The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of webMethods products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 117 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing webMethods 9 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.43% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.87% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£575 £458 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.68% +30.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - £39.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1230 1150 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.14% 49.78% 51.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 535 352
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 82 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing webMethods across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

webMethods Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

webMethods
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing webMethods across the West Midlands region.

webMethods Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

webMethods
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing webMethods across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

webMethods Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

webMethods
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
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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
Shropshire -2 5 £400 -12.56%
Birmingham -8 2 - -
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 38 (76.00%) Oracle
2 32 (64.00%) SQL
3 30 (60.00%) UNIX
4 25 (50.00%) Java
5 19 (38.00%) WebLogic
6 18 (36.00%) PL/SQL
7 17 (34.00%) Informatica
8 16 (32.00%) J2EE
8 16 (32.00%) XML
9 15 (30.00%) Shell Script
9 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (30.00%) Pega
10 14 (28.00%) Waterfall
11 13 (26.00%) Test Strategy
11 13 (26.00%) Data Modelling
11 13 (26.00%) RUP
11 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (26.00%) Perl
12 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (24.00%) BEA
13 11 (22.00%) EAI
13 11 (22.00%) TIBCO
13 11 (22.00%) Middleware
13 11 (22.00%) IBM
13 11 (22.00%) WSDL
13 11 (22.00%) SOA
13 11 (22.00%) XSD
13 11 (22.00%) SOAP
13 11 (22.00%) REST
14 10 (20.00%) Solace

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 19 (38.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.00%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Architect
3 11 (22.00%) Integration Architect
4 10 (20.00%) webMethods Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.00%) webMethods Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Software Programmer
8 1 (2.00%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Hadoop Developer
8 1 (2.00%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Programmer
8 1 (2.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) XML
1 16 (32.00%) J2EE
2 11 (22.00%) SOAP
2 11 (22.00%) Middleware
2 11 (22.00%) XSD
2 11 (22.00%) WSDL
2 11 (22.00%) REST
3 10 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (10.00%) SAX
5 3 (6.00%) .NET
6 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) DataPower
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) UNIX
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) Waterfall
3 13 (26.00%) Test Strategy
3 13 (26.00%) Data Modelling
3 13 (26.00%) RUP
3 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (22.00%) EAI
4 11 (22.00%) SOA
5 10 (20.00%) Use Case
5 10 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Open Source
7 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) OO
8 3 (6.00%) Time Management
9 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.00%) Scrum
10 1 (2.00%) Logistics
10 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) Java
3 18 (36.00%) PL/SQL
4 15 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 13 (26.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) CA LISA
2 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (76.00%) Oracle
2 17 (34.00%) Informatica
3 15 (30.00%) Pega
4 12 (24.00%) BEA
4 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (22.00%) IBM
5 11 (22.00%) TIBCO
6 10 (20.00%) Green Hat
6 10 (20.00%) Solace
7 7 (14.00%) Business Objects
8 2 (4.00%) WSO2
9 1 (2.00%) RedPrairie
9 1 (2.00%) Software AG
9 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu