The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of webMethods products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 498 499 461
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -38
Contract jobs citing webMethods 87 56 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 37
Average daily rate
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£463 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £32.54 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 - £39.00
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22678 21720 21206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.48% 46.08% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13808 12627 11317
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1032 1295
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.46 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing webMethods across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

webMethods Jobs Demand Trend in England

webMethods
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing webMethods across the England region.

webMethods Daily Rate Trend in England

webMethods
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing webMethods across the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

webMethods Daily Rate Histogram in England

webMethods
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing webMethods across the England region.

webMethods Hourly Rate Trend in England

webMethods
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 33 £530 +32.50% 2
West Midlands +18 30 £400 +37.93% 3
South East -15 15 £463 -11.90% 4
East of England -11 5 £550 +57.14% 2
East Midlands -1 1 £550 -
South West - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
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webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 62 (35.23%) Java
2 60 (34.09%) Software AG
3 50 (28.41%) SOA
4 47 (26.70%) SQL
5 45 (25.57%) Oracle
6 36 (20.45%) PL/SQL
7 34 (19.32%) XML
7 34 (19.32%) UNIX
8 32 (18.18%) Linux
9 31 (17.61%) Python
10 30 (17.05%) SAP
11 29 (16.48%) IBM
12 27 (15.34%) WebSphere
13 26 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (13.07%) Web Services
16 22 (12.50%) Perl
16 22 (12.50%) Windows
17 21 (11.93%) AIX
18 20 (11.36%) .NET
18 20 (11.36%) Finance
18 20 (11.36%) Retail
19 19 (10.80%) Shell Script
19 19 (10.80%) DataPower
19 19 (10.80%) Bash Shell
20 18 (10.23%) J2EE
20 18 (10.23%) Microsoft
20 18 (10.23%) Middleware
20 18 (10.23%) SaaS
21 17 (9.66%) Data Modelling

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 27 (15.34%) WebSphere
2 16 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (6.82%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.27%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.14%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.57%) IIS
6 1 (0.57%) JBoss
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.57%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (7.39%) ResourceLink
2 6 (3.41%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.41%) SAP PSCD
3 5 (2.84%) SAP ERP
3 5 (2.84%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.14%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.57%) assyst
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.57%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.57%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.23%) SaaS
2 13 (7.39%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.70%) PaaS
4 2 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.52%) SSL
2 6 (3.41%) HTTP
3 3 (1.70%) Broadband
3 3 (1.70%) Firewall
4 1 (0.57%) BT 21CN
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.57%) SMTP
4 1 (0.57%) FTP
4 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.57%) SNMP
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) SAN
4 1 (0.57%) DMZ
4 1 (0.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.14%) DB2
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) JUnit
1 4 (2.27%) XMLSpy
2 3 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.14%) Subversion
3 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.57%) JIRA
4 1 (0.57%) VisualVM
General
1 20 (11.36%) Finance
1 20 (11.36%) Retail
2 9 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.84%) General Ledger
4 4 (2.27%) Banking
5 3 (1.70%) German Language
6 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.14%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (31.82%) Developer
2 43 (24.43%) Architect
3 31 (17.61%) webMethods Developer
4 26 (14.77%) Consultant
5 18 (10.23%) Designer
6 15 (8.52%) Integration Architect
7 14 (7.95%) webMethods Consultant
8 12 (6.82%) Analyst
8 12 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.68%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.55%) Web Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Senior webMethods Developer
12 6 (3.41%) Senior Designer
12 6 (3.41%) Administrator
12 6 (3.41%) SAP Consultant
13 5 (2.84%) Project Manager
13 5 (2.84%) SOA Designer
13 5 (2.84%) SOA Architect
13 5 (2.84%) webMethods Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.32%) XML
2 23 (13.07%) Web Services
3 20 (11.36%) .NET
4 18 (10.23%) J2EE
4 18 (10.23%) Middleware
5 17 (9.66%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (7.95%) XSD
7 12 (6.82%) XSLT
8 11 (6.25%) SOAP
8 11 (6.25%) SAX
9 8 (4.55%) SAP XI
10 7 (3.98%) WSDL
10 7 (3.98%) JMS
11 5 (2.84%) JDBC
12 4 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (1.70%) REST
13 3 (1.70%) SAP PI
13 3 (1.70%) Ajax
13 3 (1.70%) Java EE
14 2 (1.14%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.80%) DataPower
3 8 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.98%) Clustering
5 6 (3.41%) FMCG
6 3 (1.70%) Open Source
6 3 (1.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.57%) CMDB
8 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.32%) UNIX
2 32 (18.18%) Linux
3 22 (12.50%) Windows
4 21 (11.93%) AIX
5 15 (8.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.14%) SUSE
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.57%) Android
10 1 (0.57%) VMS
10 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.41%) SOA
2 26 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (9.66%) Data Modelling
4 14 (7.95%) Waterfall
5 13 (7.39%) EAI
6 11 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 11 (6.25%) Time Management
7 10 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (5.11%) OO
8 9 (5.11%) RUP
9 8 (4.55%) CRM
9 8 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (3.98%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.98%) E-Commerce
10 7 (3.98%) ERP
10 7 (3.98%) UML
10 7 (3.98%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.41%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 62 (35.23%) Java
2 47 (26.70%) SQL
3 36 (20.45%) PL/SQL
4 31 (17.61%) Python
5 22 (12.50%) Perl
6 19 (10.80%) Shell Script
6 19 (10.80%) Bash Shell
7 14 (7.95%) VBA
8 8 (4.55%) C
9 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.52%) Degree
2 15 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.84%) CCA
4 1 (0.57%) CISSP
4 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.57%) CISM
4 1 (0.57%) GIAC
4 1 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.57%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.57%) ISSEP
4 1 (0.57%) ISSMP
4 1 (0.57%) HP APS
4 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) SLA
1 2 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) vSphere
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) LXC
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.57%) Opsview
3 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.57%) Netcool
3 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (34.09%) Software AG
2 45 (25.57%) Oracle
3 30 (17.05%) SAP
4 29 (16.48%) IBM
5 18 (10.23%) Microsoft
6 15 (8.52%) Dell
7 13 (7.39%) TIBCO
8 8 (4.55%) BEA
8 8 (4.55%) Informatica
9 7 (3.98%) RedPrairie
10 6 (3.41%) HP
11 4 (2.27%) Cisco
11 4 (2.27%) Business Objects
11 4 (2.27%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.27%) VMware
11 4 (2.27%) Remedy
11 4 (2.27%) Pega
12 3 (1.70%) Talend
12 3 (1.70%) BMC
12 3 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
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