Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 695 648
Rank change year-on-year -50 -47 +21
Contract jobs citing webMethods 106 171 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.39% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 83 99
England median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -8.11%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £363
90th Percentile £613 £675 £590
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 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 40625 44273 44639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.81% 45.20% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 27361 26823
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £245 £245 £226
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1550 1921
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.38
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +10 55 £463 +8.82% 4
Midlands -20 18 £510 +22.89%
West Midlands -7 15 £515 +24.10%
East of England -8 14 £380 +5.56%
South West +10 9 £344 -50.89%
North of England +74 5 £413 -13.16% 1
North West +15 5 £413 -13.16%
London -63 5 £525 +23.53% 1
East Midlands -14 3 £400 +25.00%
webMethods
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing webMethods also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 71 (66.98%) Java
2 60 (56.60%) XML
3 59 (55.66%) Linux
4 44 (41.51%) SQL
4 44 (41.51%) Eclipse
5 42 (39.62%) HTTP
5 42 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (38.68%) Unix
6 41 (38.68%) WebLogic
7 40 (37.74%) Oracle
8 39 (36.79%) SOAP
9 38 (35.85%) JBoss
10 37 (34.91%) SSL
10 37 (34.91%) Windows
11 36 (33.96%) Web Services
11 36 (33.96%) Selenium
12 34 (32.08%) DevOps
13 33 (31.13%) REST
14 32 (30.19%) J2EE
15 31 (29.25%) Apache
16 30 (28.30%) J2SE
16 30 (28.30%) JUnit
16 30 (28.30%) Hibernate
16 30 (28.30%) Puppet
17 29 (27.36%) JSON
17 29 (27.36%) Spring
17 29 (27.36%) Microservices
18 27 (25.47%) Software AG
18 27 (25.47%) TCP/IP
19 25 (23.58%) Middleware

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 41 (38.68%) WebLogic
2 38 (35.85%) JBoss
3 31 (29.25%) Apache
4 10 (9.43%) Mule
5 9 (8.49%) WebLogic Portal
5 9 (8.49%) WebSphere
6 8 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.83%) nginx
7 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.94%) Confluence
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.60%) IaaS
2 7 (6.60%) PaaS
2 7 (6.60%) SaaS
3 3 (2.83%) GitHub
3 3 (2.83%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.94%) Boomi
4 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.94%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 42 (39.62%) HTTP
2 37 (34.91%) SSL
3 27 (25.47%) TCP/IP
4 14 (13.21%) PuTTY
4 14 (13.21%) WinSCP
5 9 (8.49%) FTP
5 9 (8.49%) Internet
5 9 (8.49%) SMTP
6 1 (0.94%) DNS
6 1 (0.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.75%) MongoDB
2 17 (16.04%) Oracle Database
3 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
4 14 (13.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (13.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (9.43%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.60%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (6.60%) RDBMS
6 7 (6.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (41.51%) Eclipse
2 36 (33.96%) Selenium
3 30 (28.30%) JUnit
4 22 (20.75%) Git (software)
4 22 (20.75%) IntelliJ
5 21 (19.81%) SoapUI
6 17 (16.04%) Ant
7 14 (13.21%) HP UFT
7 14 (13.21%) Oracle APEX
7 14 (13.21%) SpecFlow
7 14 (13.21%) TestNG
8 12 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (10.38%) LoadRunner
10 10 (9.43%) Jenkins
11 8 (7.55%) Subversion
12 7 (6.60%) Maven
13 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
14 3 (2.83%) Gatling
14 3 (2.83%) Grunt
14 3 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (4.72%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (39.62%) Developer
2 24 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 21 (19.81%) Scala Developer
4 16 (15.09%) Java Scala Developer
5 15 (14.15%) Consultant
6 14 (13.21%) Architect
7 12 (11.32%) HTML Developer
7 12 (11.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (9.43%) webMethods Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Analyst
9 8 (7.55%) Technical Architect
9 8 (7.55%) Test Analyst
10 7 (6.60%) Trainee
10 7 (6.60%) webMethods Consultant
11 6 (5.66%) Test Engineer
12 5 (4.72%) SOA Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Test Automation Engineer
13 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
13 4 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (56.60%) XML
2 39 (36.79%) SOAP
3 36 (33.96%) Web Services
4 33 (31.13%) REST
5 32 (30.19%) J2EE
6 30 (28.30%) Hibernate
6 30 (28.30%) J2SE
7 29 (27.36%) JSON
7 29 (27.36%) Spring
8 25 (23.58%) Middleware
9 23 (21.70%) HTML
9 23 (21.70%) HTML5
10 22 (20.75%) CSS
10 22 (20.75%) EJB
10 22 (20.75%) Play Framework
11 15 (14.15%) .NET
12 11 (10.38%) EDI
12 11 (10.38%) XML Schema
13 9 (8.49%) ebXML
13 9 (8.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.38%) DataPower
3 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.94%) Life Science
4 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (55.66%) Linux
2 41 (38.68%) Unix
3 37 (34.91%) Windows
4 23 (21.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (16.04%) Windows Server
6 16 (15.09%) Solaris
7 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (8.49%) AIX
9 7 (6.60%) HPUX
10 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.94%) SUSE
11 1 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.08%) DevOps
3 29 (27.36%) Microservices
4 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
5 17 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (13.21%) API Testing
6 14 (13.21%) High Availability
6 14 (13.21%) OO
6 14 (13.21%) System Integration Testing
7 13 (12.26%) Scrum
7 13 (12.26%) SOA
7 13 (12.26%) TDD
8 12 (11.32%) Performance Testing
8 12 (11.32%) Test Strategy
9 11 (10.38%) Configuration Management
9 11 (10.38%) Defect Tracking
10 10 (9.43%) EAI
10 10 (9.43%) Kanban
11 9 (8.49%) B2B
11 9 (8.49%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 71 (66.98%) Java
2 44 (41.51%) SQL
3 22 (20.75%) Scala
4 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.21%) F#
6 10 (9.43%) Groovy
6 10 (9.43%) Shell Script
7 9 (8.49%) ActionScript
7 9 (8.49%) ActionScript 2.0
7 9 (8.49%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (6.60%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.60%) XPath
9 5 (4.72%) C#
9 5 (4.72%) Python
10 3 (2.83%) Haskell
10 3 (2.83%) Perl
10 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.83%) Ruby
11 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.98%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.49%) ISEB
3 9 (8.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (6.60%) Degree
4 7 (6.60%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) RosettaNet
2 2 (1.89%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (20.75%) Docker
2 14 (13.21%) vSphere
3 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (28.30%) Puppet
2 17 (16.04%) Grafana
2 17 (16.04%) Kibana
3 8 (7.55%) Ansible
3 8 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.94%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 40 (37.74%) Oracle
2 27 (25.47%) Software AG
3 23 (21.70%) Red Hat
4 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
4 17 (16.04%) VMware
5 16 (15.09%) HP
6 12 (11.32%) IBM
7 9 (8.49%) BEA
7 9 (8.49%) WSO2
8 4 (3.77%) Adobe
8 4 (3.77%) Google
9 3 (2.83%) IFS
9 3 (2.83%) SAP
9 3 (2.83%) Symantec
10 2 (1.89%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.89%) Cisco
10 2 (1.89%) hybris
10 2 (1.89%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.89%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.94%) Dell