The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of webMethods products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 132 128 110
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing webMethods 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.31% 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.72% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £39.00
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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 South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1138 1254 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.88% 42.92% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 831 494
Average daily rate £364 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 74 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £16.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.50% +24.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing webMethods across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

webMethods Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

webMethods
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing webMethods across the South West region.

webMethods Daily Rate Trend in the South West

webMethods
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing webMethods across the South West region.

webMethods Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

webMethods
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
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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
Gloucestershire -9 5 £350 +16.66%
Bristol -5 1 - -
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (83.33%) SOAP
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) EAI
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) German Language

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
General
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) webMethods Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
1 5 (83.33%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) EAI
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM