The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 City of London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 203 218 207
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing webMethods 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.042% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.076% 0.092% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2620 3264 3373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.42% 45.94% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1821 2280 2320
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 116 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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webMethods
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

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) Software AG
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) HTTP
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) JBoss
5 2 (20.00%) DTS
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Sybase
5 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) EDRMS
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) JRules
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Management

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) iPlanet
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DTS
2 2 (20.00%) EDRMS
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) webMethods Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Environment Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SOA Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) JRules
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) SAML
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Software AG
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) BEA
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) HP