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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 600 591
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 6 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.028% 0.029%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.083% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Median daily rate £538 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +27.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £488 £438
% change year-on-year -11.79% +11.42%  
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 7270 8502 8560
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.47% 17.21% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4755 5473 5133
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 207 323
Median hourly rate £18.68 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.77% -5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Process Server in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 28 March 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
London +21 4 £538 -6.52%
South East +9 1 £560 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
WebSphere Process Server
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 32 (88.89%) Java
3 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (80.56%) BPEL
3 29 (80.56%) Spring
4 26 (72.22%) BPMN
5 25 (69.44%) JUnit
6 24 (66.67%) Migration
6 24 (66.67%) Java EE
7 23 (63.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 23 (63.89%) JBoss
8 22 (61.11%) SQL
9 21 (58.33%) TDD
10 20 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (52.78%) Maven
11 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
11 19 (52.78%) DevOps
11 19 (52.78%) Scrum
12 18 (50.00%) Pair Programming
12 18 (50.00%) GitHub
12 18 (50.00%) Unit Testing
12 18 (50.00%) Mockito
12 18 (50.00%) Cucumber
13 16 (44.44%) Publishing
14 11 (30.56%) Alfresco
14 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
15 9 (25.00%) J2EE
15 9 (25.00%) IBM
15 9 (25.00%) Web Services
16 7 (19.44%) WebSphere MQ

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 23 (63.89%) JBoss
2 23 (63.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (30.56%) Alfresco
4 5 (13.89%) Apache
5 3 (8.33%) GlassFish
5 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (8.33%) WebLogic Integration
5 3 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (5.56%) IIS
6 2 (5.56%) iPlanet
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) DB2
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) JUnit
2 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
2 19 (52.78%) Maven
3 18 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 18 (50.00%) Mockito
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (44.44%) Publishing
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) Java Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 11 (30.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Java Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Java Software Developer
4 11 (30.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Server Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Server Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) BPM Developer
7 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) Spring
2 24 (66.67%) Java EE
3 9 (25.00%) J2EE
3 9 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (19.44%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (16.67%) SOAP
6 5 (13.89%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (13.89%) JMS
6 5 (13.89%) XML
7 4 (11.11%) HTML
7 4 (11.11%) JPA
7 4 (11.11%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) JSF
8 3 (8.33%) CSS
8 3 (8.33%) EJB
8 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.33%) JSP
8 3 (8.33%) JTA
8 3 (8.33%) Middleware
8 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 2 (5.56%) AIX
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Solaris
1 2 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (80.56%) BPEL
2 26 (72.22%) BPMN
3 24 (66.67%) Migration
4 21 (58.33%) TDD
5 20 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (52.78%) DevOps
6 19 (52.78%) Scrum
7 18 (50.00%) Pair Programming
7 18 (50.00%) Unit Testing
8 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.11%) SOA
10 3 (8.33%) BDD
10 3 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (8.33%) MVC
10 3 (8.33%) OO
10 3 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (8.33%) UML
10 3 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Perl
3 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) 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!