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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 191 217 212
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Contract jobs citing webMethods 1 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.042% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.092% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 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 £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
2584 3257 3374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.85% 45.95% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 2264 2309
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £274 £265
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 50 116 97
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.16 £51.00 £42.00
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 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 1 August 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 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) Software AG
4 2 (22.22%) DTS
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) EDRMS
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) JBoss
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Sybase
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) JRules
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 2 (22.22%) TeamCity

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) iPlanet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DTS
2 2 (22.22%) EDRMS
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SOA Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Environment Manager
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Environment Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) JRules
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Software AG
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) BEA
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat