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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
webMethods
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -6
Contract jobs citing webMethods 2 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% 2.18% 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 4.56% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 23
Median daily rate £488 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £328 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.27

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
1070 1251 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.44% 47.80% 51.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 639 578
Median daily rate £400 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 34 103
Median hourly rate £16.99 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.84 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £23.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -14 1 £500 -4.76%
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 30 (90.91%) Java
1 30 (90.91%) Unix
2 29 (87.88%) Oracle
3 28 (84.85%) SQL
4 20 (60.61%) WebLogic
5 17 (51.52%) J2EE
5 17 (51.52%) PL/SQL
5 17 (51.52%) Waterfall
6 16 (48.48%) XML
7 15 (45.45%) Shell Script
7 15 (45.45%) Test Strategy
8 14 (42.42%) Pega
9 13 (39.39%) RUP
10 12 (36.36%) OO
10 12 (36.36%) Informatica
11 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (30.30%) Process Improvement
11 10 (30.30%) Windows
12 9 (27.27%) CA Gen
12 9 (27.27%) Problem Management
13 8 (24.24%) BEA
13 8 (24.24%) System Integration Testing
14 7 (21.21%) Perl
14 7 (21.21%) COBOL
15 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
15 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
15 6 (18.18%) EDIFACT
15 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (15.15%) Finance
16 5 (15.15%) Scrum

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 20 (60.61%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) CA Gen
2 5 (15.15%) PVCS
2 5 (15.15%) Toad
3 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.09%) ClearCase
4 3 (9.09%) ClearQuest
4 3 (9.09%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) webMethods Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Test Manager
4 4 (12.12%) webMethods Architect
5 3 (9.09%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) COBOL Programmer
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Mainframe Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Mainframe Programmer
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL Programmer
5 3 (9.09%) Programmer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Architect
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Mainframe Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Mainframe Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) J2EE
2 16 (48.48%) XML
3 6 (18.18%) EDIFACT
4 3 (9.09%) JSON
4 3 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (3.03%) Akka
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) EDI
5 1 (3.03%) EJB
5 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) J2SE
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) spray
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Unix
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Waterfall
2 15 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 13 (39.39%) RUP
4 12 (36.36%) OO
5 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (30.30%) Process Improvement
6 9 (27.27%) Problem Management
7 8 (24.24%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.15%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (15.15%) Scrum
9 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
10 4 (12.12%) SDLC
11 3 (9.09%) Coaching
11 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 3 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
11 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
12 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) Java
2 28 (84.85%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) PL/SQL
4 15 (45.45%) Shell Script
5 7 (21.21%) COBOL
5 7 (21.21%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Oracle
2 14 (42.42%) Pega
3 12 (36.36%) Informatica
4 8 (24.24%) BEA
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.06%) ICL
7 2 (6.06%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) Adobe