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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank 551 540 548
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing webMethods 104 114 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 43
Median daily rate £438 £413 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -10.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £400 £488
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
24044 24752 26246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.80% 43.26% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14682 14636 14796
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1181
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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 29 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 26 September 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 -1 100 £438 +6.06% 5
London +2 31 £388 -13.88% 4
West Midlands -20 25 £415 -7.77%
South East +3 23 £650 +35.41% 1
Shropshire -15 20 £400 -8.57%
Telford -18 18 £400 -8.57%
Berkshire -1 10 £650 +35.41%
West Sussex -2 10 £445 -
East Midlands - 9 £320 -
East of England +16 8 - -
Worthing -19 8 £445 -
Nottinghamshire - 8 - -
Bracknell -7 6 £650 +30.00%
Cambridge - 6 - -
Nottingham - 6 - -
Cambridgeshire - 6 - -
City of London +10 4 £500 +8.10%
South West +7 4 £700 +77.77%
Wiltshire - 4 £700 -
Swindon - 4 £700 -
Hampshire +10 2 £413 +3.12% 1
Essex +4 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 100 (45.05%) Unix
2 91 (40.99%) Java
3 83 (37.39%) Oracle
3 83 (37.39%) Middleware
4 71 (31.98%) SQL
5 63 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (27.03%) WebLogic
7 57 (25.68%) J2EE
8 55 (24.77%) SOAP
8 55 (24.77%) Linux
9 50 (22.52%) XML
10 38 (17.12%) REST
11 37 (16.67%) Puppet
11 37 (16.67%) Open Source
12 36 (16.22%) IBM
13 35 (15.77%) Shell Script
14 31 (13.96%) SAP
14 31 (13.96%) Web Services
14 31 (13.96%) Spring
15 29 (13.06%) SOA
16 28 (12.61%) AIX
16 28 (12.61%) Software AG
16 28 (12.61%) DevOps
17 27 (12.16%) Hibernate
18 26 (11.71%) Finance
18 26 (11.71%) Microservices
19 25 (11.26%) Retail
19 25 (11.26%) JSON
20 24 (10.81%) WebSphere
20 24 (10.81%) Configuration Management

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 60 (27.03%) WebLogic
2 24 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 23 (10.36%) JBoss
4 21 (9.46%) WebLogic Portal
5 20 (9.01%) Apache
6 12 (5.41%) IIS
7 11 (4.95%) Tomcat
8 9 (4.05%) IBM HTTP Server
8 9 (4.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.35%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.90%) Mule
11 1 (0.45%) Documentum
11 1 (0.45%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.45%) nginx
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
3 1 (0.45%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 11 (4.95%) SAP ERP
1 11 (4.95%) SAP PSCD
2 6 (2.70%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.80%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.80%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.80%) SAP FI-CA
3 4 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.35%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (1.35%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.01%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.50%) Google App Engine
4 10 (4.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (1.35%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.46%) Firewall
2 20 (9.01%) SSL
3 19 (8.56%) DNS
4 10 (4.50%) HTTP
5 3 (1.35%) Internet
5 3 (1.35%) LAN
5 3 (1.35%) LDAP
5 3 (1.35%) SAN
5 3 (1.35%) WAN
6 2 (0.90%) FTP
7 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.36%) MongoDB
2 10 (4.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (3.60%) SAP BW
5 7 (3.15%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.80%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (1.35%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.90%) HBase
8 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.90%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.45%) DataStage
9 1 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 23 (10.36%) Selenium
2 15 (6.76%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.41%) JUnit
4 11 (4.95%) Eclipse
4 11 (4.95%) IntelliJ
5 10 (4.50%) JIRA
6 9 (4.05%) Ant
6 9 (4.05%) Git (software)
6 9 (4.05%) Maven
6 9 (4.05%) Subversion
7 8 (3.60%) CA Gen
8 6 (2.70%) ClearCase
8 6 (2.70%) ClearQuest
9 5 (2.25%) Toad
10 3 (1.35%) VisualVM
11 2 (0.90%) PVCS
12 1 (0.45%) Grunt
12 1 (0.45%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.45%) Sublime Text
General
