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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 579 541 568
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 34 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.083% 0.069%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.47% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
10252 9098 10078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.50% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6171 5373 5641
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 368 494
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 18 September 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 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 18 September 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 -37 30 £350 -26.31% 2
London -6 10 £350 -24.32% 1
South East -18 8 £328 -41.77% 1
City of London +23 2 - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 45 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 31 (68.89%) IBM
3 30 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 24 (53.33%) Java
4 24 (53.33%) Middleware
5 17 (37.78%) XML
6 16 (35.56%) UML
6 16 (35.56%) JMS
6 16 (35.56%) Finance
7 15 (33.33%) SOA
7 15 (33.33%) SOAP
7 15 (33.33%) REST
8 14 (31.11%) WSDL
8 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (28.89%) TOGAF
9 13 (28.89%) SysML
9 13 (28.89%) SSL
9 13 (28.89%) HTTP
9 13 (28.89%) ITIL
10 12 (26.67%) OO
10 12 (26.67%) Software AG
10 12 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (26.67%) Requirements Management
10 12 (26.67%) Release Management
10 12 (26.67%) Test Management
10 12 (26.67%) Scrum
10 12 (26.67%) Portfolio Management
11 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
11 11 (24.44%) Oracle
12 10 (22.22%) Linux

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 45 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 30 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (17.78%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (15.56%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (13.33%) Quickr
6 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (4.44%) GlassFish
6 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.44%) Apache
7 1 (2.22%) TeamSite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) HTTP
1 13 (28.89%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) French Language
3 3 (6.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Applications Support
3 8 (17.78%) Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Environment Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Middleware Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Server Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Process Server Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Software Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) Middleware
2 17 (37.78%) XML
3 16 (35.56%) JMS
4 15 (33.33%) SOAP
4 15 (33.33%) REST
5 14 (31.11%) WSDL
6 10 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (20.00%) Spring
8 8 (17.78%) Dojo
9 6 (13.33%) JSR 286
10 5 (11.11%) Web Services
11 4 (8.89%) J2EE
11 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 3 (6.67%) Java EE
12 3 (6.67%) JSP
12 3 (6.67%) HTML
12 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
13 2 (4.44%) Servlets
13 2 (4.44%) Struts
13 2 (4.44%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) SWIFT
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) DataPower
4 2 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) AIX
4 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) UML
2 15 (33.33%) SOA
3 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.89%) ITIL
4 13 (28.89%) TOGAF
4 13 (28.89%) SysML
5 12 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (26.67%) Requirements Management
5 12 (26.67%) Release Management
5 12 (26.67%) Test Management
5 12 (26.67%) Portfolio Management
5 12 (26.67%) OO
5 12 (26.67%) Scrum
6 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
7 10 (22.22%) OOP
8 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) CAD
9 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) C
3 7 (15.56%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Tivoli
1 8 (17.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) IBM
2 12 (26.67%) Software AG
3 11 (24.44%) Oracle
4 6 (13.33%) Lotus
5 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.67%) Mercator
7 2 (4.44%) Yahoo!
7 2 (4.44%) Google
7 2 (4.44%) SAP
7 2 (4.44%) JBoss
7 2 (4.44%) Kony
8 1 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) LogLogic