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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
webMethods
UK
Rank 522 513 505
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing webMethods 60 114 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.52% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 59
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.54

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
19951 22015 23228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.31% 43.32% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12263 12930 13629
Median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 865 1024
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing webMethods as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 58 £450 -10.00% 5
South East +18 22 £419 -6.86% 1
West Sussex +14 15 £488 - 1
West Midlands -32 12 £450 -14.28% 1
Shropshire -6 10 £450 -10.00%
Telford -1 9 £450 -14.28%
Worthing -6 9 £488 -
Nottinghamshire +9 6 - -
Nottingham +7 6 - -
East Midlands +5 6 - -
Berkshire +19 5 £350 -26.31%
South West +8 5 £325 -18.75%
Bracknell +3 5 £350 -26.31%
London 0 5 £550 -12.00% 1
East of England 0 5 £450 +12.50% 2
Gloucestershire +4 4 - -
Essex +2 3 - -
North West +26 2 £360 -19.55%
Liverpool +5 2 £360 -37.39%
Merseyside +3 2 £360 -37.39%
Scotland - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £450 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £450 -
Surrey +13 1 - -
Midlands 0 1 - -
Birmingham -3 1 £400 -27.27% 1
Brighton - 1 £650 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £325 -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing webMethods also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for webMethods.

1 83 (52.53%) Oracle
2 70 (44.30%) Unix
3 60 (37.97%) Java
4 58 (36.71%) SQL
5 40 (25.32%) XML
6 38 (24.05%) WebLogic
7 37 (23.42%) Shell Script
8 35 (22.15%) Middleware
9 34 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (20.25%) SAP
10 32 (20.25%) J2EE
11 29 (18.35%) Configuration Management
11 29 (18.35%) Waterfall
11 29 (18.35%) Test Strategy
12 28 (17.72%) RUP
13 27 (17.09%) PL/SQL
14 24 (15.19%) AIX
14 24 (15.19%) Finance
14 24 (15.19%) Process Improvement
15 23 (14.56%) SOA
16 22 (13.92%) Linux
16 22 (13.92%) Pega
17 21 (13.29%) Software AG
17 21 (13.29%) Problem Management
18 20 (12.66%) BusinessObjects
18 20 (12.66%) OO
18 20 (12.66%) CRM
18 20 (12.66%) ERP
19 19 (12.03%) Informatica
19 19 (12.03%) Retail

