Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 674 720 675
Rank change year-on-year +46 -45 -35
Contract jobs citing webMethods 178 122 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.31% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 62
England median daily rate £428 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £240 £315 £316
90th Percentile £568 £613 £688
UK median daily rate £430 £490 £425
% change year-on-year -12.24% +15.29% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 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 38,528 39,011 40,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.27% 42.25% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,179 24,839 25,073
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £258 £240 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,383 1,264 1,480
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +1.77% -1.80%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £45.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -17 65 £433 -8.95% 1
Midlands +25 44 £389 -26.65%
West Midlands +12 44 £389 -26.65%
East of England +23 41 £418 +8.44% 2
London +28 20 £526 +5.25% 1
North of England -1 6 £525 +23.53% 1
North East - 4 - -
South West -30 2 £475 +58.33%
North West -6 1 - -
Yorkshire -10 1 £525 +16.67% 1
webMethods
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 141 (79.21%) Java
2 138 (77.53%) SQL
3 130 (73.03%) WebLogic
4 126 (70.79%) Unix
5 114 (64.04%) Oracle
6 105 (58.99%) XML
7 97 (54.49%) Windows
8 73 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (37.08%) J2EE
10 59 (33.15%) Configuration Management
11 55 (30.90%) Microservices
12 52 (29.21%) ISEB
13 48 (26.97%) ISTQB
13 48 (26.97%) Test Strategy
14 47 (26.40%) Test Scripting
14 47 (26.40%) MongoDB
14 47 (26.40%) Perl
14 47 (26.40%) SOAP
15 46 (25.84%) JBoss
16 45 (25.28%) SAP
17 44 (24.72%) JSON
17 44 (24.72%) Spring
17 44 (24.72%) Docker
18 43 (24.16%) Jenkins
18 43 (24.16%) Test Automation
19 42 (23.60%) Git (software)
19 42 (23.60%) Selenium
19 42 (23.60%) Apache
19 42 (23.60%) Customer Requirements
20 41 (23.03%) Microsoft

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
1 130 (73.03%) WebLogic
2 46 (25.84%) JBoss
3 42 (23.60%) Apache
4 32 (17.98%) Tomcat
5 29 (16.29%) Confluence
6 27 (15.17%) nginx
7 9 (5.06%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (3.93%) MS Exchange
8 7 (3.93%) SAP Portal
9 4 (2.25%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (11.24%) SAP PSCD
2 8 (4.49%) SAP ERP
3 7 (3.93%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (1.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.73%) GitHub
2 26 (14.61%) Google Analytics
3 8 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.81%) Apigee
5 5 (2.81%) Boomi
5 5 (2.81%) TestFlight
6 4 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.25%) Office 365
7 2 (1.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.54%) SSL
2 30 (16.85%) HTTP
2 30 (16.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.69%) NAS
3 3 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.40%) MongoDB
2 30 (16.85%) BusinessObjects
3 26 (14.61%) NoSQL
4 20 (11.24%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.18%) Oracle OWB
6 8 (4.49%) MySQL
6 8 (4.49%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.12%) DB2
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (24.16%) Jenkins
2 42 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 42 (23.60%) Selenium
3 38 (21.35%) Toad
4 37 (20.79%) JUnit
5 36 (20.22%) Eclipse
5 36 (20.22%) IntelliJ
6 34 (19.10%) JIRA
7 33 (18.54%) Cucumber
8 26 (14.61%) Ant
8 26 (14.61%) Gatling
8 26 (14.61%) Grunt
8 26 (14.61%) gulp
8 26 (14.61%) Karma Test Runner
8 26 (14.61%) Sublime Text
9 18 (10.11%) CA Gen
9 18 (10.11%) SoapUI
10 8 (4.49%) Checkstyle
10 8 (4.49%) Maven
11 5 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (8.99%) Finance
2 8 (4.49%) General Ledger
2 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.81%) Banking
