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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank 548 531 521
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing webMethods 102 114 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.45% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 56 36
Median daily rate £450 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £381 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
24339 25095 24262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 44.06% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14932 14721 13394
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 1084 1062
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 July 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 26 July 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 -23 95 £438 -2.77% 10
West Midlands -20 26 £415 -7.77%
London -22 21 £438 -7.89% 8
South East +8 20 £463 -3.64% 1
Shropshire -18 20 £415 -2.35%
Telford -22 19 £415 -2.35%
Gloucestershire +6 12 - -
South West +3 12 - -
West Sussex -12 9 - -
East of England +25 8 £360 - 1
Cheltenham +7 8 - -
Scotland -3 7 £625 +42.85%
Worthing -23 6 - -
Edinburgh - 6 £625 -
North West +1 5 £450 -5.26%
Hampshire - 5 £425 - 1
Manchester - 5 £450 -
Essex +5 4 £360 -
Berkshire -1 4 £575 +19.79%
Cambridge - 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 - - 1
City of London +33 3 £500 -17.52% 3
Southend-on-Sea +9 3 £360 -
East Midlands +3 3 - -
Nottingham -1 3 - -
Nottinghamshire -3 3 - -
Bracknell -9 2 £575 -
Southampton - 2 £425 -
Kent +7 1 - -
Aberdeen -2 1 - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 120 (44.78%) Unix
2 116 (43.28%) Middleware
3 111 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (32.46%) Java
5 77 (28.73%) Oracle
6 73 (27.24%) WebLogic
7 68 (25.37%) SQL
8 64 (23.88%) Linux
9 63 (23.51%) SOAP
9 63 (23.51%) XML
10 56 (20.90%) J2EE
11 54 (20.15%) WebSphere
12 48 (17.91%) REST
13 44 (16.42%) Puppet
13 44 (16.42%) IBM
14 43 (16.04%) DataPower
15 39 (14.55%) Web Services
16 36 (13.43%) Apache
16 36 (13.43%) Open Source
17 35 (13.06%) Windows
17 35 (13.06%) Spring
18 34 (12.69%) SAP
19 33 (12.31%) DevOps
20 32 (11.94%) Hibernate
21 31 (11.57%) JSON
21 31 (11.57%) ITIL
22 30 (11.19%) SOA
22 30 (11.19%) Apigee
22 30 (11.19%) Cloud Computing
23 29 (10.82%) Microservices

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 73 (27.24%) WebLogic
2 54 (20.15%) WebSphere
3 36 (13.43%) Apache
4 29 (10.82%) JBoss
5 23 (8.58%) WebLogic Portal
6 15 (5.60%) IIS
7 12 (4.48%) IBM HTTP Server
7 12 (4.48%) Tomcat
8 11 (4.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.49%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.12%) Mule
12 2 (0.75%) WebLogic Integration
13 1 (0.37%) Captiva
13 1 (0.37%) Documentum
13 1 (0.37%) JCAPS
13 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.12%) MS Office
2 3 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.37%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 12 (4.48%) SAP ERP
2 11 (4.10%) SAP PSCD
3 6 (2.24%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.24%) SAP FI
3 6 (2.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (2.24%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (1.49%) SAP CRM
4 4 (1.49%) SAP HR
4 4 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.37%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.37%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.19%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.73%) Google App Engine
4 10 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.12%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.75%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) GitHub
7 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.70%) SSL
2 23 (8.58%) Firewall
3 21 (7.84%) DNS
4 18 (6.72%) HTTP
5 6 (2.24%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.49%) Internet
6 4 (1.49%) LDAP
7 3 (1.12%) FTP
7 3 (1.12%) LAN
7 3 (1.12%) SAN
7 3 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.45%) MongoDB
2 13 (4.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.61%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.24%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.87%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (1.12%) DataStage
6 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.75%) HBase
7 2 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.75%) MySQL
7 2 (0.75%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (10.45%) Selenium
2 23 (8.58%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.97%) Eclipse
3 16 (5.97%) IntelliJ
3 16 (5.97%) JUnit
4 15 (5.60%) Git (software)
5 12 (4.48%) Maven
6 11 (4.10%) Ant
6 11 (4.10%) JIRA
6 11 (4.10%) Subversion
7 3 (1.12%) Toad
7 3 (1.12%) VisualVM
8 2 (0.75%) CA Gen
8 2 (0.75%) PVCS
