The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 505 535 463
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -72
Contract jobs citing webMethods 89 35 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.068% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.15% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 56
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25064 24043 26887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.81% 47.03% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13895 13049 13618
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1193 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +26 87 £450 +5.88% 15
London +42 30 £450 -5.26% 6
North West +10 16 £515 +47.14%
West Midlands -16 15 £280 -34.11% 1
South East -4 10 £500 +11.11% 1
East of England -15 8 £563 +80.00% 6
Essex - 8 £563 - 6
Birmingham +1 5 £250 -28.57%
Hampshire - 4 £550 - 1
South West - 3 £431 - 1
Brentwood - 3 £575 - 5
Southampton - 2 £475 -
Cheltenham - 2 £313 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £313 -
City of London +22 1 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £550 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Sheffield - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 1

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 69 (36.13%) SOA
2 58 (30.37%) Software AG
3 57 (29.84%) Java
4 47 (24.61%) Oracle
5 38 (19.90%) SQL
6 30 (15.71%) Linux
7 29 (15.18%) Microsoft
8 28 (14.66%) SQL Server
9 26 (13.61%) .NET
9 26 (13.61%) XML
9 26 (13.61%) Python
9 26 (13.61%) Shell Script
9 26 (13.61%) Retail
10 25 (13.09%) Web Services
11 24 (12.57%) Windows
11 24 (12.57%) WebSphere
11 24 (12.57%) Degree
12 23 (12.04%) SAP
12 23 (12.04%) IBM
13 22 (11.52%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (11.52%) UNIX
14 19 (9.95%) Finance
14 19 (9.95%) Clustering
14 19 (9.95%) Perl
14 19 (9.95%) PL/SQL
15 18 (9.42%) Enterprise Architecture
15 18 (9.42%) Security Cleared
16 17 (8.90%) WebLogic
16 17 (8.90%) Dell
17 16 (8.38%) TIBCO

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (12.57%) WebSphere
2 22 (11.52%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (8.90%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.24%) Apache
4 10 (5.24%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.24%) GlassFish
5 8 (4.19%) IIS
6 4 (2.09%) Confluence
7 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.52%) Documentum
8 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.52%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.62%) MS Project
3 3 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (7.33%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.05%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.52%) Maximo
3 1 (0.52%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.52%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.52%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.38%) SaaS
2 14 (7.33%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (3.14%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Taleo
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.24%) SSL
2 5 (2.62%) Firewall
3 4 (2.09%) LDAP
4 2 (1.05%) HTTP
4 2 (1.05%) Internet
5 1 (0.52%) FTP
5 1 (0.52%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.62%) DTS
2 5 (2.62%) EDRMS
2 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.57%) DB2
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.52%) MS Access
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.52%) ReportNet
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Subversion
1 10 (5.24%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.66%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.62%) JUnit
3 5 (2.62%) JIRA
3 5 (2.62%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.09%) VisualVM
4 4 (2.09%) XMLSpy
5 2 (1.05%) Ant
5 2 (1.05%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.52%) Hudson
6 1 (0.52%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.52%) Log4j
6 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 26 (13.61%) Retail
2 19 (9.95%) Finance
3 3 (1.57%) German Language
3 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.57%) Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.52%) Publishing
4 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (34.55%) Architect
2 51 (26.70%) Developer
3 33 (17.28%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (15.18%) Consultant
5 21 (10.99%) Integration Architect
5 21 (10.99%) webMethods Consultant
6 20 (10.47%) webMethods Developer
7 12 (6.28%) Analyst
8 9 (4.71%) Administrator
8 9 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) webMethods Architect
9 8 (4.19%) Designer
10 7 (3.66%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.14%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.14%) webMethods Administrator
12 5 (2.62%) Integration Consultant
12 5 (2.62%) Test Manager
12 5 (2.62%) SOA Designer
13 4 (2.09%) Business Analyst
13 4 (2.09%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.61%) .NET
1 26 (13.61%) XML
2 25 (13.09%) Web Services
3 15 (7.85%) J2EE
4 14 (7.33%) Middleware
5 11 (5.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (4.71%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (4.19%) Ajax
7 8 (4.19%) XSD
8 7 (3.66%) JMS
9 6 (3.14%) SOAP
9 6 (3.14%) COM+
10 5 (2.62%) XSLT
10 5 (2.62%) Swing
10 5 (2.62%) J2SE
10 5 (2.62%) EDI
10 5 (2.62%) Java RMI
10 5 (2.62%) WSDL
10 5 (2.62%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.62%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.95%) Clustering
2 13 (6.81%) DataPower
3 8 (4.19%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.66%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.09%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.09%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.71%) Linux
2 24 (12.57%) Windows
3 22 (11.52%) UNIX
4 12 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.24%) AIX
6 9 (4.71%) Apple iOS
7 8 (4.19%) Android
8 5 (2.62%) Solaris
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.52%) VMS
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) SUSE
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.13%) SOA
2 18 (9.42%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (8.38%) Waterfall
4 10 (5.24%) TOGAF
4 10 (5.24%) PRINCE2
5 9 (4.71%) Data Modelling
5 9 (4.71%) Time Management
6 8 (4.19%) UML
6 8 (4.19%) OO
6 8 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (3.66%) Project Management
7 7 (3.66%) MVC
7 7 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.14%) ITIL
8 6 (3.14%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.14%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.62%) EAI
9 5 (2.62%) OOD
9 5 (2.62%) TDD
9 5 (2.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.84%) Java
2 38 (19.90%) SQL
3 26 (13.61%) Python
3 26 (13.61%) Shell Script
4 19 (9.95%) Perl
4 19 (9.95%) PL/SQL
5 15 (7.85%) VBA
5 15 (7.85%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.09%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.09%) C
6 4 (2.09%) C#
7 2 (1.05%) XPath
8 1 (0.52%) Groovy
8 1 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.52%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 24 (12.57%) Degree
2 18 (9.42%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) ISEB
5 2 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) APMP
6 1 (0.52%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.52%) ISSEP
6 1 (0.52%) ISSMP
6 1 (0.52%) CISSP
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CISM
6 1 (0.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.62%) Puppet
1 5 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.09%) Opsview
3 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 58 (30.37%) Software AG
2 47 (24.61%) Oracle
3 29 (15.18%) Microsoft
4 23 (12.04%) IBM
4 23 (12.04%) SAP
5 17 (8.90%) Dell
6 16 (8.38%) TIBCO
7 15 (7.85%) JBoss
8 6 (3.14%) Ab Initio
9 5 (2.62%) VMware
9 5 (2.62%) BEA
10 4 (2.09%) Informatica
10 4 (2.09%) Sybase
10 4 (2.09%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.09%) Pega
10 4 (2.09%) Splunk
11 3 (1.57%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.57%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.05%) HP
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