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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 476 498 412
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -86
Contract jobs citing webMethods 102 59 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.27% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 37 53
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
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
23240 22263 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.82% 45.71% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 12427 11082
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 989 1316
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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
(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 +22 99 £450 +2.85% 16
London +8 35 £450 +5.88% 4
West Midlands +26 32 £400 +37.93% 3
Shropshire +8 23 £400 +37.93% 2
South East -12 22 £450 -14.28% 1
Telford +11 21 £400 +37.93% 2
Berkshire +11 11 £475 -36.66%
Coventry - 4 £525 -
East of England - 4 £500 - 4
City of London +4 3 £300 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +9 1 £550 -
Norwich - 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 £475 -
Brentwood - 1 £450 - 2
Essex - 1 £450 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 - 1
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Havant - - - -
Horley - - - -
Leeds - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 66 (35.87%) Java
2 57 (30.98%) Oracle
3 56 (30.43%) SOA
4 47 (25.54%) Software AG
5 46 (25.00%) SQL
5 46 (25.00%) UNIX
6 44 (23.91%) XML
7 35 (19.02%) Linux
8 33 (17.93%) IBM
8 33 (17.93%) WebSphere
9 30 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (15.76%) PL/SQL
11 28 (15.22%) Windows
11 28 (15.22%) Middleware
12 27 (14.67%) Finance
13 25 (13.59%) Web Services
13 25 (13.59%) .NET
14 22 (11.96%) TIBCO
15 21 (11.41%) SAP
15 21 (11.41%) AIX
15 21 (11.41%) Data Modelling
15 21 (11.41%) Retail
16 20 (10.87%) XSD
16 20 (10.87%) J2EE
17 19 (10.33%) EAI
17 19 (10.33%) WebSphere MQ
18 17 (9.24%) DataPower
18 17 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (9.24%) Python
18 17 (9.24%) WebLogic

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 33 (17.93%) WebSphere
2 17 (9.24%) WebLogic
3 16 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.26%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.72%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.09%) IIS
6 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.09%) Documentum
6 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.54%) Mule
7 1 (0.54%) Captiva
7 1 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.35%) SAP ERP
2 6 (3.26%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.26%) SAP PSCD
3 5 (2.72%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.63%) ResourceLink
4 3 (1.63%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.63%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.54%) assyst
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.26%) SaaS
2 4 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.63%) PaaS
4 2 (1.09%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.52%) SSL
2 6 (3.26%) HTTP
3 3 (1.63%) Broadband
4 2 (1.09%) Firewall
5 1 (0.54%) BT 21CN
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.54%) MPLS
5 1 (0.54%) SAN
5 1 (0.54%) DMZ
5 1 (0.54%) DNS
5 1 (0.54%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.54%) SNMP
5 1 (0.54%) SMTP
5 1 (0.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.63%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.63%) Informix
3 3 (1.63%) DB2
3 3 (1.63%) MySQL
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) JUnit
2 3 (1.63%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.63%) Subversion
2 3 (1.63%) XMLSpy
3 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.09%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.54%) Maven
4 1 (0.54%) Toad
4 1 (0.54%) Ant
General
1 27 (14.67%) Finance
2 21 (11.41%) Retail
3 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.26%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.09%) German Language
5 2 (1.09%) Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Billing
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (31.52%) Developer
2 35 (19.02%) webMethods Developer
3 34 (18.48%) Architect
4 33 (17.93%) Consultant
5 18 (9.78%) webMethods Consultant
5 18 (9.78%) Designer
6 16 (8.70%) Analyst
7 12 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.43%) SAP Consultant
9 9 (4.89%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.35%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.35%) Integration Architect
11 7 (3.80%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Senior webMethods Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Contracts Manager
12 6 (3.26%) Senior Designer
13 5 (2.72%) SOA Architect
14 4 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 4 (2.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.91%) XML
2 28 (15.22%) Middleware
3 25 (13.59%) Web Services
3 25 (13.59%) .NET
4 20 (10.87%) XSD
4 20 (10.87%) J2EE
5 19 (10.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (7.61%) SOAP
7 12 (6.52%) XSLT
8 11 (5.98%) SAP XI
8 11 (5.98%) SAX
9 10 (5.43%) WSDL
10 6 (3.26%) JDBC
11 5 (2.72%) JMS
12 4 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (2.17%) REST
13 3 (1.63%) SAP PI
13 3 (1.63%) Ajax
14 2 (1.09%) Swing
14 2 (1.09%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.24%) DataPower
1 17 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.35%) Clustering
4 6 (3.26%) FMCG
5 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.17%) Open Source
6 3 (1.63%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.54%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.54%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.54%) CMDB
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) Equities
7 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.00%) UNIX
2 35 (19.02%) Linux
3 28 (15.22%) Windows
4 21 (11.41%) AIX
5 12 (6.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.09%) Solaris
8 2 (1.09%) SUSE
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.54%) Android
9 1 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.43%) SOA
2 30 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.41%) Data Modelling
4 19 (10.33%) EAI
5 16 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 15 (8.15%) Test Strategy
7 13 (7.07%) E-Commerce
7 13 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (5.98%) Mentoring
8 11 (5.98%) Time Management
9 10 (5.43%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.43%) Project Management
9 10 (5.43%) ITIL
9 10 (5.43%) RUP
9 10 (5.43%) OO
9 10 (5.43%) CRM
10 9 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.89%) ERP
11 8 (4.35%) Problem Management
12 7 (3.80%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.87%) Java
2 46 (25.00%) SQL
3 29 (15.76%) PL/SQL
4 17 (9.24%) Python
5 14 (7.61%) Bash Shell
6 12 (6.52%) Perl
7 11 (5.98%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.89%) C
9 3 (1.63%) VBA
10 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (4.89%) SC Cleared
1 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
1 9 (4.89%) Degree
2 6 (3.26%) CCA
3 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.54%) HP APS
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.54%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.54%) ISSEP
4 1 (0.54%) ISSMP
4 1 (0.54%) CISM
4 1 (0.54%) GIAC
4 1 (0.54%) CISSP
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.09%) vSphere
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.54%) SAP ITS
4 1 (0.54%) Docker
4 1 (0.54%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.63%) Puppet
2 3 (1.63%) CA LISA
3 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.54%) WSUS
4 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.54%) Netcool
4 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (30.98%) Oracle
2 47 (25.54%) Software AG
3 33 (17.93%) IBM
4 22 (11.96%) TIBCO
5 21 (11.41%) SAP
6 14 (7.61%) Microsoft
7 12 (6.52%) Informatica
8 11 (5.98%) BEA
9 9 (4.89%) HP
10 7 (3.80%) RedPrairie
10 7 (3.80%) Pega
11 6 (3.26%) Business Objects
11 6 (3.26%) CODA
12 5 (2.72%) VMware
12 5 (2.72%) Cisco
13 4 (2.17%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.17%) Remedy
14 3 (1.63%) Talend
14 3 (1.63%) Green Hat
14 3 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
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