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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
UK
Rank 561 595 576
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 30 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.045% 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 5
Median daily rate £550 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £440 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £555 £476 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.53% +48.82%
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
7687 8597 8848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 16.90% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4927 5457 5561
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 238 315
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £44.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

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 19 January 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 11 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 19 January 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 +51 30 £550 +4.76% 1
South East +36 25 £560 +23.75% 1
Oxfordshire - 25 £560 -
Oxford - 18 £600 -
London +12 2 £338 -39.81%
Birmingham - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Cheshire +27 1 £338 -20.58%
North West +22 1 £338 -20.58%
Knutsford +12 1 £338 -20.58%
Kidlington - 1 £550 -

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 36 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (77.78%) BPEL
3 28 (77.78%) Java
4 27 (75.00%) Spring
5 25 (69.44%) BPMN
6 24 (66.67%) JUnit
7 23 (63.89%) JBoss
7 23 (63.89%) Migration
7 23 (63.89%) Java EE
8 22 (61.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 22 (61.11%) SQL
9 20 (55.56%) TDD
10 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (50.00%) Maven
11 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
11 18 (50.00%) DevOps
11 18 (50.00%) Scrum
12 17 (47.22%) Pair Programming
12 17 (47.22%) GitHub
12 17 (47.22%) Unit Testing
12 17 (47.22%) Mockito
12 17 (47.22%) Cucumber
13 16 (44.44%) Publishing
14 11 (30.56%) IBM
14 11 (30.56%) Alfresco
14 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
15 8 (22.22%) J2EE
16 7 (19.44%) Web Services
17 6 (16.67%) JMS

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 36 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (63.89%) JBoss
3 22 (61.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (30.56%) Alfresco
5 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 3 (8.33%) Apache
6 3 (8.33%) GlassFish
6 3 (8.33%) WebLogic Integration
6 3 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) DB2
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (66.67%) JUnit
2 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (50.00%) Maven
3 17 (47.22%) Cucumber
3 17 (47.22%) Mockito
4 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.78%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 16 (44.44%) Publishing
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) Java Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 11 (30.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Java Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Java Software Developer
4 11 (30.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) Spring
2 23 (63.89%) Java EE
3 8 (22.22%) J2EE
4 7 (19.44%) Web Services
5 6 (16.67%) JMS
6 5 (13.89%) SOAP
7 4 (11.11%) EJB
7 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 4 (11.11%) JSP
7 4 (11.11%) Struts
7 4 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (8.33%) HTML
8 3 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (8.33%) JSF
8 3 (8.33%) JTA
8 3 (8.33%) Middleware
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (8.33%) Servlets
8 3 (8.33%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) DataPower
1 3 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) AIX
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (77.78%) BPEL
3 25 (69.44%) BPMN
4 23 (63.89%) Migration
5 20 (55.56%) TDD
6 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (50.00%) DevOps
7 18 (50.00%) Scrum
8 17 (47.22%) Pair Programming
8 17 (47.22%) Unit Testing
9 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
10 4 (11.11%) OO
10 4 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (11.11%) SOA
11 3 (8.33%) AOP
11 3 (8.33%) BDD
11 3 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (8.33%) MVC
11 3 (8.33%) UML
11 3 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) IBM
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Kony
4 2 (5.56%) Google
4 2 (5.56%) Sybase
4 2 (5.56%) Yahoo!
5 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft