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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank 119 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing webMethods 25 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.67% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 1.54% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 5
Median daily rate £415 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £430 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £490 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £400 £488
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
1508 1102 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.01% 43.59% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 527 601
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 80 88
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £11.00 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.44 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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
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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 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 -11 20 £400 -8.57%
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 42 (89.36%) SQL
2 40 (85.11%) Java
3 38 (80.85%) Unix
4 35 (74.47%) WebLogic
5 31 (65.96%) J2EE
6 30 (63.83%) XML
7 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (51.06%) Open Source
9 23 (48.94%) Puppet
10 22 (46.81%) MongoDB
10 22 (46.81%) Scala
10 22 (46.81%) JSON
10 22 (46.81%) Selenium
10 22 (46.81%) Spring
10 22 (46.81%) J2SE
10 22 (46.81%) SOAP
10 22 (46.81%) REST
10 22 (46.81%) Play Framework
10 22 (46.81%) Docker
10 22 (46.81%) DevOps
10 22 (46.81%) Microservices
11 20 (42.55%) Oracle
11 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
11 20 (42.55%) Hibernate
12 14 (29.79%) PL/SQL
12 14 (29.79%) Linux
13 12 (25.53%) Apache
13 12 (25.53%) WebLogic Portal
13 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (25.53%) Cloud Computing

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 35 (74.47%) WebLogic
2 12 (25.53%) Apache
2 12 (25.53%) WebLogic Portal
3 10 (21.28%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) Documentum
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (25.53%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (21.28%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (21.28%) Google App Engine
2 10 (21.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) GitHub
3 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) SSL
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) HBase
3 2 (4.26%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Selenium
2 10 (21.28%) Eclipse
2 10 (21.28%) IntelliJ
2 10 (21.28%) JUnit
3 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.77%) CA Gen
5 5 (10.64%) Toad
6 4 (8.51%) ClearCase
6 4 (8.51%) ClearQuest
7 2 (4.26%) PVCS
8 1 (2.13%) Ant
8 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.13%) Gatling
8 1 (2.13%) Grunt
8 1 (2.13%) gulp
8 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.13%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Developer
2 20 (42.55%) Software Engineer
3 19 (40.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (40.43%) Java Engineer
3 19 (40.43%) Java Scala Software Engineer
3 19 (40.43%) Java Software Engineer
3 19 (40.43%) Scala Software Engineer
4 18 (38.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 18 (38.30%) Java Developer
5 17 (36.17%) Java Scala Developer
5 17 (36.17%) Java Software Developer
5 17 (36.17%) Scala Developer
6 12 (25.53%) Lead Developer
6 12 (25.53%) Lead DevOps
6 12 (25.53%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 12 (25.53%) Lead Software Developer
6 12 (25.53%) Lead Software Engineer
7 7 (14.89%) Analyst
7 7 (14.89%) Architect
8 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) J2EE
2 30 (63.83%) XML
3 22 (46.81%) J2SE
3 22 (46.81%) JSON
3 22 (46.81%) Play Framework
3 22 (46.81%) REST
3 22 (46.81%) SOAP
3 22 (46.81%) Spring
4 20 (42.55%) Hibernate
5 10 (21.28%) EJB
5 10 (21.28%) HTML
5 10 (21.28%) HTML5
6 8 (17.02%) CSS
7 2 (4.26%) Java EE
8 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.13%) jQuery
8 1 (2.13%) Node.js
8 1 (2.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (80.85%) Unix
2 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.13%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Open Source
3 22 (46.81%) DevOps
3 22 (46.81%) Microservices
4 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.28%) RUP
5 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
6 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
7 6 (12.77%) OO
7 6 (12.77%) Process Improvement
8 5 (10.64%) Scrum
9 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.51%) Software Architecture
9 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
11 2 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) SQL
2 40 (85.11%) Java
3 22 (46.81%) Scala
4 14 (29.79%) PL/SQL
5 9 (19.15%) Perl
5 9 (19.15%) Shell Script
6 8 (17.02%) COBOL
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) Groovy
7 1 (2.13%) Haskell
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) ISEB
1 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
1 6 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
System Software
1 22 (46.81%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 23 (48.94%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.13%) Grafana
3 1 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Oracle
2 11 (23.40%) Google
2 11 (23.40%) Informatica
3 10 (21.28%) Adobe
3 10 (21.28%) Pega
4 6 (12.77%) BEA
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.26%) ICL
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) WSO2