Period
to 1 December 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 1 December 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 626 413 612
Rank change year-on-year -213 +199 +53
Contract jobs citing webMethods 142 123 146
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.40% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.93% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 75 88
10th Percentile £384 £346 £377
25th Percentile £418 £361 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £428 £429
Median % change year-on-year +15.65% -0.23% +2.14%
75th Percentile £540 £453 £530
90th Percentile £575 £527 £573
UK median daily rate £498 £428 £431
% change year-on-year +16.24% -0.75% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 -

webMethods is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 27,856 13,165 31,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.09% 42.53% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,775 8,658 20,329
10th Percentile £258 £253 £230
25th Percentile £400 £363 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £613 £575 £559
90th Percentile £700 £661 £645
UK median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 902 433 1,183
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.75 £11.24
25th Percentile £14.13 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.33 £23.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -15.95% +22.99% +7.63%
75th Percentile £40.78 £45.50 £35.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £56.13 £51.71
UK median hourly rate £19.52 £24.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -18.67% +28.34% +8.41%

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing webMethods as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for webMethods in England

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing webMethods in England.

Daily rate trend for webMethods in England

webMethods
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing webMethods in England over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for webMethods in England

webMethods
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing webMethods in England.

Hourly rate trend for webMethods in England

webMethods
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the England region over the 6 months to 1 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands -35 94 £500 +21.07% 3
West Midlands -32 93 £498 +20.46% 3
London -223 16 £550 +37.50% 1
South East -92 15 £405 -18.18%
North of England -80 4 £538 +8.59%
East of England -53 3 £495 -
North West - 3 £531 -
Yorkshire -45 1 £540 -
webMethods
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing webMethods also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 122 (85.92%) Java
2 114 (80.28%) Oracle
3 113 (79.58%) SQL
4 110 (77.46%) WebLogic
5 93 (65.49%) PL/SQL
6 92 (64.79%) J2EE
6 92 (64.79%) BEA
7 86 (60.56%) Configuration Management
7 86 (60.56%) Problem Management
7 86 (60.56%) Test Strategy
8 85 (59.86%) Unix
8 85 (59.86%) Data Modelling
9 83 (58.45%) Business Intelligence
10 81 (57.04%) Process Improvement
11 75 (52.82%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (48.59%) Shell Script
13 67 (47.18%) OO
14 61 (42.96%) RUP
14 61 (42.96%) JIRA
15 58 (40.85%) Confluence
16 56 (39.44%) Social Skills
17 50 (35.21%) Microservices
18 46 (32.39%) RabbitMQ
18 46 (32.39%) JSON
19 44 (30.99%) Informatica
19 44 (30.99%) Apache Camel
19 44 (30.99%) Java 8
20 43 (30.28%) Public Sector
20 43 (30.28%) Spring Boot
20 43 (30.28%) Spring

webMethods
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 110 (77.46%) WebLogic
2 58 (40.85%) Confluence
3 8 (5.63%) SAP Portal
4 3 (2.11%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.41%) Mule
6 1 (0.70%) Apache
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) SAP FI-CA
1 6 (4.23%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Azure
1 6 (4.23%) Boomi
2 5 (3.52%) AWS
3 3 (2.11%) GCP
4 1 (0.70%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (0.70%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (0.70%) GitHub
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) DNS
2 2 (1.41%) FTP
2 2 (1.41%) HTTP
2 2 (1.41%) SMTP
2 2 (1.41%) SSL
2 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.46%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.23%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.70%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 61 (42.96%) JIRA
2 42 (29.58%) Jenkins
3 40 (28.17%) Maven
4 39 (27.46%) Git (software)
5 28 (19.72%) Bitbucket
6 25 (17.61%) CA Gen
7 17 (11.97%) Toad
8 6 (4.23%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.23%) Postman
8 6 (4.23%) Selenium
8 6 (4.23%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.41%) GitLab
9 2 (1.41%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.70%) Ant
10 1 (0.70%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.70%) JUnit
10 1 (0.70%) NUnit
10 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
General
1 56 (39.44%) Social Skills
2 43 (30.28%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.11%) Finance
3 3 (2.11%) Front Office
4 2 (1.41%) Back Office
4 2 (1.41%) Banking
4 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 100 (70.42%) Developer
2 44 (30.99%) Java Developer
3 27 (19.01%) Scala Developer
4 11 (7.75%) Analyst
4 11 (7.75%) Test Analyst
5 8 (5.63%) ABAP Developer
5 8 (5.63%) SAP Developer
5 8 (5.63%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (4.93%) Software Developer
6 7 (4.93%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.52%) Architect
7 5 (3.52%) Consultant
7 5 (3.52%) Integration Developer
7 5 (3.52%) PL/SQL Developer
7 5 (3.52%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Developer
7 5 (3.52%) Tester
8 4 (2.82%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (2.11%) webMethods Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (64.79%) J2EE
2 46 (32.39%) JSON
2 46 (32.39%) RabbitMQ
3 44 (30.99%) Apache Camel
4 43 (30.28%) Spring
4 43 (30.28%) Spring Boot
5 22 (15.49%) XML
6 13 (9.15%) SOAP
7 10 (7.04%) REST
8 9 (6.34%) Web Services
9 8 (5.63%) SAP Fiori
9 8 (5.63%) Web Dynpro
10 4 (2.82%) JMS
11 3 (2.11%) Kafka
11 3 (2.11%) Middleware
12 2 (1.41%) Java EE
12 2 (1.41%) LDAP
12 2 (1.41%) Play Framework
12 2 (1.41%) Swagger
12 2 (1.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (4.23%) Robotics
2 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.11%) DataPower
3 1 (0.70%) Legacy Code
3 1 (0.70%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 85 (59.86%) Unix
2 42 (29.58%) Linux
3 19 (13.38%) Windows
4 3 (2.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (60.56%) Configuration Management
1 86 (60.56%) Problem Management
1 86 (60.56%) Test Strategy
2 85 (59.86%) Data Modelling
3 83 (58.45%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (57.04%) Process Improvement
5 75 (52.82%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (47.18%) OO
7 61 (42.96%) RUP
8 50 (35.21%) Microservices
9 39 (27.46%) Waterfall
10 37 (26.06%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (19.72%) DevOps
12 25 (17.61%) Scrum
13 20 (14.08%) Software Engineering
14 16 (11.27%) Customer Requirements
14 16 (11.27%) Test Scripting
15 12 (8.45%) Release Management
15 12 (8.45%) Requirements Gathering
16 11 (7.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 122 (85.92%) Java
2 113 (79.58%) SQL
3 93 (65.49%) PL/SQL
4 69 (48.59%) Shell Script
5 44 (30.99%) Java 8
6 29 (20.42%) Perl
7 27 (19.01%) Scala
8 19 (13.38%) COBOL
9 8 (5.63%) ABAP
10 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.70%) C
10 1 (0.70%) Java 11
10 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.70%) Python
10 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (11.97%) SC Cleared
1 17 (11.97%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.27%) ISEB
2 16 (11.27%) ISTQB
2 16 (11.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (28.17%) Ansible
2 6 (4.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.11%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 114 (80.28%) Oracle
2 92 (64.79%) BEA
3 44 (30.99%) Informatica
4 38 (26.76%) WSO2
5 26 (18.31%) Pega
6 18 (12.68%) SAP
7 8 (5.63%) Adobe
8 7 (4.93%) MuleSoft
8 7 (4.93%) Software AG
9 6 (4.23%) Talend
10 4 (2.82%) TIBCO
11 3 (2.11%) IBM
11 3 (2.11%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.70%) hybris
12 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.70%) JDA
12 1 (0.70%) Sitecore