Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 630 740 672
Rank change year-on-year +110 -68 -34
Contract jobs citing webMethods 230 95 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.24% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 45 101
England median daily rate £415 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +14.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £308 £331 £315
90th Percentile £573 £539 £675
UK median daily rate £415 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -17.00% +17.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 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 39,577 39,130 43,935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.02% 43.25% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,755 24,321 27,274
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £630 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,498 1,267 1,545
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £45.00 £44.30
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 15 October 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 15 October 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
West Midlands +51 74 £375 -25.74% 1
Midlands +33 74 £375 -25.00% 1
South East +20 67 £430 +1.18% 11
East of England +31 50 £415 -7.78% 1
London +17 27 £550 +10.00% 1
North of England -14 9 £325 -23.53% 7
Yorkshire - 5 £325 - 6
North West -14 4 £540 +27.06%
South West -20 3 £475 +22.58%
webMethods
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 159 (69.13%) Java
2 153 (66.52%) Oracle
3 148 (64.35%) WebLogic
4 146 (63.48%) SQL
5 143 (62.17%) Unix
6 124 (53.91%) Windows
7 112 (48.70%) XML
8 78 (33.91%) ISEB
9 71 (30.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 67 (29.13%) Test Scripting
11 64 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (26.96%) ISTQB
12 62 (26.96%) Toad
13 56 (24.35%) Linux
14 55 (23.91%) Customer Requirements
15 53 (23.04%) Test Strategy
15 53 (23.04%) J2EE
16 48 (20.87%) Test Automation
17 47 (20.43%) SAP
18 46 (20.00%) DevOps
19 45 (19.57%) Configuration Management
20 44 (19.13%) JBoss
21 43 (18.70%) Apache
21 43 (18.70%) Shell Script
22 41 (17.83%) Selenium
23 40 (17.39%) Microservices
24 38 (16.52%) BusinessObjects
24 38 (16.52%) Perl
25 37 (16.09%) Microsoft
26 36 (15.65%) SOAP

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
1 148 (64.35%) WebLogic
2 44 (19.13%) JBoss
3 43 (18.70%) Apache
4 26 (11.30%) Tomcat
5 22 (9.57%) Confluence
6 13 (5.65%) nginx
7 11 (4.78%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.04%) Apache ServiceMix
8 7 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.61%) SAP Portal
10 5 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.43%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 27 (11.74%) SAP PSCD
2 17 (7.39%) SAP ERP
3 7 (3.04%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (1.30%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.83%) GitHub
3 12 (5.22%) Google Analytics
4 9 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (3.04%) Boomi
6 5 (2.17%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.87%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.43%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.43%) SSL
2 17 (7.39%) HTTP
2 17 (7.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.48%) PuTTY
3 8 (3.48%) WinSCP
4 6 (2.61%) NAS
4 6 (2.61%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.52%) BusinessObjects
2 33 (14.35%) MongoDB
3 25 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 17 (7.39%) SAP Data Services
4 17 (7.39%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.22%) NoSQL
6 12 (5.22%) Oracle Database
6 12 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (4.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.61%) MySQL
9 6 (2.61%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.30%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (26.96%) Toad
2 41 (17.83%) Selenium
3 34 (14.78%) Jenkins
4 33 (14.35%) Eclipse
5 31 (13.48%) SoapUI
6 29 (12.61%) Git (software)
7 27 (11.74%) JIRA
8 23 (10.00%) Ant
9 22 (9.57%) JUnit
10 20 (8.70%) IntelliJ
11 19 (8.26%) CA Gen
11 19 (8.26%) Cucumber
12 16 (6.96%) Oracle APEX
13 14 (6.09%) LoadRunner
14 13 (5.65%) HP UFT
14 13 (5.65%) SpecFlow
15 12 (5.22%) Grunt
15 12 (5.22%) gulp
