The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 494 535 464
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -71
Contract jobs citing webMethods 86 34 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.067% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.14% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 52
Average daily rate
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£455 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 July 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 23 July 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 +37 84 £455 +7.05% 10
London +24 29 £460 -3.15% 4
North West +9 17 £505 +44.28% 2
West Midlands -12 14 £280 -27.74%
South East -2 9 £500 +11.11%
East of England -14 7 £563 +80.00% 3
Essex - 7 £563 - 3
Birmingham +3 5 £250 -28.57%
Hampshire -13 4 £550 -
South West - 4 £450 - 1
City of London +28 2 £475 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £313 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £313 - 1
Brentwood - 2 £575 - 2
Southampton - 2 £475 -
Dorset - 1 £550 -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Norwich - - - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 66 (34.92%) SOA
2 59 (31.22%) Java
3 57 (30.16%) Software AG
4 51 (26.98%) Oracle
5 37 (19.58%) SQL
6 31 (16.40%) SQL Server
6 31 (16.40%) Linux
7 29 (15.34%) Microsoft
8 28 (14.81%) .NET
8 28 (14.81%) Retail
9 25 (13.23%) Windows
9 25 (13.23%) IBM
9 25 (13.23%) Shell Script
10 24 (12.70%) WebSphere
11 23 (12.17%) Degree
11 23 (12.17%) Python
11 23 (12.17%) Web Services
11 23 (12.17%) XML
12 22 (11.64%) UNIX
13 21 (11.11%) SAP
14 20 (10.58%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (10.05%) Finance
15 19 (10.05%) Waterfall
16 18 (9.52%) Security Cleared
16 18 (9.52%) Clustering
16 18 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
16 18 (9.52%) WebLogic
16 18 (9.52%) Perl
16 18 (9.52%) PL/SQL
17 16 (8.47%) Dell

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (12.70%) WebSphere
2 20 (10.58%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.29%) Apache
4 10 (5.29%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.29%) GlassFish
5 8 (4.23%) IIS
6 7 (3.70%) Confluence
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) Documentum
8 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.53%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.12%) MS Project
3 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (6.88%) ResourceLink
2 3 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.06%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.06%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.53%) Maximo
4 1 (0.53%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.53%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.53%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.94%) SaaS
2 13 (6.88%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (3.17%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Taleo
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.23%) SSL
2 4 (2.12%) Firewall
2 4 (2.12%) LDAP
3 3 (1.59%) HTTP
4 2 (1.06%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) X.509
5 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.17%) DB2
2 6 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (2.65%) DTS
3 5 (2.65%) EDRMS
3 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.53%) ReportNet
5 1 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (6.88%) Subversion
1 13 (6.88%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.76%) JIRA
3 8 (4.23%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.65%) JUnit
4 5 (2.65%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.12%) VisualVM
5 4 (2.12%) XMLSpy
6 3 (1.59%) Ant
7 2 (1.06%) Maven
7 2 (1.06%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.53%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.53%) Hudson
8 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.53%) Log4j
8 1 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 28 (14.81%) Retail
2 19 (10.05%) Finance
3 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.59%) Banking
4 2 (1.06%) German Language
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (32.80%) Architect
2 49 (25.93%) Developer
3 31 (16.40%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (15.34%) Consultant
5 21 (11.11%) Integration Architect
5 21 (11.11%) webMethods Consultant
6 19 (10.05%) webMethods Developer
7 14 (7.41%) Analyst
8 9 (4.76%) Administrator
8 9 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.23%) Designer
10 7 (3.70%) webMethods Architect
10 7 (3.70%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.17%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.17%) webMethods Administrator
11 6 (3.17%) Environment Manager
12 5 (2.65%) Integration Consultant
12 5 (2.65%) SOA Designer
13 4 (2.12%) webMethods Analyst
13 4 (2.12%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.81%) .NET
2 23 (12.17%) Web Services
2 23 (12.17%) XML
3 15 (7.94%) Middleware
4 14 (7.41%) J2EE
5 11 (5.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (5.29%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (4.23%) Ajax
8 7 (3.70%) XSD
9 6 (3.17%) COM+
9 6 (3.17%) SOAP
9 6 (3.17%) JMS
10 5 (2.65%) Java RMI
10 5 (2.65%) WSDL
10 5 (2.65%) XSLT
10 5 (2.65%) Swing
10 5 (2.65%) J2SE
10 5 (2.65%) EDI
10 5 (2.65%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.65%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.52%) Clustering
2 11 (5.82%) DataPower
3 8 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.17%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.12%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.12%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.40%) Linux
2 25 (13.23%) Windows
3 22 (11.64%) UNIX
4 11 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.23%) Android
5 8 (4.23%) AIX
5 8 (4.23%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.65%) Solaris
7 1 (0.53%) VMS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.92%) SOA
2 19 (10.05%) Waterfall
3 18 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (6.35%) PRINCE2
5 10 (5.29%) TOGAF
6 9 (4.76%) ITIL
6 9 (4.76%) Time Management
7 8 (4.23%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (4.23%) Incident Management
7 8 (4.23%) OO
7 8 (4.23%) Data Modelling
7 8 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.70%) UML
8 7 (3.70%) Project Management
8 7 (3.70%) MVC
9 6 (3.17%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.17%) ETL
9 6 (3.17%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.22%) Java
2 37 (19.58%) SQL
3 25 (13.23%) Shell Script
4 23 (12.17%) Python
5 18 (9.52%) Perl
5 18 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 14 (7.41%) VBA
7 12 (6.35%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.12%) C
9 4 (2.12%) C#
10 2 (1.06%) XPath
11 1 (0.53%) Groovy
11 1 (0.53%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.53%) COBOL
11 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 23 (12.17%) Degree
2 18 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.59%) ISEB
5 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) APMP
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) Puppet
1 5 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.12%) Opsview
3 3 (1.59%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.53%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 57 (30.16%) Software AG
2 51 (26.98%) Oracle
3 29 (15.34%) Microsoft
4 25 (13.23%) IBM
5 21 (11.11%) SAP
6 16 (8.47%) Dell
7 15 (7.94%) TIBCO
7 15 (7.94%) JBoss
8 10 (5.29%) Ab Initio
9 7 (3.70%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.65%) VMware
10 5 (2.65%) BEA
11 4 (2.12%) Informatica
11 4 (2.12%) Sybase
11 4 (2.12%) Pega
11 4 (2.12%) Splunk
12 3 (1.59%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.59%) HP
13 2 (1.06%) Retek
13 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
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