The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 592 555 522
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -33
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 20 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.29% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 28
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £278 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £350 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £340 £455
% change year-on-year
+83.82% -25.27%
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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10394 9287 8361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.27% 18.44% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6746 5613 4969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 398 358
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 11 £450 +28.57% 1
East of England +11 7 - -
North West -32 1 £625 +83.82%
South East -32 1 - - 1
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WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 29 (85.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (70.59%) WebSphere Portal
4 19 (55.88%) Linux
5 18 (52.94%) Windows
5 18 (52.94%) AIX
5 18 (52.94%) Solaris
6 17 (50.00%) CICS
6 17 (50.00%) CA
6 17 (50.00%) DB2
6 17 (50.00%) LPAR
6 17 (50.00%) CA Wily
6 17 (50.00%) Migration
6 17 (50.00%) zOS
6 17 (50.00%) Introscope
6 17 (50.00%) Jython
7 16 (47.06%) Finance
8 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
9 10 (29.41%) Java
9 10 (29.41%) JSP
10 7 (20.59%) CSS
10 7 (20.59%) SSL
10 7 (20.59%) SAML
10 7 (20.59%) Firewall
10 7 (20.59%) JSTL
11 6 (17.65%) IBM
12 5 (14.71%) XML
12 5 (14.71%) J2EE
12 5 (14.71%) XSLT
13 4 (11.76%) MVC

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 29 (85.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (70.59%) WebSphere Portal
4 17 (50.00%) CICS
5 4 (11.76%) Documentum
6 1 (2.94%) JBoss
6 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SSL
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) DB2
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Introscope
2 4 (11.76%) Lombardi
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Administrator
2 10 (29.41%) WebSphere Administrator
2 10 (29.41%) Server Administrator
2 10 (29.41%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 8 (23.53%) Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Applications Specialist
4 7 (20.59%) Server Specialist
4 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
4 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Specialist
4 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Portal Developer
5 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Portal Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Architect
7 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior WebSphere Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) JSP
2 7 (20.59%) CSS
2 7 (20.59%) SAML
2 7 (20.59%) JSTL
3 5 (14.71%) XML
3 5 (14.71%) XSLT
3 5 (14.71%) J2EE
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) Middleware
4 4 (11.76%) Ajax
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 4 (11.76%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (2.94%) JRules
5 1 (2.94%) JTA
5 1 (2.94%) JMS
5 1 (2.94%) WSDL
5 1 (2.94%) XSD
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) LPAR
2 4 (11.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) AIX
2 18 (52.94%) Solaris
3 17 (50.00%) zOS
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (11.76%) EAI
2 4 (11.76%) SOA
2 4 (11.76%) MVC
2 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
2 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Validation
4 1 (2.94%) Process Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.94%) Scrum
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Jython
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 10 (29.41%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) CA
2 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) ILOG
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat