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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank 522 531 530
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing webMethods 121 105 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.42% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 54 39
Median daily rate £425 £458 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £436
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -

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
24094 24945 23735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.86% 44.52% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14800 14628 13358
Median daily rate £400 £390 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 828 1106 1006
Median hourly rate £20.39 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.74% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 114 £415 -11.22% 8
London +1 35 £419 -28.72% 5
West Midlands -12 25 £415 -19.02%
Shropshire -18 21 £415 +1.21%
Telford -19 20 £415 +1.21%
South East -8 18 £425 +6.25% 2
Gloucestershire +9 16 - -
South West +8 16 - -
Cheltenham +10 11 - -
East Midlands +13 8 - -
Nottingham +5 8 - -
Nottinghamshire +2 8 - -
West Sussex -15 8 - -
North West -14 6 £450 -5.26% 1
Scotland -15 6 £625 +42.85%
Edinburgh - 6 £625 -
East of England +16 5 £355 -35.40%
Hampshire +12 5 £425 -
Essex +7 5 £355 -35.40%
Worthing -29 5 - -
Manchester - 5 £450 -
City of London +38 4 £375 -40.00% 1
Berkshire -5 4 £538 +53.57% 1
Southend-on-Sea +4 2 £355 -
Bracknell -7 2 £575 -
Southampton - 2 £425 -
Kent +6 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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.

1 133 (45.86%) Unix
2 113 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (37.24%) Middleware
4 94 (32.41%) Java
4 94 (32.41%) Oracle
5 89 (30.69%) WebLogic
6 77 (26.55%) SQL
7 69 (23.79%) Linux
8 64 (22.07%) SOAP
8 64 (22.07%) XML
9 60 (20.69%) J2EE
10 54 (18.62%) WebSphere
11 47 (16.21%) REST
12 44 (15.17%) Web Services
13 43 (14.83%) DataPower
14 42 (14.48%) IBM
15 40 (13.79%) Puppet
16 39 (13.45%) Apache
17 37 (12.76%) Shell Script
18 35 (12.07%) SOA
18 35 (12.07%) SAP
19 34 (11.72%) Windows
19 34 (11.72%) Pega
20 32 (11.03%) Security Cleared
20 32 (11.03%) ITIL
21 31 (10.69%) Spring
21 31 (10.69%) Open Source
22 30 (10.34%) SC Cleared
22 30 (10.34%) DevOps
23 29 (10.00%) JSON

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 89 (30.69%) WebLogic
2 54 (18.62%) WebSphere
3 39 (13.45%) Apache
4 27 (9.31%) JBoss
5 20 (6.90%) WebLogic Portal
6 15 (5.17%) IIS
7 13 (4.48%) Tomcat
8 12 (4.14%) IBM HTTP Server
9 11 (3.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.38%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.38%) Mule
11 4 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.03%) Documentum
13 2 (0.69%) Captiva
13 2 (0.69%) WebLogic Integration
14 1 (0.34%) CMS
14 1 (0.34%) JCAPS
14 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
14 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.03%) MS Project
3 2 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.48%) SAP PSCD
2 12 (4.14%) SAP ERP
3 6 (2.07%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.07%) SAP FI
3 6 (2.07%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (2.07%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (1.38%) SAP CRM
4 4 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.03%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.34%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.66%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (3.10%) Google App Engine
3 9 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.03%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) GitHub
6 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.31%) SSL
2 21 (7.24%) Firewall
3 19 (6.55%) DNS
3 19 (6.55%) HTTP
4 7 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.38%) Internet
5 4 (1.38%) LDAP
6 3 (1.03%) FTP
7 1 (0.34%) LAN
7 1 (0.34%) SAN
7 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.28%) MongoDB
2 15 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (2.76%) Oracle OWB
5 7 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.07%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.07%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.03%) DataStage
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.03%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.69%) MySQL
9 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.34%) HBase
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.34%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (8.28%) Jenkins
1 24 (8.28%) Selenium
2 14 (4.83%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.48%) Eclipse
3 13 (4.48%) IntelliJ
3 13 (4.48%) JUnit
3 13 (4.48%) Maven
4 11 (3.79%) Ant
4 11 (3.79%) Subversion
5 10 (3.45%) JIRA
6 7 (2.41%) ClearCase
7 6 (2.07%) CA Gen
8 3 (1.03%) ClearQuest
8 3 (1.03%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.03%) Toad
8 3 (1.03%) VisualVM
9 2 (0.69%) git-flow
9 2 (0.69%) Hudson
10 1 (0.34%) Gatling
10 1 (0.34%) Grunt
General
1 26 (8.97%) Finance
2 18 (6.21%) Retail
3 13 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.76%) General Ledger
5 6 (2.07%) Banking
5 6 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.72%) Marketing
7 4 (1.38%) Electronics
8 3 (1.03%) Billing
9 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 104 (35.86%) Developer
2 63 (21.72%) Architect
3 44 (15.17%) webMethods Developer
4 40 (13.79%) Consultant
5 38 (13.10%) Integration Architect
6 37 (12.76%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (8.28%) Middleware Developer
7 24 (8.28%) webMethods Architect
8 23 (7.93%) Software Engineer
9 22 (7.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 22 (7.59%) Integration Developer
10 20 (6.90%) Integration Specialist
10 20 (6.90%) Java Developer
11 19 (6.55%) Analyst
12 16 (5.52%) Middleware Specialist
12 16 (5.52%) SAP Consultant
13 15 (5.17%) Java Scala Developer
13 15 (5.17%) Java Scala Software Engineer
13 15 (5.17%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (37.24%) Middleware
2 64 (22.07%) SOAP
2 64 (22.07%) XML
3 60 (20.69%) J2EE
4 47 (16.21%) REST
5 44 (15.17%) Web Services
6 31 (10.69%) Spring
7 29 (10.00%) JSON
8 28 (9.66%) Hibernate
9 26 (8.97%) HTML
10 24 (8.28%) J2SE
10 24 (8.28%) Play Framework
11 22 (7.59%) IBM Integration Bus
12 18 (6.21%) Java EE
13 17 (5.86%) .NET
13 17 (5.86%) HTML5
14 15 (5.17%) CSS
14 15 (5.17%) JMS
14 15 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
15 13 (4.48%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.83%) DataPower
2 11 (3.79%) Data Extraction
3 8 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.72%) FMCG
6 4 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.38%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.03%) Clustering
8 2 (0.69%) Biometrics
8 2 (0.69%) Contactless
8 2 (0.69%) EMV
8 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.34%) EPoS
9 1 (0.34%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) iSeries
9 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 133 (45.86%) Unix
2 69 (23.79%) Linux
3 34 (11.72%) Windows
4 22 (7.59%) AIX
5 17 (5.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 16 (5.52%) Oracle Linux
6 16 (5.52%) SUSE
7 7 (2.41%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.38%) Solaris
10 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (12.07%) SOA
3 32 (11.03%) ITIL
4 31 (10.69%) Open Source
5 30 (10.34%) DevOps
6 26 (8.97%) Microservices
6 26 (8.97%) Software Engineering
7 23 (7.93%) Enterprise Architecture
7 23 (7.93%) TOGAF
8 22 (7.59%) Test Strategy
9 21 (7.24%) Configuration Management
10 20 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.55%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (6.21%) Unified Process
13 17 (5.86%) Load Balancing
13 17 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (4.48%) Change Management
16 12 (4.14%) EAI
16 12 (4.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 94 (32.41%) Java
2 77 (26.55%) SQL
3 37 (12.76%) Shell Script
4 24 (8.28%) Scala
5 20 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 15 (5.17%) Perl
6 15 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.41%) C#
7 7 (2.41%) Haskell
8 5 (1.72%) Python
9 2 (0.69%) ABAP
10 1 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.34%) Groovy
10 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
10 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (11.03%) Security Cleared
2 30 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.10%) ISEB
4 8 (2.76%) CCA
5 5 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.34%) Degree
7 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.41%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (8.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (13.79%) Puppet
2 9 (3.10%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (3.10%) Kibana
2 9 (3.10%) OPNET
2 9 (3.10%) SCOM
3 8 (2.76%) logstash
4 5 (1.72%) Opsview
5 4 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.03%) Grafana
7 2 (0.69%) Control-M
7 2 (0.69%) Graphite
7 2 (0.69%) Nagios
8 1 (0.34%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 94 (32.41%) Oracle
2 42 (14.48%) IBM
3 35 (12.07%) SAP
4 34 (11.72%) Pega
5 28 (9.66%) Apigee
5 28 (9.66%) Software AG
6 19 (6.55%) TIBCO
7 18 (6.21%) Adobe
8 16 (5.52%) Intel
9 14 (4.83%) BEA
10 13 (4.48%) Informatica
11 12 (4.14%) ATG
12 11 (3.79%) Red Hat
13 10 (3.45%) Google
13 10 (3.45%) Microsoft
14 9 (3.10%) BMC
15 8 (2.76%) Digital Fuel
15 8 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (2.41%) Ab Initio
17 6 (2.07%) VMware
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