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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 509 458 461
Rank change year-on-year -51 +3  
Contract jobs citing webMethods 67 166 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.76% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 53 88
Median daily rate £496 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.27% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 18366 21835 22084
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.74% 43.70% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11435 13486 12793
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 758 951
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £10.26 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £50.14 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +18 25 £500 +9.58%
South West +9 12 £450 +5.88%
London +6 9 £550 +22.22% 1
West Midlands -22 9 £500 +17.64%
East Midlands -35 4 - - 1
East of England +1 3 £350 -12.50% 1
North West +29 2 £360 -24.21% 2
North East -10 2 £500 +49.25%
webMethods
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 59 (44.70%) Oracle
1 59 (44.70%) Unix
2 57 (43.18%) Java
3 53 (40.15%) SQL
4 43 (32.58%) XML
5 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (27.27%) WebLogic
7 34 (25.76%) SAP
8 30 (22.73%) J2EE
9 26 (19.70%) SOAP
9 26 (19.70%) Finance
10 25 (18.94%) Shell Script
11 23 (17.42%) RUP
11 23 (17.42%) Process Improvement
11 23 (17.42%) Test Strategy
12 22 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
13 21 (15.91%) Windows
13 21 (15.91%) Waterfall
14 20 (15.15%) SAP PSCD
14 20 (15.15%) Revenue Management
14 20 (15.15%) CRM
14 20 (15.15%) ERP
15 19 (14.39%) Configuration Management
15 19 (14.39%) SAP Data Services
16 18 (13.64%) Pega
16 18 (13.64%) SOA
16 18 (13.64%) PL/SQL
17 17 (12.88%) Data Management
17 17 (12.88%) Problem Management
17 17 (12.88%) REST

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 36 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 13 (9.85%) JBoss
3 12 (9.09%) Apache
4 8 (6.06%) Confluence
5 6 (4.55%) SAS
6 5 (3.79%) SAP Portal
6 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.03%) Apache Spark
7 4 (3.03%) ArcGIS
7 4 (3.03%) nginx
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (15.15%) SAP PSCD
2 16 (12.12%) SAP ERP
3 7 (5.30%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (3.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.52%) Maximo
7 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.76%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.76%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (3.03%) GitHub
2 4 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.03%) Taleo
3 3 (2.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) SSL
2 7 (5.30%) HTTP
2 7 (5.30%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.52%) DNS
4 2 (1.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (14.39%) SAP Data Services
3 15 (11.36%) SAP BW
4 12 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.06%) Pentaho
6 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.30%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.79%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.79%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.79%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.03%) Apache Hive
9 4 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.03%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.52%) Big Data
10 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 15 (11.36%) Eclipse
2 13 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.85%) JUnit
3 12 (9.09%) IntelliJ
3 12 (9.09%) Selenium
4 10 (7.58%) CA Gen
5 9 (6.82%) JIRA
6 5 (3.79%) ClearCase
6 5 (3.79%) PVCS
7 4 (3.03%) Ant
7 4 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.03%) Gatling
7 4 (3.03%) Grunt
7 4 (3.03%) gulp
7 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (3.03%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.03%) Sublime Text
7 4 (3.03%) Toad
8 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (19.70%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 15 (11.36%) General Ledger
4 12 (9.09%) Retail
5 10 (7.58%) Back Office
6 9 (6.82%) Banking
7 6 (4.55%) Marketing
8 2 (1.52%) Front Office
9 1 (0.76%) Electronics
9 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (32.58%) Developer
2 29 (21.97%) Architect
3 19 (14.39%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (13.64%) Analyst
5 14 (10.61%) Consultant
6 13 (9.85%) Integration Architect
7 12 (9.09%) Scala Developer
8 11 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
9 10 (7.58%) webMethods Developer
10 9 (6.82%) Java Developer
11 8 (6.06%) Test Analyst
12 7 (5.30%) Test Manager
13 6 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
13 6 (4.55%) Lead Architect
14 5 (3.79%) ABAP Developer
14 5 (3.79%) Java Analyst Programmer
14 5 (3.79%) Java Programmer
14 5 (3.79%) SAP Analyst
14 5 (3.79%) SAP Developer
14 5 (3.79%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (32.58%) XML
2 30 (22.73%) J2EE
3 26 (19.70%) SOAP
4 17 (12.88%) REST
5 16 (12.12%) Hibernate
6 15 (11.36%) Middleware
6 15 (11.36%) SAP XI
7 14 (10.61%) JSON
8 13 (9.85%) Spring
8 13 (9.85%) Web Services
9 12 (9.09%) CSS
9 12 (9.09%) EJB
9 12 (9.09%) HTML
9 12 (9.09%) HTML5
9 12 (9.09%) J2SE
9 12 (9.09%) Play Framework
10 10 (7.58%) jQuery
10 10 (7.58%) RESTful
11 7 (5.30%) EDIFACT
12 5 (3.79%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.79%) Client/Server
1 5 (3.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.27%) Life Science
3 3 (2.27%) PKI
4 2 (1.52%) DataPower
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 59 (44.70%) Unix
2 21 (15.91%) Windows
3 14 (10.61%) Linux
4 7 (5.30%) AIX
5 4 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.52%) SUSE
6 2 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.42%) Process Improvement
2 23 (17.42%) RUP
2 23 (17.42%) Test Strategy
3 21 (15.91%) Waterfall
4 20 (15.15%) CRM
4 20 (15.15%) ERP
4 20 (15.15%) Revenue Management
5 19 (14.39%) Configuration Management
6 18 (13.64%) SOA
7 17 (12.88%) Data Management
7 17 (12.88%) Problem Management
8 16 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (11.36%) Master Data Management
9 15 (11.36%) OO
9 15 (11.36%) Test Management
10 14 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (10.61%) DevOps
11 13 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (9.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 57 (43.18%) Java
2 53 (40.15%) SQL
3 25 (18.94%) Shell Script
4 18 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 16 (12.12%) C#
6 13 (9.85%) Perl
7 12 (9.09%) Scala
8 9 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.06%) Ruby
10 7 (5.30%) Python
11 6 (4.55%) C
12 5 (3.79%) ABAP
13 4 (3.03%) Groovy
13 4 (3.03%) Haskell
13 4 (3.03%) VB
14 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.76%) COBOL
15 1 (0.76%) PHP
15 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) CCA
2 11 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.55%) Degree
4 6 (4.55%) ISEB
4 6 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (2.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (9.09%) Docker
2 4 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) Puppet
2 4 (3.03%) Grafana
2 4 (3.03%) Kibana
2 4 (3.03%) vRealize
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (44.70%) Oracle
2 34 (25.76%) SAP
3 18 (13.64%) Pega
4 14 (10.61%) Informatica
4 14 (10.61%) Software AG
5 13 (9.85%) BEA
6 11 (8.33%) Adobe
6 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (6.82%) IBM
8 7 (5.30%) TIBCO
9 6 (4.55%) Sybase
10 4 (3.03%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.03%) Ab Initio
10 4 (3.03%) Cisco
10 4 (3.03%) ESRI
10 4 (3.03%) Google
10 4 (3.03%) HP
10 4 (3.03%) Infragistics
10 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.03%) VMware
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