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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank 105 96 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing webMethods 32 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.01% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 1.99% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
Average daily rate £390 £575 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.17% +47.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £517 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
1414 1354 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.89% 50.56% 50.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 755 568
Average daily rate £380 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £525 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 86 86
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £11.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Shropshire -23 24 £390 -16.12%
Coventry - 2 £258 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £313 -
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 65 (78.31%) WebLogic
2 64 (77.11%) Unix
3 48 (57.83%) SQL
4 46 (55.42%) Oracle
5 45 (54.22%) Pega
6 33 (39.76%) Java
7 27 (32.53%) Linux
8 25 (30.12%) Apache
8 25 (30.12%) J2EE
8 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (26.51%) Windows
10 21 (25.30%) Test Strategy
11 20 (24.10%) Waterfall
11 20 (24.10%) Shell Script
12 19 (22.89%) Informatica
12 19 (22.89%) PL/SQL
13 18 (21.69%) Perl
13 18 (21.69%) RUP
13 18 (21.69%) BEA
14 17 (20.48%) XML
15 14 (16.87%) ClearCase
15 14 (16.87%) Oracle OWB
16 13 (15.66%) OPNET
16 13 (15.66%) SCOM
16 13 (15.66%) BMC PATROL
16 13 (15.66%) Configuration Management
16 13 (15.66%) BMC
17 12 (14.46%) Elasticsearch
17 12 (14.46%) Kibana
17 12 (14.46%) Digital Fuel

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 65 (78.31%) WebLogic
2 25 (30.12%) Apache
3 12 (14.46%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (12.05%) JBoss
5 8 (9.64%) Documentum
6 4 (4.82%) Captiva
6 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.61%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
1 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) HTTP
1 6 (7.23%) SSL
1 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) Oracle OWB
2 9 (10.84%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.43%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) HBase
7 1 (1.20%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) ClearCase
2 12 (14.46%) ClearQuest
3 11 (13.25%) CA Gen
4 9 (10.84%) Selenium
5 6 (7.23%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.23%) IntelliJ
5 6 (7.23%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.23%) JUnit
6 2 (2.41%) Toad
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.20%) PVCS
General
1 1 (1.20%) Legal
1 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Developer
2 20 (24.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (21.69%) Architect
4 13 (15.66%) Monitoring Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Unix Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Digital Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Lead Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Software Architect
7 6 (7.23%) webMethods Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Java Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Lead Software Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) J2EE
2 17 (20.48%) XML
3 12 (14.46%) ELK Stack
4 9 (10.84%) J2SE
4 9 (10.84%) JSON
4 9 (10.84%) Play Framework
4 9 (10.84%) REST
4 9 (10.84%) SOAP
4 9 (10.84%) Spring
5 7 (8.43%) Hibernate
6 6 (7.23%) CSS
6 6 (7.23%) EJB
6 6 (7.23%) HTML
6 6 (7.23%) HTML5
7 2 (2.41%) EDIFACT
7 2 (2.41%) Java EE
7 2 (2.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (77.11%) Unix
2 27 (32.53%) Linux
3 22 (26.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.30%) Test Strategy
3 20 (24.10%) Waterfall
4 18 (21.69%) RUP
5 13 (15.66%) Configuration Management
6 12 (14.46%) Service Management
7 10 (12.05%) Open Source
7 10 (12.05%) Project Planning
8 9 (10.84%) DevOps
8 9 (10.84%) Microservices
8 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.43%) Data Modelling
9 7 (8.43%) Problem Management
9 7 (8.43%) Software Architecture
10 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.23%) OO
11 5 (6.02%) Process Improvement
12 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (3.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.83%) SQL
2 33 (39.76%) Java
3 20 (24.10%) Shell Script
4 19 (22.89%) PL/SQL
5 18 (21.69%) Perl
6 9 (10.84%) Scala
7 6 (7.23%) C#
7 6 (7.23%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) BMC PATROL
1 13 (15.66%) OPNET
1 13 (15.66%) SCOM
2 12 (14.46%) Kibana
2 12 (14.46%) logstash
3 11 (13.25%) Puppet
4 4 (4.82%) Opsview
5 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (55.42%) Oracle
2 45 (54.22%) Pega
3 19 (22.89%) Informatica
4 18 (21.69%) BEA
5 13 (15.66%) BMC
6 12 (14.46%) Digital Fuel
7 8 (9.64%) EMC
7 8 (9.64%) VMware
8 7 (8.43%) Adobe
9 3 (3.61%) RedPrairie
10 1 (1.20%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.20%) Google
10 1 (1.20%) JDA
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.20%) WSO2