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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 502 532 544
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +12
Contract jobs citing webMethods 124 84 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.084%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 29
Average daily rate
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£450 £460 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £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 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 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 28 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
(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 +24 117 £450 -2.17% 13
South East +9 37 £480 -1.53% 5
London +22 33 £450 - 2
West Midlands +3 18 £450 +41.73% 1
Berkshire +9 17 £480 +1.05% 4
Yorkshire - 14 £388 -
York - 14 £388 -
North Yorkshire - 14 £388 -
Worthing - 13 - -
West Sussex - 13 - -
City of London +12 11 £463 -2.63%
Telford -2 11 £425 +51.78%
Shropshire -3 11 £425 +51.78%
North West -38 7 £450 -12.62% 4
Aberdeen - 7 £463 -
Scotland - 7 £463 -
Bracknell -6 5 £500 +5.26% 2
Warrington - 5 £400 -
Cheshire - 5 £400 -
Kent - 4 - -
Reading - 3 £480 -
Wokingham - 3 £450 -
South West -11 2 £388 +24.00% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £494 -
Dover - 2 - -
Birmingham +3 1 - -
East of England -3 1 - -
Gloucestershire -4 1 £388 +29.70% 1
Cheltenham -5 1 £388 +29.70% 1

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 131 (58.22%) Java
2 89 (39.56%) SQL
2 89 (39.56%) Oracle
3 77 (34.22%) SOA
4 76 (33.78%) UNIX
5 56 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (23.11%) XML
7 45 (20.00%) J2EE
8 42 (18.67%) Software AG
8 42 (18.67%) SOAP
9 41 (18.22%) .NET
10 40 (17.78%) WebLogic
11 38 (16.89%) Data Modelling
12 37 (16.44%) Middleware
13 36 (16.00%) Web Services
13 36 (16.00%) SQL Server
14 34 (15.11%) Windows
15 31 (13.78%) Waterfall
16 28 (12.44%) PL/SQL
16 28 (12.44%) Shell Script
16 28 (12.44%) Microsoft
16 28 (12.44%) Problem Management
17 27 (12.00%) Test Strategy
17 27 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (12.00%) OO
17 27 (12.00%) JBoss
18 26 (11.56%) IBM
18 26 (11.56%) Puppet
19 25 (11.11%) REST
19 25 (11.11%) Informatica

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 40 (17.78%) WebLogic
2 27 (12.00%) JBoss
3 22 (9.78%) IIS
4 18 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 15 (6.67%) Documentum
6 10 (4.44%) Apache
7 8 (3.56%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (3.11%) Confluence
9 5 (2.22%) Mule
10 4 (1.78%) JCAPS
10 4 (1.78%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (1.78%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.33%) SAS
12 2 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.89%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.89%) Captiva
13 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.44%) CMS
13 1 (0.44%) iPlanet
Applications
1 12 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.56%) AutoCAD
2 8 (3.56%) Siemens NX
3 4 (1.78%) CATIA
3 4 (1.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Teamcenter
2 8 (3.56%) SAP PSCD
3 7 (3.11%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (2.22%) SAP ERP
5 4 (1.78%) BusinessWare
6 3 (1.33%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.33%) SAP FI-CA
6 3 (1.33%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.89%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.89%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.89%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.44%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.44%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 9 (4.00%) Boomi
3 8 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.67%) SaaS
4 6 (2.67%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.67%) FTP
1 6 (2.67%) HTTP
2 5 (2.22%) SMTP
3 4 (1.78%) SSL
4 3 (1.33%) SAN
4 3 (1.33%) Firewall
4 3 (1.33%) Network Security
4 3 (1.33%) NAS
4 3 (1.33%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.33%) DB2
3 18 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (7.11%) MySQL
5 14 (6.22%) EDRMS
6 12 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (5.33%) DTS
7 6 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.78%) Informix
10 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.89%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.44%) Big Data
12 1 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 22 (9.78%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.67%) CA Gen
2 15 (6.67%) Selenium
3 14 (6.22%) Subversion
4 12 (5.33%) JUnit
4 12 (5.33%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.89%) JIRA
