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 29 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)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 163 151
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.027% 0.027%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -36.00%  
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 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 429 604 548
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.51% 16.07% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 649 650
Median daily rate £375 £400 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +21.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £532 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 27
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.49% -24.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.54 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.75 £36.00 £55.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

WebSphere Process Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WebSphere Process Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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