The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of webMethods products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 148 132 121
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing webMethods 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.064% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +46.55%
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
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1786 1346 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.76% 43.14% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 647 494
Average daily rate £400 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £464 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 108 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

webMethods Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

webMethods
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

webMethods Daily Rate Trend in the North West

webMethods
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Cheshire - 2 £470 -
Lancashire +3 1 - -
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (63.64%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) XSD
2 5 (45.45%) WSDL
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 5 (45.45%) BPEL
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Finance

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (9.09%) ResourceLink
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (9.09%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) webMethods Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) webMethods Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) E-Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) XSD
2 5 (45.45%) WSDL
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) BPEL
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Software AG
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell