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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 611 584 529
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -55
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 20 28 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.050% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.27% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 29
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -23.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £278 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £350 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £340 £455
% change year-on-year
+83.82% -25.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
11261 10259 9078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.95% 18.43% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7199 6067 5273
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 422 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Process Server within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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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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 20 £450 +28.57% 2
London -1 11 £450 +28.57% 1
East of England +11 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 7 - -
North West -32 1 £625 +83.82%
South East -32 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 £625 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £625 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 36 (87.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 31 (75.61%) WebSphere Portal
4 24 (58.54%) Migration
5 23 (56.10%) Linux
6 22 (53.66%) Windows
6 22 (53.66%) AIX
6 22 (53.66%) Solaris
7 21 (51.22%) CICS
7 21 (51.22%) CA
7 21 (51.22%) DB2
7 21 (51.22%) zOS
7 21 (51.22%) Introscope
7 21 (51.22%) Jython
7 21 (51.22%) LPAR
7 21 (51.22%) CA Wily
8 16 (39.02%) Finance
9 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
10 10 (24.39%) Java
10 10 (24.39%) JSP
11 7 (17.07%) CSS
11 7 (17.07%) SSL
11 7 (17.07%) SAML
11 7 (17.07%) Firewall
11 7 (17.07%) JSTL
12 6 (14.63%) IBM
13 5 (12.20%) XML
13 5 (12.20%) J2EE
13 5 (12.20%) XSLT
14 4 (9.76%) MVC

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 36 (87.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 31 (75.61%) WebSphere Portal
4 21 (51.22%) CICS
5 4 (9.76%) Documentum
6 1 (2.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) SSL
1 7 (17.07%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) DB2
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Introscope
2 4 (9.76%) Lombardi
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Administrator
2 14 (34.15%) WebSphere Administrator
2 14 (34.15%) Server Administrator
2 14 (34.15%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 9 (21.95%) WebSphere Specialist
4 8 (19.51%) Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Applications Specialist
5 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Server Specialist
5 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 6 (14.63%) WebSphere Portal Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Portal Developer
6 6 (14.63%) WebSphere Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Architect
8 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior WebSphere Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) JSP
2 7 (17.07%) CSS
2 7 (17.07%) SAML
2 7 (17.07%) JSTL
3 5 (12.20%) XML
3 5 (12.20%) XSLT
3 5 (12.20%) J2EE
4 4 (9.76%) HTML
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 4 (9.76%) Middleware
4 4 (9.76%) Ajax
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 4 (9.76%) HTML5
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.44%) JRules
6 1 (2.44%) JTA
6 1 (2.44%) JMS
6 1 (2.44%) WSDL
6 1 (2.44%) XSD
6 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) LPAR
2 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.32%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) AIX
2 22 (53.66%) Solaris
3 21 (51.22%) zOS
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Migration
2 4 (9.76%) EAI
2 4 (9.76%) SOA
2 4 (9.76%) MVC
2 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
2 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.44%) Validation
4 1 (2.44%) Process Management
4 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.44%) Scrum
4 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Jython
2 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 21 (51.22%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) CA
2 6 (14.63%) IBM
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) ILOG
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat