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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
webMethods
Rank 94 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing webMethods 19 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 1.08% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £318 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.73% -25.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £435
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
1062 1294 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.07% 50.06% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 630 466
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £499 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 97 54
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.85 £10.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £31.50 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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 0 11 £425 +51.78%
Birmingham +4 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £500 -
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 20 (71.43%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) WebLogic
3 17 (60.71%) UNIX
3 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) SQL
5 13 (46.43%) J2EE
5 13 (46.43%) XML
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle
6 11 (39.29%) SOAP
6 11 (39.29%) REST
7 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
7 10 (35.71%) J2SE
8 9 (32.14%) Apache
8 9 (32.14%) Informatica
8 9 (32.14%) Scrum
8 9 (32.14%) Open Source
8 9 (32.14%) JSON
9 8 (28.57%) Spring
9 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
9 8 (28.57%) Selenium
9 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (28.57%) Software Architecture
9 8 (28.57%) HTML5
9 8 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (28.57%) DevOps
9 8 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
9 8 (28.57%) HTML
9 8 (28.57%) JUnit

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 18 (64.29%) WebLogic
2 9 (32.14%) Apache
3 4 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 3 (10.71%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) Documentum
5 1 (3.57%) Captiva
5 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 8 (28.57%) JUnit
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) ClearCase
2 5 (17.86%) IntelliJ
3 4 (14.29%) CA Gen
4 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
6 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) Maven
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Software Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Documentum Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Documentum Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.57%) webMethods Developer
7 1 (3.57%) webMethods Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.57%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) J2EE
1 13 (46.43%) XML
2 11 (39.29%) SOAP
2 11 (39.29%) REST
3 10 (35.71%) J2SE
4 9 (32.14%) JSON
5 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 8 (28.57%) Spring
5 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 8 (28.57%) HTML5
6 5 (17.86%) Play Framework
7 4 (14.29%) Middleware
7 4 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (10.71%) EJB
8 3 (10.71%) WSDL
8 3 (10.71%) XSD
8 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) DataPower
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Open Source
2 9 (32.14%) Scrum
3 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Microservices
4 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.29%) Time Management
5 4 (14.29%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) RUP
6 3 (10.71%) EAI
6 3 (10.71%) Use Case
6 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (17.86%) Scala
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) CA LISA
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) Informatica
3 5 (17.86%) BEA
4 4 (14.29%) Pega
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) IBM
5 3 (10.71%) TIBCO
5 3 (10.71%) Green Hat
5 3 (10.71%) Solace
6 2 (7.14%) WSO2
7 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.57%) Baan
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
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