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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing webMethods 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.54 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 - £39.00
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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
1457 1189 1227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.48% 43.39% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 572 570
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 78 110
Average hourly rate £18.13 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £45.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) VBA
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) Software AG
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) ResourceLink
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) XML Messaging
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) ResourceLink
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
1 3 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods Developer
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) E-Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XML Messaging
2 2 (22.22%) SAP XI
2 2 (22.22%) JDBC
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XSD
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) EAI
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (11.11%) BPEL
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VBA
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) Software AG
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) VMware