Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 October 2018 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 84 75
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9 +12
Contract jobs citing webMethods 48 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.63% 1.47% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 8.19% 2.86% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
Essex median daily rate £418 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +25.00% -37.39%
East of England median daily rate £415 £380 £360
% change year-on-year +9.21% +5.56% -37.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 586 420 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.51% 51.28% 56.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 264 254
Essex median daily rate £520 £505 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.97% +51.88% -11.33%
10th Percentile £200 £310 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £512
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 104
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £42.88 £41.95 £42.83
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -19.51%

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing webMethods as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for webMethods in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing webMethods in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for webMethods in Essex

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing webMethods in Essex over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for webMethods in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea +19 29 £418 -7.22% 2
webMethods
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 48 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 45 (93.75%) Unix
3 40 (83.33%) Oracle
4 39 (81.25%) SQL
5 37 (77.08%) Java
6 24 (50.00%) Windows
7 23 (47.92%) Shell Script
8 22 (45.83%) BEA
8 22 (45.83%) XML
9 21 (43.75%) J2EE
10 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
10 20 (41.67%) Test Strategy
11 18 (37.50%) Perl
12 17 (35.42%) PL/SQL
12 17 (35.42%) Data Modelling
12 17 (35.42%) Informatica
12 17 (35.42%) Process Improvement
12 17 (35.42%) Problem Management
12 17 (35.42%) Test Scripting
13 16 (33.33%) ISEB
13 16 (33.33%) CA Gen
14 15 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (31.25%) ISTQB
15 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
15 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (27.08%) Toad
16 13 (27.08%) Linux
16 13 (27.08%) Pega
16 13 (27.08%) DevOps
17 12 (25.00%) Waterfall

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 48 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (18.75%) Apache
2 9 (18.75%) JBoss
3 8 (16.67%) Confluence
4 5 (10.42%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.17%) nginx
5 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) GitHub
2 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
1 2 (4.17%) SSL
1 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) CA Gen
2 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 13 (27.08%) Toad
4 8 (16.67%) JIRA
5 6 (12.50%) Checkstyle
5 6 (12.50%) Maven
6 4 (8.33%) JMeter
6 4 (8.33%) LoadRunner
7 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.25%) Selenium
7 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.17%) Ant
8 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
8 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.17%) Grunt
8 2 (4.17%) IntelliJ
8 2 (4.17%) JUnit
8 2 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (4.17%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Java Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Tester
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Crystal Reports Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) ETL Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Unix Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) XML
2 21 (43.75%) J2EE
3 8 (16.67%) Spring
4 7 (14.58%) Middleware
5 6 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
6 4 (8.33%) SOAP
7 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.17%) CSS
7 2 (4.17%) EJB
7 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.17%) HTML
7 2 (4.17%) HTML5
7 2 (4.17%) J2SE
7 2 (4.17%) jQuery
7 2 (4.17%) JSON
7 2 (4.17%) Node.js
7 2 (4.17%) REST
7 2 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 45 (93.75%) Unix
2 24 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (27.08%) Linux
4 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (22.92%) Solaris
5 4 (8.33%) AIX
5 4 (8.33%) CentOS
6 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 20 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 17 (35.42%) Data Modelling
2 17 (35.42%) Problem Management
2 17 (35.42%) Process Improvement
2 17 (35.42%) Test Scripting
3 14 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (27.08%) DevOps
5 12 (25.00%) OO
5 12 (25.00%) RUP
5 12 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.92%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.67%) Microservices
9 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (14.58%) Scrum
10 6 (12.50%) BDD
10 6 (12.50%) Kanban
10 6 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) SQL
2 37 (77.08%) Java
3 23 (47.92%) Shell Script
4 18 (37.50%) Perl
5 17 (35.42%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.50%) Java 8
7 2 (4.17%) C#
7 2 (4.17%) Groovy
7 2 (4.17%) Haskell
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) ISEB
2 15 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 15 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (4.17%) Grafana
2 2 (4.17%) Kibana
2 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) Oracle
2 22 (45.83%) BEA
3 17 (35.42%) Informatica
4 13 (27.08%) Pega
5 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
6 6 (12.50%) SAP
7 2 (4.17%) Adobe
7 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.17%) Google
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.08%) IBM