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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 494 501 534
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +33
Contract jobs citing webMethods 118 81 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.16% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.35% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 29
Average daily rate
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£450 £460 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
23743 22981 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.03% 45.64% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14353 13118 12598
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1016 1014 1026
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
South East -2 37 £480 -1.53% 4
London +7 33 £450 - 2
West Midlands 0 18 £450 +41.73% 1
Yorkshire - 14 £388 -
North West -37 7 £450 -12.62% 4
South West -4 3 £388 +24.00% 1
East of England 0 1 - -
East Midlands -8 1 - -
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webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 122 (56.74%) Java
2 89 (41.40%) Oracle
3 80 (37.21%) SQL
4 68 (31.63%) UNIX
4 68 (31.63%) SOA
5 48 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (20.93%) J2EE
7 43 (20.00%) XML
7 43 (20.00%) SOAP
8 41 (19.07%) .NET
8 41 (19.07%) Software AG
9 40 (18.60%) WebLogic
10 38 (17.67%) Middleware
11 36 (16.74%) SQL Server
12 31 (14.42%) Waterfall
13 29 (13.49%) Data Modelling
14 28 (13.02%) PL/SQL
14 28 (13.02%) Web Services
14 28 (13.02%) Shell Script
14 28 (13.02%) Microsoft
14 28 (13.02%) Problem Management
15 27 (12.56%) OO
15 27 (12.56%) JBoss
15 27 (12.56%) Test Strategy
15 27 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (12.09%) REST
16 26 (12.09%) Puppet
16 26 (12.09%) IBM
17 25 (11.63%) Informatica
17 25 (11.63%) Windows

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 40 (18.60%) WebLogic
2 27 (12.56%) JBoss
3 22 (10.23%) IIS
4 17 (7.91%) WebSphere
5 15 (6.98%) Documentum
6 10 (4.65%) Apache
7 8 (3.72%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (3.26%) Confluence
9 5 (2.33%) Mule
10 4 (1.86%) JCAPS
10 4 (1.86%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (1.86%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.40%) SAS
12 2 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.93%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.93%) Captiva
13 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.47%) CMS
13 1 (0.47%) iPlanet
Applications
1 12 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.72%) SAP PSCD
2 7 (3.26%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (2.33%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.86%) BusinessWare
5 3 (1.40%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.40%) SAP FI-CA
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.93%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.93%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.93%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.47%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.47%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.98%) Google Analytics
2 9 (4.19%) Boomi
3 8 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.79%) SaaS
4 6 (2.79%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.79%) FTP
1 6 (2.79%) HTTP
2 5 (2.33%) SMTP
3 4 (1.86%) SSL
4 3 (1.40%) SAN
4 3 (1.40%) Firewall
4 3 (1.40%) Network Security
4 3 (1.40%) NAS
4 3 (1.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.77%) DB2
3 18 (8.37%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (7.44%) MySQL
5 14 (6.51%) EDRMS
6 12 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (5.58%) DTS
7 6 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.86%) Informix
10 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.47%) Big Data
12 1 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 22 (10.23%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.98%) CA Gen
2 15 (6.98%) Selenium
3 14 (6.51%) Subversion
4 12 (5.58%) JUnit
4 12 (5.58%) TeamCity
5 11 (5.12%) JIRA
6 9 (4.19%) Ant
6 9 (4.19%) Maven
7 8 (3.72%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.72%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.79%) Git (software)
9 5 (2.33%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.33%) ClearCase
10 4 (1.86%) Toad
10 4 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.40%) XMLSpy
12 1 (0.47%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (8.37%) Retail
2 15 (6.98%) Finance
3 6 (2.79%) Back Office
4 5 (2.33%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 72 (33.49%) Developer
2 66 (30.70%) Architect
3 45 (20.93%) Analyst
4 33 (15.35%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (13.02%) Consultant
6 25 (11.63%) webMethods Developer
7 22 (10.23%) Support Analyst
8 16 (7.44%) Applications Support
8 16 (7.44%) Applications Support Analyst
9 14 (6.51%) Integration Architect
10 13 (6.05%) webMethods Consultant
11 11 (5.12%) Documentum Developer
12 9 (4.19%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (3.72%) Technical Architect
14 6 (2.79%) SAP Consultant
14 6 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
14 6 (2.79%) webMethods Architect
14 6 (2.79%) Cloud Developer
14 6 (2.79%) webMethods Analyst
15 5 (2.33%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (20.93%) J2EE
2 43 (20.00%) SOAP
2 43 (20.00%) XML
3 41 (19.07%) .NET
4 38 (17.67%) Middleware
5 28 (13.02%) Web Services
6 26 (12.09%) REST
7 16 (7.44%) XSD
8 15 (6.98%) JSON
9 14 (6.51%) WSDL
10 13 (6.05%) JRules
11 12 (5.58%) Spring
11 12 (5.58%) Hibernate
11 12 (5.58%) SAP XI
12 10 (4.65%) J2SE
13 8 (3.72%) HTML
13 8 (3.72%) HTML5
14 7 (3.26%) Oracle Fusion
14 7 (3.26%) EJB
15 6 (2.79%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 7 (3.26%) DataPower
5 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.93%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
7 1 (0.47%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.47%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.47%) AS400
7 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 68 (31.63%) UNIX
2 25 (11.63%) Windows
3 22 (10.23%) Linux
4 12 (5.58%) AIX
5 6 (2.79%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.33%) Solaris
7 3 (1.40%) SUSE
8 1 (0.47%) Android
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.63%) SOA
2 48 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.42%) Waterfall
4 29 (13.49%) Data Modelling
5 28 (13.02%) Problem Management
6 27 (12.56%) OO
6 27 (12.56%) Test Strategy
7 24 (11.16%) DevOps
8 23 (10.70%) E-Commerce
9 19 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (8.84%) ITIL
9 19 (8.84%) Configuration Management
10 18 (8.37%) Project Management
10 18 (8.37%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (7.44%) RUP
12 15 (6.98%) UML
12 15 (6.98%) Validation
12 15 (6.98%) Web Analytics
12 15 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 122 (56.74%) Java
2 80 (37.21%) SQL
3 28 (13.02%) PL/SQL
3 28 (13.02%) Shell Script
4 19 (8.84%) Perl
5 15 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.79%) Groovy
7 5 (2.33%) Scala
7 5 (2.33%) Python
7 5 (2.33%) C
7 5 (2.33%) ABAP
8 4 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.93%) VBA
11 1 (0.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (8.84%) Degree
2 11 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.79%) CCA
5 4 (1.86%) ISEB
5 4 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.40%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.93%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.47%) PMP
8 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.37%) SLA
2 4 (1.86%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (2.33%) Docker
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (12.09%) Puppet
2 12 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.40%) CA LISA
3 3 (1.40%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.40%) SCCM
4 2 (0.93%) SCOM
5 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 89 (41.40%) Oracle
2 41 (19.07%) Software AG
3 28 (13.02%) Microsoft
4 26 (12.09%) IBM
5 25 (11.63%) Informatica
6 22 (10.23%) BEA
7 21 (9.77%) SAP
7 21 (9.77%) Pega
8 16 (7.44%) TIBCO
9 15 (6.98%) Google
10 11 (5.12%) MuleSoft
11 9 (4.19%) Splunk
11 9 (4.19%) Dell
12 8 (3.72%) Ab Initio
12 8 (3.72%) VMware
13 5 (2.33%) Adobe
13 5 (2.33%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.86%) ATG
14 4 (1.86%) Vitria
14 4 (1.86%) Cisco
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