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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank 156 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing webMethods 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.093% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.54 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.54 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.65%
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
1562 1478 1193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.15% 45.97% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 751 567
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 99 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.03 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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
Lancashire -4 1 £420 -
Merseyside - 1 £575 -
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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%) Windows XP
2 5 (45.45%) SMTP
2 5 (45.45%) FTP
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) SLA
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) JDBC
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) SAP XI
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) BPEL
5 2 (18.18%) Software AG

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) FTP
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
1 5 (45.45%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Programmer
2 4 (36.36%) webMethods Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) webMethods Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Programme Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior webMethods Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Integration Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Server Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) webMethods Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) JDBC
2 5 (45.45%) SAP XI
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) WSDL
3 2 (18.18%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Solaris
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) OO
1 5 (45.45%) OOP
1 5 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) BPEL
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Software AG