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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 459 500 461
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -39
Contract jobs citing webMethods 141 70 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 51 39
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 £300 £345 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 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 27 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 +64 140 £450 - 14
London +33 63 £425 -10.52% 3
South East -13 36 £350 -19.54% 6
West Midlands +21 32 £575 +79.68% 4
Shropshire -2 16 £465 +45.31%
Berkshire -2 16 £350 -16.66% 3
Telford +3 14 £465 +45.31%
City of London +20 13 £352 -31.41% 1
Hampshire -9 8 £294 - 1
Basingstoke +6 7 £300 - 1
East of England +3 5 £500 -13.04%
North West - 4 £450 - 1
Bracknell +6 3 £375 +8.69%
Essex +3 2 £450 -21.73%
Bedfordshire - 2 £500 -
Birmingham -12 1 - - 1
Brentwood - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 £600 -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
South West - - - -
Havant - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 111 (47.23%) Java
2 109 (46.38%) Oracle
3 76 (32.34%) UNIX
4 73 (31.06%) SQL
5 59 (25.11%) SOA
6 52 (22.13%) Middleware
7 51 (21.70%) IBM
8 50 (21.28%) J2EE
8 50 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (20.43%) .NET
10 45 (19.15%) XML
11 41 (17.45%) Finance
12 40 (17.02%) Linux
13 39 (16.60%) WebSphere
14 38 (16.17%) PL/SQL
15 37 (15.74%) WebLogic
15 37 (15.74%) TIBCO
16 33 (14.04%) Waterfall
17 32 (13.62%) Data Modelling
18 30 (12.77%) XSD
18 30 (12.77%) Windows
18 30 (12.77%) Software AG
19 28 (11.91%) SQL Server
20 27 (11.49%) RUP
21 26 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (11.06%) BEA
21 26 (11.06%) Pega
22 25 (10.64%) SOAP
22 25 (10.64%) Perl
22 25 (10.64%) Test Strategy

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 39 (16.60%) WebSphere
2 37 (15.74%) WebLogic
3 14 (5.96%) IIS
3 14 (5.96%) IBM HTTP Server
4 12 (5.11%) TIBCO EMS
5 10 (4.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 10 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (3.40%) Documentum
7 7 (2.98%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.70%) Confluence
8 4 (1.70%) SAS
9 2 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.43%) Captiva
10 1 (0.43%) Mule
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.11%) SAP ERP
2 10 (4.26%) SAP FI
2 10 (4.26%) SAP PSCD
3 9 (3.83%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (1.70%) SAP HR
5 3 (1.28%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.11%) HTTP
2 8 (3.40%) SSL
3 3 (1.28%) Broadband
4 1 (0.43%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.40%) Informix
2 8 (3.40%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.40%) MySQL
3 7 (2.98%) DB2
4 4 (1.70%) SAP BW
4 4 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.85%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (7.23%) Subversion
2 16 (6.81%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.11%) Maven
3 12 (5.11%) JIRA
4 11 (4.68%) SoapUI
5 9 (3.83%) Ant
6 6 (2.55%) CA Gen
7 5 (2.13%) JUnit
8 3 (1.28%) Toad
9 2 (0.85%) XMLSpy
9 2 (0.85%) Selenium
9 2 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.85%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
General
1 41 (17.45%) Finance
2 16 (6.81%) Retail
3 12 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.26%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.85%) Legal
5 2 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 82 (34.89%) Developer
2 47 (20.00%) webMethods Developer
3 43 (18.30%) Architect
4 35 (14.89%) Consultant
5 24 (10.21%) Analyst
6 20 (8.51%) webMethods Consultant
7 15 (6.38%) Designer
8 13 (5.53%) Integration Architect
9 12 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.11%) Deployment Analyst
10 11 (4.68%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.68%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.68%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (4.26%) Messaging Specialist
12 9 (3.83%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.40%) Data Architect
13 8 (3.40%) Contracts Manager
14 7 (2.98%) Web Developer
14 7 (2.98%) Support Analyst
15 6 (2.55%) Senior webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (22.13%) Middleware
2 50 (21.28%) J2EE
3 48 (20.43%) .NET
4 45 (19.15%) XML
5 30 (12.77%) XSD
6 25 (10.64%) SOAP
7 21 (8.94%) WebSphere MQ
8 19 (8.09%) WSDL
9 16 (6.81%) Web Services
10 14 (5.96%) SAP XI
11 12 (5.11%) SAX
12 10 (4.26%) XSLT
12 10 (4.26%) REST
13 9 (3.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 4 (1.70%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (1.70%) JDBC
15 3 (1.28%) JMS
15 3 (1.28%) Ajax
16 2 (0.85%) SAP PI
16 2 (0.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.23%) DataPower
2 16 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.98%) Data Extraction
4 7 (2.98%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.55%) FMCG
6 5 (2.13%) Open Source
7 4 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.85%) Equities
10 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.43%) Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 76 (32.34%) UNIX
2 40 (17.02%) Linux
3 30 (12.77%) Windows
4 16 (6.81%) AIX
5 8 (3.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.70%) Android
7 3 (1.28%) Solaris
7 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.11%) SOA
2 50 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.04%) Waterfall
4 32 (13.62%) Data Modelling
5 27 (11.49%) RUP
6 26 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (10.64%) Test Strategy
8 23 (9.79%) ITIL
8 23 (9.79%) EAI
9 21 (8.94%) Configuration Management
10 19 (8.09%) OO
11 16 (6.81%) E-Commerce
11 16 (6.81%) Project Management
12 15 (6.38%) Problem Management
13 13 (5.53%) ERP
14 10 (4.26%) CRM
15 9 (3.83%) Change Management
15 9 (3.83%) Migration
15 9 (3.83%) Scrum
15 9 (3.83%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 111 (47.23%) Java
2 73 (31.06%) SQL
3 38 (16.17%) PL/SQL
4 25 (10.64%) Perl
5 22 (9.36%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.83%) C
6 9 (3.83%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.40%) Python
8 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (4.26%) CCA
2 8 (3.40%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.98%) Degree
4 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.85%) ISEB
5 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.26%) Puppet
2 9 (3.83%) CA LISA
2 9 (3.83%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 109 (46.38%) Oracle
2 51 (21.70%) IBM
3 37 (15.74%) TIBCO
4 30 (12.77%) Software AG
5 26 (11.06%) BEA
5 26 (11.06%) Pega
6 24 (10.21%) Informatica
7 17 (7.23%) SAP
8 16 (6.81%) Business Objects
9 15 (6.38%) Microsoft
10 11 (4.68%) ATG
11 9 (3.83%) Green Hat
12 8 (3.40%) HP
12 8 (3.40%) CODA
13 7 (2.98%) RedPrairie
14 5 (2.13%) Ab Initio
15 4 (1.70%) Cisco
16 3 (1.28%) ServiceNow
17 2 (0.85%) VMware
17 2 (0.85%) Amdocs
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