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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 495 491 521
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Contract jobs citing webMethods 112 91 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.38% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £635 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 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 22 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
(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 -1 109 £465 +3.33% 9
London +7 39 £550 +10.00% 4
South East -1 35 £350 -16.66% 1
Berkshire -4 15 £350 -6.04%
West Midlands -8 12 £575 +25.68% 1
City of London +14 9 £625 +35.06%
West Sussex - 9 £550 - 1
North West -16 8 £475 +11.76% 3
Basingstoke +9 7 £300 -29.41%
Hampshire -1 7 £300 -41.46%
South West +7 6 £350 -6.66%
Shropshire -1 6 £400 -12.56%
Telford -2 6 £400 -12.56%
Worthing - 6 £400 -
Gloucestershire -7 5 £350 +16.66%
Reading - 5 £350 -
Bracknell -3 4 £350 +7.69%
Cheltenham -12 4 £338 +12.50%
East of England -2 3 £550 +12.82%
Essex -3 3 £550 +22.22%
Chichester - 3 £550 -
Preston +8 2 - -
Lancashire +7 2 - - 3
Surrey +6 2 £500 -
Kent +3 2 £563 +53.06%
Brentwood 0 2 £550 -
Birmingham -8 2 - - 1
Warrington - 2 £470 -
Weybridge - 2 £500 -
Cheshire - 2 £470 -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 123 (51.46%) Java
2 106 (44.35%) Oracle
3 75 (31.38%) UNIX
4 72 (30.13%) SQL
5 67 (28.03%) SOA
6 57 (23.85%) Middleware
7 52 (21.76%) IBM
7 52 (21.76%) J2EE
7 52 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (20.08%) XML
9 42 (17.57%) .NET
10 40 (16.74%) SQL Server
11 39 (16.32%) WebLogic
12 38 (15.90%) Data Modelling
13 37 (15.48%) SOAP
13 37 (15.48%) PL/SQL
13 37 (15.48%) TIBCO
13 37 (15.48%) WebSphere
14 36 (15.06%) Linux
14 36 (15.06%) Waterfall
15 33 (13.81%) XSD
16 32 (13.39%) Software AG
17 30 (12.55%) Finance
18 28 (11.72%) Informatica
18 28 (11.72%) Pega
19 27 (11.30%) Shell Script
19 27 (11.30%) WSDL
19 27 (11.30%) Windows
19 27 (11.30%) Perl
19 27 (11.30%) RUP

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 39 (16.32%) WebLogic
2 37 (15.48%) WebSphere
3 17 (7.11%) IIS
4 14 (5.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (4.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (3.77%) Documentum
7 7 (2.93%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.09%) Confluence
8 5 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.09%) SAS
8 5 (2.09%) JBoss
9 4 (1.67%) Mule
10 3 (1.26%) JCAPS
10 3 (1.26%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.42%) Apache
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.42%) CMS
12 1 (0.42%) Captiva
Applications
1 8 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.84%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (2.93%) SAP ERP
2 5 (2.09%) SAP PSCD
2 5 (2.09%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.67%) SAP FI-CA
3 4 (1.67%) BusinessWare
4 3 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.26%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.84%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.84%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.84%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.42%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Boomi
2 3 (1.26%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.02%) HTTP
2 5 (2.09%) SSL
3 3 (1.26%) Broadband
4 1 (0.42%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.69%) DB2
3 13 (5.44%) MySQL
4 9 (3.77%) EDRMS
5 8 (3.35%) Informix
6 7 (2.93%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.93%) DTS
6 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.26%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.42%) DataStage
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (10.04%) Jenkins
2 21 (8.79%) Subversion
3 15 (6.28%) Maven
4 14 (5.86%) SoapUI
5 13 (5.44%) JIRA
6 12 (5.02%) Ant
7 10 (4.18%) CA Gen
8 9 (3.77%) JUnit
9 7 (2.93%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.09%) XMLSpy
11 4 (1.67%) Selenium
11 4 (1.67%) Toad
12 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.84%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
14 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (12.55%) Finance
2 17 (7.11%) Retail
3 7 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.09%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Billing
6 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 85 (35.56%) Developer
2 54 (22.59%) Architect
3 43 (17.99%) webMethods Developer
4 28 (11.72%) Analyst
5 27 (11.30%) Consultant
6 20 (8.37%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (8.37%) Integration Architect
7 17 (7.11%) webMethods Consultant
8 12 (5.02%) Deployment Analyst
8 12 (5.02%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.60%) Support Analyst
10 10 (4.18%) Messaging Specialist
10 10 (4.18%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.35%) Contracts Manager
11 8 (3.35%) Data Architect
12 6 (2.51%) Senior Developer
13 5 (2.09%) Business Analyst
13 5 (2.09%) SAS Developer
13 5 (2.09%) SAP Consultant
13 5 (2.09%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (23.85%) Middleware
2 52 (21.76%) J2EE
3 48 (20.08%) XML
4 42 (17.57%) .NET
5 37 (15.48%) SOAP
6 33 (13.81%) XSD
7 27 (11.30%) WSDL
8 22 (9.21%) Web Services
9 18 (7.53%) WebSphere MQ
10 17 (7.11%) REST
11 12 (5.02%) TIBCO EMS
12 10 (4.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 8 (3.35%) JRules
13 8 (3.35%) SAP XI
14 6 (2.51%) XSLT
14 6 (2.51%) SAX
14 6 (2.51%) Oracle Fusion
15 5 (2.09%) JDBC
16 4 (1.67%) Hibernate
16 4 (1.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.28%) DataPower
3 14 (5.86%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.77%) Open Source
5 8 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.93%) Data Extraction
6 7 (2.93%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.84%) Equities
8 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) FMCG
9 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.42%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) AS400
9 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 75 (31.38%) UNIX
2 36 (15.06%) Linux
3 27 (11.30%) Windows
4 13 (5.44%) AIX
5 5 (2.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.26%) Android
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (28.03%) SOA
2 52 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (15.90%) Data Modelling
4 36 (15.06%) Waterfall
5 27 (11.30%) RUP
6 26 (10.88%) ITIL
6 26 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (10.88%) Configuration Management
6 26 (10.88%) Test Strategy
7 25 (10.46%) Project Management
8 23 (9.62%) OO
9 19 (7.95%) EAI
9 19 (7.95%) E-Commerce
10 17 (7.11%) Problem Management
11 16 (6.69%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (5.86%) Migration
13 13 (5.44%) UML
13 13 (5.44%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.60%) Scrum
15 10 (4.18%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (51.46%) Java
2 72 (30.13%) SQL
3 37 (15.48%) PL/SQL
4 27 (11.30%) Shell Script
4 27 (11.30%) Perl
5 7 (2.93%) Python
6 6 (2.51%) C
6 6 (2.51%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.84%) XPath
7 2 (0.84%) C++
7 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.84%) VBA
7 2 (0.84%) Tcl
7 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.42%) ABAP
8 1 (0.42%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (5.44%) Degree
1 13 (5.44%) SC Cleared
1 13 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.09%) CCA
3 3 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.26%) ISEB
3 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.09%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (2.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (7.11%) Puppet
2 11 (4.60%) Tivoli
3 10 (4.18%) CA LISA
4 7 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.26%) SCCM
6 2 (0.84%) SCOM
6 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 106 (44.35%) Oracle
2 52 (21.76%) IBM
3 37 (15.48%) TIBCO
4 32 (13.39%) Software AG
5 28 (11.72%) Informatica
5 28 (11.72%) Pega
6 26 (10.88%) Microsoft
6 26 (10.88%) BEA
7 20 (8.37%) Business Objects
8 14 (5.86%) SAP
9 12 (5.02%) ATG
10 10 (4.18%) Ab Initio
10 10 (4.18%) Green Hat
10 10 (4.18%) Solace
11 8 (3.35%) CODA
12 5 (2.09%) Cisco
12 5 (2.09%) VMware
13 4 (1.67%) Vitria
13 4 (1.67%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.67%) MuleSoft
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