Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 866 842
Rank change year-on-year +59 -24 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Process Server 34 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.025% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 31
UK median daily rate £580 £506 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.57% +12.50% +1.41%
10th Percentile £519 £375 £310
90th Percentile £583 £613 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £580 £406 £450
% change year-on-year +42.77% -9.72% +5.88%
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 platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16063 19657 20172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.89% 17.87% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10386 12841 12401
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 469 696
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.39 £19.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +4.68% +11.30%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £45.80 £42.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% +7.89% +11.76%

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 24 July 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 8 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 24 July 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 +82 34 £580 +7.91%
UK excluding London +79 30 £580 +42.77%
South East +51 26 £580 -
London +18 5 £419 -22.09%
North of England +69 3 £300 -25.00%
Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (94.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 31 (91.18%) Java
4 28 (82.35%) Spring
5 27 (79.41%) Java EE
5 27 (79.41%) JBoss
5 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (76.47%) TDD
6 26 (76.47%) Pair Programming
6 26 (76.47%) Migration
6 26 (76.47%) SQL
6 26 (76.47%) JUnit
6 26 (76.47%) BPEL
6 26 (76.47%) BPMN
6 26 (76.47%) GitHub
6 26 (76.47%) Jenkins
7 25 (73.53%) DevOps
7 25 (73.53%) Mockito
7 25 (73.53%) Cucumber
7 25 (73.53%) Maven
7 25 (73.53%) Unit Testing
7 25 (73.53%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (73.53%) Scrum
8 5 (14.71%) Process Management
8 5 (14.71%) IBM
8 5 (14.71%) Linux
8 5 (14.71%) Web Services
9 4 (11.76%) AIX
9 4 (11.76%) Apache
9 4 (11.76%) WebLogic

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 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (94.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (79.41%) JBoss
4 4 (11.76%) Apache
4 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
5 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (5.88%) IIS
6 2 (5.88%) iPlanet
6 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.94%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (76.47%) GitHub
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (76.47%) Jenkins
1 26 (76.47%) JUnit
2 25 (73.53%) Cucumber
2 25 (73.53%) Maven
2 25 (73.53%) Mockito
3 2 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.88%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 3 (8.82%) Banking
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 21 (61.76%) Java Developer
3 16 (47.06%) SQL Developer
4 10 (29.41%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Core Java Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Server Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Server Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Middleware Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (82.35%) Spring
2 27 (79.41%) Java EE
3 5 (14.71%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (8.82%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (8.82%) J2EE
5 3 (8.82%) JMS
5 3 (8.82%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) JDBC
6 2 (5.88%) JPA
6 2 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (5.88%) JSF
6 2 (5.88%) Middleware
6 2 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) Ajax
7 1 (2.94%) Dojo
7 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.94%) JTA
7 1 (2.94%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) DataPower
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) AIX
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
3 2 (5.88%) zOS
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) BPEL
2 26 (76.47%) BPMN
2 26 (76.47%) Migration
2 26 (76.47%) Pair Programming
2 26 (76.47%) TDD
3 25 (73.53%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (73.53%) DevOps
3 25 (73.53%) Scrum
3 25 (73.53%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Process Management
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) OO
6 1 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.94%) SOLID
6 1 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) Java
2 26 (76.47%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Jython
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Kony
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Sybase