15 12 (5.22%) Karma Test Runner
15 12 (5.22%) Sublime Text
General
1 26 (11.30%) Finance
2 18 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.39%) General Ledger
4 7 (3.04%) Banking
5 3 (1.30%) Retail
6 2 (0.87%) Back Office
6 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (28.70%) Analyst
2 65 (28.26%) Test Analyst
3 62 (26.96%) Developer
4 28 (12.17%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.39%) Consultant
6 15 (6.52%) SAP Consultant
6 15 (6.52%) Tester
7 14 (6.09%) Test Manager
8 10 (4.35%) Test Engineer
9 9 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.48%) Automation Tester
11 7 (3.04%) Architect
11 7 (3.04%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (3.04%) Integration Developer
11 7 (3.04%) Middleware Engineer
11 7 (3.04%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 7 (3.04%) Scala Developer
12 6 (2.61%) ABAP Developer
12 6 (2.61%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.61%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (48.70%) XML
2 53 (23.04%) J2EE
3 36 (15.65%) SOAP
4 28 (12.17%) .NET
5 27 (11.74%) Spring
6 26 (11.30%) JSON
6 26 (11.30%) Middleware
7 25 (10.87%) REST
8 22 (9.57%) Hibernate
8 22 (9.57%) HTML
8 22 (9.57%) HTML5
8 22 (9.57%) J2SE
9 21 (9.13%) CSS
9 21 (9.13%) EJB
10 20 (8.70%) Play Framework
11 18 (7.83%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (7.39%) SAP XI
12 17 (7.39%) Web Services
13 15 (6.52%) Node.js
14 14 (6.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.65%) Mainframe
2 10 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (3.04%) Clustering
4 6 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.43%) DataPower
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 143 (62.17%) Unix
2 124 (53.91%) Windows
3 56 (24.35%) Linux
4 32 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (9.13%) Windows Server
6 12 (5.22%) Ubuntu
6 12 (5.22%) VME
7 11 (4.78%) Solaris
8 7 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.74%) AIX
9 4 (1.74%) CentOS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.13%) Test Scripting
2 64 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (23.91%) Customer Requirements
4 53 (23.04%) Test Strategy
5 48 (20.87%) Test Automation
6 46 (20.00%) DevOps
7 45 (19.57%) Configuration Management
8 40 (17.39%) Microservices
9 35 (15.22%) Process Improvement
10 29 (12.61%) Problem Management
11 28 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (11.74%) Scrum
12 27 (11.74%) Waterfall
13 26 (11.30%) Data Modelling
14 24 (10.43%) Analytics
14 24 (10.43%) CRM
15 23 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (10.00%) OO
15 23 (10.00%) Open Source
15 23 (10.00%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (69.13%) Java
2 146 (63.48%) SQL
3 43 (18.70%) Shell Script
4 38 (16.52%) Perl
5 28 (12.17%) PL/SQL
6 22 (9.57%) C#
7 21 (9.13%) Scala
8 18 (7.83%) Python
9 16 (6.96%) JavaScript
10 13 (5.65%) F#
10 13 (5.65%) Haskell
11 12 (5.22%) Groovy
11 12 (5.22%) Ruby
12 7 (3.04%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.04%) COBOL
12 7 (3.04%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.61%) ABAP
13 6 (2.61%) Java 8
14 3 (1.30%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (33.91%) ISEB
2 71 (30.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 62 (26.96%) ISTQB
4 34 (14.78%) Security Cleared
5 29 (12.61%) SC Cleared
6 17 (7.39%) CCA
7 15 (6.52%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.43%) Degree
8 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 28 (12.17%) Docker
2 10 (4.35%) vSphere
3 6 (2.61%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.30%) OpenIDM
4 3 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (9.13%) Puppet
2 13 (5.65%) Ansible
2 13 (5.65%) Grafana
2 13 (5.65%) Kibana
3 10 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.48%) HP ALM
5 4 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 153 (66.52%) Oracle
2 47 (20.43%) SAP
3 37 (16.09%) Microsoft
4 30 (13.04%) BEA
5 26 (11.30%) Red Hat
6 20 (8.70%) Adobe
6 20 (8.70%) Informatica
7 18 (7.83%) Pega
8 17 (7.39%) IBM
8 17 (7.39%) Software AG
9 16 (6.96%) VMware
10 14 (6.09%) MuleSoft
11 13 (5.65%) HP
12 12 (5.22%) Google
13 8 (3.48%) Apigee
13 8 (3.48%) CheckPoint
13 8 (3.48%) TIBCO
14 7 (3.04%) Dell
14 7 (3.04%) Jitterbit
14 7 (3.04%) Talend