6 9 (4.00%) Ant
6 9 (4.00%) Maven
7 8 (3.56%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.56%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.67%) Git (software)
9 5 (2.22%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.22%) ClearCase
10 4 (1.78%) Toad
10 4 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.33%) XMLSpy
12 1 (0.44%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (8.00%) Retail
2 15 (6.67%) Finance
3 6 (2.67%) Back Office
4 5 (2.22%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.89%) Legal
6 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 72 (32.00%) Developer
2 71 (31.56%) Architect
3 45 (20.00%) Analyst
4 38 (16.89%) Solutions Architect
5 30 (13.33%) Consultant
6 25 (11.11%) webMethods Developer
7 22 (9.78%) Support Analyst
8 16 (7.11%) Applications Support
8 16 (7.11%) Applications Support Analyst
9 14 (6.22%) webMethods Consultant
9 14 (6.22%) Integration Architect
10 11 (4.89%) Documentum Developer
11 9 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (3.11%) Technical Architect
13 6 (2.67%) SAP Consultant
13 6 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.67%) Cloud Developer
13 6 (2.67%) webMethods Analyst
14 5 (2.22%) Java Developer
14 5 (2.22%) Documentum Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (23.11%) XML
2 45 (20.00%) J2EE
3 42 (18.67%) SOAP
4 41 (18.22%) .NET
5 37 (16.44%) Middleware
6 36 (16.00%) Web Services
7 25 (11.11%) REST
8 17 (7.56%) HTML
9 16 (7.11%) XSD
10 15 (6.67%) JSON
11 14 (6.22%) WSDL
12 13 (5.78%) JRules
13 12 (5.33%) Spring
13 12 (5.33%) Hibernate
13 12 (5.33%) SAP XI
13 12 (5.33%) XSLT
14 10 (4.44%) J2SE
15 9 (4.00%) XSL
15 9 (4.00%) DHTML
15 9 (4.00%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.44%) Mainframe
4 7 (3.11%) DataPower
5 6 (2.67%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.67%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.78%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.89%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.44%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.44%) FMCG
8 1 (0.44%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.44%) AS400
8 1 (0.44%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.44%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.44%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 76 (33.78%) UNIX
2 34 (15.11%) Windows
3 22 (9.78%) Linux
4 12 (5.33%) AIX
5 6 (2.67%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.22%) Solaris
7 3 (1.33%) SUSE
8 1 (0.44%) Android
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.22%) SOA
2 56 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (16.89%) Data Modelling
4 31 (13.78%) Waterfall
5 28 (12.44%) Problem Management
6 27 (12.00%) OO
6 27 (12.00%) Test Strategy
7 24 (10.67%) DevOps
8 23 (10.22%) E-Commerce
8 23 (10.22%) Validation
9 20 (8.89%) Workflow
10 19 (8.44%) Configuration Management
10 19 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (8.44%) ITIL
11 18 (8.00%) Project Management
12 17 (7.56%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (7.11%) RUP
14 15 (6.67%) UML
14 15 (6.67%) Web Analytics
14 15 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (58.22%) Java
2 89 (39.56%) SQL
3 28 (12.44%) PL/SQL
3 28 (12.44%) Shell Script
4 24 (10.67%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.44%) Perl
6 14 (6.22%) C
7 9 (4.00%) C++
7 9 (4.00%) XPath
7 9 (4.00%) Tcl
8 6 (2.67%) Groovy
9 5 (2.22%) Python
9 5 (2.22%) Scala
9 5 (2.22%) ABAP
10 4 (1.78%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.89%) VBA
13 1 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (8.44%) Degree
2 11 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.67%) CCA
5 4 (1.78%) ISEB
5 4 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.89%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PMP
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.78%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (2.22%) Docker
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (11.56%) Puppet
2 12 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.33%) CA LISA
3 3 (1.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.33%) SCCM
4 2 (0.89%) SCOM
5 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 89 (39.56%) Oracle
2 42 (18.67%) Software AG
3 28 (12.44%) Microsoft
4 26 (11.56%) IBM
5 25 (11.11%) Informatica
6 22 (9.78%) BEA
7 21 (9.33%) SAP
7 21 (9.33%) Pega
8 16 (7.11%) TIBCO
9 15 (6.67%) Google
10 11 (4.89%) MuleSoft
11 9 (4.00%) Splunk
11 9 (4.00%) Dell
12 8 (3.56%) Ab Initio
12 8 (3.56%) VMware
13 5 (2.22%) Adobe
13 5 (2.22%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.78%) ATG
14 4 (1.78%) Vitria
14 4 (1.78%) Cisco
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