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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 560 538 523
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 20 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.042% 0.049%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £538 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £650 £557
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £389 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.96% -22.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
9375 8563 8493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.97% 18.01% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6088 5328 4867
Average daily rate £397 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 381 418
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.24 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 21 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East - 8 £350 -
London -15 3 £363 -39.58%
West Midlands - - - -
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WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 42 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 28 (66.67%) IBM
3 26 (61.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 24 (57.14%) Middleware
5 21 (50.00%) Java
6 15 (35.71%) XML
6 15 (35.71%) ITIL
6 15 (35.71%) UML
6 15 (35.71%) WSDL
6 15 (35.71%) JMS
7 14 (33.33%) SOA
7 14 (33.33%) HTTP
7 14 (33.33%) SSL
7 14 (33.33%) SOAP
7 14 (33.33%) SysML
7 14 (33.33%) TOGAF
7 14 (33.33%) REST
8 13 (30.95%) Portfolio Management
8 13 (30.95%) Release Management
8 13 (30.95%) Test Management
8 13 (30.95%) Scrum
8 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.95%) Requirements Management
8 13 (30.95%) Linux
8 13 (30.95%) Software AG
9 12 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
10 11 (26.19%) Oracle
11 10 (23.81%) OOP
11 10 (23.81%) OO

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 42 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 26 (61.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (14.29%) Quickr
5 2 (4.76%) JBoss
5 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.38%) CICS
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) HTTP
1 14 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) DB2
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
1 9 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) French Language
2 3 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) German Language
3 1 (2.38%) International Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Applications Support
4 7 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Environment Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Administrator
9 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Software Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Software Architect
10 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) Middleware
2 15 (35.71%) XML
2 15 (35.71%) JMS
2 15 (35.71%) WSDL
3 14 (33.33%) SOAP
3 14 (33.33%) REST
4 9 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (14.29%) JSR 286
5 6 (14.29%) Spring
5 6 (14.29%) Dojo
6 4 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (2.38%) Java EE
8 1 (2.38%) J2EE
8 1 (2.38%) JDBC
8 1 (2.38%) JSP
8 1 (2.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) ITIL
1 15 (35.71%) UML
2 14 (33.33%) SOA
2 14 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 14 (33.33%) SysML
3 13 (30.95%) Requirements Management
3 13 (30.95%) Release Management
3 13 (30.95%) Test Management
3 13 (30.95%) Portfolio Management
3 13 (30.95%) Scrum
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
6 10 (23.81%) OOP
6 10 (23.81%) OO
7 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (11.90%) CAD
8 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) C
3 4 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Xen
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 7 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) IBM
2 13 (30.95%) Software AG
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle
4 6 (14.29%) Lotus
5 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.14%) Mercator
7 2 (4.76%) VMware
7 2 (4.76%) Business Objects
7 2 (4.76%) SAP
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft