Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 812 877
Rank change year-on-year -67 +65 -32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 2 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.036% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.012% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 28 13
UK median daily rate £363 £580 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +7.91% +19.44%
10th Percentile £331 £519 £378
90th Percentile £394 £583 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate - £580 £413
% change year-on-year - +40.61% -8.33%
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 17,210 16,116 19,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.60% 16.97% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,307 10,411 12,826
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +6.41%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.38% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 396 472
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £45.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year - -6.82% +10.22%

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 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 4 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 17 July 2018. 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
UK excluding London -54 1 - - 1
London -55 1 £363 -13.43%
England -62 1 £363 -37.50%
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Process Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for WebSphere Process Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) IBM