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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 123 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing webMethods 14 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.10% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£515 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1437 1333 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.99% 45.79% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 585 726
Average daily rate £335 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 107 128
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing webMethods across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

webMethods Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Merseyside - - - -
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (88.89%) Dell
1 16 (88.89%) Software AG
2 15 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) Java
3 14 (77.78%) Perl
3 14 (77.78%) SAP
3 14 (77.78%) Python
3 14 (77.78%) VBA
3 14 (77.78%) Shell Script
3 14 (77.78%) SaaS
4 13 (72.22%) SuccessFactors
4 13 (72.22%) ResourceLink
5 12 (66.67%) Degree
5 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
7 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.11%) SOA
9 1 (5.56%) MS Access
9 1 (5.56%) .NET
9 1 (5.56%) LDAP
9 1 (5.56%) Taleo
9 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (5.56%) Lumesse

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (72.22%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) SaaS
2 13 (72.22%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (5.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Integration Architect
3 7 (38.89%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Perl
2 14 (77.78%) Python
2 14 (77.78%) VBA
2 14 (77.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Dell
1 16 (88.89%) Software AG
2 14 (77.78%) SAP
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Lumesse