The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Process Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Process Server over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 572 585 519
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -66
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 22 15 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.027% 0.082%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.22% 0.16% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £600 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +30.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10151 9676 8512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.52% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6162 5939 4805
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 314 420
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £19.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

WebSphere Process Server
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WebSphere Process Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Process Server
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Process Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Process Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Process Server within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WebSphere Process Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Process Server
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Process Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Process Server
Top 8 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
England +2 15 £450 -25.00% 2
London +1 8 £400 -33.33% 2
Scotland +10 7 £450 +5.88%
Edinburgh +7 7 £450 +5.88%
West Midlands - 4 £450 -
Warwick - 4 £450 -
Warwickshire - 4 £450 -
City of London - 2 £313 - 2

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 40 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 40 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (57.50%) Linux
3 20 (50.00%) Windows
4 19 (47.50%) DB2
5 18 (45.00%) IBM
5 18 (45.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 17 (42.50%) Migration
7 16 (40.00%) CICS
7 16 (40.00%) AIX
7 16 (40.00%) Solaris
8 15 (37.50%) Jython
9 14 (35.00%) LPAR
9 14 (35.00%) CA Wily
9 14 (35.00%) CA
9 14 (35.00%) zOS
9 14 (35.00%) Introscope
10 10 (25.00%) Process Management
11 8 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (15.00%) Finance
12 6 (15.00%) ITIL
12 6 (15.00%) Web Services
13 5 (12.50%) Banking
13 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (10.00%) DataPower
14 4 (10.00%) Document Management
14 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
14 4 (10.00%) Java
14 4 (10.00%) .NET

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 40 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 40 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (45.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 16 (40.00%) CICS
4 4 (10.00%) FileNet
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.50%) IIS
6 2 (5.00%) JBoss
6 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.50%) CMS
7 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) DB2
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Introscope
2 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.50%) Hudson
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Back Office
3 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) International Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Administrator
2 20 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 12 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 12 (30.00%) Server Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) FileNet Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Server Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) FileNet Developer
7 1 (2.50%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (15.00%) Web Services
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (10.00%) .NET
5 3 (7.50%) Middleware
6 2 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (2.50%) JMS
7 1 (2.50%) EJB
7 1 (2.50%) JDBC
7 1 (2.50%) SOAP
7 1 (2.50%) XML
7 1 (2.50%) XSD
7 1 (2.50%) XSLT
7 1 (2.50%) WSDL
7 1 (2.50%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (2.50%) JTA
7 1 (2.50%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) LPAR
2 4 (10.00%) DataPower
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Linux
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 16 (40.00%) AIX
3 16 (40.00%) Solaris
4 14 (35.00%) zOS
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Migration
2 10 (25.00%) Process Management
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Document Management
4 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) BPEL
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.50%) Scrum
7 1 (2.50%) Validation
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) DevOps
7 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.50%) System Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Jython
2 4 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) XQuery
3 1 (2.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Xen
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) IBM
2 14 (35.00%) CA
3 4 (10.00%) Kofax
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) ILOG
6 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft