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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank 114 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing webMethods 26 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.59% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 1.28% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 6
Median daily rate £415 £450 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £416 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £575 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -
webMethods
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
1445 1097 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.33% 46.19% 50.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 634 549
Median daily rate £388 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 75 95
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £16.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +0.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £30.00 £35.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

webMethods
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing webMethods as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Shropshire -19 22 £415 -0.59%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 60 (78.95%) WebLogic
2 59 (77.63%) Unix
3 48 (63.16%) SQL
4 38 (50.00%) Java
5 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (40.79%) XML
7 30 (39.47%) Linux
8 29 (38.16%) Apache
9 28 (36.84%) J2EE
9 28 (36.84%) Pega
10 27 (35.53%) Oracle
11 25 (32.89%) Open Source
11 25 (32.89%) Puppet
12 23 (30.26%) MongoDB
12 23 (30.26%) REST
12 23 (30.26%) Play Framework
12 23 (30.26%) DevOps
12 23 (30.26%) Docker
12 23 (30.26%) Microservices
12 23 (30.26%) J2SE
12 23 (30.26%) SOAP
12 23 (30.26%) Scala
12 23 (30.26%) JSON
12 23 (30.26%) Selenium
12 23 (30.26%) Spring
13 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
14 21 (27.63%) Hibernate
15 19 (25.00%) Windows
16 16 (21.05%) Test Strategy
17 15 (19.74%) Adobe

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 60 (78.95%) WebLogic
2 29 (38.16%) Apache
3 14 (18.42%) JBoss
4 11 (14.47%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.95%) Documentum
7 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.63%) Captiva
9 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (11.84%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (11.84%) Google App Engine
2 9 (11.84%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) GitHub
3 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) HTTP
1 7 (9.21%) SSL
1 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.63%) HBase
4 2 (2.63%) Pentaho
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Selenium
2 12 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 12 (15.79%) IntelliJ
2 12 (15.79%) JUnit
3 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.26%) ClearCase
6 3 (3.95%) ClearQuest
6 3 (3.95%) Toad
7 2 (2.63%) CA Gen
7 2 (2.63%) PVCS
8 1 (1.32%) Ant
8 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.32%) Gatling
8 1 (1.32%) Grunt
8 1 (1.32%) gulp
8 1 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.32%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 22 (28.95%) Software Engineer
3 19 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) Java Developer
4 15 (19.74%) Java Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) Java Scala Developer
4 15 (19.74%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) Java Software Developer
4 15 (19.74%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) Scala Developer
4 15 (19.74%) Scala Software Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Lead Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Lead DevOps
5 11 (14.47%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Lead Software Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Lead Software Engineer
6 9 (11.84%) Monitoring Engineer
6 9 (11.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.79%) XML
2 28 (36.84%) J2EE
3 23 (30.26%) J2SE
3 23 (30.26%) JSON
3 23 (30.26%) Play Framework
3 23 (30.26%) REST
3 23 (30.26%) SOAP
3 23 (30.26%) Spring
4 21 (27.63%) Hibernate
5 12 (15.79%) EJB
5 12 (15.79%) HTML
5 12 (15.79%) HTML5
6 11 (14.47%) CSS
7 8 (10.53%) ELK Stack
8 2 (2.63%) Java EE
8 2 (2.63%) Middleware
9 1 (1.32%) EDIFACT
9 1 (1.32%) jQuery
9 1 (1.32%) Node.js
9 1 (1.32%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 59 (77.63%) Unix
2 30 (39.47%) Linux
3 19 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Open Source
3 23 (30.26%) DevOps
3 23 (30.26%) Microservices
4 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
5 16 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.84%) Service Management
7 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.21%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.58%) RUP
10 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.95%) Scrum
10 3 (3.95%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.63%) Data Modelling
11 2 (2.63%) Logistics
11 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.63%) Process Improvement
11 2 (2.63%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (63.16%) SQL
2 38 (50.00%) Java
3 23 (30.26%) Scala
4 10 (13.16%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.21%) C#
5 7 (9.21%) Haskell
6 6 (7.89%) Perl
6 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.32%) Groovy
7 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 23 (30.26%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 25 (32.89%) Puppet
2 9 (11.84%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (11.84%) Kibana
2 9 (11.84%) OPNET
2 9 (11.84%) SCOM
3 8 (10.53%) logstash
4 2 (2.63%) Opsview
4 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.32%) Grafana
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Pega
2 27 (35.53%) Oracle
3 15 (19.74%) Adobe
4 10 (13.16%) Google
5 9 (11.84%) BMC
6 8 (10.53%) Digital Fuel
7 7 (9.21%) Informatica
8 5 (6.58%) BEA
9 3 (3.95%) EMC
9 3 (3.95%) RedPrairie
9 3 (3.95%) VMware
10 2 (2.63%) Cloudera
11 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.32%) JDA
11 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.32%) WSO2