The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 275 -
Rank change year-on-year +52 -  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 25 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.034% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.89% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
Median daily rate £580 - -
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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1325 1598 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.00% 18.12% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 1010 951
Median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

WebSphere Process Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Process Server in the South East

WebSphere Process Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Oxfordshire - 25 £580 -
WebSphere Process Server
England

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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere Process Server.

1 27 (100.00%) JUnit
1 27 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 27 (100.00%) JBoss
1 27 (100.00%) Java
1 27 (100.00%) Migration
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 27 (100.00%) BPEL
1 27 (100.00%) Spring
1 27 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 27 (100.00%) Java EE
1 27 (100.00%) BPMN
1 27 (100.00%) GitHub
1 27 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 26 (96.30%) DevOps
2 26 (96.30%) Mockito
2 26 (96.30%) Cucumber
2 26 (96.30%) Unit Testing
2 26 (96.30%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (96.30%) Maven
2 26 (96.30%) TDD
2 26 (96.30%) Scrum
2 26 (96.30%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Process Management
4 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.70%) JMS
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) Alfresco

WebSphere Process Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (100.00%) JBoss
1 27 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 27 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 27 (100.00%) GitHub
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 27 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 27 (100.00%) JUnit
2 26 (96.30%) Cucumber
2 26 (96.30%) Maven
2 26 (96.30%) Mockito
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 20 (74.07%) Java Developer
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Developer
4 10 (37.04%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Core Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) Java EE
1 27 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.70%) JMS
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (100.00%) BPEL
1 27 (100.00%) BPMN
1 27 (100.00%) Migration
1 27 (100.00%) Pair Programming
2 26 (96.30%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (96.30%) DevOps
2 26 (96.30%) Scrum
2 26 (96.30%) TDD
2 26 (96.30%) Unit Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Process Management
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (96.30%) SQL