Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 859 840
Rank change year-on-year -20 -19 +11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 8 32 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.030% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.047% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 32
UK median daily rate £580 £550 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +27.61% +23.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £580 £550 £420
% change year-on-year +5.45% +30.95% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17146 19447 20002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.47% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12594 12563
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £607 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 481 606
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

WebSphere Process Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WebSphere Process Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Process Server in the UK

WebSphere Process Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Process Server in the UK

WebSphere Process Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Process Server over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Process Server in the UK

WebSphere Process Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Process Server in the UK

WebSphere Process Server
Top 6 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 7 £580 +5.45%
UK excluding London +14 5 £580 +5.45%
South East -10 3 £580 -
North of England +61 2 - -
Yorkshire +22 2 - -
London -18 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for WebSphere Process Server.

1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JBoss
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) BPEL
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) GitHub
5 2 (25.00%) BPMN
5 2 (25.00%) Mockito
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Jython
5 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (25.00%) JUnit
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery

WebSphere Process Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (37.50%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (12.50%) FileNet
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Mockito
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (12.50%) PVCS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) JDBC
3 1 (12.50%) JPA
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (12.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) BPEL
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) BPMN
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Jython
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) ATG
2 1 (12.50%) Capita
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Serena
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel