Period
to 13 June 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 13 June 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
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 512 491 702
Rank change year-on-year -21 +211 -21
Contract jobs citing webMethods 121 101 117
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.61% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 59 58
10th Percentile £350 £359 £353
25th Percentile £404 £413 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £438 £425
Median % change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
75th Percentile £490 £468 £504
90th Percentile £522 £523 £591
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 19,880 16,575 34,515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.81% 42.67% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,941 10,660 21,923
10th Percentile £290 £250 £261
25th Percentile £388 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £493 £468 £465
Median % change year-on-year +5.24% +0.65% +3.33%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £569
90th Percentile £684 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £455 £460
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.09% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 593 1,122
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.64 £11.07
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +6.95% +1.08% +5.71%
75th Percentile £41.37 £30.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £19.50 £18.06
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.00% +4.24%

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 13 June 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 13 June 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 +2 53 £428 -0.12% 6
West Midlands +4 52 £428 -0.12% 5
South East +9 28 £450 -5.26% 2
London -71 17 £425 -0.47% 5
East of England +2 8 £473 +6.78% 2
North of England +7 4 £362 -19.56%
North East - 4 £362 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
webMethods
UK

For the 6 months to 13 June 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 81 (66.94%) Java
2 78 (64.46%) WebLogic
3 77 (63.64%) Oracle
4 75 (61.98%) SQL
5 72 (59.50%) J2EE
6 70 (57.85%) Process Improvement
7 69 (57.02%) BEA
8 66 (54.55%) PL/SQL
8 66 (54.55%) Test Strategy
9 65 (53.72%) Unix
10 57 (47.11%) Shell Script
11 55 (45.45%) Data Modelling
12 54 (44.63%) Business Intelligence
13 52 (42.98%) Configuration Management
13 52 (42.98%) Problem Management
14 50 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (39.67%) RUP
15 48 (39.67%) OO
16 42 (34.71%) Social Skills
17 36 (29.75%) Public Sector
18 33 (27.27%) SC Cleared
18 33 (27.27%) Security Cleared
19 32 (26.45%) Scrum
20 31 (25.62%) Perl
20 31 (25.62%) JSON
21 30 (24.79%) Git (software)
21 30 (24.79%) Software Engineering
22 29 (23.97%) Problem-Solving
23 27 (22.31%) Confluence
23 27 (22.31%) Waterfall

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 78 (64.46%) WebLogic
2 27 (22.31%) Confluence
3 8 (6.61%) Apache
4 6 (4.96%) SAP Portal
5 4 (3.31%) JBoss
6 3 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.48%) SAS
7 2 (1.65%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (3.31%) Maximo
2 4 (3.31%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Azure
2 3 (2.48%) Azure Logic Apps
2 3 (2.48%) Azure Service Bus
3 2 (1.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Apigee
4 1 (0.83%) AWS
4 1 (0.83%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) DNS
1 2 (1.65%) FTP
1 2 (1.65%) HTTP
1 2 (1.65%) SMTP
1 2 (1.65%) SSL
1 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.57%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.96%) SAP BW
2 6 (4.96%) SAP HANA
3 5 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.13%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (24.79%) Git (software)
2 27 (22.31%) JIRA
3 26 (21.49%) CA Gen
4 23 (19.01%) Jenkins
5 22 (18.18%) Maven
6 16 (13.22%) Bitbucket
7 5 (4.13%) Selenium
8 4 (3.31%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.31%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.31%) JUnit
9 3 (2.48%) Toad
10 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.83%) Postman
10 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (34.71%) Social Skills
2 36 (29.75%) Public Sector
3 11 (9.09%) Finance
4 4 (3.31%) General Ledger
4 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.65%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (1.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (47.11%) Developer
2 24 (19.83%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.05%) Software Engineer
4 15 (12.40%) Scala Developer
5 14 (11.57%) Consultant
6 13 (10.74%) C Programmer
6 13 (10.74%) Programmer
7 10 (8.26%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) ABAP Developer
8 6 (4.96%) SAP Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.13%) SAP Financial Consultant
10 4 (3.31%) Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.48%) Maximo Developer
11 3 (2.48%) webMethods Architect
12 2 (1.65%) C Software Engineer
12 2 (1.65%) Technical Manager
12 2 (1.65%) webMethods Consultant
12 2 (1.65%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (59.50%) J2EE
2 31 (25.62%) JSON
3 20 (16.53%) Spring
4 18 (14.88%) REST
4 18 (14.88%) XML
5 16 (13.22%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (12.40%) Apache Camel
6 15 (12.40%) Spring Boot
7 11 (9.09%) SOAP
8 10 (8.26%) SAP XI
9 8 (6.61%) HTML
9 8 (6.61%) Play Framework
9 8 (6.61%) Web Services
10 6 (4.96%) SAP ALE
10 6 (4.96%) Web Dynpro
11 5 (4.13%) EDI
11 5 (4.13%) JDBC
12 4 (3.31%) CSS
12 4 (3.31%) EJB
12 4 (3.31%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (53.72%) Unix
2 17 (14.05%) Linux
3 6 (4.96%) Windows
4 5 (4.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (57.85%) Process Improvement
2 66 (54.55%) Test Strategy
3 55 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 54 (44.63%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (42.98%) Configuration Management
5 52 (42.98%) Problem Management
6 50 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (39.67%) OO
7 48 (39.67%) RUP
8 32 (26.45%) Scrum
9 30 (24.79%) Software Engineering
10 29 (23.97%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (22.31%) Waterfall
12 21 (17.36%) Microservices
13 19 (15.70%) DevOps
14 9 (7.44%) Revenue Management
14 9 (7.44%) SOA
15 8 (6.61%) Visualisation
16 6 (4.96%) CRM
16 6 (4.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 81 (66.94%) Java
2 75 (61.98%) SQL
3 66 (54.55%) PL/SQL
4 57 (47.11%) Shell Script
5 31 (25.62%) Perl
6 27 (22.31%) COBOL
7 23 (19.01%) Java 8
8 19 (15.70%) C
8 19 (15.70%) Scala
9 6 (4.96%) ABAP
10 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.48%) Python
12 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 33 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.26%) CCA
3 8 (6.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.48%) ISEB
4 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.65%) Degree
5 2 (1.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Docker
2 3 (2.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (19.01%) Ansible
2 4 (3.31%) Puppet
3 3 (2.48%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 77 (63.64%) Oracle
2 69 (57.02%) BEA
3 26 (21.49%) Pega
4 22 (18.18%) Informatica
5 20 (16.53%) SAP
6 15 (12.40%) WSO2
7 10 (8.26%) Adobe
8 6 (4.96%) Ariba
8 6 (4.96%) Talend
9 5 (4.13%) IBM
9 5 (4.13%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.48%) JD Edwards
10 3 (2.48%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.65%) Dell
11 2 (1.65%) JDA
11 2 (1.65%) Software AG
11 2 (1.65%) VMware
12 1 (0.83%) Blue Prism
12 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.83%) SEEBURGER