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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 449 490 438
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -52
Contract jobs citing webMethods 141 76 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.33% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 47 42
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £553 £425
% change year-on-year
-18.55% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%

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
23940 23150 21262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 45.61% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13687 12610 11157
Average daily rate £400 £388 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £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 966 1001 1261
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
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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 +60 139 £450 -5.26% 9
London +23 58 £404 -4.94% 4
West Midlands +34 40 £553 +121.00% 4
South East +2 31 £450 -19.64%
Shropshire +9 24 £400 +60.00% 2
Telford +12 21 £400 +60.00% 1
Berkshire +13 15 £375 -47.36%
City of London +7 13 £352 -29.70% 1
East of England +4 5 £500 -13.04% 1
Hampshire -23 4 £294 -
North West - 4 £450 -
Basingstoke -4 3 £300 -
Essex +9 2 £450 -21.73% 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £525 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £500 -
Bracknell - 2 £438 -
Brentwood - 1 £450 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Bolton - - - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 105 (44.49%) Java
2 102 (43.22%) Oracle
3 72 (30.51%) SQL
4 71 (30.08%) UNIX
5 64 (27.12%) SOA
6 55 (23.31%) IBM
7 51 (21.61%) XML
8 50 (21.19%) Middleware
9 49 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (20.34%) Linux
11 47 (19.92%) J2EE
12 45 (19.07%) WebSphere
13 43 (18.22%) .NET
14 41 (17.37%) Software AG
15 38 (16.10%) PL/SQL
16 37 (15.68%) TIBCO
17 36 (15.25%) Finance
18 32 (13.56%) WebLogic
18 32 (13.56%) Data Modelling
19 31 (13.14%) Windows
19 31 (13.14%) Waterfall
20 29 (12.29%) XSD
21 26 (11.02%) ITIL
22 25 (10.59%) SQL Server
22 25 (10.59%) Perl
22 25 (10.59%) Web Services
22 25 (10.59%) EAI
22 25 (10.59%) WebSphere MQ
23 24 (10.17%) BEA
23 24 (10.17%) RUP

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 45 (19.07%) WebSphere
2 32 (13.56%) WebLogic
3 15 (6.36%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (5.08%) IIS
4 12 (5.08%) TIBCO EMS
4 12 (5.08%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (4.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (2.97%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.12%) Documentum
8 4 (1.69%) SAS
9 3 (1.27%) Confluence
10 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.42%) Captiva
11 1 (0.42%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.24%) SAP ERP
2 8 (3.39%) SAP PSCD
2 8 (3.39%) SAP FI
3 7 (2.97%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (1.69%) SAP HR
4 4 (1.69%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.85%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.42%) assyst
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.12%) SaaS
2 3 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.85%) PaaS
3 2 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.51%) HTTP
2 11 (4.66%) SSL
3 3 (1.27%) Broadband
4 1 (0.42%) SMTP
4 1 (0.42%) FTP
4 1 (0.42%) MPLS
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) BT 21CN
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.42%) SNMP
4 1 (0.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.97%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.97%) MySQL
2 7 (2.97%) Informix
3 6 (2.54%) DB2
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.69%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (7.63%) Subversion
2 15 (6.36%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.08%) Maven
4 11 (4.66%) JIRA
5 10 (4.24%) SoapUI
6 9 (3.81%) Ant
7 7 (2.97%) JUnit
8 4 (1.69%) CA Gen
9 3 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.85%) Toad
10 2 (0.85%) XMLSpy
11 1 (0.42%) Selenium
11 1 (0.42%) Selenium IDE
General
1 36 (15.25%) Finance
2 22 (9.32%) Retail
3 10 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.39%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.85%) Billing
5 2 (0.85%) Banking
5 2 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (33.90%) Developer
2 42 (17.80%) Architect
3 40 (16.95%) webMethods Developer
4 35 (14.83%) Consultant
5 28 (11.86%) Analyst
6 18 (7.63%) webMethods Consultant
7 16 (6.78%) Designer
8 14 (5.93%) Integration Architect
9 13 (5.51%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.66%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (4.24%) Messaging Specialist
11 10 (4.24%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.24%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.24%) Deployment Analyst
12 8 (3.39%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.39%) Contracts Manager
13 7 (2.97%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.97%) Data Architect
13 7 (2.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (21.61%) XML
2 50 (21.19%) Middleware
3 47 (19.92%) J2EE
4 43 (18.22%) .NET
5 29 (12.29%) XSD
6 25 (10.59%) Web Services
6 25 (10.59%) WebSphere MQ
7 23 (9.75%) SOAP
8 18 (7.63%) WSDL
9 14 (5.93%) SAP XI
10 12 (5.08%) SAX
11 11 (4.66%) XSLT
12 10 (4.24%) REST
13 8 (3.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 6 (2.54%) JDBC
15 4 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
16 3 (1.27%) SAP PI
16 3 (1.27%) Ajax
16 3 (1.27%) Hibernate
16 3 (1.27%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.90%) DataPower
2 18 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.97%) Data Extraction
5 6 (2.54%) FMCG
5 6 (2.54%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.12%) Open Source
7 4 (1.69%) Clustering
8 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.85%) Equities
10 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.42%) CMDB
10 1 (0.42%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 71 (30.08%) UNIX
2 48 (20.34%) Linux
3 31 (13.14%) Windows
4 19 (8.05%) AIX
5 11 (4.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.69%) Solaris
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.27%) Android
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.12%) SOA
2 49 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.56%) Data Modelling
4 31 (13.14%) Waterfall
5 26 (11.02%) ITIL
6 25 (10.59%) EAI
7 24 (10.17%) RUP
8 23 (9.75%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (9.75%) Test Strategy
9 19 (8.05%) OO
9 19 (8.05%) Configuration Management
10 18 (7.63%) E-Commerce
11 14 (5.93%) Project Management
11 14 (5.93%) Problem Management
12 12 (5.08%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.66%) ERP
13 11 (4.66%) CRM
14 10 (4.24%) Integration Testing
14 10 (4.24%) Time Management
15 9 (3.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 105 (44.49%) Java
2 72 (30.51%) SQL
3 38 (16.10%) PL/SQL
4 25 (10.59%) Perl
5 21 (8.90%) Shell Script
6 15 (6.36%) Python
7 13 (5.51%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.81%) C
9 2 (0.85%) VBA
9 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.42%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (5.08%) Degree
2 8 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.39%) CCA
3 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.85%) VCP4
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.42%) HP APS
5 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.54%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.42%) SAP ITS
4 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) vSphere
4 1 (0.42%) Docker
4 1 (0.42%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (5.08%) Puppet
2 9 (3.81%) CA LISA
2 9 (3.81%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.42%) WSUS
4 1 (0.42%) Netcool
4 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 102 (43.22%) Oracle
2 55 (23.31%) IBM
3 41 (17.37%) Software AG
4 37 (15.68%) TIBCO
5 24 (10.17%) BEA
6 23 (9.75%) Pega
7 22 (9.32%) SAP
8 21 (8.90%) Informatica
9 18 (7.63%) Microsoft
10 14 (5.93%) Business Objects
11 11 (4.66%) ATG
12 9 (3.81%) Green Hat
12 9 (3.81%) HP
13 8 (3.39%) CODA
14 7 (2.97%) RedPrairie
15 5 (2.12%) Cisco
16 4 (1.69%) Ab Initio
16 4 (1.69%) VMware
16 4 (1.69%) Remedy
17 3 (1.27%) Talend
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £600.00 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Telford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Shropshire
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 26 days ago