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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 478 522 456
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -66
Contract jobs citing webMethods 84 32 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.069% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.15% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 51
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22446 21846 24533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.86% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12730 12205 12861
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1003 1114 1289
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.98 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
webMethods
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +19 30 £425 -10.52% 4
North West +9 15 £515 +47.14%
West Midlands -7 14 £280 -27.74%
South East -5 9 £500 +11.11% 1
East of England -21 8 £563 +80.00% 3
South West - 3 £431 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 63 (35.00%) SOA
2 57 (31.67%) Software AG
3 54 (30.00%) Java
4 44 (24.44%) Oracle
5 36 (20.00%) SQL
6 30 (16.67%) Linux
7 29 (16.11%) SQL Server
8 25 (13.89%) Shell Script
8 25 (13.89%) Microsoft
8 25 (13.89%) XML
8 25 (13.89%) Windows
9 24 (13.33%) Python
10 23 (12.78%) .NET
10 23 (12.78%) IBM
10 23 (12.78%) Retail
10 23 (12.78%) Degree
11 22 (12.22%) SAP
11 22 (12.22%) UNIX
12 21 (11.67%) Web Services
12 21 (11.67%) WebSphere
13 19 (10.56%) Finance
13 19 (10.56%) Clustering
13 19 (10.56%) BizTalk Server
14 18 (10.00%) Perl
14 18 (10.00%) PL/SQL
15 16 (8.89%) WebLogic
15 16 (8.89%) Dell
15 16 (8.89%) TIBCO
15 16 (8.89%) Security Cleared
16 15 (8.33%) SaaS

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (11.67%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.56%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (8.89%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.56%) Apache
4 10 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.56%) GlassFish
5 8 (4.44%) IIS
6 5 (2.78%) Confluence
7 2 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.56%) Documentum
8 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.56%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (7.22%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.11%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.11%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.56%) Maximo
3 1 (0.56%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.56%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.33%) SaaS
2 13 (7.22%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (3.33%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Taleo
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.00%) SSL
2 5 (2.78%) Firewall
3 4 (2.22%) LDAP
4 2 (1.11%) Internet
4 2 (1.11%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.78%) DTS
2 5 (2.78%) EDRMS
2 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.22%) DB2
4 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) MS Access
5 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.56%) ReportNet
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 11 (6.11%) Subversion
1 11 (6.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.89%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.33%) JIRA
4 5 (2.78%) JUnit
4 5 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.22%) VisualVM
5 4 (2.22%) XMLSpy
6 3 (1.67%) Ant
7 2 (1.11%) Maven
7 2 (1.11%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.56%) Hudson
8 1 (0.56%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.56%) Log4j
General
1 23 (12.78%) Retail
2 19 (10.56%) Finance
3 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.11%) German Language
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Publishing
5 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (32.78%) Architect
2 47 (26.11%) Developer
3 29 (16.11%) Consultant
4 27 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (11.67%) Integration Architect
5 21 (11.67%) webMethods Consultant
6 19 (10.56%) webMethods Developer
7 12 (6.67%) Analyst
8 9 (5.00%) Administrator
8 9 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.89%) webMethods Architect
9 7 (3.89%) Designer
10 6 (3.33%) webMethods Administrator
10 6 (3.33%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.78%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.78%) Integration Consultant
11 5 (2.78%) Environment Manager
12 4 (2.22%) webMethods Analyst
12 4 (2.22%) Business Analyst
12 4 (2.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.89%) XML
2 23 (12.78%) .NET
3 21 (11.67%) Web Services
4 12 (6.67%) J2EE
5 11 (6.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (6.11%) Middleware
6 7 (3.89%) XSD
7 6 (3.33%) COM+
7 6 (3.33%) SOAP
7 6 (3.33%) JMS
7 6 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (2.78%) Ajax
8 5 (2.78%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.78%) JRules
8 5 (2.78%) Apache Axis
8 5 (2.78%) Java RMI
8 5 (2.78%) WSDL
8 5 (2.78%) XSLT
8 5 (2.78%) Swing
8 5 (2.78%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.56%) Clustering
2 12 (6.67%) DataPower
3 8 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.67%) Linux
2 25 (13.89%) Windows
3 22 (12.22%) UNIX
4 11 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.00%) AIX
5 9 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.44%) Android
7 5 (2.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) VMS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.00%) SOA
2 15 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (7.78%) Waterfall
4 10 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 9 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (5.00%) Time Management
6 8 (4.44%) PRINCE2
6 8 (4.44%) OO
6 8 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (3.89%) UML
7 7 (3.89%) Project Management
7 7 (3.89%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.33%) E-Commerce
9 5 (2.78%) ERP
9 5 (2.78%) EAI
9 5 (2.78%) OOD
9 5 (2.78%) ETL
9 5 (2.78%) TDD
9 5 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 54 (30.00%) Java
2 36 (20.00%) SQL
3 25 (13.89%) Shell Script
4 24 (13.33%) Python
5 18 (10.00%) Perl
5 18 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 14 (7.78%) VBA
6 14 (7.78%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.22%) C
8 4 (2.22%) C#
9 2 (1.11%) XPath
10 1 (0.56%) Groovy
10 1 (0.56%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 23 (12.78%) Degree
2 16 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.11%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CISM
5 1 (0.56%) GIAC
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.56%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.56%) ISSEP
5 1 (0.56%) ISSMP
5 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) Puppet
1 5 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.22%) Opsview
3 2 (1.11%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.56%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 57 (31.67%) Software AG
2 44 (24.44%) Oracle
3 25 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 23 (12.78%) IBM
5 22 (12.22%) SAP
6 16 (8.89%) TIBCO
6 16 (8.89%) Dell
7 15 (8.33%) JBoss
8 5 (2.78%) BEA
8 5 (2.78%) Ab Initio
8 5 (2.78%) VMware
9 4 (2.22%) Splunk
9 4 (2.22%) Pega
9 4 (2.22%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.22%) Informatica
9 4 (2.22%) Sybase
10 3 (1.67%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.11%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.11%) HP
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