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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
webMethods
UK / England
Rank 509 495 476
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs citing webMethods 58 109 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 60
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.54

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
18459 19999 21199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.24% 43.00% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11474 11915 12658
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 815 938
Median hourly rate £19.77 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.42 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing webMethods as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +15 22 £419 -6.86% 1
West Midlands -37 12 £450 -14.28% 1
East Midlands +9 6 - -
South West +9 5 £325 -18.75%
East of England +3 5 £450 +12.50% 2
London -6 5 £550 -12.00% 1
North West +23 2 £360 -19.55%
Midlands +2 1 - -
webMethods
UK

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing webMethods also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 80 (52.98%) Oracle
2 65 (43.05%) Unix
3 56 (37.09%) Java
4 54 (35.76%) SQL
5 37 (24.50%) XML
6 36 (23.84%) WebLogic
7 35 (23.18%) Shell Script
7 35 (23.18%) Middleware
8 32 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (19.87%) SAP
9 30 (19.87%) J2EE
10 29 (19.21%) Configuration Management
10 29 (19.21%) Waterfall
11 28 (18.54%) Test Strategy
11 28 (18.54%) RUP
12 26 (17.22%) PL/SQL
13 24 (15.89%) AIX
13 24 (15.89%) Process Improvement
14 23 (15.23%) Finance
15 22 (14.57%) Linux
15 22 (14.57%) Pega
16 21 (13.91%) Software AG
16 21 (13.91%) Problem Management
17 20 (13.25%) OO
17 20 (13.25%) SOA
18 19 (12.58%) ERP
18 19 (12.58%) CRM
18 19 (12.58%) Informatica
18 19 (12.58%) BusinessObjects
18 19 (12.58%) Retail

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (23.84%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.64%) Confluence
3 5 (3.31%) JBoss
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.65%) SAP Portal
4 4 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.99%) Apache
5 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.32%) nginx
7 1 (0.66%) Documentum
7 1 (0.66%) Mule
7 1 (0.66%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (11.92%) SAP PSCD
2 14 (9.27%) SAP ERP
3 5 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.32%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (1.32%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.66%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.66%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.66%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.66%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.32%) GitHub
2 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.32%) Taleo
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.61%) SSL
2 10 (6.62%) DNS
2 10 (6.62%) Firewall
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.58%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (11.26%) SAP Data Services
3 14 (9.27%) SAP BW
4 8 (5.30%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.97%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.65%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (2.65%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (10.60%) CA Gen
2 9 (5.96%) JIRA
3 8 (5.30%) Toad
4 6 (3.97%) ClearCase
4 6 (3.97%) ClearQuest
4 6 (3.97%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.31%) JUnit
5 5 (3.31%) PVCS
6 4 (2.65%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.65%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.99%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.99%) Selenium
7 3 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.32%) Ant
8 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.32%) Grunt
8 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.32%) Sublime Text
8 2 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (15.23%) Finance
2 19 (12.58%) Retail
3 13 (8.61%) General Ledger
3 13 (8.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.31%) Back Office
5 3 (1.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (28.48%) Developer
2 35 (23.18%) Architect
3 23 (15.23%) Integration Architect
4 18 (11.92%) Analyst
4 18 (11.92%) webMethods Developer
5 14 (9.27%) Consultant
6 12 (7.95%) Test Analyst
7 10 (6.62%) webMethods Architect
8 9 (5.96%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (5.96%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.30%) Environment Manager
10 7 (4.64%) Senior Architect
11 6 (3.97%) Software Architect
12 5 (3.31%) Administrator
12 5 (3.31%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Middleware Developer
12 5 (3.31%) SAP Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) SAP Test Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) Test Manager
13 4 (2.65%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.50%) XML
2 35 (23.18%) Middleware
3 30 (19.87%) J2EE
4 18 (11.92%) SOAP
5 15 (9.93%) Web Services
6 14 (9.27%) SAP XI
7 12 (7.95%) REST
8 9 (5.96%) RESTful
9 8 (5.30%) JSON
10 7 (4.64%) EDIFACT
11 6 (3.97%) HTML
11 6 (3.97%) Spring
12 4 (2.65%) Web Dynpro
13 3 (1.99%) Hibernate
13 3 (1.99%) J2SE
13 3 (1.99%) JMS
13 3 (1.99%) XML Schema
13 3 (1.99%) XSD
13 3 (1.99%) XSL
13 3 (1.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.30%) DataPower
1 8 (5.30%) iSeries
2 6 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.97%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.99%) Clustering
3 3 (1.99%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.32%) Life Science
5 1 (0.66%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 65 (43.05%) Unix
2 24 (15.89%) AIX
3 22 (14.57%) Linux
4 15 (9.93%) Windows
5 10 (6.62%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (6.62%) SUSE
6 7 (4.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.66%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.21%) Configuration Management
2 29 (19.21%) Waterfall
3 28 (18.54%) RUP
3 28 (18.54%) Test Strategy
4 24 (15.89%) Process Improvement
5 21 (13.91%) Problem Management
6 20 (13.25%) OO
6 20 (13.25%) SOA
7 19 (12.58%) CRM
7 19 (12.58%) ERP
8 17 (11.26%) Revenue Management
9 16 (10.60%) Data Management
10 14 (9.27%) Master Data Management
10 14 (9.27%) Test Scripting
11 13 (8.61%) Test Management
12 11 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.28%) Coaching
12 11 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (6.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 56 (37.09%) Java
2 54 (35.76%) SQL
3 35 (23.18%) Shell Script
4 26 (17.22%) PL/SQL
5 16 (10.60%) Perl
6 9 (5.96%) COBOL
7 7 (4.64%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.65%) ABAP
8 4 (2.65%) C#
9 3 (1.99%) Groovy
9 3 (1.99%) Scala
10 2 (1.32%) C
10 2 (1.32%) Haskell
10 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.32%) Python
10 2 (1.32%) Ruby
11 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (8.61%) CCA
2 10 (6.62%) ISEB
2 10 (6.62%) ISTQB
2 10 (6.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (5.30%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.66%) AAT
6 1 (0.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Puppet
2 2 (1.32%) Grafana
2 2 (1.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 80 (52.98%) Oracle
2 30 (19.87%) SAP
3 22 (14.57%) Pega
4 21 (13.91%) Software AG
5 19 (12.58%) Informatica
6 15 (9.93%) BEA
7 13 (8.61%) Ab Initio
8 12 (7.95%) IBM
9 11 (7.28%) Microsoft
10 9 (5.96%) TIBCO
11 8 (5.30%) Sitecore
12 5 (3.31%) Adobe
13 4 (2.65%) Terracotta
14 3 (1.99%) Apigee
14 3 (1.99%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.99%) Intel
15 2 (1.32%) IBM Sterling
15 2 (1.32%) ICL
15 2 (1.32%) Remedy
15 2 (1.32%) Talend