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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 489 489 507
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing webMethods 98 55 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 25 48
Average daily rate £451 £500 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £332 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 26 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -50 92 £451 -9.90% 12
London -14 34 £488 -2.50% 1
South East -9 25 £410 -18.00% 4
East of England - 15 £525 - 2
Berkshire - 13 £373 - 1
Essex - 12 £575 - 1
City of London -8 9 £513 -2.38% 1
South West -16 7 £300 -14.28%
Gloucestershire - 5 £300 -
Cheltenham - 5 £300 -
Kent +8 3 £368 -20.54% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £525 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £525 - 1
Brentwood - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £575 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £110 - 1
Hillingdon - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Horsham - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 65 (42.48%) Java
2 57 (37.25%) Oracle
3 53 (34.64%) SOA
4 39 (25.49%) Web Services
5 36 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 32 (20.92%) .NET
7 31 (20.26%) Linux
7 31 (20.26%) Retail
8 30 (19.61%) XML
8 30 (19.61%) Waterfall
9 27 (17.65%) Software AG
10 22 (14.38%) SQL
11 21 (13.73%) Middleware
11 21 (13.73%) Subversion
12 20 (13.07%) DB2
13 19 (12.42%) J2EE
14 18 (11.76%) UNIX
14 18 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 18 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
14 18 (11.76%) Jenkins
15 17 (11.11%) IBM
15 17 (11.11%) Windows
15 17 (11.11%) SOAP
15 17 (11.11%) WebSphere
15 17 (11.11%) Ab Initio
15 17 (11.11%) Clustering
16 16 (10.46%) WebLogic
16 16 (10.46%) Mainframe
17 15 (9.80%) Data Modelling
17 15 (9.80%) JIRA

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 16 (10.46%) WebLogic
4 13 (8.50%) Confluence
5 7 (4.58%) MQSeries
6 6 (3.92%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.27%) Apache
8 4 (2.61%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.61%) IIS
9 2 (1.31%) CMS
10 1 (0.65%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.31%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.31%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (1.31%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.65%) Lawson
3 1 (0.65%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.65%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) Maximo
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) Internet
1 2 (1.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.65%) FTP
2 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.65%) X.509
2 1 (0.65%) LDAP
2 1 (0.65%) SSH
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.07%) DB2
3 14 (9.15%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.27%) EDRMS
4 5 (3.27%) DTS
4 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (13.73%) Subversion
2 18 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 15 (9.80%) JIRA
4 11 (7.19%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.92%) JUnit
6 5 (3.27%) Ant
6 5 (3.27%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.31%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (1.31%) CA Gen
7 2 (1.31%) Maven
7 2 (1.31%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.65%) Toad
8 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.65%) Mockito
8 1 (0.65%) Hudson
8 1 (0.65%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (20.26%) Retail
2 11 (7.19%) Finance
3 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.31%) Billing
4 2 (1.31%) German Language
4 2 (1.31%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.65%) French Language
5 1 (0.65%) Publishing
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (30.07%) Developer
2 42 (27.45%) Architect
3 29 (18.95%) Consultant
4 28 (18.30%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (12.42%) webMethods Consultant
6 16 (10.46%) Analyst
7 14 (9.15%) webMethods Developer
8 12 (7.84%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) webMethods Architect
9 6 (3.92%) Integration Architect
10 5 (3.27%) Environment Manager
11 4 (2.61%) Environment Analyst
11 4 (2.61%) Integration Consultant
11 4 (2.61%) Oracle DBA
11 4 (2.61%) SAP Consultant
11 4 (2.61%) Deployment Analyst
11 4 (2.61%) webMethods Analyst
11 4 (2.61%) DBA
11 4 (2.61%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.49%) Web Services
2 32 (20.92%) .NET
3 30 (19.61%) XML
4 21 (13.73%) Middleware
5 19 (12.42%) J2EE
6 17 (11.11%) SOAP
7 13 (8.50%) REST
8 11 (7.19%) Ajax
9 10 (6.54%) XSD
9 10 (6.54%) EDI
10 9 (5.88%) JMS
10 9 (5.88%) JDBC
10 9 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (5.23%) JSON
11 8 (5.23%) WSDL
12 7 (4.58%) Hibernate
13 6 (3.92%) XML Schema
14 5 (3.27%) Swing
14 5 (3.27%) Java RMI
14 5 (3.27%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Clustering
2 16 (10.46%) Mainframe
3 9 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.61%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.96%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.31%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.31%) DataPower
8 1 (0.65%) PKI
8 1 (0.65%) CMDB
8 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.26%) Linux
2 18 (11.76%) UNIX
3 17 (11.11%) Windows
4 7 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.27%) Solaris
5 5 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.27%) Android
6 2 (1.31%) AIX
7 1 (0.65%) VMS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.64%) SOA
2 30 (19.61%) Waterfall
3 15 (9.80%) Data Modelling
4 14 (9.15%) Incident Management
4 14 (9.15%) Knowledge Management
5 13 (8.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (7.84%) OO
7 11 (7.19%) ITIL
7 11 (7.19%) TDD
8 10 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.54%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.54%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.54%) CRM
8 10 (6.54%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.88%) MVC
10 8 (5.23%) TOGAF
10 8 (5.23%) Integration Testing
11 7 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (3.92%) ERP
12 6 (3.92%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 65 (42.48%) Java
2 22 (14.38%) SQL
3 13 (8.50%) Shell Script
4 11 (7.19%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.27%) Perl
6 4 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.61%) C
6 4 (2.61%) C#
7 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.31%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) COBOL
9 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.65%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 11 (7.19%) Degree
2 6 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.31%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) SLA
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (5.23%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.27%) Puppet
2 5 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.61%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (37.25%) Oracle
2 27 (17.65%) Software AG
3 18 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 17 (11.11%) IBM
4 17 (11.11%) Ab Initio
5 14 (9.15%) SAP
6 12 (7.84%) TIBCO
7 11 (7.19%) JBoss
7 11 (7.19%) ServiceNow
8 9 (5.88%) BEA
9 7 (4.58%) Pega
10 5 (3.27%) VMware
10 5 (3.27%) Green Hat
11 4 (2.61%) Siebel
11 4 (2.61%) Sybase
11 4 (2.61%) HP
11 4 (2.61%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.96%) Informatica
13 2 (1.31%) Google
13 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
Essex
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable.
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 16 days ago
Bracknell
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago