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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 487 488 517
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +29
Contract jobs citing webMethods 125 106 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.44% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 62 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% -7.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £327 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £623 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
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
25227 24253 21926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.19% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14386 13725 11583
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £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 1126 1045 1183
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 +7 123 £450 -2.75% 3
London +10 49 £450 -10.00%
South East -3 33 £350 -17.15% 1
West Midlands -1 23 £575 +25.68% 1
Berkshire -3 15 £350 -12.50% 1
Shropshire +2 12 £465 +1.63%
Telford 0 11 £465 +1.63%
City of London +21 9 £588 +17.50%
Hampshire -9 9 £294 -42.68%
Basingstoke +9 8 £300 -29.41%
North West -12 7 £470 +10.58%
Reading - 7 £350 -
West Sussex - 6 £550 -
South West +7 5 £350 -6.66%
Gloucestershire -13 4 £350 +16.66%
Bracknell -4 3 £350 +7.69%
Essex -7 3 £550 +15.78%
East of England -9 3 £550 +4.76% 1
Cheltenham -13 3 £325 +8.33%
Chichester - 3 £550 -
Worthing - 3 - -
Brentwood -2 2 £550 -
Kent -4 2 £563 +53.06%
Birmingham -5 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £470 -
Cheshire - 2 £470 -
Lancashire +1 1 - -
Bristol +1 1 - -
Faversham 0 1 £563 -10.00%
Tunbridge Wells -4 1 - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 116 (48.13%) Java
2 102 (42.32%) Oracle
3 74 (30.71%) UNIX
4 71 (29.46%) SQL
5 62 (25.73%) SOA
6 51 (21.16%) J2EE
6 51 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (20.75%) IBM
8 49 (20.33%) Middleware
9 44 (18.26%) XML
10 43 (17.84%) .NET
11 40 (16.60%) PL/SQL
12 38 (15.77%) WebLogic
12 38 (15.77%) TIBCO
13 37 (15.35%) SQL Server
13 37 (15.35%) Data Modelling
13 37 (15.35%) Finance
14 36 (14.94%) Linux
15 35 (14.52%) WebSphere
16 34 (14.11%) Waterfall
17 33 (13.69%) SOAP
18 29 (12.03%) XSD
19 28 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (11.62%) Test Strategy
20 27 (11.20%) Pega
20 27 (11.20%) Informatica
20 27 (11.20%) Windows
20 27 (11.20%) Perl
20 27 (11.20%) RUP
21 26 (10.79%) Software AG

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 38 (15.77%) WebLogic
2 35 (14.52%) WebSphere
3 17 (7.05%) IIS
4 14 (5.81%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (4.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (3.73%) GlassFish
7 8 (3.32%) Documentum
8 6 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.07%) SAS
9 5 (2.07%) Confluence
10 4 (1.66%) Mule
10 4 (1.66%) JBoss
11 2 (0.83%) JCAPS
11 2 (0.83%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.41%) Captiva
12 1 (0.41%) Apache
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.41%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 11 (4.56%) SAP ERP
2 9 (3.73%) SAP PSCD
2 9 (3.73%) SAP FI
3 8 (3.32%) SAP FI-CA
4 5 (2.07%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.66%) BusinessWare
5 4 (1.66%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Boomi
2 2 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.98%) HTTP
2 5 (2.07%) SSL
3 3 (1.24%) Broadband
4 1 (0.41%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.39%) DB2
3 11 (4.56%) MySQL
4 8 (3.32%) Informix
5 7 (2.90%) EDRMS
5 7 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.07%) DTS
6 5 (2.07%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.24%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.41%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 22 (9.13%) Jenkins
2 20 (8.30%) Subversion
3 14 (5.81%) Maven
4 13 (5.39%) JIRA
5 12 (4.98%) SoapUI
6 11 (4.56%) Ant
7 7 (2.90%) JUnit
7 7 (2.90%) CA Gen
8 5 (2.07%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.66%) XMLSpy
10 3 (1.24%) Toad
11 2 (0.83%) Selenium
11 2 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.83%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (15.35%) Finance
