The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 564 510 550
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +40
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 16 59 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.68% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 23
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£350 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £382 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £650 £587
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £458 £548
% change year-on-year
-22.13% -16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9475 8738 9792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.60% 17.14% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5598 4959 5534
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 442 452
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%

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 23 July 2014.

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 13 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 23 July 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
England -51 16 £350 -39.13%
London -5 13 £350 -41.66%
City of London +25 4 £350 -42.85%
South East -34 2 £250 -50.49%
Scotland - - - -
North West - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (54.84%) Finance
3 16 (51.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (48.39%) Oracle
4 15 (48.39%) Banking
5 14 (45.16%) Tivoli
5 14 (45.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 13 (41.94%) IBM
7 10 (32.26%) Middleware
8 9 (29.03%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (25.81%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (25.81%) C
9 8 (25.81%) DB2
9 8 (25.81%) Linux
10 7 (22.58%) Internet
10 7 (22.58%) Windows
10 7 (22.58%) HP
10 7 (22.58%) TeamSite
10 7 (22.58%) BAPI
10 7 (22.58%) DataPower
10 7 (22.58%) SWIFT
10 7 (22.58%) LogLogic
10 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (22.58%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
10 7 (22.58%) Online Banking
11 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (16.13%) Financial Institution
11 5 (16.13%) Java
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (51.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (25.81%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (22.58%) TeamSite
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) DB2
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Lombardi
2 1 (3.23%) Build Forge
2 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Financial Institution
4 3 (9.68%) French Language
4 3 (9.68%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (25.81%) Applications Support
4 6 (19.35%) Digital Architect
5 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Architect
8 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Server Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Process Server Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Process Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Business Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Integration Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Middleware
2 9 (29.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (22.58%) BAPI
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) JMS
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) WSDL
5 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Online Banking
1 7 (22.58%) DataPower
1 7 (22.58%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.23%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (22.58%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.90%) SOA
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) IT Governance
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) BPEL
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.23%) SysML
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.23%) Process Management
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) Jython
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Tivoli
1 14 (45.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 13 (41.94%) IBM
3 7 (22.58%) HP
3 7 (22.58%) LogLogic
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Mercator
5 1 (3.23%) Software AG
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos