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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 560 535 474
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -61
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 16 41 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.46% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 33 29
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£450 £600 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £378
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
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
9421 9008 8060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 17.62% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5779 5303 4514
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 308 399
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +4.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.46 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

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
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 14 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 2 March 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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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 -47 16 £450 -25.00% 3
London -19 6 £450 -25.00% 3
City of London +5 5 £450 +2.85% 3
South West - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 37 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 35 (94.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 33 (89.19%) IBM
4 16 (43.24%) Java
5 14 (37.84%) ITIL
6 12 (32.43%) Middleware
6 12 (32.43%) SOA
7 10 (27.03%) JMS
7 10 (27.03%) XML
7 10 (27.03%) SOAP
7 10 (27.03%) Linux
7 10 (27.03%) UML
7 10 (27.03%) REST
8 9 (24.32%) HTTP
8 9 (24.32%) SSL
8 9 (24.32%) Process Management
8 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) SysML
9 8 (21.62%) WSDL
9 8 (21.62%) OO
9 8 (21.62%) Web Services
10 7 (18.92%) OOP
10 7 (18.92%) DB2
10 7 (18.92%) Software AG
10 7 (18.92%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (18.92%) Requirements Management
10 7 (18.92%) Release Management
10 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Message Broker

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 37 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 35 (94.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.81%) JBoss
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.81%) FileNet
3 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (8.11%) Quickr
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.41%) CICS
5 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (5.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (5.41%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) HTTP
1 9 (24.32%) SSL
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.70%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Back Office
4 2 (5.41%) International Banking
5 1 (2.70%) German Language
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Administrator
2 9 (24.32%) Developer
3 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) FileNet Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Project Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Designer
8 1 (2.70%) FileNet Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Environment Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Middleware
2 10 (27.03%) REST
2 10 (27.03%) SOAP
2 10 (27.03%) XML
2 10 (27.03%) JMS
3 8 (21.62%) WSDL
3 8 (21.62%) Web Services
4 7 (18.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (13.51%) Dojo
5 5 (13.51%) Spring
6 4 (10.81%) .NET
7 3 (8.11%) J2EE
7 3 (8.11%) JSR 286
8 2 (5.41%) Struts2
8 2 (5.41%) WebCenter
8 2 (5.41%) UIKit
8 2 (5.41%) Spring Web Flow
8 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.41%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) DataPower
3 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) AIX
3 2 (5.41%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) SOA
3 10 (27.03%) UML
4 9 (24.32%) Process Management
4 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
5 8 (21.62%) OO
5 8 (21.62%) SysML
6 7 (18.92%) Release Management
6 7 (18.92%) Test Management
6 7 (18.92%) Requirements Management
6 7 (18.92%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (18.92%) Scrum
6 7 (18.92%) OOP
7 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (13.51%) CAD
9 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (10.81%) BPEL
9 4 (10.81%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Jython
3 1 (2.70%) Korn
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) IBM Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Xen
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) IBM
2 7 (18.92%) Software AG
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) Kofax
5 3 (8.11%) Lotus
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Yahoo!
6 2 (5.41%) Google
6 2 (5.41%) Kony
6 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.70%) SAP