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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 643 647 606
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -41
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 9 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.045% 0.060%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.090% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 17
Median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
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
10035 10362 10208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.83% 17.90% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6556 6608 6143
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 310 405
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +21.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

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
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 13 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 30 September 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
Scotland - 5 £400 -
England -24 3 £413 -1.78% 2
London +11 1 £425 -5.55%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £425 -
Chester - 1 £400 -
Livingston - 1 £425 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £400 -

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 24 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 21 (87.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (79.17%) IBM
4 17 (70.83%) AIX
4 17 (70.83%) Linux
5 9 (37.50%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) ClearQuest
6 8 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 8 (33.33%) SSL
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (29.17%) DataPower
8 6 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) ClearCase
9 5 (20.83%) Apache
10 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.67%) CentOS
10 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (16.67%) ZABBIX
10 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
10 4 (16.67%) Puppet
10 4 (16.67%) Big Data
10 4 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics

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 24 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 21 (87.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (20.83%) Apache
5 4 (16.67%) IIS
5 4 (16.67%) iPlanet
5 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (8.33%) JBoss
8 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
8 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Big Data
1 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) ClearQuest
2 6 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.17%) Lombardi
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Administrator
1 9 (37.50%) WebSphere Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Server Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Server Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Server Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Server Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (8.33%) EJB
4 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.33%) JMS
4 2 (8.33%) JSP
4 2 (8.33%) Struts
4 2 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) DHTML
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) Java EE
5 1 (4.17%) JDBC
5 1 (4.17%) JSF
5 1 (4.17%) JTA
5 1 (4.17%) Servlets
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) DataPower
2 4 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) AIX
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) CentOS
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Solaris
2 4 (16.67%) zOS
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Analytics
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
2 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) AOP
5 1 (4.17%) BDD
5 1 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (4.17%) OOD
5 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.17%) SOLID
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Jython
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
1 4 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) IBM
2 4 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Kony
4 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft