Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 641 712 619
Rank change year-on-year +71 -93 +10
Contract jobs citing webMethods 224 121 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.31% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 56 108
England median daily rate £400 £498 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.64% +17.13% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £313
90th Percentile £569 £519 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 39,599 38,720 45,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.67% 43.82% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,797 23,854 28,123
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,462 1,305 1,490
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.70 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for webMethods in England

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for webMethods in England

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing webMethods in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for webMethods in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods in England.

Contractor 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 21 July 2018. 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
South East +26 89 £410 -17.03% 3
Midlands +21 59 £383 -23.50% 5
West Midlands +9 57 £383 -23.50% 3
East of England +27 38 £420 -16.00% 5
London -38 22 £550 +15.79% 4
North of England -6 13 £340 -32.00% 1
North West -3 9 £375 -11.76%
Yorkshire - 4 £325 - 1
South West -10 3 £475 +5.56%
East Midlands -1 2 - - 2
webMethods
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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.

1 144 (64.29%) Java
2 126 (56.25%) Oracle
3 103 (45.98%) Windows
4 99 (44.20%) WebLogic
5 98 (43.75%) SQL
6 90 (40.18%) Unix
7 78 (34.82%) XML
8 68 (30.36%) ISEB
9 67 (29.91%) Linux
10 60 (26.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 54 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (23.66%) Test Automation
13 52 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 51 (22.77%) DevOps
15 49 (21.88%) Test Strategy
16 48 (21.43%) Microsoft
17 46 (20.54%) Red Hat
18 44 (19.64%) .NET
18 44 (19.64%) Selenium
18 44 (19.64%) Security Cleared
19 42 (18.75%) Software AG
20 41 (18.30%) Toad
20 41 (18.30%) Eclipse
20 41 (18.30%) Test Scripting
21 40 (17.86%) SQL Server
22 39 (17.41%) System Integration Testing
23 38 (16.96%) SC Cleared
24 37 (16.52%) Scrum
24 37 (16.52%) Windows Server
25 36 (16.07%) SoapUI

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 99 (44.20%) WebLogic
2 35 (15.63%) JBoss
3 34 (15.18%) Apache
4 18 (8.04%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.02%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 7 (3.13%) Confluence
8 6 (2.68%) nginx
9 5 (2.23%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.34%) Mule
11 3 (1.34%) SAP Portal
12 2 (0.89%) Tuxedo
13 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.45%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (9.82%) SAP PSCD
2 20 (8.93%) SAP ERP
3 8 (3.57%) BusinessWare
4 4 (1.79%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.79%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.02%) GitHub
3 5 (2.23%) Boomi
3 5 (2.23%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.23%) iPaaS
4 3 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.89%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.45%) npm
6 1 (0.45%) Runscope
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.61%) PuTTY
1 26 (11.61%) WinSCP
2 16 (7.14%) HTTP
3 14 (6.25%) SSL
4 8 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.23%) NAS
5 5 (2.23%) SAN
6 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 31 (13.84%) SQL Server 2016
3 29 (12.95%) BusinessObjects
3 29 (12.95%) Oracle Database
3 29 (12.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 19 (8.48%) SAP Data Services
6 15 (6.70%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
7 8 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.68%) DB2
9 6 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.79%) Pentaho
11 3 (1.34%) MySQL
12 2 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 44 (19.64%) Selenium
2 41 (18.30%) Eclipse
2 41 (18.30%) Toad
3 36 (16.07%) SoapUI
4 34 (15.18%) Ant
4 34 (15.18%) Oracle APEX
5 31 (13.84%) SpecFlow
6 30 (13.39%) HP UFT
7 29 (12.95%) TestNG
8 27 (12.05%) LoadRunner
9 17 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (7.14%) Jenkins
11 15 (6.70%) Git (software)
12 12 (5.36%) JUnit
13 11 (4.91%) CA Gen
14 10 (4.46%) Cucumber
14 10 (4.46%) IntelliJ
14 10 (4.46%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (4.02%) JIRA
16 7 (3.13%) Chocolatey
General
1 24 (10.71%) Finance
2 20 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.04%) General Ledger
4 12 (5.36%) Retail
5 6 (2.68%) Banking
6 4 (1.79%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Back Office
7 2 (0.89%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (25.89%) Developer
2 56 (25.00%) Analyst
3 45 (20.09%) Test Analyst
4 20 (8.93%) Java Developer
5 19 (8.48%) Consultant
6 18 (8.04%) SAP Consultant
6 18 (8.04%) Tester
7 16 (7.14%) webMethods Developer
8 13 (5.80%) Test Engineer
9 12 (5.36%) Automation Tester
9 12 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.46%) Architect
10 10 (4.46%) Java Team Leader
10 10 (4.46%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.46%) Test Manager
11 9 (4.02%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (4.02%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 9 (4.02%) Test Automation Engineer
12 8 (3.57%) Scala Developer
13 7 (3.13%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (34.82%) XML
2 44 (19.64%) .NET
3 34 (15.18%) J2EE
4 33 (14.73%) Web Services
5 28 (12.50%) Middleware
6 24 (10.71%) SOAP
7 19 (8.48%) JMS
7 19 (8.48%) SAP XI
8 16 (7.14%) REST
9 12 (5.36%) Hibernate
9 12 (5.36%) HTML
9 12 (5.36%) HTML5
9 12 (5.36%) J2SE
9 12 (5.36%) JSON
9 12 (5.36%) Spring
10 11 (4.91%) CSS
10 11 (4.91%) EJB
11 10 (4.46%) Node.js
11 10 (4.46%) Play Framework
12 8 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 6 (2.68%) Clustering
4 5 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 103 (45.98%) Windows
2 90 (40.18%) Unix
3 67 (29.91%) Linux
4 52 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (16.52%) Windows Server
6 23 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (8.48%) AIX
8 13 (5.80%) Solaris
9 9 (4.02%) VME
10 7 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.68%) CentOS
12 2 (0.89%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.66%) Test Automation
3 51 (22.77%) DevOps
4 49 (21.88%) Test Strategy
5 41 (18.30%) Test Scripting
6 39 (17.41%) System Integration Testing
7 37 (16.52%) Scrum
8 34 (15.18%) API Testing
9 31 (13.84%) Performance Testing
9 31 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (13.39%) Customer Requirements
11 24 (10.71%) ETL
12 23 (10.27%) Configuration Management
13 22 (9.82%) CRM
13 22 (9.82%) ERP
13 22 (9.82%) Revenue Management
14 20 (8.93%) Process Improvement
15 19 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (8.48%) Master Data Management
16 18 (8.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 144 (64.29%) Java
2 98 (43.75%) SQL
3 33 (14.73%) Shell Script
4 30 (13.39%) F#
5 21 (9.38%) Perl
6 17 (7.59%) PL/SQL
7 15 (6.70%) C#
8 12 (5.36%) Python
9 11 (4.91%) Scala
10 8 (3.57%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.13%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.68%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.68%) Haskell
13 5 (2.23%) COBOL
13 5 (2.23%) Groovy
13 5 (2.23%) Ruby
14 3 (1.34%) ABAP
15 2 (0.89%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.89%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 68 (30.36%) ISEB
2 60 (26.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 44 (19.64%) Security Cleared
4 38 (16.96%) SC Cleared
5 35 (15.63%) ISTQB
6 31 (13.84%) ISEB Practitioner
7 18 (8.04%) CCA
8 2 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.45%) Degree
9 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (12.05%) vSphere
2 11 (4.91%) Docker
3 5 (2.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.34%) OpenIDM
4 3 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (11.61%) HP ALM
2 11 (4.91%) Puppet
3 10 (4.46%) Ansible
4 7 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.68%) vRealize
6 5 (2.23%) Grafana
6 5 (2.23%) Kibana
6 5 (2.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 126 (56.25%) Oracle
2 48 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 46 (20.54%) Red Hat
4 42 (18.75%) Software AG
5 32 (14.29%) VMware
6 31 (13.84%) HP
7 29 (12.95%) SAP
8 22 (9.82%) BEA
9 17 (7.59%) IBM
10 15 (6.70%) MuleSoft
11 12 (5.36%) Informatica
12 11 (4.91%) Adobe
13 10 (4.46%) Pega
14 8 (3.57%) Ab Initio
14 8 (3.57%) TIBCO
14 8 (3.57%) Vitria
15 7 (3.13%) Apigee
15 7 (3.13%) CheckPoint
16 5 (2.23%) ServiceNow
16 5 (2.23%) Sitecore