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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 516 511 541
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +30
Contract jobs citing webMethods 106 89 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.36% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 25
Average daily rate
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£450 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
24952 24668 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.82% 45.14% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14688 13604 12895
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £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 1075 1064 1180
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.70
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -8 98 £450 -2.17% 6
London +8 37 £450 -
South East -10 26 £480 -4.00% 2
West Sussex - 17 £435 - 1
Worthing - 15 £400 -
West Midlands +5 14 £450 +45.16% 1
City of London +1 14 £575 +21.05%
Shropshire -1 8 £425 +51.78%
Telford -3 8 £425 +51.78%
North Yorkshire - 8 £388 - 1
York - 8 £388 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £388 - 1
Aberdeen - 8 £438 -
Scotland - 8 £438 -
Berkshire +2 5 £480 -1.53%
North West -39 3 £538 +4.36%
Reading - 3 £480 -
Lancashire -5 2 £600 +16.50%
East of England -12 2 - -
Essex -14 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £494 -
Bracknell -4 1 - -
Preston -5 1 - -
Gloucestershire -5 1 £350 +12.00% 1
Birmingham -5 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 - - 1
South West -5 1 £350 -18.84% 1
Surrey -6 1 £500 -
Cheltenham -6 1 £350 +12.00% 1
Nottingham -11 1 - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 143 (60.59%) Java
2 98 (41.53%) Oracle
3 83 (35.17%) SQL
4 76 (32.20%) UNIX
5 71 (30.08%) SOA
6 61 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (25.00%) J2EE
8 55 (23.31%) XML
9 54 (22.88%) Middleware
10 47 (19.92%) WebLogic
10 47 (19.92%) .NET
11 45 (19.07%) Data Modelling
12 44 (18.64%) SOAP
13 43 (18.22%) SQL Server
14 41 (17.37%) IBM
15 37 (15.68%) Waterfall
16 36 (15.25%) Software AG
17 35 (14.83%) Web Services
18 32 (13.56%) Shell Script
19 31 (13.14%) Microsoft
19 31 (13.14%) WebSphere
20 30 (12.71%) Windows
20 30 (12.71%) PL/SQL
21 28 (11.86%) Linux
21 28 (11.86%) TIBCO
21 28 (11.86%) Test Strategy
22 27 (11.44%) Puppet
22 27 (11.44%) REST
22 27 (11.44%) Jenkins
22 27 (11.44%) Informatica

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 47 (19.92%) WebLogic
2 31 (13.14%) WebSphere
3 23 (9.75%) IIS
4 20 (8.47%) JBoss
5 17 (7.20%) Documentum
6 10 (4.24%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (3.39%) Apache
8 7 (2.97%) Confluence
9 6 (2.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (2.12%) Mule
10 5 (2.12%) SAS
11 4 (1.69%) JCAPS
11 4 (1.69%) Mule ESB
12 3 (1.27%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.85%) Captiva
14 1 (0.42%) CMS
14 1 (0.42%) iPlanet
Applications
1 12 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.39%) AutoCAD
2 8 (3.39%) Siemens NX
3 4 (1.69%) CATIA
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.81%) Teamcenter
1 9 (3.81%) SAP PSCD
2 7 (2.97%) SAP ERP
3 5 (2.12%) SAP FI-CA
3 5 (2.12%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.69%) BusinessWare
5 3 (1.27%) SAP HR
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (1.27%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.85%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.42%) INSURE/90
7 1 (0.42%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.81%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.97%) Boomi
3 5 (2.12%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (1.69%) SaaS
5 2 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.97%) HTTP
2 6 (2.54%) SSL
3 3 (1.27%) SAN
3 3 (1.27%) Firewall
3 3 (1.27%) Network Security
3 3 (1.27%) NAS
3 3 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.05%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (7.20%) MySQL
4 14 (5.93%) EDRMS
5 13 (5.51%) DB2
6 12 (5.08%) DTS
6 12 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.97%) Informix
8 5 (2.12%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.27%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.27%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.42%) DataStage
11 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (11.44%) Jenkins
2 19 (8.05%) Subversion
3 16 (6.78%) Maven
4 15 (6.36%) SoapUI
5 14 (5.93%) CA Gen
6 13 (5.51%) Ant
6 13 (5.51%) JUnit
7 12 (5.08%) Selenium
7 12 (5.08%) TeamCity
8 11 (4.66%) JIRA
9 8 (3.39%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.54%) Git (software)
11 5 (2.12%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.12%) Toad
12 4 (1.69%) ClearCase
13 3 (1.27%) XMLSpy
13 3 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.85%) Selenium IDE
15 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (10.17%) Finance
2 17 (7.20%) Retail
3 7 (2.97%) General Ledger
4 5 (2.12%) Back Office
4 5 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.27%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 80 (33.90%) Developer
2 73 (30.93%) Architect
3 37 (15.68%) Solutions Architect
4 33 (13.98%) Analyst
5 30 (12.71%) Consultant
6 27 (11.44%) webMethods Developer
7 17 (7.20%) Integration Architect
8 16 (6.78%) Support Analyst
9 13 (5.51%) webMethods Consultant
10 12 (5.08%) Documentum Developer
11 9 (3.81%) Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (3.81%) Applications Support
11 9 (3.81%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.81%) Deployment Analyst
12 7 (2.97%) Data Architect
12 7 (2.97%) SAP Consultant
13 6 (2.54%) Messaging Specialist
14 5 (2.12%) SAS Developer
14 5 (2.12%) Integration Consultant
14 5 (2.12%) Documentum Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.00%) J2EE
2 55 (23.31%) XML
3 54 (22.88%) Middleware
4 47 (19.92%) .NET
5 44 (18.64%) SOAP
6 35 (14.83%) Web Services
7 27 (11.44%) REST
8 26 (11.02%) XSD
9 21 (8.90%) WSDL
10 16 (6.78%) HTML
11 13 (5.51%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (5.51%) JRules
12 12 (5.08%) JSON
12 12 (5.08%) Hibernate
12 12 (5.08%) XSLT
13 11 (4.66%) Spring
14 10 (4.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 10 (4.24%) SAP XI
14 10 (4.24%) J2SE
15 9 (3.81%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.36%) DataPower
3 11 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.66%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.54%) Thin Client
4 6 (2.54%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.27%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.42%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.42%) AS400
8 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.42%) FMCG
8 1 (0.42%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 76 (32.20%) UNIX
2 30 (12.71%) Windows
3 28 (11.86%) Linux
4 11 (4.66%) AIX
5 5 (2.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.27%) Android
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.08%) SOA
2 61 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (19.07%) Data Modelling
4 37 (15.68%) Waterfall
5 28 (11.86%) Test Strategy
6 25 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (10.59%) Problem Management
7 24 (10.17%) OO
8 23 (9.75%) Configuration Management
9 21 (8.90%) RUP
10 20 (8.47%) Project Management
11 19 (8.05%) DevOps
12 18 (7.63%) Workflow
12 18 (7.63%) Enterprise Architecture
13 17 (7.20%) Validation
14 16 (6.78%) ITIL
15 15 (6.36%) UML
15 15 (6.36%) E-Commerce
16 14 (5.93%) Scrum
16 14 (5.93%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 143 (60.59%) Java
2 83 (35.17%) SQL
3 32 (13.56%) Shell Script
4 30 (12.71%) PL/SQL
5 24 (10.17%) Perl
6 18 (7.63%) JavaScript
7 15 (6.36%) C
8 9 (3.81%) C++
8 9 (3.81%) Tcl
8 9 (3.81%) XPath
9 7 (2.97%) Python
10 6 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.12%) Scala
12 4 (1.69%) Groovy
12 4 (1.69%) ABAP
13 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.85%) VBA
15 1 (0.42%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (6.36%) Degree
2 12 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.39%) CCA
5 5 (2.12%) ISEB
5 5 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.85%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.97%) SLA
2 4 (1.69%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (2.12%) Docker
2 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 27 (11.44%) Puppet
2 12 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.81%) CA LISA
4 4 (1.69%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.27%) SCCM
6 2 (0.85%) SCOM
7 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 98 (41.53%) Oracle
2 41 (17.37%) IBM
3 36 (15.25%) Software AG
4 31 (13.14%) Microsoft
5 28 (11.86%) TIBCO
6 27 (11.44%) Informatica
6 27 (11.44%) Pega
7 26 (11.02%) BEA
8 17 (7.20%) SAP
9 9 (3.81%) Google
9 9 (3.81%) Green Hat
9 9 (3.81%) MuleSoft
9 9 (3.81%) Solace
10 8 (3.39%) Ab Initio
10 8 (3.39%) VMware
11 7 (2.97%) ATG
11 7 (2.97%) Dell
12 4 (1.69%) Cisco
12 4 (1.69%) Adobe
12 4 (1.69%) Vitria
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