The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of webMethods products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank 487 514 520
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Contract jobs citing webMethods 164 110 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 65 47
Median daily rate £420 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £431 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.76% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23882 24271 23846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.60% 44.83% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14714 13999 13524
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 1112 1055
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.14 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.15 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing webMethods as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

webMethods Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

webMethods
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing webMethods within the UK.

webMethods Daily Rate Trend in the UK

webMethods
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing webMethods within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

webMethods Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

webMethods
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing webMethods within the UK.

webMethods Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

webMethods
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
England +42 158 £415 -7.77% 5
London -5 45 £425 -22.72% 4
East Midlands +48 31 - -
Nottingham +28 29 - -
Nottinghamshire +28 29 - -
West Midlands +13 28 £415 -27.82%
Shropshire -17 24 £408 +1.87%
Telford -16 19 £408 +1.87%
South West +12 18 £325 -7.14%
Gloucestershire +9 18 £325 -7.14%
South East -24 17 £500 +42.85% 1
Cheltenham +17 13 £325 -3.70%
East of England +14 9 £383 -30.45%
Essex +5 7 £358 -34.95%
North West -11 6 £463 -2.63%
Surrey -7 5 £500 -
West Sussex -32 5 £650 +18.18%
City of London +29 4 £375 -40.00% 1
Scotland -2 4 £625 +42.85%
Worthing -46 4 £650 +62.50%
Edinburgh - 4 £625 -
Hampshire 0 3 £413 +37.50%
Berkshire -18 3 £500 +42.85% 1
Manchester - 3 £450 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £358 -
Midlands - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 -
Weybridge -6 1 £500 -
Bracknell -10 1 - -
Kent -19 1 - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 with a requirement for webMethods.

1 139 (46.96%) Unix
2 113 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (37.16%) Oracle
4 105 (35.47%) Middleware
5 95 (32.09%) WebLogic
5 95 (32.09%) Java
6 89 (30.07%) SQL
7 69 (23.31%) Linux
8 67 (22.64%) SOAP
9 64 (21.62%) XML
10 57 (19.26%) J2EE
11 53 (17.91%) WebSphere
12 48 (16.22%) REST
13 46 (15.54%) Shell Script
14 45 (15.20%) Pega
15 43 (14.53%) DataPower
15 43 (14.53%) Web Services
16 42 (14.19%) SOA
17 41 (13.85%) IBM
18 40 (13.51%) Security Cleared
19 39 (13.18%) Windows
20 38 (12.84%) SC Cleared
21 37 (12.50%) Apache
22 36 (12.16%) ITIL
23 33 (11.15%) Puppet
24 31 (10.47%) Test Strategy
25 30 (10.14%) Software AG
26 29 (9.80%) Apigee
26 29 (9.80%) JSON
27 27 (9.12%) SSL

