The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of webMethods products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within webMethods, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 118 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing webMethods 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% - 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£488 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1171 1144 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 46.54% 47.59% 49.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 426 532
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 60
Average hourly rate £18.68 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing webMethods across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

webMethods Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

webMethods
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing webMethods across the Berkshire region.

webMethods Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing webMethods also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited webMethods.

1 11 (68.75%) SOA
2 9 (56.25%) Clustering
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Software AG
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Groovy
6 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
6 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) XMLSpy
6 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) JMS
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Ant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing webMethods also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited webMethods. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Ant
1 1 (6.25%) XMLSpy
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) webMethods Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) SOA Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XSLT
1 1 (6.25%) JMS
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
1 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) SOA
2 1 (6.25%) ETL
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) UML
2 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) Groovy
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Software AG
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft