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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank 123 101 105
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing webMethods 26 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 1.42% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 6
Median daily rate £415 £450 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £419 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £575 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £444 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.29% -1.38%
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
1499 1053 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.27% 43.98% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 560 554
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 82 87
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £11.93 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £30.00 £33.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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 -23 20 £415 -2.35%
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 49 (83.05%) Unix
2 46 (77.97%) WebLogic
3 43 (72.88%) SQL
4 35 (59.32%) Java
5 34 (57.63%) XML
6 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (49.15%) Open Source
8 28 (47.46%) Puppet
9 27 (45.76%) SOAP
9 27 (45.76%) J2SE
9 27 (45.76%) J2EE
9 27 (45.76%) MongoDB
9 27 (45.76%) Scala
9 27 (45.76%) REST
9 27 (45.76%) Spring
9 27 (45.76%) JSON
9 27 (45.76%) Selenium
9 27 (45.76%) Play Framework
9 27 (45.76%) Docker
9 27 (45.76%) DevOps
9 27 (45.76%) Microservices
10 25 (42.37%) Software Engineering
10 25 (42.37%) Linux
10 25 (42.37%) Hibernate
11 24 (40.68%) Apache
12 15 (25.42%) HTML5
12 15 (25.42%) JBoss
12 15 (25.42%) Eclipse
12 15 (25.42%) IntelliJ
12 15 (25.42%) Oracle

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 46 (77.97%) WebLogic
2 24 (40.68%) Apache
3 15 (25.42%) JBoss
4 12 (20.34%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (8.47%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) Documentum
7 1 (1.69%) nginx
7 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (20.34%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (16.95%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (16.95%) Google App Engine
2 10 (16.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) GitHub
3 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) HTTP
1 6 (10.17%) SSL
1 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.39%) HBase
2 2 (3.39%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (45.76%) Selenium
2 15 (25.42%) Eclipse
2 15 (25.42%) IntelliJ
2 15 (25.42%) JUnit
3 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.78%) Toad
6 2 (3.39%) PVCS
7 1 (1.69%) Ant
7 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.69%) Gatling
7 1 (1.69%) Grunt
7 1 (1.69%) gulp
7 1 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.69%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Developer
2 25 (42.37%) Software Engineer
3 23 (38.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 19 (32.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (32.20%) Java Engineer
4 19 (32.20%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 19 (32.20%) Java Software Engineer
4 19 (32.20%) Scala Software Engineer
5 17 (28.81%) Java Developer
5 17 (28.81%) Java Scala Developer
5 17 (28.81%) Java Software Developer
5 17 (28.81%) Scala Developer
6 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (20.34%) Lead Developer
6 12 (20.34%) Lead DevOps
6 12 (20.34%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 12 (20.34%) Lead Software Developer
6 12 (20.34%) Lead Software Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Analyst
7 7 (11.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (57.63%) XML
2 27 (45.76%) J2EE
2 27 (45.76%) J2SE
2 27 (45.76%) JSON
2 27 (45.76%) Play Framework
2 27 (45.76%) REST
2 27 (45.76%) SOAP
2 27 (45.76%) Spring
3 25 (42.37%) Hibernate
4 15 (25.42%) EJB
4 15 (25.42%) HTML
4 15 (25.42%) HTML5
5 13 (22.03%) CSS
6 5 (8.47%) ELK Stack
7 2 (3.39%) Java EE
7 2 (3.39%) Middleware
8 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.69%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.69%) jQuery
8 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (83.05%) Unix
2 25 (42.37%) Linux
3 14 (23.73%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) Open Source
3 27 (45.76%) DevOps
3 27 (45.76%) Microservices
4 25 (42.37%) Software Engineering
5 11 (18.64%) Test Strategy
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.17%) Service Management
8 4 (6.78%) Scrum
9 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.39%) Logistics
9 2 (3.39%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.39%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.69%) Automation Testing
10 1 (1.69%) Coaching
10 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.69%) Planning and Forecasting
10 1 (1.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) SQL
2 35 (59.32%) Java
3 27 (45.76%) Scala
4 6 (10.17%) C#
4 6 (10.17%) Haskell
5 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Groovy
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
6 1 (1.69%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
3 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
System Software
1 27 (45.76%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 28 (47.46%) Puppet
2 6 (10.17%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (10.17%) Kibana
2 6 (10.17%) OPNET
2 6 (10.17%) SCOM
3 5 (8.47%) logstash
4 2 (3.39%) Opsview
4 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.69%) Grafana
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Adobe
1 15 (25.42%) Oracle
2 12 (20.34%) Pega
3 11 (18.64%) Google
4 6 (10.17%) BMC
5 5 (8.47%) Digital Fuel
6 3 (5.08%) RedPrairie
7 2 (3.39%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.39%) Informatica
8 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.69%) JDA
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.69%) WSO2