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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 493 485 502
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing webMethods 97 83 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.17% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.38% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 17
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £595 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £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
21883 21671 19851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.17% 45.00% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13006 12550 10925
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1000 1130
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £10.89 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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
London +13 33 £600 +22.44% 7
South East +5 31 £350 -14.63% 1
West Midlands -10 10 £575 +25.68%
North West -13 8 £475 +11.76% 1
South West +10 6 £350 -6.66%
East of England -5 3 £550 +12.82% 1
East Midlands -1 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £438 -
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UK

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 124 (52.54%) Java
2 108 (45.76%) Oracle
3 73 (30.93%) UNIX
4 71 (30.08%) SQL
5 67 (28.39%) SOA
6 58 (24.58%) Middleware
7 53 (22.46%) J2EE
8 52 (22.03%) IBM
9 51 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (19.92%) XML
11 43 (18.22%) .NET
12 41 (17.37%) SQL Server
13 40 (16.95%) WebLogic
14 38 (16.10%) SOAP
14 38 (16.10%) WebSphere
14 38 (16.10%) Waterfall
15 37 (15.68%) PL/SQL
15 37 (15.68%) Data Modelling
15 37 (15.68%) TIBCO
16 36 (15.25%) Linux
17 34 (14.41%) XSD
18 31 (13.14%) Software AG
19 29 (12.29%) Informatica
19 29 (12.29%) Finance
20 28 (11.86%) Pega
20 28 (11.86%) Microsoft
20 28 (11.86%) Shell Script
20 28 (11.86%) WSDL
21 27 (11.44%) RUP
21 27 (11.44%) Perl

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (16.95%) WebLogic
2 38 (16.10%) WebSphere
3 17 (7.20%) IIS
4 14 (5.93%) IBM HTTP Server
5 11 (4.66%) Documentum
6 10 (4.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (2.97%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.12%) SAS
8 5 (2.12%) JBoss
8 5 (2.12%) Confluence
9 4 (1.69%) Mule
10 3 (1.27%) Mule ESB
10 3 (1.27%) JCAPS
11 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.42%) Apache
12 1 (0.42%) CMS
12 1 (0.42%) Captiva
Applications
1 9 (3.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) SAP PSCD
2 6 (2.54%) SAP ERP
3 5 (2.12%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.12%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (1.69%) BusinessWare
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.85%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.85%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.85%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.42%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.69%) Boomi
2 3 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.08%) HTTP
2 5 (2.12%) SSL
3 1 (0.42%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.78%) DB2
3 13 (5.51%) MySQL
4 10 (4.24%) EDRMS
5 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.39%) DTS
5 8 (3.39%) Informix
6 7 (2.97%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.27%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.85%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.42%) DataStage
9 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 25 (10.59%) Jenkins
2 21 (8.90%) Subversion
3 15 (6.36%) Maven
3 15 (6.36%) SoapUI
4 13 (5.51%) JIRA
5 12 (5.08%) Ant
6 10 (4.24%) CA Gen
7 9 (3.81%) JUnit
8 8 (3.39%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.12%) XMLSpy
10 4 (1.69%) Selenium
10 4 (1.69%) Toad
11 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.85%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (12.29%) Finance
2 17 (7.20%) Retail
3 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.12%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 86 (36.44%) Developer
2 55 (23.31%) Architect
3 42 (17.80%) webMethods Developer
4 27 (11.44%) Analyst
4 27 (11.44%) Consultant
5 21 (8.90%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (8.90%) Integration Architect
6 16 (6.78%) webMethods Consultant
7 12 (5.08%) Deployment Analyst
7 12 (5.08%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.66%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.24%) Messaging Specialist
9 10 (4.24%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.39%) Contracts Manager
10 8 (3.39%) Data Architect
11 6 (2.54%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.12%) SAP Consultant
12 5 (2.12%) SAS Developer
12 5 (2.12%) Documentum Developer
12 5 (2.12%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (24.58%) Middleware
2 53 (22.46%) J2EE
3 47 (19.92%) XML
4 43 (18.22%) .NET
5 38 (16.10%) SOAP
6 34 (14.41%) XSD
7 28 (11.86%) WSDL
8 20 (8.47%) Web Services
9 18 (7.63%) WebSphere MQ
9 18 (7.63%) REST
10 12 (5.08%) TIBCO EMS
11 11 (4.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 9 (3.81%) JRules
13 7 (2.97%) SAP XI
14 6 (2.54%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (2.54%) SAX
15 5 (2.12%) JDBC
16 4 (1.69%) Hibernate
16 4 (1.69%) JMS
16 4 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.78%) DataPower
3 14 (5.93%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.97%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.85%) Equities
8 1 (0.42%) AS400
8 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.42%) FMCG
8 1 (0.42%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 73 (30.93%) UNIX
2 36 (15.25%) Linux
3 25 (10.59%) Windows
4 13 (5.51%) AIX
5 5 (2.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.27%) Solaris
6 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.27%) Android
6 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (28.39%) SOA
2 51 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (16.10%) Waterfall
4 37 (15.68%) Data Modelling
5 27 (11.44%) RUP
5 27 (11.44%) Configuration Management
5 27 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (11.44%) Test Strategy
6 26 (11.02%) Project Management
7 25 (10.59%) ITIL
8 24 (10.17%) OO
9 20 (8.47%) EAI
10 19 (8.05%) E-Commerce
11 17 (7.20%) Problem Management
12 16 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (5.93%) Mentoring
13 14 (5.93%) Migration
14 13 (5.51%) UML
15 11 (4.66%) Scrum
15 11 (4.66%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (52.54%) Java
2 71 (30.08%) SQL
3 37 (15.68%) PL/SQL
4 28 (11.86%) Shell Script
5 27 (11.44%) Perl
6 7 (2.97%) Python
7 6 (2.54%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.69%) C
9 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.85%) VBA
10 1 (0.42%) ABAP
10 1 (0.42%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (5.93%) Degree
2 13 (5.51%) SC Cleared
2 13 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.54%) CCA
4 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.27%) ISEB
4 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.12%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (2.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (7.63%) Puppet
2 11 (4.66%) CA LISA
3 10 (4.24%) Tivoli
4 8 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.27%) SCCM
6 2 (0.85%) SCOM
6 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 108 (45.76%) Oracle
2 52 (22.03%) IBM
3 37 (15.68%) TIBCO
4 31 (13.14%) Software AG
5 29 (12.29%) Informatica
6 28 (11.86%) Pega
6 28 (11.86%) Microsoft
7 27 (11.44%) BEA
8 21 (8.90%) Business Objects
9 14 (5.93%) SAP
10 12 (5.08%) ATG
11 11 (4.66%) Green Hat
11 11 (4.66%) Solace
12 10 (4.24%) Ab Initio
13 8 (3.39%) CODA
14 5 (2.12%) VMware
15 4 (1.69%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.69%) MuleSoft
15 4 (1.69%) Vitria
15 4 (1.69%) Cisco
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