The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 England 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 498 448 498
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +50
Contract jobs citing webMethods 92 55 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 25 48
Average daily rate £451 £500 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £332 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
webMethods
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -14 34 £488 -2.50% 1
South East -9 25 £410 -18.00% 4
East of England - 15 £525 - 2
South West -16 7 £300 -14.28%
East Midlands - 1 £575 -
North West - - - - 2
webMethods
UK

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (41.84%) Java
2 55 (39.01%) Oracle
3 50 (35.46%) SOA
4 36 (25.53%) SQL Server
5 35 (24.82%) Web Services
6 31 (21.99%) Linux
7 30 (21.28%) .NET
8 29 (20.57%) XML
9 28 (19.86%) Retail
9 28 (19.86%) Waterfall
10 26 (18.44%) Software AG
11 22 (15.60%) SQL
12 21 (14.89%) Subversion
13 20 (14.18%) DB2
14 19 (13.48%) Middleware
15 18 (12.77%) UNIX
15 18 (12.77%) Jenkins
16 17 (12.06%) Windows
16 17 (12.06%) J2EE
16 17 (12.06%) IBM
16 17 (12.06%) Clustering
17 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
17 16 (11.35%) BizTalk Server
17 16 (11.35%) Mainframe
17 16 (11.35%) WebLogic
18 15 (10.64%) SOAP
18 15 (10.64%) Ab Initio
18 15 (10.64%) WebSphere
18 15 (10.64%) JIRA
19 14 (9.93%) Knowledge Management

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (11.35%) BizTalk Server
1 16 (11.35%) WebLogic
2 15 (10.64%) WebSphere
3 13 (9.22%) Confluence
4 7 (4.96%) MQSeries
5 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.55%) Apache
7 4 (2.84%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.84%) IIS
8 2 (1.42%) CMS
9 1 (0.71%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.42%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.42%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (1.42%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.71%) Lawson
3 1 (0.71%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.71%) Maximo
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) Internet
1 2 (1.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.71%) FTP
2 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.71%) X.509
2 1 (0.71%) LDAP
2 1 (0.71%) Firewall
2 1 (0.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.18%) DB2
3 14 (9.93%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.55%) EDRMS
4 5 (3.55%) DTS
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (14.89%) Subversion
2 18 (12.77%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.64%) JIRA
4 11 (7.80%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.26%) JUnit
6 5 (3.55%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.13%) Ant
8 2 (1.42%) CA Gen
8 2 (1.42%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (1.42%) Maven
8 2 (1.42%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.71%) Toad
9 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.71%) Hudson
9 1 (0.71%) Mockito
9 1 (0.71%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (19.86%) Retail
2 11 (7.80%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.42%) German Language
4 2 (1.42%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.71%) French Language
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (31.21%) Developer
2 38 (26.95%) Architect
3 25 (17.73%) Consultant
4 24 (17.02%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (12.06%) webMethods Consultant
6 16 (11.35%) Analyst
7 14 (9.93%) webMethods Developer
8 10 (7.09%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) webMethods Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Integration Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Environment Manager
11 4 (2.84%) Environment Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) Oracle DBA
11 4 (2.84%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Deployment Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) webMethods Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) DBA
12 3 (2.13%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.82%) Web Services
2 30 (21.28%) .NET
3 29 (20.57%) XML
4 19 (13.48%) Middleware
5 17 (12.06%) J2EE
6 15 (10.64%) SOAP
7 12 (8.51%) REST
8 10 (7.09%) XSD
8 10 (7.09%) EDI
9 9 (6.38%) JMS
9 9 (6.38%) JDBC
9 9 (6.38%) Ajax
10 8 (5.67%) WSDL
11 7 (4.96%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.96%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (4.26%) XML Schema
13 5 (3.55%) Swing
13 5 (3.55%) Java RMI
13 5 (3.55%) J2SE
13 5 (3.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Clustering
2 16 (11.35%) Mainframe
3 9 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.96%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.84%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.42%) DataPower
7 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.71%) PKI
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.99%) Linux
2 18 (12.77%) UNIX
3 17 (12.06%) Windows
4 7 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.55%) Solaris
5 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.55%) Android
6 2 (1.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.71%) VMS
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.46%) SOA
2 28 (19.86%) Waterfall
3 14 (9.93%) Knowledge Management
3 14 (9.93%) Incident Management
4 13 (9.22%) Data Modelling
5 12 (8.51%) OO
6 11 (7.80%) TDD
6 11 (7.80%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.09%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.38%) ITIL
9 8 (5.67%) Integration Testing
9 8 (5.67%) TOGAF
9 8 (5.67%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.67%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.96%) CRM
10 7 (4.96%) MVC
10 7 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (4.26%) ERP
11 6 (4.26%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 59 (41.84%) Java
2 22 (15.60%) SQL
3 13 (9.22%) Shell Script
4 11 (7.80%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.55%) Perl
6 4 (2.84%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.84%) C
6 4 (2.84%) C#
7 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.42%) Python
9 1 (0.71%) COBOL
9 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.71%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 11 (7.80%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.42%) ISEB
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.71%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (5.67%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.55%) Puppet
3 4 (2.84%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.71%) SCOM
4 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (39.01%) Oracle
2 26 (18.44%) Software AG
3 17 (12.06%) IBM
4 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
5 15 (10.64%) Ab Initio
6 12 (8.51%) TIBCO
7 11 (7.80%) ServiceNow
7 11 (7.80%) JBoss
7 11 (7.80%) SAP
8 9 (6.38%) BEA
9 7 (4.96%) Pega
10 5 (3.55%) VMware
10 5 (3.55%) Green Hat
11 4 (2.84%) Siebel
11 4 (2.84%) Sybase
11 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.84%) HP
12 3 (2.13%) Informatica
13 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.42%) Sun
Essex
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable.
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 16 days ago
Bracknell
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago