The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 108 99 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing webMethods 10 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.22% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.45% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Average daily rate £390 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1218 896 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.22% 48.91% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 389 446
Average daily rate £350 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 114 97
Average hourly rate £16.75 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
webMethods
England

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 18 April 2014.

webMethods Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) J2EE
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) BEA
4 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Pega
5 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 6 (37.50%) OO
5 6 (37.50%) RUP
5 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
6 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
6 5 (31.25%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
7 4 (25.00%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) EDI
8 3 (18.75%) Perl
8 3 (18.75%) Informatica
8 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
9 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 2 (12.50%) CA Gen
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) ERP
9 2 (12.50%) XML
10 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 1 (6.25%) COBOL
10 1 (6.25%) SAP
10 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
10 1 (6.25%) Toad

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) CA Gen
2 1 (6.25%) Toad
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) webMethods Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) ERP Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (18.75%) EDI
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
1 6 (37.50%) OO
1 6 (37.50%) RUP
1 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) BEA
2 7 (43.75%) Pega
3 3 (18.75%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
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