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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Process Server over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
UK
Rank 575 619 590
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -29
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 16 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.031% 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 4
Median daily rate £538 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £555 £506 -
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7982 8666 9023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.54% 16.92% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5212 5510 5507
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 225 306
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

WebSphere Process Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Process Server within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 16 £538 -6.52%
South East +21 9 £560 -
Oxfordshire - 9 £560 -
Oxford - 7 £600 -
London +15 4 £538 -6.52%
West Midlands - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Cheshire +29 1 £338 -20.58%
North West +25 1 £338 -20.58%
Knutsford +11 1 £338 -20.58%

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Process Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WebSphere Process Server.

1 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (81.58%) Java
3 29 (76.32%) BPEL
4 28 (73.68%) Spring
5 26 (68.42%) BPMN
6 25 (65.79%) JUnit
7 24 (63.16%) Migration
7 24 (63.16%) Java EE
8 23 (60.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 23 (60.53%) SQL
8 23 (60.53%) JBoss
9 21 (55.26%) TDD
10 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (50.00%) Maven
11 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
11 19 (50.00%) DevOps
11 19 (50.00%) Scrum
12 18 (47.37%) Pair Programming
12 18 (47.37%) GitHub
12 18 (47.37%) Unit Testing
12 18 (47.37%) Mockito
12 18 (47.37%) Cucumber
13 16 (42.11%) Publishing
14 12 (31.58%) IBM
15 11 (28.95%) Alfresco
15 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
16 8 (21.05%) Web Services
16 8 (21.05%) J2EE
17 7 (18.42%) WebSphere MQ

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (60.53%) JBoss
2 23 (60.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (28.95%) Alfresco
4 5 (13.16%) Apache
5 3 (7.89%) GlassFish
5 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.89%) WebLogic Integration
5 3 (7.89%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (5.26%) IIS
6 2 (5.26%) iPlanet
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (47.37%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) JUnit
2 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (50.00%) Maven
3 18 (47.37%) Cucumber
3 18 (47.37%) Mockito
4 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 16 (42.11%) Publishing
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Software Developer
4 11 (28.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Java Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Java Software Developer
4 11 (28.95%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) BPM Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Server Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Server Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) Spring
2 24 (63.16%) Java EE
3 8 (21.05%) J2EE
3 8 (21.05%) Web Services
4 7 (18.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (13.16%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (13.16%) JMS
5 5 (13.16%) SOAP
6 4 (10.53%) XML
7 3 (7.89%) EJB
7 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.89%) JPA
7 3 (7.89%) JSF
7 3 (7.89%) JSP
7 3 (7.89%) JTA
7 3 (7.89%) Middleware
7 3 (7.89%) Servlets
7 3 (7.89%) Spring Web Flow
7 3 (7.89%) Struts
7 3 (7.89%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) DataPower
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) AIX
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Solaris
1 2 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (76.32%) BPEL
3 26 (68.42%) BPMN
4 24 (63.16%) Migration
5 21 (55.26%) TDD
6 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (50.00%) DevOps
7 19 (50.00%) Scrum
8 18 (47.37%) Pair Programming
8 18 (47.37%) Unit Testing
9 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.53%) SOA
11 3 (7.89%) AOP
11 3 (7.89%) BDD
11 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (7.89%) MVC
11 3 (7.89%) OO
11 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (7.89%) UML
11 3 (7.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) IBM
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Kony
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) Sybase
4 2 (5.26%) Yahoo!
5 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft