DB2
7 28 (56.00%) Oracle
7 28 (56.00%) Tivoli
7 28 (56.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 28 (56.00%) LogLogic
8 24 (48.00%) BAPI
8 24 (48.00%) C
8 24 (48.00%) HP
8 24 (48.00%) TeamSite
9 17 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (28.00%) IBM
11 12 (24.00%) Financial Institution
12 5 (10.00%) ClearCase
12 5 (10.00%) Java
12 5 (10.00%) AIX
12 5 (10.00%) Linux
13 4 (8.00%) ClearQuest
13 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
13 4 (8.00%) Publishing
13 4 (8.00%) Migration
13 4 (8.00%) Lombardi
13 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
13 4 (8.00%) Low Latency

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 50 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 39 (78.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (48.00%) TeamSite
4 2 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 32 (64.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (58.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (8.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 37 (74.00%) Banking
2 34 (68.00%) Finance
3 12 (24.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.00%) Publishing
5 3 (6.00%) Retail
6 2 (4.00%) Advertising
7 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Architect
2 33 (66.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Designer
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal Architect
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Server Specialist
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (2.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Business Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Integration Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (2.00%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) BAPI
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (64.00%) DataPower
1 32 (64.00%) Online Banking
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) AIX
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (8.00%) Migration
2 4 (8.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (6.00%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (6.00%) Workflow Management
3 3 (6.00%) Workflow
4 2 (4.00%) BPEL
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (2.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.00%) Data Management
5 1 (2.00%) UML
5 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) C
2 5 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Jython
Systems Management
1 28 (56.00%) Tivoli
1 28 (56.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Oracle
1 28 (56.00%) LogLogic
2 24 (48.00%) HP
3 14 (28.00%) IBM
4 4 (8.00%) Lombardi
5 1 (2.00%) Cognos
5 1 (2.00%) CA