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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank 112 81 98
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Contract jobs citing webMethods 26 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 1.58% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% 3.47% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £368 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1249 1152 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.03% 45.44% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 567 586
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 109
Median hourly rate £15.43 £15.85 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £10.36 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -5 24 £425 -10.52%
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 46 (93.88%) Unix
2 45 (91.84%) Java
3 44 (89.80%) SQL
4 36 (73.47%) Oracle
5 35 (71.43%) WebLogic
6 31 (63.27%) XML
7 27 (55.10%) J2EE
8 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (38.78%) PL/SQL
10 18 (36.73%) Waterfall
11 16 (32.65%) Pega
11 16 (32.65%) Shell Script
11 16 (32.65%) Test Strategy
12 15 (30.61%) Windows
13 14 (28.57%) RUP
13 14 (28.57%) Informatica
14 12 (24.49%) OO
14 12 (24.49%) SOAP
14 12 (24.49%) JSON
15 11 (22.45%) Puppet
15 11 (22.45%) Open Source
16 10 (20.41%) J2SE
16 10 (20.41%) MongoDB
16 10 (20.41%) Scala
16 10 (20.41%) Selenium
16 10 (20.41%) Spring
16 10 (20.41%) Hibernate
16 10 (20.41%) REST
16 10 (20.41%) Process Improvement
16 10 (20.41%) CA Gen

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 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 7 (14.29%) Apache
3 6 (12.24%) JBoss
4 4 (8.16%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (6.12%) Confluence
6 1 (2.04%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.24%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.16%) Google App Engine
2 4 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) HBase
4 1 (2.04%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) CA Gen
1 10 (20.41%) Selenium
2 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
2 9 (18.37%) Toad
3 6 (12.24%) IntelliJ
3 6 (12.24%) JUnit
3 6 (12.24%) PVCS
4 4 (8.16%) ClearCase
4 4 (8.16%) ClearQuest
4 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.12%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) webMethods Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Architect
5 8 (16.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Java Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Java Scala Software Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Scala Software Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Java Scala Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Scala Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Software Architect
7 5 (10.20%) Test Manager
8 4 (8.16%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) webMethods Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) XML
2 27 (55.10%) J2EE
3 12 (24.49%) JSON
3 12 (24.49%) SOAP
4 10 (20.41%) Hibernate
4 10 (20.41%) J2SE
4 10 (20.41%) Play Framework
4 10 (20.41%) REST
4 10 (20.41%) Spring
5 6 (12.24%) EDIFACT
5 6 (12.24%) EJB
5 6 (12.24%) HTML
5 6 (12.24%) HTML5
6 4 (8.16%) CSS
7 2 (4.08%) Java EE
8 1 (2.04%) EDI
8 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 46 (93.88%) Unix
2 15 (30.61%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) AIX
4 4 (8.16%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Waterfall
3 16 (32.65%) Test Strategy
4 14 (28.57%) RUP
5 12 (24.49%) OO
6 11 (22.45%) Open Source
7 10 (20.41%) DevOps
7 10 (20.41%) Microservices
7 10 (20.41%) Process Improvement
8 9 (18.37%) Problem Management
9 8 (16.33%) Scrum
9 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (16.33%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
10 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
11 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
12 4 (8.16%) Project Planning
12 4 (8.16%) SDLC
13 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (91.84%) Java
2 44 (89.80%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) PL/SQL
4 16 (32.65%) Shell Script
5 10 (20.41%) Scala
6 9 (18.37%) COBOL
7 8 (16.33%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ISEB
1 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
1 8 (16.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Oracle
2 16 (32.65%) Pega
3 14 (28.57%) Informatica
4 9 (18.37%) BEA
5 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.16%) Adobe
6 4 (8.16%) Google
7 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.08%) ICL
8 2 (4.08%) SAP
9 1 (2.04%) Cloudera