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills 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 95 (32.09%) WebLogic
2 53 (17.91%) WebSphere
3 37 (12.50%) Apache
4 22 (7.43%) JBoss
5 15 (5.07%) IIS
6 14 (4.73%) WebLogic Portal
7 13 (4.39%) Tomcat
8 12 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (4.05%) IBM HTTP Server
9 11 (3.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (2.03%) Mule
11 5 (1.69%) Documentum
11 5 (1.69%) WebLogic Integration
12 4 (1.35%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.01%) Captiva
13 3 (1.01%) JCAPS
13 3 (1.01%) Mule ESB
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (1.69%) MS Project
2 2 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.04%) SAP PSCD
2 6 (2.03%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.35%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.35%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.35%) SAP FI-CA
3 4 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.68%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.34%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.77%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.69%) Google App Engine
3 5 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.01%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (1.01%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.12%) SSL
2 20 (6.76%) Firewall
3 19 (6.42%) HTTP
4 17 (5.74%) DNS
5 7 (2.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.35%) FTP
6 4 (1.35%) Internet
6 4 (1.35%) LDAP
7 1 (0.34%) AMQP
7 1 (0.34%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.74%) MongoDB
3 13 (4.39%) Oracle OWB
4 12 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.03%) DataStage
5 6 (2.03%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.35%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) HBase
9 1 (0.34%) MySQL
9 1 (0.34%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (8.78%) Jenkins
2 17 (5.74%) Selenium
3 15 (5.07%) Maven
4 14 (4.73%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.39%) ClearCase
6 12 (4.05%) CA Gen
7 11 (3.72%) Ant
7 11 (3.72%) Subversion
8 10 (3.38%) Eclipse
8 10 (3.38%) IntelliJ
8 10 (3.38%) JIRA
8 10 (3.38%) JUnit
9 9 (3.04%) ClearQuest
10 5 (1.69%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.35%) git-flow
11 4 (1.35%) Hudson
12 3 (1.01%) VisualVM
13 2 (0.68%) Toad
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
14 1 (0.34%) PVCS
General
1 23 (7.77%) Finance
2 18 (6.08%) Retail
3 11 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.03%) General Ledger
6 5 (1.69%) Marketing
7 4 (1.35%) Electronics
8 3 (1.01%) Billing
9 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (35.14%) Developer
2 67 (22.64%) Architect
3 46 (15.54%) webMethods Developer
4 38 (12.84%) Integration Architect
5 35 (11.82%) Consultant
6 33 (11.15%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (8.11%) webMethods Architect
8 23 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (7.77%) Middleware Developer
9 22 (7.43%) Integration Developer
10 19 (6.42%) Integration Specialist
11 17 (5.74%) Analyst
11 17 (5.74%) Software Engineer
12 16 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 16 (5.41%) Middleware Specialist
13 15 (5.07%) Java Developer
14 13 (4.39%) Monitoring Engineer
14 13 (4.39%) webMethods Consultant
15 11 (3.72%) Software Developer
15 11 (3.72%) webMethods Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (35.47%) Middleware
2 67 (22.64%) SOAP
3 64 (21.62%) XML
4 57 (19.26%) J2EE
5 48 (16.22%) REST
6 43 (14.53%) Web Services
7 29 (9.80%) JSON
8 26 (8.78%) HTML
9 24 (8.11%) Spring
10 21 (7.09%) IBM Integration Bus
10 21 (7.09%) JMS
11 19 (6.42%) Hibernate
12 17 (5.74%) J2SE
12 17 (5.74%) Play Framework
13 16 (5.41%) .NET
14 15 (5.07%) Java EE
14 15 (5.07%) WebSphere MQ
15 14 (4.73%) HTML5
16 13 (4.39%) CSS
17 12 (4.05%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.53%) DataPower
2 11 (3.72%) Data Extraction
3 9 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.35%) Biometrics
5 4 (1.35%) Clustering
5 4 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.35%) FMCG
5 4 (1.35%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.01%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.68%) Contactless
7 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.68%) EMV
8 1 (0.34%) EPoS
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.34%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 139 (46.96%) Unix
2 69 (23.31%) Linux
3 39 (13.18%) Windows
4 21 (7.09%) AIX
5 17 (5.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 16 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
6 16 (5.41%) SUSE
7 8 (2.70%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.01%) Solaris
10 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (14.19%) SOA
3 36 (12.16%) ITIL
4 31 (10.47%) Test Strategy
5 23 (7.77%) Configuration Management
5 23 (7.77%) DevOps
5 23 (7.77%) TOGAF
6 22 (7.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 22 (7.43%) Open Source
6 22 (7.43%) Software Engineering
7 21 (7.09%) Microservices
8 19 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (6.42%) Waterfall
9 18 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (6.08%) Load Balancing
9 18 (6.08%) Service Management
9 18 (6.08%) Unified Process
10 17 (5.74%) RUP
11 16 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 95 (32.09%) Java
2 89 (30.07%) SQL
3 46 (15.54%) Shell Script
4 24 (8.11%) Perl
4 24 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.76%) Bash Shell
6 17 (5.74%) Scala
7 7 (2.36%) C#
7 7 (2.36%) Haskell
8 5 (1.69%) Python
9 3 (1.01%) XPath
10 2 (0.68%) ABAP
11 1 (0.34%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.34%) Groovy
11 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 38 (12.84%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.70%) ISEB
4 7 (2.36%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (2.03%) CCA
6 5 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.35%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.68%) Degree
9 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) RosettaNet
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (5.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 33 (11.15%) Puppet
2 13 (4.39%) BMC PATROL
2 13 (4.39%) Kibana
2 13 (4.39%) OPNET
2 13 (4.39%) SCOM
3 12 (4.05%) logstash
4 7 (2.36%) Opsview
5 5 (1.69%) Control-M
5 5 (1.69%) Grafana
6 4 (1.35%) Graphite
6 4 (1.35%) Nagios
6 4 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.68%) OVSD
8 1 (0.34%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 110 (37.16%) Oracle
2 45 (15.20%) Pega
3 41 (13.85%) IBM
4 30 (10.14%) Software AG
5 29 (9.80%) Apigee
6 25 (8.45%) SAP
7 23 (7.77%) BEA
7 23 (7.77%) TIBCO
8 22 (7.43%) Informatica
9 16 (5.41%) Intel
10 14 (4.73%) Adobe
11 13 (4.39%) BMC
12 12 (4.05%) ATG
12 12 (4.05%) Digital Fuel
12 12 (4.05%) Microsoft
13 10 (3.38%) Ab Initio
14 8 (2.70%) Red Hat
14 8 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (2.03%) HP
15 6 (2.03%) Siebel
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