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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 525 539 510
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Contract jobs citing webMethods 87 47 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.089% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.19% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 44
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £359 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +35 84 £455 -1.62% 19
London +38 37 £450 -5.26% 8
South East +13 13 £475 +2.70% 1
West Midlands -14 7 £450 +5.88% 1
City of London +32 6 £500 +8.16%
East of England -24 6 £563 +10.83% 4
Essex - 6 £563 - 1
Brentwood - 4 £575 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £418 -
Coventry - 2 £450 -
East Midlands +3 1 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £285 -
Cheltenham - 1 £285 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £285 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Norwich - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 67 (36.02%) Software AG
2 59 (31.72%) SOA
3 43 (23.12%) Java
4 38 (20.43%) Oracle
5 35 (18.82%) SQL
6 33 (17.74%) Linux
7 32 (17.20%) XML
8 30 (16.13%) Python
9 29 (15.59%) IBM
9 29 (15.59%) WebSphere
10 28 (15.05%) SAP
11 27 (14.52%) Web Services
12 26 (13.98%) Retail
13 25 (13.44%) Microsoft
14 24 (12.90%) Clustering
15 23 (12.37%) BizTalk Server
15 23 (12.37%) Shell Script
15 23 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (10.75%) Security Cleared
16 20 (10.75%) PL/SQL
17 19 (10.22%) Perl
17 19 (10.22%) Windows
17 19 (10.22%) Dell
17 19 (10.22%) Degree
17 19 (10.22%) SaaS
18 18 (9.68%) SC Cleared
18 18 (9.68%) DataPower
18 18 (9.68%) UNIX
19 17 (9.14%) VBA
19 17 (9.14%) MS Excel

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (15.59%) WebSphere
2 23 (12.37%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (7.53%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.91%) GlassFish
5 10 (5.38%) Apache
6 9 (4.84%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.23%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.54%) Documentum
9 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.54%) Confluence
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.69%) MS Project
3 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (8.60%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.08%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.08%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.54%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.22%) SaaS
2 16 (8.60%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (3.23%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (1.61%) PaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) Taleo
6 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.45%) SSL
2 5 (2.69%) HTTP
2 5 (2.69%) Firewall
3 4 (2.15%) LDAP
4 2 (1.08%) Internet
4 2 (1.08%) FTP
5 1 (0.54%) SMTP
5 1 (0.54%) DMZ
5 1 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.54%) DB2
4 1 (0.54%) MS Access
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.54%) ReportNet
4 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.15%) VisualVM
1 4 (2.15%) Subversion
1 4 (2.15%) XMLSpy
2 3 (1.61%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.61%) JIRA
2 3 (1.61%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.08%) JUnit
4 1 (0.54%) Ant
4 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.54%) Log4j
General
1 26 (13.98%) Retail
2 15 (8.06%) Finance
3 4 (2.15%) Banking
3 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.61%) German Language
5 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (27.42%) Architect
2 44 (23.66%) Developer
3 33 (17.74%) Consultant
4 25 (13.44%) webMethods Consultant
5 21 (11.29%) webMethods Developer
6 20 (10.75%) Integration Architect
7 18 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.45%) Analyst
10 11 (5.91%) Designer
11 9 (4.84%) Administrator
12 7 (3.76%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.76%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.76%) SOA Designer
13 6 (3.23%) webMethods Administrator
14 5 (2.69%) Integration Consultant
15 4 (2.15%) webMethods Architect
16 3 (1.61%) Test Manager
16 3 (1.61%) WebSphere Developer
16 3 (1.61%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.20%) XML
2 27 (14.52%) Web Services
3 16 (8.60%) .NET
4 15 (8.06%) J2EE
4 15 (8.06%) Middleware
4 15 (8.06%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (4.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (4.84%) JMS
5 9 (4.84%) XSD
6 8 (4.30%) Ajax
6 8 (4.30%) SOAP
7 6 (3.23%) WSDL
7 6 (3.23%) COM+
7 6 (3.23%) XSLT
8 5 (2.69%) EDI
9 4 (2.15%) REST
9 4 (2.15%) JDBC
10 2 (1.08%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.08%) Apache Axis
10 2 (1.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.90%) Clustering
2 23 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.68%) DataPower
4 7 (3.76%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.69%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.15%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.74%) Linux
2 19 (10.22%) Windows
3 18 (9.68%) UNIX
4 13 (6.99%) AIX
5 12 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.23%) Solaris
7 5 (2.69%) Android
8 2 (1.08%) SUSE
8 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.72%) SOA
2 16 (8.60%) Data Modelling
3 15 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 10 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (5.38%) Waterfall
6 9 (4.84%) PRINCE2
6 9 (4.84%) Time Management
7 8 (4.30%) EAI
8 7 (3.76%) E-Commerce
8 7 (3.76%) UML
8 7 (3.76%) MVC
8 7 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (3.23%) Line Management
10 5 (2.69%) ITIL
10 5 (2.69%) OO
10 5 (2.69%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.69%) Project Management
10 5 (2.69%) Scrum
10 5 (2.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.12%) Java
2 35 (18.82%) SQL
3 30 (16.13%) Python
4 23 (12.37%) Shell Script
5 20 (10.75%) PL/SQL
6 19 (10.22%) Perl
7 17 (9.14%) VBA
7 17 (9.14%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.08%) XPath
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.54%) Groovy
9 1 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 20 (10.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.22%) Degree
3 18 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.61%) ISEB
5 2 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.54%) CISSP
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.54%) GIAC
6 1 (0.54%) CISM
6 1 (0.54%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.54%) ISSEP
6 1 (0.54%) ISSMP
6 1 (0.54%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.54%) vSphere
2 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.15%) Opsview
2 2 (1.08%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (36.02%) Software AG
2 38 (20.43%) Oracle
3 29 (15.59%) IBM
4 28 (15.05%) SAP
5 25 (13.44%) Microsoft
6 19 (10.22%) Dell
7 12 (6.45%) TIBCO
8 10 (5.38%) JBoss
9 4 (2.15%) Splunk
9 4 (2.15%) Informatica
9 4 (2.15%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.61%) BEA
10 3 (1.61%) Pega
11 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.08%) Green Hat
11 2 (1.08%) VMware
11 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.54%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
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