The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of webMethods products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing webMethods 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.27 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.82%
webMethods
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
367 369 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.13% 48.05% 41.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 190 156
Average daily rate £425 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £273 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.13 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% -42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

webMethods Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

webMethods
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

webMethods Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

webMethods
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) JDBC
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) IBM

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) webMethods Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior webMethods Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Integration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JDBC
1 4 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM