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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 509 531
Rank change year-on-year -39 +22  
Contract jobs citing webMethods 53 114 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.52% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 56 50
Median daily rate £492 £415 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.53% -11.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £563 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.00

webMethods is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19019 22047 22494
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.98% 44.46% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11634 13837 13470
Median daily rate £430 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 739 1007
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing webMethods as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing webMethods in England over the 3 months to 27 June 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

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +21 25 £488 +14.88% 1
West Midlands +12 15 £500 +20.48%
East of England -1 5 £900 +153.34% 3
East Midlands -11 3 £400 -
London -27 3 £365 -12.83% 3
North East +72 1 £500 +49.25%
North West +14 1 £425 -5.55%
webMethods
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 63 (53.39%) Java
2 59 (50.00%) Unix
3 56 (47.46%) SQL
4 50 (42.37%) XML
5 44 (37.29%) WebLogic
6 42 (35.59%) SOAP
7 41 (34.75%) J2EE
7 41 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (33.05%) Hibernate
9 37 (31.36%) REST
10 35 (29.66%) Oracle
11 34 (28.81%) JUnit
12 33 (27.97%) JBoss
12 33 (27.97%) J2SE
12 33 (27.97%) Eclipse
12 33 (27.97%) Spring
13 32 (27.12%) JSON
13 32 (27.12%) Puppet
13 32 (27.12%) Microservices
14 29 (24.58%) DevOps
14 29 (24.58%) Apache
14 29 (24.58%) HTML
15 28 (23.73%) EJB
15 28 (23.73%) CSS
15 28 (23.73%) IntelliJ
15 28 (23.73%) Selenium
15 28 (23.73%) Git (software)
15 28 (23.73%) Scala
15 28 (23.73%) Play Framework
15 28 (23.73%) Docker

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 44 (37.29%) WebLogic
2 33 (27.97%) JBoss
3 29 (24.58%) Apache
4 8 (6.78%) nginx
4 8 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.93%) SAS
6 5 (4.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (3.39%) Apache Spark
7 4 (3.39%) ArcGIS
7 4 (3.39%) Mule
8 3 (2.54%) Confluence
9 2 (1.69%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (9.32%) SAP PSCD
2 9 (7.63%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.54%) Maximo
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.78%) GitHub
1 8 (6.78%) Google Analytics
2 6 (5.08%) SaaS
3 5 (4.24%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (3.39%) IaaS
4 4 (3.39%) PaaS
4 4 (3.39%) Taleo
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.10%) SSL
2 18 (15.25%) HTTP
2 18 (15.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.73%) MongoDB
2 16 (13.56%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (11.02%) SAP Data Services
4 12 (10.17%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
6 9 (7.63%) SAP BW
7 8 (6.78%) Pentaho
8 7 (5.93%) Hadoop
9 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database
10 5 (4.24%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (4.24%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (4.24%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (3.39%) Apache Hive
11 4 (3.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (3.39%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (28.81%) JUnit
2 33 (27.97%) Eclipse
3 28 (23.73%) Git (software)
3 28 (23.73%) IntelliJ
3 28 (23.73%) Selenium
4 12 (10.17%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.78%) Ant
5 8 (6.78%) Cucumber
5 8 (6.78%) Gatling
5 8 (6.78%) Grunt
5 8 (6.78%) gulp
5 8 (6.78%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (6.78%) Sublime Text
6 7 (5.93%) CA Gen
7 6 (5.08%) ClearCase
8 5 (4.24%) Subversion
9 4 (3.39%) Maven
10 3 (2.54%) ClearQuest
10 3 (2.54%) JIRA
11 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (14.41%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.47%) Retail
4 9 (7.63%) Banking
4 9 (7.63%) General Ledger
5 6 (5.08%) Marketing
6 5 (4.24%) Back Office
7 3 (2.54%) Electronics
7 3 (2.54%) Front Office
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (45.76%) Developer
2 29 (24.58%) Architect
3 27 (22.88%) Scala Developer
4 19 (16.10%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Java Scala Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (8.47%) Consultant
7 9 (7.63%) Analyst
7 9 (7.63%) Integration Architect
7 9 (7.63%) SAP Consultant
8 8 (6.78%) Lead Architect
9 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.93%) Technical Leader
10 6 (5.08%) Analyst Programmer
10 6 (5.08%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 6 (5.08%) Java Programmer
10 6 (5.08%) Programmer
10 6 (5.08%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (42.37%) XML
2 42 (35.59%) SOAP
3 41 (34.75%) J2EE
4 39 (33.05%) Hibernate
5 37 (31.36%) REST
6 33 (27.97%) J2SE
6 33 (27.97%) Spring
7 32 (27.12%) JSON
8 29 (24.58%) HTML
9 28 (23.73%) CSS
9 28 (23.73%) EJB
9 28 (23.73%) HTML5
9 28 (23.73%) Play Framework
10 20 (16.95%) Web Services
11 15 (12.71%) Middleware
12 13 (11.02%) jQuery
13 9 (7.63%) SAP XI
14 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
14 8 (6.78%) Gherkin
14 8 (6.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.24%) Client/Server
1 5 (4.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.54%) PKI
4 2 (1.69%) Life Science
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) DataPower
5 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.00%) Unix
2 27 (22.88%) Linux
3 26 (22.03%) Windows
4 8 (6.78%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.24%) AIX
5 5 (4.24%) Solaris
6 4 (3.39%) HPUX
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) SUSE
7 1 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.12%) Microservices
3 29 (24.58%) DevOps
4 28 (23.73%) Open Source
5 25 (21.19%) Configuration Management
5 25 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (16.95%) SOA
7 16 (13.56%) Analytics
8 14 (11.86%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (11.86%) OO
9 13 (11.02%) RUP
10 12 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (10.17%) ERP
10 12 (10.17%) Process Improvement
10 12 (10.17%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.17%) Waterfall
11 11 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (9.32%) CRM
11 11 (9.32%) Revenue Management
12 10 (8.47%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 63 (53.39%) Java
2 56 (47.46%) SQL
3 28 (23.73%) Scala
4 24 (20.34%) C#
5 20 (16.95%) Shell Script
6 18 (15.25%) Perl
7 14 (11.86%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.86%) PL/SQL
7 14 (11.86%) Python
8 13 (11.02%) Ruby
9 12 (10.17%) Groovy
10 8 (6.78%) Haskell
11 7 (5.93%) C
12 5 (4.24%) VB
13 4 (3.39%) XPath
14 2 (1.69%) ABAP
15 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.85%) PHP
15 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.63%) CCA
2 9 (7.63%) Degree
3 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) ISEB
4 3 (2.54%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) GPG13
System Software
1 28 (23.73%) Docker
2 4 (3.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (27.12%) Puppet
2 8 (6.78%) Grafana
2 8 (6.78%) Kibana
3 4 (3.39%) Ansible
3 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.39%) vRealize
4 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (29.66%) Oracle
2 21 (17.80%) SAP
3 16 (13.56%) Adobe
4 12 (10.17%) BEA
4 12 (10.17%) Pega
4 12 (10.17%) Software AG
5 11 (9.32%) Informatica
6 10 (8.47%) IBM
7 8 (6.78%) Google
7 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
8 7 (5.93%) Sybase
9 5 (4.24%) HP
9 5 (4.24%) Infragistics
9 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.24%) WSO2
10 4 (3.39%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.39%) ArcSight
10 4 (3.39%) Cisco
10 4 (3.39%) Cloudera
10 4 (3.39%) ESRI
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