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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 135 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing webMethods 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.21% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£301 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.17% -
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 - -
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1488 1216 1475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.87% 43.23% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 554 686
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 110 107
Average hourly rate £17.75 £22.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 19 (86.36%) Java
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 18 (81.82%) SAP
2 18 (81.82%) Dell
2 18 (81.82%) Software AG
3 17 (77.27%) PL/SQL
4 16 (72.73%) Perl
4 16 (72.73%) VBA
4 16 (72.73%) Shell Script
4 16 (72.73%) Python
4 16 (72.73%) SaaS
5 15 (68.18%) SuccessFactors
5 15 (68.18%) ResourceLink
6 14 (63.64%) Degree
6 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
7 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
8 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
9 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.09%) SOA
10 2 (9.09%) JDBC
10 2 (9.09%) Web Services
10 2 (9.09%) ITIL
10 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 2 (9.09%) Finance
10 2 (9.09%) SAP XI
11 1 (4.55%) Taleo
11 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
11 1 (4.55%) EAI
11 1 (4.55%) Lumesse

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (68.18%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 16 (72.73%) SaaS
2 15 (68.18%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (4.55%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MS Access
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Architect
2 10 (45.45%) Integration Architect
3 8 (36.36%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) webMethods Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JDBC
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) SAP XI
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) SOA
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) EAI
2 1 (4.55%) B2B
2 1 (4.55%) B2C
2 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) PL/SQL
3 16 (72.73%) Perl
3 16 (72.73%) VBA
3 16 (72.73%) Python
3 16 (72.73%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) SAP
1 18 (81.82%) Dell
1 18 (81.82%) Software AG
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Lumesse
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle