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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
Rank 571 517 562
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +45
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 24 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.67% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £455 £511
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -11.00%
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
10130 9133 10034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.97% 17.13% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5954 5320 5718
Average daily rate £375 £373 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.46% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 378 473
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -58 23 £350 -26.31% 3
London +13 15 £350 -26.31%
City of London +30 5 £350 -45.09%
South East -33 2 £250 -45.35%
Scotland -14 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (58.06%) IBM
3 17 (54.84%) Middleware
4 16 (51.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (38.71%) Finance
6 10 (32.26%) Java
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle
7 9 (29.03%) XML
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 9 (29.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (29.03%) Banking
8 8 (25.81%) Tivoli
8 8 (25.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 8 (25.81%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (25.81%) UML
8 8 (25.81%) JMS
8 8 (25.81%) SOA
8 8 (25.81%) WSDL
9 7 (22.58%) HTTP
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) ITIL
9 7 (22.58%) SOAP
9 7 (22.58%) Software AG
9 7 (22.58%) SSL
9 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
9 7 (22.58%) Scrum
9 7 (22.58%) Release Management
9 7 (22.58%) SysML
9 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (22.58%) Requirements Management

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (51.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (25.81%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) TeamSite
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
1 7 (22.58%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Lombardi
2 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) French Language
3 3 (9.68%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Applications Support
3 7 (22.58%) Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Architect
5 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Server Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Process Server Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Software Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Process Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Middleware
2 9 (29.03%) XML
2 9 (29.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (25.81%) JMS
3 8 (25.81%) WSDL
4 7 (22.58%) SOAP
4 7 (22.58%) REST
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) HTML
7 1 (3.23%) JDBC
7 1 (3.23%) JSP
7 1 (3.23%) EDI
7 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
7 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.23%) BAPI
7 1 (3.23%) Spring
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
7 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) DataPower
2 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) UML
1 8 (25.81%) SOA
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
2 7 (22.58%) Scrum
2 7 (22.58%) Release Management
2 7 (22.58%) SysML
2 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (22.58%) Requirements Management
2 7 (22.58%) Test Management
2 7 (22.58%) Portfolio Management
2 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (22.58%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.90%) IT Governance
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 4 (12.90%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) C
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Tivoli
1 8 (25.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) IBM
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) Software AG
4 3 (9.68%) Mercator
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) LogLogic
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago