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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 172 185 188
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing webMethods 12 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.60% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 6
Average daily rate
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£352 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.88% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £258 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £573 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £545 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.43% +28.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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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
2183 2488 2447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.50% 42.89% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1713 1712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 2015.

webMethods Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) J2EE
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (33.33%) Middleware
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 4 (22.22%) UNIX
5 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 3 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Pega
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (16.67%) Maven
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) BEA
6 3 (16.67%) Subversion
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
6 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 3 (16.67%) IIS
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) SAS
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
1 3 (16.67%) Maven
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) CA Gen
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) webMethods Developer
3 3 (16.67%) webMethods Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) SAS Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Release Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) J2EE
1 6 (33.33%) Middleware
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Equities
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) RUP
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 3 (16.67%) BEA
3 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 3 (16.67%) Pega
4 2 (11.11%) Software AG
5 1 (5.56%) ATG