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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
webMethods
Rank 71 73 104
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +31
Contract jobs citing webMethods 52 37 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.04% 1.67% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 4.33% 3.37% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 2
Average daily rate £550 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £488
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.27 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.82%
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
1202 1099 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.10% 49.75% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 555 504
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 111 61
Average hourly rate £15.80 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £30.00 £111.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 -6 46 £500 +25.00%
Birmingham -1 2 £550 - 1
Coventry -9 1 £463 -11.90%
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 72 (81.82%) WebLogic
2 71 (80.68%) Unix
3 61 (69.32%) Oracle
3 61 (69.32%) SQL
4 57 (64.77%) Pega
5 53 (60.23%) Java
6 45 (51.14%) Shell Script
7 43 (48.86%) J2EE
8 41 (46.59%) Perl
8 41 (46.59%) BEA
8 41 (46.59%) Informatica
9 40 (45.45%) PL/SQL
9 40 (45.45%) Waterfall
10 39 (44.32%) RUP
11 32 (36.36%) CA Gen
12 28 (31.82%) ClearCase
13 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (28.41%) Oracle OWB
15 24 (27.27%) ClearQuest
16 21 (23.86%) Project Planning
17 20 (22.73%) Test Strategy
18 18 (20.45%) Apache
19 17 (19.32%) Windows
20 16 (18.18%) Linux
20 16 (18.18%) Data Modelling
21 15 (17.05%) OO
22 14 (15.91%) Configuration Management
23 13 (14.77%) Software Architecture
24 12 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
24 12 (13.64%) XML

webMethods
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 72 (81.82%) WebLogic
2 18 (20.45%) Apache
3 8 (9.09%) Documentum
3 8 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (7.95%) JBoss
5 4 (4.55%) Captiva
5 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) AutoCAD
1 2 (2.27%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
1 3 (3.41%) SSL
1 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.41%) Oracle OWB
2 12 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (36.36%) CA Gen
2 28 (31.82%) ClearCase
3 24 (27.27%) ClearQuest
4 5 (5.68%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.68%) JUnit
4 5 (5.68%) Selenium
5 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.41%) IntelliJ
5 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.14%) Toad
General
1 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.14%) Legal
1 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Developer
2 30 (34.09%) Architect
3 13 (14.77%) Software Architect
4 11 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.82%) webMethods Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Digital Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) IT Manager
11 2 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
11 2 (2.27%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.27%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.27%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Unix Architect
11 2 (2.27%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.86%) J2EE
2 12 (13.64%) XML
3 8 (9.09%) ELK Stack
4 7 (7.95%) HTML
5 5 (5.68%) Hibernate
5 5 (5.68%) HTML5
5 5 (5.68%) J2SE
5 5 (5.68%) JSON
5 5 (5.68%) REST
5 5 (5.68%) SOAP
5 5 (5.68%) Spring
6 3 (3.41%) CSS
6 3 (3.41%) EJB
6 3 (3.41%) Java EE
6 3 (3.41%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.27%) DHTML
7 2 (2.27%) EDIFACT
7 2 (2.27%) Web Services
7 2 (2.27%) XSL
7 2 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.27%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.27%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (80.68%) Unix
2 17 (19.32%) Windows
3 16 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.45%) Waterfall
2 39 (44.32%) RUP
3 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.86%) Project Planning
5 20 (22.73%) Test Strategy
6 16 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 15 (17.05%) OO
8 14 (15.91%) Configuration Management
9 13 (14.77%) Software Architecture
10 11 (12.50%) Problem Management
11 9 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (10.23%) Process Improvement
12 7 (7.95%) Service Management
13 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.68%) DevOps
13 5 (5.68%) Open Source
13 5 (5.68%) Scrum
14 4 (4.55%) SDLC
15 3 (3.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 61 (69.32%) SQL
2 53 (60.23%) Java
3 45 (51.14%) Shell Script
4 41 (46.59%) Perl
5 40 (45.45%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.41%) C
6 3 (3.41%) C#
6 3 (3.41%) Haskell
6 3 (3.41%) Scala
7 2 (2.27%) C++
7 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.27%) Tcl
7 2 (2.27%) XPath
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (9.09%) Kibana
1 8 (9.09%) logstash
1 8 (9.09%) OPNET
1 8 (9.09%) SCOM
2 5 (5.68%) Puppet
3 3 (3.41%) Opsview
Vendors
1 61 (69.32%) Oracle
2 57 (64.77%) Pega
3 41 (46.59%) BEA
3 41 (46.59%) Informatica
4 8 (9.09%) BMC
4 8 (9.09%) Digital Fuel
4 8 (9.09%) EMC
4 8 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (3.41%) Adobe
6 1 (1.14%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.14%) Baan
6 1 (1.14%) SAP