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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 560 506 490
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 18 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.60% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 44 26
Average daily rate
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£438 £600 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +58.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £400 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £403 £363
% change year-on-year
-20.49% +11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
9091 8549 8149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.92% 17.55% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5713 5069 4589
Average daily rate £400 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 306 337 426
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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 16 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 23 January 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 -45 17 £438 -27.08% 4
London -28 7 £450 -25.00% 3
South East -23 1 £320 -24.70%
South West - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Lytham St Annes - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 50 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 45 (90.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 44 (88.00%) IBM
4 25 (50.00%) Java
5 20 (40.00%) ITIL
6 19 (38.00%) Middleware
7 18 (36.00%) SOA
8 17 (34.00%) JMS
8 17 (34.00%) XML
8 17 (34.00%) UML
9 16 (32.00%) SOAP
9 16 (32.00%) REST
10 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (30.00%) SSL
10 15 (30.00%) HTTP
10 15 (30.00%) WSDL
11 14 (28.00%) TOGAF
11 14 (28.00%) SysML
12 13 (26.00%) Requirements Management
12 13 (26.00%) Scrum
12 13 (26.00%) Software AG
12 13 (26.00%) Portfolio Management
12 13 (26.00%) Release Management
12 13 (26.00%) Test Management
13 12 (24.00%) OO
13 12 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
14 11 (22.00%) Web Services
14 11 (22.00%) Linux
15 10 (20.00%) OOP

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 50 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 45 (90.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (12.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 6 (12.00%) Quickr
4 4 (8.00%) FileNet
4 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.00%) JBoss
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.00%) IIS
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
6 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.00%) CICS
6 2 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (4.00%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (4.00%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.00%) CMS
7 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) HTTP
1 15 (30.00%) SSL
2 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) DB2
2 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.00%) Back Office
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) International Banking
5 1 (2.00%) German Language
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Administrator
2 15 (30.00%) Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 7 (14.00%) Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Environment Manager
7 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) FileNet Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Software Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Software Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Project Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) Middleware
2 17 (34.00%) JMS
2 17 (34.00%) XML
3 16 (32.00%) SOAP
3 16 (32.00%) REST
4 15 (30.00%) WSDL
5 11 (22.00%) Web Services
6 8 (16.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 8 (16.00%) Spring
6 8 (16.00%) Dojo
7 7 (14.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (12.00%) JSR 286
9 4 (8.00%) .NET
9 4 (8.00%) J2EE
10 3 (6.00%) JSP
10 3 (6.00%) Java EE
11 2 (4.00%) Spring Web Flow
11 2 (4.00%) JSF
11 2 (4.00%) JTA
11 2 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) DataPower
3 2 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.00%) AIX
3 2 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 18 (36.00%) SOA
3 17 (34.00%) UML
4 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.00%) TOGAF
5 14 (28.00%) SysML
6 13 (26.00%) Scrum
6 13 (26.00%) Requirements Management
6 13 (26.00%) Release Management
6 13 (26.00%) Test Management
6 13 (26.00%) Portfolio Management
7 12 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (24.00%) OO
8 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
9 10 (20.00%) OOP
10 7 (14.00%) Process Management
11 6 (12.00%) CAD
12 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (8.00%) BPEL
12 4 (8.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) C
3 3 (6.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Jython
5 1 (2.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) IBM Certification
4 3 (6.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Xen
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (88.00%) IBM
2 13 (26.00%) Software AG
3 6 (12.00%) Lotus
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Kofax
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) Mercator
6 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Yahoo!
6 2 (4.00%) Google
6 2 (4.00%) Kony
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Rate: £500.00 - £534.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
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Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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