The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of webMethods products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited webMethods over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

webMethods
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 120 106
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14  
Contract jobs citing webMethods 3 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.17% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.34% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £350 £538 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.88% +53.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.00

webMethods is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 887 1193 1250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.36% 50.49% 50.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 628 594
Median daily rate £438 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 70 55
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.60 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing webMethods as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for webMethods in Berkshire

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing webMethods in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for webMethods in Berkshire

webMethods
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Bracknell +6 1 - -
webMethods
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) XML Schema
2 4 (44.44%) Ab Initio
2 4 (44.44%) Saba
2 4 (44.44%) Taleo
2 4 (44.44%) Case Management
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) DataPower
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Software AG
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Unix

webMethods
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Taleo
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
1 4 (44.44%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (11.11%) UAT Lead
2 1 (11.11%) UAT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Lead
2 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
1 4 (44.44%) XML Schema
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (11.11%) SUSE
1 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Case Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Ab Initio
2 4 (44.44%) Saba
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Software AG