The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of webMethods products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 202 208 197
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing webMethods 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.071% 0.13% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2458 3050 2643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.51% 44.66% 43.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1816 2197 1896
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 80
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

webMethods Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

webMethods
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

webMethods Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (33.33%) Software AG
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) XMLSpy
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) DataPower

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) webMethods Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) webMethods Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior webMethods Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Software AG
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle