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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank 159 148 125
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Contract jobs citing webMethods 5 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.13% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.30% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1697 1652 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.79% 43.76% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 859 666
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 98 92
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing webMethods as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 5 £450 -
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing webMethods also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (50.00%) BroadVision
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Axway
2 4 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) XSD
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) WSDL
3 3 (37.50%) BPEL
4 1 (12.50%) Mule
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) WSO2
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Java

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Mule
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Integration Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Specialist
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) webMethods Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) WSDL
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XSD
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) BPEL
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Axway
1 4 (50.00%) BroadVision
1 4 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) WSO2