The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS)
England / North West
Rank 136 156 146
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.039% 0.052% 0.029%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £338 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £488 -
% change year-on-year -7.94% -  
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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 398 685 589
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.55% 17.95% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 378 291
Median daily rate £361 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.77% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.85 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

WebSphere Process Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

WebSphere Process Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Process Server in the North West

WebSphere Process Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cheshire +29 1 £338 -20.58%
WebSphere Process Server
England

WebSphere Process Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for WebSphere Process Server.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal

WebSphere Process Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) JTA
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) AOP
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Kony
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) Yahoo!