9 1 (0.37%) Gatling
9 1 (0.37%) git-flow
9 1 (0.37%) Grunt
9 1 (0.37%) gulp
9 1 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.37%) Sublime Text
General
1 25 (9.33%) Finance
2 17 (6.34%) Retail
3 13 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.99%) General Ledger
5 7 (2.61%) Banking
6 6 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.87%) Marketing
8 4 (1.49%) Electronics
9 2 (0.75%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Local Government
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (33.58%) Developer
2 56 (20.90%) Architect
3 39 (14.55%) Consultant
4 37 (13.81%) webMethods Developer
5 36 (13.43%) Integration Architect
6 35 (13.06%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (9.33%) Software Engineer
7 25 (9.33%) webMethods Architect
8 24 (8.96%) Middleware Developer
9 23 (8.58%) Analyst
9 23 (8.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 22 (8.21%) Integration Developer
11 21 (7.84%) Java Developer
12 20 (7.46%) Integration Specialist
13 19 (7.09%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (7.09%) Java Engineer
13 19 (7.09%) Java Scala Software Engineer
13 19 (7.09%) Java Software Engineer
13 19 (7.09%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (43.28%) Middleware
2 63 (23.51%) SOAP
2 63 (23.51%) XML
3 56 (20.90%) J2EE
4 48 (17.91%) REST
5 39 (14.55%) Web Services
6 35 (13.06%) Spring
7 32 (11.94%) Hibernate
8 31 (11.57%) JSON
9 28 (10.45%) HTML
9 28 (10.45%) J2SE
9 28 (10.45%) Play Framework
10 23 (8.58%) IBM Integration Bus
11 20 (7.46%) HTML5
12 17 (6.34%) CSS
13 16 (5.97%) .NET
13 16 (5.97%) EJB
13 16 (5.97%) Java EE
14 15 (5.60%) WebSphere MQ
15 12 (4.48%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.04%) DataPower
2 11 (4.10%) Data Extraction
3 8 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.87%) FMCG
5 4 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.12%) Clustering
7 2 (0.75%) Contactless
7 2 (0.75%) EMV
7 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.37%) iSeries
8 1 (0.37%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.37%) Statistics
8 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 120 (44.78%) Unix
2 64 (23.88%) Linux
3 35 (13.06%) Windows
4 22 (8.21%) AIX
5 17 (6.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 16 (5.97%) Oracle Linux
6 16 (5.97%) SUSE
7 9 (3.36%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.24%) Solaris
9 5 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.43%) Open Source
3 33 (12.31%) DevOps
4 31 (11.57%) ITIL
5 30 (11.19%) SOA
6 29 (10.82%) Microservices
7 26 (9.70%) Software Engineering
8 23 (8.58%) TOGAF
9 22 (8.21%) Enterprise Architecture
10 20 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (7.46%) Unified Process
11 19 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (6.34%) Load Balancing
13 16 (5.97%) ERP
14 15 (5.60%) Configuration Management
15 14 (5.22%) Test Strategy
16 13 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (4.10%) Change Management
18 10 (3.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 87 (32.46%) Java
2 68 (25.37%) SQL
3 28 (10.45%) Scala
3 28 (10.45%) Shell Script
4 20 (7.46%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.36%) C#
6 7 (2.61%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.24%) Haskell
7 6 (2.24%) Perl
8 5 (1.87%) Python
9 2 (0.75%) C
9 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.75%) XPath
10 1 (0.37%) ABAP
10 1 (0.37%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) Groovy
10 1 (0.37%) Ruby
10 1 (0.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 28 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.99%) CCA
3 8 (2.99%) ISEB
4 4 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.36%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) SEPA
System Software
1 28 (10.45%) Docker
2 4 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (16.42%) Puppet
2 6 (2.24%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (2.24%) Kibana
2 6 (2.24%) OPNET
2 6 (2.24%) SCOM
3 5 (1.87%) logstash
3 5 (1.87%) Opsview
4 4 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.12%) Grafana
6 2 (0.75%) Control-M
6 2 (0.75%) Graphite
6 2 (0.75%) Nagios
6 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.37%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 77 (28.73%) Oracle
2 44 (16.42%) IBM
3 34 (12.69%) SAP
4 30 (11.19%) Apigee
5 28 (10.45%) Software AG
6 17 (6.34%) Adobe
7 16 (5.97%) Intel
8 15 (5.60%) Pega
9 11 (4.10%) ATG
9 11 (4.10%) Google
9 11 (4.10%) TIBCO
10 10 (3.73%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.36%) Ab Initio
11 9 (3.36%) Microsoft
12 7 (2.61%) BEA
13 6 (2.24%) BMC
13 6 (2.24%) Splunk
14 5 (1.87%) Digital Fuel
14 5 (1.87%) Informatica
14 5 (1.87%) VMware
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