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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 192 228 219
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -9
Contract jobs citing webMethods 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.014% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.030% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate
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£513 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
2677 3337 3321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.04% 46.22% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 2325 2266
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 88 90
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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

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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 October 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 4 (50.00%) Software AG
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) DataPower
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) XMLSpy
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) webMethods Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) SOA Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) webMethods Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior webMethods Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) webMethods Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) SOA
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Software AG
2 2 (25.00%) IBM