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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
webMethods
Rank 112 98 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing webMethods 10 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.24% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.54% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £443 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.34% +7.27%
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
1289 920 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.16% 43.44% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 473 519
Average daily rate £330 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 50 98
Average hourly rate £17.93 £20.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.93 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Coventry - 2 £450 -
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (34.62%) WebLogic
1 9 (34.62%) XML
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) UNIX
4 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (15.38%) EDI
5 4 (15.38%) IBM
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Pega
6 3 (11.54%) BEA
6 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.54%) RUP
6 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
6 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.54%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
6 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
7 2 (7.69%) CA LISA
7 2 (7.69%) Green Hat
7 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 2 (7.69%) REST
7 2 (7.69%) XSD
7 2 (7.69%) SOAP
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (34.62%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) webMethods Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) webMethods Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) webMethods Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) EDI
3 2 (7.69%) WSDL
3 2 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) XSD
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
2 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
2 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
2 3 (11.54%) OO
2 3 (11.54%) RUP
3 2 (7.69%) EAI
3 2 (7.69%) Use Case
3 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Test Management
3 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
3 2 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) BEA
3 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.54%) Pega
4 2 (7.69%) Green Hat
4 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.69%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) SAP