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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 507 526 482
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -44
Contract jobs citing webMethods 94 51 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.098% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.21% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 34
Average daily rate
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£469 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £39.00

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
25367 23941 25022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.57% 46.20% 47.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14960 13609 12893
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
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 £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1244 1183 1385
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 £11.00 £10.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +2 91 £475 +11.76% 13
London +26 44 £500 +17.64% 6
West Midlands +7 21 £419 - 3
South East -16 14 £463 -11.90% 3
Coventry - 7 £425 -
City of London +28 6 £525 +31.25% 3
East of England -11 6 £550 +51.72%
Berkshire +6 4 £486 - 3
Norwich +3 1 - -
Norfolk +3 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £550 -
Bracknell - 1 £378 -
Brentwood - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Derby - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South West - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 61 (33.33%) Java
2 60 (32.79%) Software AG
3 56 (30.60%) SOA
4 48 (26.23%) Oracle
5 45 (24.59%) SQL
6 35 (19.13%) XML
7 33 (18.03%) SAP
8 32 (17.49%) Linux
9 31 (16.94%) UNIX
10 30 (16.39%) Python
11 29 (15.85%) IBM
12 28 (15.30%) WebSphere
13 26 (14.21%) PL/SQL
14 24 (13.11%) Windows
14 24 (13.11%) Web Services
14 24 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (12.57%) .NET
16 22 (12.02%) Microsoft
16 22 (12.02%) Retail
17 21 (11.48%) Finance
17 21 (11.48%) Middleware
17 21 (11.48%) Perl
17 21 (11.48%) AIX
18 19 (10.38%) BizTalk Server
18 19 (10.38%) Bash Shell
18 19 (10.38%) DataPower
19 18 (9.84%) SaaS
19 18 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (9.29%) WebSphere MQ
20 17 (9.29%) Shell Script

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 28 (15.30%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.38%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (8.20%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.28%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.64%) Apache
5 3 (1.64%) JBoss
5 3 (1.64%) IIS
6 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.55%) Documentum
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.55%) Mule
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
3 2 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (7.10%) ResourceLink
2 6 (3.28%) SAP PSCD
2 6 (3.28%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.73%) SAP FI-CA
3 5 (2.73%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.64%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.09%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.55%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.55%) assyst
6 1 (0.55%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.55%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.84%) SaaS
2 13 (7.10%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (2.19%) PaaS
4 2 (1.09%) IaaS
4 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.65%) SSL
2 5 (2.73%) HTTP
3 4 (2.19%) Firewall
4 2 (1.09%) LDAP
4 2 (1.09%) Broadband
5 1 (0.55%) MPLS
5 1 (0.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.55%) DMZ
5 1 (0.55%) SMTP
5 1 (0.55%) FTP
5 1 (0.55%) DNS
5 1 (0.55%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.55%) SNMP
5 1 (0.55%) BT 21CN
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.09%) DB2
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.09%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.55%) ReportNet
4 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.55%) MS Access
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) XMLSpy
1 3 (1.64%) Subversion
1 3 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (1.64%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.09%) VisualVM
2 2 (1.09%) JIRA
2 2 (1.09%) JUnit
2 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (12.02%) Retail
2 21 (11.48%) Finance
3 9 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.73%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.19%) Banking
6 3 (1.64%) German Language
6 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Billing
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (27.87%) Developer
2 47 (25.68%) Architect
3 32 (17.49%) Consultant
4 26 (14.21%) webMethods Developer
5 23 (12.57%) Designer
6 18 (9.84%) webMethods Consultant
7 17 (9.29%) Integration Architect
8 16 (8.74%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (6.56%) Analyst
10 8 (4.37%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.37%) Administrator
10 8 (4.37%) Senior webMethods Developer
10 8 (4.37%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.83%) SAP Consultant
11 7 (3.83%) SOA Designer
12 6 (3.28%) Senior Designer
13 5 (2.73%) Web Developer
13 5 (2.73%) webMethods Architect
13 5 (2.73%) webMethods Administrator
13 5 (2.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.13%) XML
2 24 (13.11%) Web Services
3 23 (12.57%) .NET
4 21 (11.48%) Middleware
5 17 (9.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 16 (8.74%) J2EE
7 14 (7.65%) XSD
8 13 (7.10%) XSLT
9 10 (5.46%) SOAP
10 9 (4.92%) SAP XI
11 6 (3.28%) JMS
11 6 (3.28%) SAX
12 5 (2.73%) WSDL
12 5 (2.73%) REST
13 4 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
14 3 (1.64%) Java EE
14 3 (1.64%) Ajax
14 3 (1.64%) SAP PI
15 2 (1.09%) Hibernate
15 2 (1.09%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.38%) DataPower
3 9 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.92%) Clustering
4 5 (2.73%) FMCG
5 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.55%) CMDB
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.49%) Linux
2 31 (16.94%) UNIX
3 24 (13.11%) Windows
4 21 (11.48%) AIX
5 14 (7.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.19%) Android
8 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.09%) SUSE
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.55%) VMS
10 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.60%) SOA
2 18 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (8.74%) EAI
3 16 (8.74%) Data Modelling
4 13 (7.10%) Waterfall
5 12 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (6.01%) Time Management
7 10 (5.46%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (5.46%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (5.46%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.92%) CRM
9 8 (4.37%) OO
9 8 (4.37%) ERP
10 7 (3.83%) UML
10 7 (3.83%) RUP
10 7 (3.83%) E-Commerce
10 7 (3.83%) Test Management
10 7 (3.83%) Line Management
11 6 (3.28%) Test Strategy
11 6 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 61 (33.33%) Java
2 45 (24.59%) SQL
3 30 (16.39%) Python
4 26 (14.21%) PL/SQL
5 21 (11.48%) Perl
6 19 (10.38%) Bash Shell
7 17 (9.29%) Shell Script
8 14 (7.65%) VBA
9 8 (4.37%) C
10 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.09%) XPath
11 1 (0.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.20%) SC Cleared
2 15 (8.20%) Degree
3 5 (2.73%) CCA
4 2 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.09%) ISEB
5 1 (0.55%) CISSP
5 1 (0.55%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.55%) ISSEP
5 1 (0.55%) ISSMP
5 1 (0.55%) GIAC
5 1 (0.55%) CISM
5 1 (0.55%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) QA
1 2 (1.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) vSphere
2 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.55%) SAP ITS
3 1 (0.55%) Docker
3 1 (0.55%) LXC
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.64%) CA LISA
2 2 (1.09%) Puppet
2 2 (1.09%) Opsview
3 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.55%) Netcool
3 1 (0.55%) WSUS
3 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 60 (32.79%) Software AG
2 48 (26.23%) Oracle
3 33 (18.03%) SAP
4 29 (15.85%) IBM
5 22 (12.02%) Microsoft
6 17 (9.29%) TIBCO
7 16 (8.74%) Dell
8 7 (3.83%) HP
8 7 (3.83%) BEA
8 7 (3.83%) Informatica
9 6 (3.28%) RedPrairie
10 4 (2.19%) Pega
10 4 (2.19%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.64%) Remedy
11 3 (1.64%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.64%) VMware
11 3 (1.64%) Green Hat
11 3 (1.64%) Talend
12 2 (1.09%) Splunk
12 2 (1.09%) ServiceNow
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