2 14 (5.81%) Retail
3 11 (4.56%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.73%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) German Language
6 1 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 87 (36.10%) Developer
2 50 (20.75%) Architect
3 44 (18.26%) webMethods Developer
4 31 (12.86%) Consultant
5 28 (11.62%) Analyst
6 17 (7.05%) Integration Architect
6 17 (7.05%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (6.64%) webMethods Consultant
8 12 (4.98%) Deployment Analyst
9 11 (4.56%) Support Analyst
9 11 (4.56%) SAP Consultant
9 11 (4.56%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.15%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.15%) Messaging Specialist
11 8 (3.32%) Contracts Manager
11 8 (3.32%) Data Architect
12 7 (2.90%) Web Developer
13 6 (2.49%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.07%) Business Analyst
14 5 (2.07%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (21.16%) J2EE
2 49 (20.33%) Middleware
3 44 (18.26%) XML
4 43 (17.84%) .NET
5 33 (13.69%) SOAP
6 29 (12.03%) XSD
7 23 (9.54%) WSDL
8 21 (8.71%) Web Services
9 18 (7.47%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (6.22%) REST
11 14 (5.81%) SAP XI
12 12 (4.98%) TIBCO EMS
13 11 (4.56%) SAX
14 9 (3.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 5 (2.07%) JRules
15 5 (2.07%) XSLT
16 4 (1.66%) JMS
16 4 (1.66%) JDBC
17 3 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
17 3 (1.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.81%) DataPower
3 12 (4.98%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.73%) Open Source
5 7 (2.90%) Data Extraction
5 7 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.83%) Equities
8 2 (0.83%) FMCG
9 1 (0.41%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.41%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.41%) User Experience
9 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (30.71%) UNIX
2 36 (14.94%) Linux
3 27 (11.20%) Windows
4 12 (4.98%) AIX
5 5 (2.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.66%) Android
7 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.24%) Solaris
7 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.73%) SOA
2 51 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (15.35%) Data Modelling
4 34 (14.11%) Waterfall
5 28 (11.62%) Test Strategy
5 28 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (11.20%) RUP
7 25 (10.37%) ITIL
7 25 (10.37%) Configuration Management
8 23 (9.54%) Project Management
9 21 (8.71%) OO
10 19 (7.88%) EAI
11 18 (7.47%) E-Commerce
11 18 (7.47%) Problem Management
12 16 (6.64%) Migration
13 14 (5.81%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (5.39%) Mentoring
15 12 (4.98%) ERP
16 11 (4.56%) Scrum
17 10 (4.15%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (48.13%) Java
2 71 (29.46%) SQL
3 40 (16.60%) PL/SQL
4 27 (11.20%) Perl
5 25 (10.37%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.49%) Python
6 6 (2.49%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.49%) C
7 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.41%) Tcl
8 1 (0.41%) XPath
8 1 (0.41%) C#
8 1 (0.41%) C++
8 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (4.98%) SC Cleared
1 12 (4.98%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.15%) Degree
3 9 (3.73%) CCA
4 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.83%) ISEB
5 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.07%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (3.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (6.22%) Puppet
2 11 (4.56%) Tivoli
3 9 (3.73%) CA LISA
4 5 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.83%) SCCM
6 1 (0.41%) SCOM
6 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 102 (42.32%) Oracle
2 50 (20.75%) IBM
3 38 (15.77%) TIBCO
4 27 (11.20%) Informatica
4 27 (11.20%) Pega
5 26 (10.79%) Software AG
5 26 (10.79%) BEA
6 21 (8.71%) Microsoft
7 19 (7.88%) Business Objects
8 18 (7.47%) SAP
9 12 (4.98%) ATG
10 10 (4.15%) Ab Initio
11 9 (3.73%) Green Hat
11 9 (3.73%) Solace
12 8 (3.32%) CODA
13 5 (2.07%) VMware
14 4 (1.66%) Vitria
14 4 (1.66%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.66%) Cisco
15 3 (1.24%) MuleSoft
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