The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of webMethods products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 375 404 386
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Contract jobs citing webMethods 40 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.060% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 14
Average daily rate
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£460 £438 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
webMethods
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11074 11322 11266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.83% 45.38% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7407 7469 6989
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £594 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 228 302
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.98 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

webMethods Jobs Demand Trend in London

webMethods
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

webMethods Daily Rate Trend in London

webMethods
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing webMethods across the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

webMethods Daily Rate Histogram in London

webMethods
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
City of London +26 7 £513 +20.64% 3
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (34.78%) Software AG
2 21 (30.43%) SOA
2 21 (30.43%) Linux
3 20 (28.99%) WebSphere
4 19 (27.54%) IBM
5 18 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 18 (26.09%) Retail
5 18 (26.09%) Bash Shell
6 17 (24.64%) DataPower
7 16 (23.19%) AIX
7 16 (23.19%) Python
8 15 (21.74%) SSL
9 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (14.49%) Java
9 10 (14.49%) XML
10 8 (11.59%) Web Services
10 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.14%) Oracle
11 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (10.14%) Line Management
11 7 (10.14%) Clustering
12 6 (8.70%) Finance
13 5 (7.25%) .NET
13 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
14 4 (5.80%) UNIX
14 4 (5.80%) TIBCO
14 4 (5.80%) Middleware
15 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 3 (4.35%) XSLT

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 20 (28.99%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.90%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) XMLSpy
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 18 (26.09%) Retail
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Developer
2 16 (23.19%) Consultant
3 13 (18.84%) webMethods Developer
3 13 (18.84%) webMethods Consultant
4 10 (14.49%) Designer
4 10 (14.49%) Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Designer
6 4 (5.80%) webMethods Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Senior webMethods Developer
7 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Integration Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) webMethods Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Integration Architect
8 2 (2.90%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (14.49%) XML
3 8 (11.59%) Web Services
4 5 (7.25%) .NET
5 4 (5.80%) Middleware
6 3 (4.35%) J2EE
6 3 (4.35%) XSLT
7 2 (2.90%) WSDL
7 2 (2.90%) XSD
7 2 (2.90%) Java EE
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.45%) SOAP
8 1 (1.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) DataPower
2 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Linux
2 16 (23.19%) AIX
3 4 (5.80%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) Windows
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) SUSE
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) SOA
2 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
3 7 (10.14%) Line Management
3 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.35%) Time Management
5 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.90%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.90%) Data Mapping
6 2 (2.90%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.90%) Data Transformation
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.45%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.45%) Release Management
7 1 (1.45%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) Bash Shell
2 16 (23.19%) Python
3 10 (14.49%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) XPath
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) SQL
5 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) vSphere
1 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Software AG
2 19 (27.54%) IBM
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle
4 4 (5.80%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.45%) Retek
6 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) BroadVision
6 1 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft