The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WebSphere Process Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Process Server over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 610 616
Rank change year-on-year +48 +6  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 27 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.027% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 19
Median daily rate £580 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.90% +19.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £580 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +40.60% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Process Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7204 8745 9031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.69% 17.94% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4632 5943 5758
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 307
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

WebSphere Process Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WebSphere Process Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Process Server in England

WebSphere Process Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Process Server in England

WebSphere Process Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Process Server in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Process Server in England

WebSphere Process Server
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
South East +52 25 £580 - 1
London -12 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
WebSphere Process Server
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for WebSphere Process Server.

1 36 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 34 (94.44%) Java
2 34 (94.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 31 (86.11%) Spring
4 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (83.33%) Java EE
4 30 (83.33%) JBoss
5 29 (80.56%) SQL
5 29 (80.56%) BPEL
5 29 (80.56%) TDD
6 28 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (75.00%) BPMN
7 27 (75.00%) GitHub
7 27 (75.00%) Jenkins
7 27 (75.00%) Pair Programming
7 27 (75.00%) Migration
7 27 (75.00%) JUnit
8 26 (72.22%) Scrum
8 26 (72.22%) Maven
8 26 (72.22%) Unit Testing
8 26 (72.22%) Mockito
8 26 (72.22%) Cucumber
8 26 (72.22%) DevOps
9 7 (19.44%) Web Services
10 6 (16.67%) Apache
10 6 (16.67%) IBM
10 6 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (13.89%) DataPower
11 5 (13.89%) IBM Integration Bus
11 5 (13.89%) JMS

WebSphere Process Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 36 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 34 (94.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 30 (83.33%) JBoss
4 6 (16.67%) Apache
5 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
6 4 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (8.33%) GlassFish
7 3 (8.33%) WebLogic Integration
7 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (5.56%) IIS
8 2 (5.56%) iPlanet
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (2.78%) Alfresco
9 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (75.00%) GitHub
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) DB2
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 27 (75.00%) JUnit
2 26 (72.22%) Cucumber
2 26 (72.22%) Maven
2 26 (72.22%) Mockito
3 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.78%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 24 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 16 (44.44%) SQL Developer
4 10 (27.78%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Core Java Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Server Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Server Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Middleware Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (86.11%) Spring
2 30 (83.33%) Java EE
3 7 (19.44%) Web Services
4 6 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (13.89%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (13.89%) J2EE
5 5 (13.89%) JMS
5 5 (13.89%) XML
6 4 (11.11%) HTML
6 4 (11.11%) JPA
6 4 (11.11%) jQuery
6 4 (11.11%) JSF
6 4 (11.11%) Middleware
6 4 (11.11%) SOAP
7 3 (8.33%) CSS
7 3 (8.33%) EJB
7 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.33%) JSP
7 3 (8.33%) Servlets
7 3 (8.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) DataPower
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Derivative
4 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) zOS
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (80.56%) BPEL
2 29 (80.56%) TDD
3 28 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (75.00%) BPMN
4 27 (75.00%) Migration
4 27 (75.00%) Pair Programming
5 26 (72.22%) DevOps
5 26 (72.22%) Scrum
5 26 (72.22%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Process Management
7 3 (8.33%) AOP
7 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 3 (8.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 3 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (8.33%) MVC
7 3 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) Java
2 29 (80.56%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Jython
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (8.33%) Kony
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Sybase
3 2 (5.56%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) Yahoo!