1 26 (11.71%) Finance
2 25 (11.26%) Retail
3 11 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.50%) Banking
5 7 (3.15%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.80%) Electronics
7 4 (1.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (30.63%) Developer
2 50 (22.52%) Architect
3 32 (14.41%) Consultant
4 27 (12.16%) Integration Architect
5 22 (9.91%) Analyst
5 22 (9.91%) Java Developer
6 20 (9.01%) Software Engineer
6 20 (9.01%) webMethods Developer
7 19 (8.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (8.56%) Java Engineer
7 19 (8.56%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 19 (8.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 19 (8.56%) Scala Software Engineer
8 18 (8.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 17 (7.66%) Java Scala Developer
9 17 (7.66%) Java Software Developer
9 17 (7.66%) Scala Developer
9 17 (7.66%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (6.76%) SAP Consultant
11 12 (5.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (37.39%) Middleware
2 57 (25.68%) J2EE
3 55 (24.77%) SOAP
4 50 (22.52%) XML
5 38 (17.12%) REST
6 31 (13.96%) Spring
6 31 (13.96%) Web Services
7 27 (12.16%) Hibernate
8 25 (11.26%) JSON
9 23 (10.36%) J2SE
9 23 (10.36%) Play Framework
10 21 (9.46%) HTML
11 15 (6.76%) HTML5
12 13 (5.86%) .NET
12 13 (5.86%) Java EE
13 12 (5.41%) CSS
14 11 (4.95%) EJB
14 11 (4.95%) IBM Integration Bus
14 11 (4.95%) RESTful
14 11 (4.95%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.46%) DataPower
2 9 (4.05%) Data Extraction
2 9 (4.05%) iSeries
3 7 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.25%) Clustering
6 3 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.35%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.90%) Contactless
7 2 (0.90%) EMV
7 2 (0.90%) FMCG
8 1 (0.45%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.45%) Life Science
8 1 (0.45%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) Statistics
8 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (45.05%) Unix
2 55 (24.77%) Linux
3 28 (12.61%) AIX
4 23 (10.36%) Windows
5 15 (6.76%) Oracle Linux
5 15 (6.76%) SUSE
6 13 (5.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.70%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.80%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.45%) VME
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.67%) Open Source
3 29 (13.06%) SOA
4 28 (12.61%) DevOps
5 26 (11.71%) Microservices
6 24 (10.81%) Configuration Management
7 23 (10.36%) Enterprise Architecture
7 23 (10.36%) ITIL
8 20 (9.01%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.66%) ERP
9 17 (7.66%) Waterfall
10 15 (6.76%) Load Balancing
10 15 (6.76%) Release Management
11 13 (5.86%) OO
11 13 (5.86%) RUP
11 13 (5.86%) Test Strategy
12 12 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (4.95%) E-Commerce
13 11 (4.95%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 91 (40.99%) Java
2 71 (31.98%) SQL
3 35 (15.77%) Shell Script
4 23 (10.36%) Scala
5 19 (8.56%) PL/SQL
6 15 (6.76%) Bash Shell
7 14 (6.31%) Perl
8 8 (3.60%) COBOL
9 4 (1.80%) C
9 4 (1.80%) C#
9 4 (1.80%) Python
10 2 (0.90%) Groovy
10 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.45%) C++
11 1 (0.45%) Haskell
11 1 (0.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.45%) Tcl
11 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (8.56%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.95%) ISEB
4 9 (4.05%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.15%) CCA
6 3 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.90%) Degree
8 1 (0.45%) AAT
8 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.05%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) SEPA
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (10.36%) Docker
2 4 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.35%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.35%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
3 3 (1.35%) Opsview
4 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.45%) Grafana
5 1 (0.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 83 (37.39%) Oracle
2 36 (16.22%) IBM
3 31 (13.96%) SAP
4 28 (12.61%) Software AG
5 17 (7.66%) Ab Initio
6 14 (6.31%) Informatica
7 13 (5.86%) Microsoft
7 13 (5.86%) Pega
8 11 (4.95%) BEA
8 11 (4.95%) Google
9 10 (4.50%) Adobe
9 10 (4.50%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.05%) ATG
10 9 (4.05%) Sitecore
11 7 (3.15%) IBM Sterling
11 7 (3.15%) TIBCO
12 6 (2.70%) Splunk
13 5 (2.25%) Apigee
14 4 (1.80%) Axway
14 4 (1.80%) BroadVision
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