The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of webMethods products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 35 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing webMethods 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 1.47% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 2.73% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£563 £368 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -20.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
webMethods
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
107 110 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 43.85% 53.92% 50.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 91
Average daily rate £450 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £47.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.95% +193.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.07 £16.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £47.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing webMethods across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

webMethods Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

webMethods
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing webMethods across the Kent region.

webMethods Daily Rate Trend in Kent

webMethods
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 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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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
Faversham 0 1 £563 -10.00%
Tunbridge Wells -4 1 - -
webMethods
South East

webMethods
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 9 (90.00%) Project Management
2 8 (80.00%) Matrix Management
2 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (80.00%) CODA
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSD
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (80.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSD
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Project Management
2 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (80.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) CODA