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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 595 560 526
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -34
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 13 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.038% 0.095%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.21% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 37
Average daily rate £575 £438 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £348 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £450 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £320 £415
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -22.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
WebSphere Process Server
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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
8600 8555 8142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.21% 18.21% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5627 5361 4923
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 297 302
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 7 £500 +56.25% 1
London +1 4 £575 +27.77%
North West -9 2 £425 -
WebSphere Process Server
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WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 46 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 43 (93.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 35 (76.09%) Linux
4 30 (65.22%) AIX
5 27 (58.70%) IBM
6 26 (56.52%) SC Cleared
6 26 (56.52%) Security Cleared
7 23 (50.00%) CentOS
7 23 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (50.00%) Red Hat
8 19 (41.30%) Java
9 12 (26.09%) DB2
9 12 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (21.74%) Web Services
10 10 (21.74%) Unix
11 8 (17.39%) Oracle
11 8 (17.39%) Finance
12 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
12 7 (15.22%) Middleware
13 6 (13.04%) Biometrics
13 6 (13.04%) SSL
13 6 (13.04%) J2EE
13 6 (13.04%) SOAP
14 5 (10.87%) Windows
14 5 (10.87%) Solaris
14 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Portal
15 4 (8.70%) tcpdump
15 4 (8.70%) snoop
15 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (8.70%) Records Management

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 46 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 43 (93.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (8.70%) Apache
4 4 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (8.70%) IIS
4 4 (8.70%) iPlanet
4 4 (8.70%) JBoss
5 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SSL
2 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 4 (8.70%) LDAP
2 4 (8.70%) snoop
2 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) tcpdump
2 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) DB2
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
1 4 (8.70%) Lombardi
2 3 (6.52%) JUnit
2 3 (6.52%) Log4j
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Consultant
2 11 (23.91%) WebSphere Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) WebSphere Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Server Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Server Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
9 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.17%) Administrator
9 1 (2.17%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (21.74%) Web Services
3 7 (15.22%) Middleware
4 6 (13.04%) J2EE
4 6 (13.04%) SOAP
5 3 (6.52%) CSS
5 3 (6.52%) DHTML
5 3 (6.52%) EJB
5 3 (6.52%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.52%) HTML
5 3 (6.52%) JDBC
5 3 (6.52%) JMS
5 3 (6.52%) JSP
5 3 (6.52%) RESTful
5 3 (6.52%) Struts
5 3 (6.52%) XML
5 3 (6.52%) XSLT
6 1 (2.17%) .NET
6 1 (2.17%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Biometrics
2 4 (8.70%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Linux
2 30 (65.22%) AIX
3 23 (50.00%) CentOS
3 23 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (21.74%) Unix
5 5 (10.87%) Solaris
5 5 (10.87%) Windows
6 4 (8.70%) zOS
7 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.70%) Case Management
1 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (8.70%) Records Management
2 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (6.52%) BPEL
2 3 (6.52%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (6.52%) Data Management
2 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
2 3 (6.52%) ETL
2 3 (6.52%) Master Data Management
2 3 (6.52%) Multithreading
2 3 (6.52%) OO
2 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (6.52%) OOD
2 3 (6.52%) Refactoring
2 3 (6.52%) UML
2 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (4.35%) Front End Development
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) SC Cleared
1 26 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) LXC
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Nagios
1 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) IBM
2 23 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Brocade
5 1 (2.17%) Juniper
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) NetApp
5 1 (2.17%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.17%) VMware