4 4 (2.25%) Retail
5 2 (1.12%) Back Office
5 2 (1.12%) German Language
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (37.08%) Developer
2 46 (25.84%) Analyst
3 40 (22.47%) Test Analyst
4 27 (15.17%) Java Developer
5 17 (9.55%) Test Manager
6 13 (7.30%) Consultant
7 11 (6.18%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (5.06%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.06%) Scala Developer
9 8 (4.49%) Architect
10 7 (3.93%) ABAP Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Integration Architect
10 7 (3.93%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Service Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) SAP Developer
11 6 (3.37%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.81%) iOS Developer
12 5 (2.81%) Service Desk Analyst
13 4 (2.25%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (58.99%) XML
2 66 (37.08%) J2EE
3 47 (26.40%) SOAP
4 44 (24.72%) JSON
4 44 (24.72%) Spring
5 36 (20.22%) REST
6 35 (19.66%) CSS
6 35 (19.66%) EJB
6 35 (19.66%) Hibernate
6 35 (19.66%) HTML
6 35 (19.66%) HTML5
6 35 (19.66%) J2SE
6 35 (19.66%) Play Framework
7 28 (15.73%) jQuery
7 28 (15.73%) Node.js
8 27 (15.17%) Servlets
9 26 (14.61%) AngularJS
9 26 (14.61%) Gherkin
10 20 (11.24%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (7.30%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (4.49%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (1.69%) Clustering
3 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 126 (70.79%) Unix
2 97 (54.49%) Windows
3 37 (20.79%) Linux
4 26 (14.61%) Ubuntu
5 7 (3.93%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.69%) VME
8 2 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.15%) Configuration Management
3 55 (30.90%) Microservices
4 48 (26.97%) Test Strategy
5 47 (26.40%) Test Scripting
6 43 (24.16%) Test Automation
7 42 (23.60%) Customer Requirements
8 39 (21.91%) Waterfall
9 38 (21.35%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (19.10%) DevOps
10 34 (19.10%) Process Improvement
11 33 (18.54%) Open Source
12 31 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (17.42%) OO
13 30 (16.85%) Problem Management
14 28 (15.73%) Analytics
15 27 (15.17%) Lean Software Development
16 25 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (14.04%) Data Modelling
17 22 (12.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 141 (79.21%) Java
2 138 (77.53%) SQL
3 47 (26.40%) Perl
4 35 (19.66%) Scala
5 32 (17.98%) C#
6 30 (16.85%) Python
7 29 (16.29%) JavaScript
7 29 (16.29%) Shell Script
8 27 (15.17%) Haskell
9 26 (14.61%) Groovy
9 26 (14.61%) Ruby
10 25 (14.04%) PL/SQL
11 12 (6.74%) ABAP
12 10 (5.62%) VB.NET
13 8 (4.49%) Java 8
14 5 (2.81%) Apple Swift
14 5 (2.81%) Objective-C
15 4 (2.25%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
17 2 (1.12%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 52 (29.21%) ISEB
2 48 (26.97%) ISTQB
3 40 (22.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (6.18%) ISEB Practitioner
4 11 (6.18%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.06%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.49%) CCA
6 8 (4.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.25%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (24.72%) Docker
2 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (19.66%) Puppet
2 27 (15.17%) Grafana
2 27 (15.17%) Kibana
3 7 (3.93%) Ansible
4 6 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.81%) OVSD
Vendors
1 114 (64.04%) Oracle
2 45 (25.28%) SAP
3 41 (23.03%) Microsoft
4 29 (16.29%) Adobe
5 26 (14.61%) BEA
5 26 (14.61%) Google
6 20 (11.24%) Pega
7 19 (10.67%) IBM
8 18 (10.11%) Informatica
9 12 (6.74%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.93%) MuleSoft
10 7 (3.93%) TIBCO
11 5 (2.81%) Dell
11 5 (2.81%) HP
11 5 (2.81%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.81%) Talend
11 5 (2.81%) VMware
12 4 (2.25%) Axway
12 4 (2.25%) Fiorano
12 4 (2.25%) Jitterbit