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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 201 193 215
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing webMethods 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.064% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate £513 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £473 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
webMethods
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing webMethods across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

webMethods Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) SOA
3 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA
6 4 (22.22%) Subversion
6 4 (22.22%) Retail
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) DB2
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
6 4 (22.22%) Software AG
7 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
7 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Ab Initio
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 3 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) iPlanet
2 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) X.509
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) DB2
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) DTS
4 2 (11.11%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) EasyMock
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Mockito
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) webMethods Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) JRules
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) EDI
4 2 (11.11%) JMS
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (5.56%) SAML
5 1 (5.56%) XSD
5 1 (5.56%) WSDL
5 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) JDBC
5 1 (5.56%) JSP
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SOA
1 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) EAI
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) B2C
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
4 1 (5.56%) OCPJP
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Software AG
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Ab Initio
3 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.11%) Sybase
4 2 (11.11%) JBoss
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.56%) BEA
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) hybris
5 1 (5.56%) Green Hat