Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 675 688 586
Rank change year-on-year +13 -102 +16
Contract jobs citing webMethods 176 126 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.33% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 47 95
England median daily rate £400 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £328 £350 £313
90th Percentile £613 £600 £613
UK median daily rate £400 £488 £431
% change year-on-year -18.07% +13.22% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 38,696 37,850 42,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.78% 44.42% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,340 23,476 25,972
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,325 1,317 1,553
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +9.11%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.13 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.16% -8.95% +11.76%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing webMethods in England over the 6 months to 23 April 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

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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 23 April 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 +44 110 £400 -19.05%
East of England +12 27 £425 -5.56% 3
Midlands -17 25 £545 +14.74% 1
West Midlands +4 23 £545 +14.74% 1
North of England +4 8 £375 -25.00% 2
North West -7 7 £375 +4.17%
London -64 5 £398 -27.73% 2
East Midlands -8 2 - -
South West -6 1 £300 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 2
webMethods
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 124 (70.45%) Java
2 75 (42.61%) SQL
3 71 (40.34%) Oracle
4 69 (39.20%) XML
5 58 (32.95%) Unix
5 58 (32.95%) WebLogic
6 50 (28.41%) Windows
6 50 (28.41%) Linux
7 47 (26.70%) Eclipse
7 47 (26.70%) Selenium
8 46 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (26.14%) DevOps
9 41 (23.30%) HTTP
9 41 (23.30%) Software AG
10 40 (22.73%) SOAP
11 38 (21.59%) Microsoft
12 37 (21.02%) J2EE
13 36 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
14 34 (19.32%) System Integration Testing
15 31 (17.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 31 (17.61%) Test Automation
15 31 (17.61%) ISEB
15 31 (17.61%) Red Hat
16 30 (17.05%) Ant
17 29 (16.48%) JBoss
18 28 (15.91%) ETL
18 28 (15.91%) SQL Server
18 28 (15.91%) Project Management
19 27 (15.34%) .NET
19 27 (15.34%) Apache

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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 58 (32.95%) WebLogic
2 29 (16.48%) JBoss
3 27 (15.34%) Apache
4 12 (6.82%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.41%) nginx
5 6 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.84%) Mule
6 5 (2.84%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.14%) CMS
7 2 (1.14%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.57%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (9.09%) SAP ERP
2 15 (8.52%) SAP PSCD
3 8 (4.55%) BusinessWare
4 2 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.14%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.14%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.84%) GitHub
2 5 (2.84%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.57%) Boomi
3 1 (0.57%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Runscope
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.30%) HTTP
2 25 (14.20%) PuTTY
2 25 (14.20%) SSL
2 25 (14.20%) WinSCP
3 18 (10.23%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.98%) FTP
4 7 (3.98%) Internet
4 7 (3.98%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 24 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 24 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
2 24 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 24 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 24 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
3 23 (13.07%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (8.52%) SAP Data Services
5 14 (7.95%) DB2
6 7 (3.98%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.70%) MySQL
8 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 47 (26.70%) Eclipse
1 47 (26.70%) Selenium
2 30 (17.05%) Ant
3 26 (14.77%) SoapUI
4 25 (14.20%) Oracle APEX
4 25 (14.20%) SpecFlow
4 25 (14.20%) TestNG
5 24 (13.64%) HP UFT
6 22 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 22 (12.50%) IntelliJ
6 22 (12.50%) JUnit
7 17 (9.66%) LoadRunner
8 16 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (9.09%) Toad
9 14 (7.95%) XMLSpy
10 10 (5.68%) CA Gen
10 10 (5.68%) Cucumber
11 7 (3.98%) Gatling
11 7 (3.98%) Jenkins
12 5 (2.84%) gulp
General
1 20 (11.36%) Finance
2 16 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.95%) General Ledger
4 10 (5.68%) Retail
5 4 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (40.34%) Developer
2 35 (19.89%) Analyst
3 34 (19.32%) webMethods Developer
4 26 (14.77%) Java Developer
5 21 (11.93%) Scala Developer
5 21 (11.93%) Test Analyst
6 20 (11.36%) Consultant
7 18 (10.23%) Java Team Leader
7 18 (10.23%) Team Leader
8 15 (8.52%) Lead Developer
8 15 (8.52%) Lead Java Developer
8 15 (8.52%) SAP Consultant
9 11 (6.25%) Test Engineer
10 10 (5.68%) Architect
11 8 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (4.55%) Java Scala Developer
11 8 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) HTML Developer
12 7 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (39.20%) XML
2 40 (22.73%) SOAP
3 37 (21.02%) J2EE
4 27 (15.34%) .NET
5 25 (14.20%) REST
5 25 (14.20%) Web Services
6 24 (13.64%) JSON
7 23 (13.07%) Spring
8 22 (12.50%) CSS
8 22 (12.50%) EJB
8 22 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 22 (12.50%) HTML
8 22 (12.50%) HTML5
8 22 (12.50%) J2SE
8 22 (12.50%) Play Framework
9 20 (11.36%) JMS
10 17 (9.66%) JDBC
11 15 (8.52%) SAP XI
11 15 (8.52%) WSDL
11 15 (8.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.07%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (7.95%) Mainframe
3 10 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.98%) DataPower
5 3 (1.70%) Life Science
6 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.95%) Unix
2 50 (28.41%) Linux
2 50 (28.41%) Windows
3 31 (17.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 23 (13.07%) AIX
5 23 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.84%) Solaris
8 2 (1.14%) CentOS
8 2 (1.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (26.14%) DevOps
2 36 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (19.32%) System Integration Testing
4 31 (17.61%) Test Automation
5 28 (15.91%) ETL
5 28 (15.91%) Project Management
6 27 (15.34%) Test Strategy
7 26 (14.77%) Scrum
8 25 (14.20%) Microservices
8 25 (14.20%) SOA
9 24 (13.64%) API Testing
9 24 (13.64%) Data Mapping
10 23 (13.07%) Data Management
11 18 (10.23%) ERP
11 18 (10.23%) Performance Testing
12 17 (9.66%) CRM
12 17 (9.66%) Test Scripting
13 16 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
14 15 (8.52%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (70.45%) Java
2 75 (42.61%) SQL
3 24 (13.64%) F#
4 22 (12.50%) Scala
5 16 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.52%) Perl
6 15 (8.52%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.68%) C#
7 10 (5.68%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.11%) ActionScript
8 9 (5.11%) ActionScript 2.0
9 8 (4.55%) Python
10 7 (3.98%) ActionScript 3.0
11 6 (3.41%) Haskell
12 5 (2.84%) Groovy
12 5 (2.84%) Ruby
13 3 (1.70%) VB
13 3 (1.70%) VB6
13 3 (1.70%) VBA
14 2 (1.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (17.61%) ISEB
2 26 (14.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 26 (14.77%) Security Cleared
3 20 (11.36%) ISEB Practitioner
3 20 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.95%) CCA
5 9 (5.11%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.57%) Degree
7 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) RosettaNet
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (13.64%) vSphere
2 22 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (14.20%) HP ALM
2 22 (12.50%) Puppet
3 16 (9.09%) Grafana
3 16 (9.09%) Kibana
4 3 (1.70%) vRealize
5 2 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 71 (40.34%) Oracle
2 41 (23.30%) Software AG
3 38 (21.59%) Microsoft
4 31 (17.61%) Red Hat
5 25 (14.20%) HP
6 24 (13.64%) VMware
7 21 (11.93%) SAP
8 15 (8.52%) BEA
9 11 (6.25%) IBM
10 10 (5.68%) Informatica
10 10 (5.68%) Pega
11 9 (5.11%) Ab Initio
12 8 (4.55%) Vitria
13 7 (3.98%) TIBCO
14 6 (3.41%) Adobe
14 6 (3.41%) WSO2
15 5 (2.84%) Google
16 3 (1.70%) Capita
16 3 (1.70%) CheckPoint
16 3 (1.70%) Salesforce.com