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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 502 509 461
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -48
Contract jobs citing webMethods 90 61 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 44
Average daily rate
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£456 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £32.54 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 - £39.00

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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing webMethods within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
England +4 86 £463 +14.19% 10
London +19 32 £530 +32.50% 1
West Midlands +20 30 £400 +37.93% 4
Shropshire +8 18 £400 +37.93% 1
Telford +9 16 £400 +37.93% 1
South East -26 15 £463 -11.90% 3
Berkshire +4 8 £475 - 2
Coventry - 6 £425 - 2
East of England -8 5 £550 +57.14% 2
City of London -1 3 £513 +28.12%
Bracknell - 2 £426 -
Norwich +9 1 - - 1
East Midlands +8 1 £550 -
Norfolk +6 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £400 -
South West - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Derby - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Colchester - - - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 63 (35.20%) Java
2 62 (34.64%) Software AG
3 51 (28.49%) SOA
4 48 (26.82%) SQL
5 46 (25.70%) Oracle
6 36 (20.11%) PL/SQL
7 35 (19.55%) XML
7 35 (19.55%) UNIX
8 33 (18.44%) Linux
8 33 (18.44%) SAP
9 31 (17.32%) Python
10 29 (16.20%) IBM
11 27 (15.08%) WebSphere
12 26 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (12.85%) Web Services
13 23 (12.85%) Windows
13 23 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (12.29%) AIX
14 22 (12.29%) Perl
14 22 (12.29%) Finance
15 21 (11.73%) Retail
16 20 (11.17%) .NET
17 19 (10.61%) Shell Script
17 19 (10.61%) Middleware
17 19 (10.61%) DataPower
17 19 (10.61%) Bash Shell
18 18 (10.06%) SaaS
18 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
18 18 (10.06%) J2EE
19 17 (9.50%) WebSphere MQ

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 27 (15.08%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.94%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (6.70%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.23%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.12%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.56%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (7.26%) ResourceLink
2 7 (3.91%) SAP ERP
2 7 (3.91%) SAP FI
3 6 (3.35%) SAP PSCD
4 5 (2.79%) SAP FI-CA
5 3 (1.68%) SAP HR
5 3 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (1.68%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.56%) assyst
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.56%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.06%) SaaS
2 13 (7.26%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.68%) PaaS
4 2 (1.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.38%) SSL
2 5 (2.79%) HTTP
3 3 (1.68%) Broadband
3 3 (1.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) BT 21CN
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.56%) SMTP
4 1 (0.56%) FTP
4 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.56%) SNMP
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
4 1 (0.56%) DMZ
4 1 (0.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.68%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.12%) DB2
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.23%) JUnit
2 3 (1.68%) XMLSpy
2 3 (1.68%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.12%) Subversion
3 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.56%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) VisualVM
General
1 22 (12.29%) Finance
2 21 (11.73%) Retail
3 9 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.35%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.23%) Banking
6 3 (1.68%) German Language
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (31.28%) Developer
2 43 (24.02%) Architect
3 31 (17.32%) webMethods Developer
4 29 (16.20%) Consultant
5 18 (10.06%) Designer
6 15 (8.38%) Integration Architect
7 14 (7.82%) webMethods Consultant
8 12 (6.70%) Analyst
8 12 (6.70%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.59%) Business Analyst
10 9 (5.03%) SAP Consultant
11 8 (4.47%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.91%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.91%) Senior webMethods Developer
13 6 (3.35%) Senior Designer
14 5 (2.79%) SOA Architect
14 5 (2.79%) webMethods Architect
14 5 (2.79%) Project Manager
14 5 (2.79%) Administrator
14 5 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.55%) XML
2 23 (12.85%) Web Services
3 20 (11.17%) .NET
4 19 (10.61%) Middleware
5 18 (10.06%) J2EE
6 17 (9.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 15 (8.38%) XSD
8 12 (6.70%) XSLT
9 11 (6.15%) SOAP
9 11 (6.15%) SAX
9 11 (6.15%) SAP XI
10 7 (3.91%) WSDL
11 6 (3.35%) JMS
12 5 (2.79%) JDBC
13 4 (2.23%) Oracle Fusion
14 3 (1.68%) REST
14 3 (1.68%) SAP PI
14 3 (1.68%) Ajax
14 3 (1.68%) Java EE
15 2 (1.12%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.61%) DataPower
3 9 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.03%) Clustering
4 6 (3.35%) FMCG
5 3 (1.68%) Open Source
5 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) CMDB
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.55%) UNIX
2 33 (18.44%) Linux
3 23 (12.85%) Windows
4 22 (12.29%) AIX
5 15 (8.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.12%) SUSE
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.56%) Android
10 1 (0.56%) VMS
10 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.49%) SOA
2 26 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (8.94%) Data Modelling
4 15 (8.38%) EAI
5 14 (7.82%) Waterfall
6 12 (6.70%) Time Management
7 11 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (6.15%) Test Strategy
7 11 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.59%) CRM
9 9 (5.03%) ERP
9 9 (5.03%) OO
9 9 (5.03%) RUP
10 8 (4.47%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (4.47%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.91%) Test Management
11 7 (3.91%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.91%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.91%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.20%) Java
2 48 (26.82%) SQL
3 36 (20.11%) PL/SQL
4 31 (17.32%) Python
5 22 (12.29%) Perl
6 19 (10.61%) Shell Script
6 19 (10.61%) Bash Shell
7 14 (7.82%) VBA
8 9 (5.03%) C
9 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (8.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.38%) Degree
2 15 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.35%) CCA
4 1 (0.56%) CISSP
4 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.56%) CISM
4 1 (0.56%) GIAC
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.56%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.56%) ISSEP
4 1 (0.56%) ISSMP
4 1 (0.56%) HP APS
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) SLA
1 2 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.12%) vSphere
2 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.56%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) LXC
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.12%) Puppet
2 2 (1.12%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.56%) Opsview
3 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.56%) Netcool
3 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (34.64%) Software AG
2 46 (25.70%) Oracle
3 33 (18.44%) SAP
4 29 (16.20%) IBM
5 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
6 15 (8.38%) Dell
7 13 (7.26%) TIBCO
8 8 (4.47%) BEA
8 8 (4.47%) Informatica
9 7 (3.91%) HP
9 7 (3.91%) RedPrairie
10 4 (2.23%) Cisco
10 4 (2.23%) Business Objects
10 4 (2.23%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.23%) VMware
10 4 (2.23%) Remedy
10 4 (2.23%) Pega
11 3 (1.68%) Talend
11 3 (1.68%) BMC
11 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
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