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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 633 611 615
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 15 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.044% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 9
Median daily rate £538 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £320 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -2.70%
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
9595 9696 9350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.77% 17.58% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6401 6059 5627
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 324 353
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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 27 June 2016.

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 12 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 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 13 £538 +19.44% 1
London -10 7 £538 +34.37%
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
South East - 3 - - 1
Edinburgh -15 2 - -
Scotland -17 2 - -
South West - 2 £413 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £413 -
Cheltenham - 2 £413 -
Cheshire 0 1 £400 -36.00%
North West -9 1 £400 -36.00%
Chester - 1 £400 -

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 31 (96.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (81.25%) AIX
3 26 (81.25%) Linux
4 18 (56.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 18 (56.25%) Finance
5 16 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 16 (50.00%) IBM
6 14 (43.75%) Web Services
6 14 (43.75%) WebSphere Portal
7 13 (40.63%) Java
7 13 (40.63%) Apache
7 13 (40.63%) Solaris
7 13 (40.63%) IIS
7 13 (40.63%) iPlanet
7 13 (40.63%) zOS
7 13 (40.63%) Degree
7 13 (40.63%) DataPower
8 8 (25.00%) SSL
9 6 (18.75%) CentOS
9 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
9 6 (18.75%) ClearQuest
9 6 (18.75%) ITIL
9 6 (18.75%) Unix
10 4 (12.50%) ClearCase
10 4 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared

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 32 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 31 (96.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 14 (43.75%) WebSphere Portal
5 13 (40.63%) Apache
5 13 (40.63%) IIS
5 13 (40.63%) iPlanet
6 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Big Data
1 3 (9.38%) DB2
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) ClearQuest
2 4 (12.50%) ClearCase
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Consultant
2 11 (34.38%) WebSphere Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) Applications Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) Server Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) WebSphere Server Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) Administrator
4 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) Server Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Server Specialist
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
9 1 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
9 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (43.75%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (6.25%) J2EE
4 2 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (3.13%) JMS
5 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) DataPower
2 3 (9.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) AIX
1 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Solaris
2 13 (40.63%) zOS
3 6 (18.75%) CentOS
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Change Management
2 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Analytics
3 3 (9.38%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (9.38%) Data Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) BPEL
5 1 (3.13%) BPMN
5 1 (3.13%) Defect Management
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) Jython
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
1 3 (9.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) Cyber-Ark