The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 28 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 150 180
Rank change year-on-year -7 +30  
Contract jobs citing webMethods 5 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.30% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £375 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1210 1353 2194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.52% 40.34% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1020 1593
Median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 46
Median hourly rate £14.85 £19.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.90 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.61 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for webMethods in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Infragistics
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Office Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall

webMethods
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 5 (100.00%) C# Programmer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Programmer
1 5 (100.00%) Programmer
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Programmer
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) VB Analyst Programmer
3 3 (60.00%) VB Programmer
4 2 (40.00%) C Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Office Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase
2 3 (60.00%) Infragistics