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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 81 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs citing webMethods 31 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.82% 0.48% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -26.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £290 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £290 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 - £39.00
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England

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
1100 1033 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.48% 47.80% 49.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 505 431
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 77 97
Average hourly rate £15.85 £17.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% -22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
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 29 December 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
Shropshire +9 19 £400 +37.93%
Coventry - 6 £425 - 2
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 29 (74.36%) UNIX
2 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 24 (61.54%) Java
4 22 (56.41%) Oracle
5 18 (46.15%) PL/SQL
5 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (41.03%) Windows
7 15 (38.46%) XML
8 9 (23.08%) SAX
8 9 (23.08%) Test Strategy
9 8 (20.51%) Time Management
9 8 (20.51%) SOA
9 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (20.51%) WebLogic
10 7 (17.95%) XSD
10 7 (17.95%) EAI
10 7 (17.95%) Middleware
10 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
11 6 (15.38%) RedPrairie
11 6 (15.38%) FMCG
11 6 (15.38%) Software AG
11 6 (15.38%) Logistics
11 6 (15.38%) Retail
11 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
11 6 (15.38%) Linux
11 6 (15.38%) XSLT
11 6 (15.38%) C
11 6 (15.38%) .NET
12 5 (12.82%) J2EE
12 5 (12.82%) Perl

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 8 (20.51%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) webMethods Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Designer
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) SOA Designer
8 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) XML
2 9 (23.08%) SAX
3 7 (17.95%) Middleware
3 7 (17.95%) XSD
4 6 (15.38%) XSLT
4 6 (15.38%) .NET
5 5 (12.82%) J2EE
6 2 (5.13%) SOAP
6 2 (5.13%) Web Services
6 2 (5.13%) WSDL
6 2 (5.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) FMCG
2 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (5.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) UNIX
2 16 (41.03%) Windows
3 6 (15.38%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 8 (20.51%) Time Management
3 8 (20.51%) SOA
3 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.95%) EAI
4 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.38%) Logistics
6 5 (12.82%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) RUP
6 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.13%) Use Case
8 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Test Management
9 1 (2.56%) B2B
9 1 (2.56%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) Java
3 18 (46.15%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.38%) C
5 5 (12.82%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.13%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Software AG
2 6 (15.38%) RedPrairie
3 5 (12.82%) HP
3 5 (12.82%) Informatica
4 4 (10.26%) BEA
4 4 (10.26%) IBM
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
6 2 (5.13%) Green Hat
6 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.13%) Pega
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago