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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 611 594 538
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -56
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 15 18 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.035% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.19% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 43
Average daily rate £525 £438 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £348 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £450 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £320 £425
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -24.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00

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
9411 9330 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 18.02% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6101 5780 5258
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 323 315
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 11 February 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 11 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 12 £575 +31.42% 2
South East +22 6 £500 +56.25% 1
Hampshire - 6 £500 - 1
London +3 4 £575 +27.77%
Edinburgh - 3 £525 -
Scotland - 3 £525 -
North West -16 2 £425 -
Farnborough - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 46 (93.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 38 (77.55%) Linux
4 33 (67.35%) AIX
5 27 (55.10%) IBM
6 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
6 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
7 23 (46.94%) CentOS
7 23 (46.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (46.94%) Red Hat
8 22 (44.90%) Java
9 15 (30.61%) WebSphere MQ
10 13 (26.53%) Web Services
10 13 (26.53%) Unix
11 12 (24.49%) DB2
12 11 (22.45%) Finance
13 8 (16.33%) WebSphere Portal
13 8 (16.33%) Oracle
13 8 (16.33%) Solaris
14 7 (14.29%) IIS
14 7 (14.29%) Middleware
14 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
14 7 (14.29%) zOS
14 7 (14.29%) iPlanet
14 7 (14.29%) Apache
14 7 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
14 7 (14.29%) Degree
15 6 (12.24%) SSL
15 6 (12.24%) Biometrics
15 6 (12.24%) J2EE

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 46 (93.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (16.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (14.29%) Apache
4 7 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (14.29%) IIS
4 7 (14.29%) iPlanet
5 4 (8.16%) JBoss
6 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) SSL
2 4 (8.16%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) LDAP
2 4 (8.16%) snoop
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) tcpdump
2 4 (8.16%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) DB2
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
1 4 (8.16%) Lombardi
2 3 (6.12%) JUnit
2 3 (6.12%) Log4j
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Consultant
2 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) WebSphere Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Applications Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Server Specialist
7 4 (8.16%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Server Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Architect
9 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Developer
10 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (2.04%) Administrator
10 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.04%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (26.53%) Web Services
3 7 (14.29%) Middleware
4 6 (12.24%) J2EE
4 6 (12.24%) SOAP
5 3 (6.12%) CSS
5 3 (6.12%) DHTML
5 3 (6.12%) EJB
5 3 (6.12%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.12%) HTML
5 3 (6.12%) JDBC
5 3 (6.12%) JMS
5 3 (6.12%) JSP
5 3 (6.12%) RESTful
5 3 (6.12%) Struts
5 3 (6.12%) XML
5 3 (6.12%) XSLT
6 1 (2.04%) .NET
6 1 (2.04%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Biometrics
2 5 (10.20%) DataPower
3 4 (8.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (77.55%) Linux
2 33 (67.35%) AIX
3 23 (46.94%) CentOS
3 23 (46.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (26.53%) Unix
5 8 (16.33%) Solaris
6 7 (14.29%) zOS
7 5 (10.20%) Windows
8 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.16%) Case Management
1 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (8.16%) Records Management
2 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (6.12%) BPEL
2 3 (6.12%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (6.12%) Data Management
2 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
2 3 (6.12%) ETL
2 3 (6.12%) Master Data Management
2 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
2 3 (6.12%) OO
2 3 (6.12%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (6.12%) OOD
2 3 (6.12%) Refactoring
2 3 (6.12%) UML
2 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (4.08%) Front End Development
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL
4 1 (2.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) Java
2 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) SC Cleared
1 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) LXC
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) IBM
2 23 (46.94%) Red Hat
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) Brocade
5 1 (2.04%) Juniper
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.04%) VMware