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (24.05%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.43%) Confluence
3 5 (3.16%) JBoss
4 4 (2.53%) Apache
4 4 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.53%) SAP Portal
4 4 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.90%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.27%) nginx
7 1 (0.63%) Documentum
7 1 (0.63%) Mule
7 1 (0.63%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.27%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (12.03%) SAP PSCD
2 15 (9.49%) SAP ERP
3 5 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.90%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (1.90%) SAP HR
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.27%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.27%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (1.27%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.63%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) SaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.27%) GitHub
2 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.27%) Taleo
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.23%) SSL
2 10 (6.33%) DNS
2 10 (6.33%) Firewall
3 2 (1.27%) HTTP
3 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.66%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (11.39%) SAP Data Services
3 15 (9.49%) SAP BW
4 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.80%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.53%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (2.53%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (10.13%) CA Gen
2 9 (5.70%) JIRA
3 8 (5.06%) Toad
4 6 (3.80%) ClearCase
4 6 (3.80%) ClearQuest
4 6 (3.80%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.16%) JUnit
5 5 (3.16%) PVCS
6 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.53%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.90%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.90%) Selenium
7 3 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.27%) Ant
8 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.27%) Grunt
8 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.27%) Sublime Text
8 2 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (15.19%) Finance
2 19 (12.03%) Retail
3 14 (8.86%) General Ledger
4 13 (8.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.16%) Back Office
6 3 (1.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (27.22%) Developer
2 37 (23.42%) Architect
3 23 (14.56%) Integration Architect
4 19 (12.03%) Analyst
5 18 (11.39%) webMethods Developer
6 16 (10.13%) Consultant
7 13 (8.23%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (6.33%) webMethods Architect
9 9 (5.70%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.06%) Environment Manager
11 7 (4.43%) Senior Architect
12 6 (3.80%) SAP Analyst
12 6 (3.80%) SAP Test Analyst
12 6 (3.80%) Software Architect
13 5 (3.16%) Administrator
13 5 (3.16%) Java Developer
13 5 (3.16%) Lead Architect
13 5 (3.16%) Test Manager
13 5 (3.16%) webMethods Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.32%) XML
2 35 (22.15%) Middleware
3 32 (20.25%) J2EE
4 18 (11.39%) SOAP
5 17 (10.76%) Web Services
6 15 (9.49%) SAP XI
7 12 (7.59%) REST
8 9 (5.70%) RESTful
9 8 (5.06%) HTML
9 8 (5.06%) JSON
10 7 (4.43%) EDIFACT
11 6 (3.80%) Spring
12 5 (3.16%) XSL
12 5 (3.16%) XSLT
13 4 (2.53%) Web Dynpro
14 3 (1.90%) CSS
14 3 (1.90%) EJB
14 3 (1.90%) Hibernate
14 3 (1.90%) Java EE
14 3 (1.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.06%) DataPower
1 8 (5.06%) iSeries
2 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.80%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.90%) Clustering
3 3 (1.90%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.27%) Life Science
4 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.63%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 70 (44.30%) Unix
2 24 (15.19%) AIX
3 22 (13.92%) Linux
4 18 (11.39%) Windows
5 10 (6.33%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (6.33%) SUSE
6 7 (4.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.63%) Solaris
8 1 (0.63%) VME
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.35%) Configuration Management
2 29 (18.35%) Test Strategy
2 29 (18.35%) Waterfall
3 28 (17.72%) RUP
4 24 (15.19%) Process Improvement
5 23 (14.56%) SOA
6 21 (13.29%) Problem Management
7 20 (12.66%) CRM
7 20 (12.66%) ERP
7 20 (12.66%) OO
8 18 (11.39%) Revenue Management
9 17 (10.76%) Data Management
10 15 (9.49%) Master Data Management
10 15 (9.49%) Test Scripting
11 13 (8.23%) Test Management
12 12 (7.59%) Data Modelling
12 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.96%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.97%) Java
2 58 (36.71%) SQL
3 37 (23.42%) Shell Script
4 27 (17.09%) PL/SQL
5 16 (10.13%) Perl
6 9 (5.70%) COBOL
7 7 (4.43%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.53%) ABAP
8 4 (2.53%) C
8 4 (2.53%) C#
8 4 (2.53%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.90%) Groovy
9 3 (1.90%) Scala
10 2 (1.27%) C++
10 2 (1.27%) Haskell
10 2 (1.27%) Python
10 2 (1.27%) Ruby
10 2 (1.27%) Tcl
10 2 (1.27%) XPath
11 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) CCA
2 11 (6.96%) ISEB
2 11 (6.96%) ISTQB
2 11 (6.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.63%) AAT
6 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) Puppet
2 2 (1.27%) Grafana
2 2 (1.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 83 (52.53%) Oracle
2 32 (20.25%) SAP
3 22 (13.92%) Pega
4 21 (13.29%) Software AG
5 19 (12.03%) Informatica
6 16 (10.13%) BEA
7 13 (8.23%) Ab Initio
8 12 (7.59%) IBM
8 12 (7.59%) Microsoft
9 9 (5.70%) TIBCO
10 8 (5.06%) Sitecore
11 5 (3.16%) Adobe
12 4 (2.53%) Terracotta
13 3 (1.90%) Apigee
13 3 (1.90%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.90%) Intel
13 3 (1.90%) Remedy
14 2 (1.27%) Google
14 2 (1.27%) IBM Sterling
14 2 (1.27%) ICL