Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 101 70
Rank change year-on-year +48 -31 +12
Contract jobs citing webMethods 51 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.13% 0.68% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 9.62% 1.28% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 3
Essex median daily rate £425 £550 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +52.78% -34.55%
10th Percentile £368 £525 £352
90th Percentile £530 £575 £370
East of England median daily rate £425 £550 £365
% change year-on-year -22.73% +50.68% -33.64%
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 530 468 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 53.27% 53.42% 52.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 323 216
Essex median daily rate £513 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +35.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £219 £263 £200
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 112
Essex median hourly rate £26.45 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.31% -3.03% -36.54%
10th Percentile £15.75 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £46.75 £37.13 £42.73
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -19.51%

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing webMethods in Essex over the 6 months to 19 August 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 19 August 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 +24 30 £425 -22.73% 1
webMethods
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 51 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 48 (94.12%) Unix
3 45 (88.24%) Oracle
4 39 (76.47%) SQL
5 37 (72.55%) Java
6 28 (54.90%) BEA
6 28 (54.90%) Shell Script
7 24 (47.06%) J2EE
8 22 (43.14%) Windows
9 21 (41.18%) Test Strategy
10 20 (39.22%) XML
11 19 (37.25%) PL/SQL
11 19 (37.25%) Informatica
12 18 (35.29%) ISEB
12 18 (35.29%) Data Modelling
12 18 (35.29%) Perl
12 18 (35.29%) Configuration Management
12 18 (35.29%) Problem Management
12 18 (35.29%) Process Improvement
12 18 (35.29%) CA Gen
13 17 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
13 17 (33.33%) Test Scripting
13 17 (33.33%) Toad
14 15 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (29.41%) RUP
14 15 (29.41%) Waterfall
14 15 (29.41%) Pega
15 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (27.45%) Solaris

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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 51 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (19.61%) Apache
2 10 (19.61%) JBoss
3 9 (17.65%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (7.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) GitHub
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.96%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) CA Gen
2 17 (33.33%) Toad
3 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.84%) JIRA
4 4 (7.84%) JMeter
4 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
4 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.92%) Checkstyle
5 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.92%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.92%) Maven
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Test Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Crystal Reports Designer
6 3 (5.88%) Designer
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.92%) ETL Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Unix Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Data Migration Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) QA Tester
8 1 (1.96%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) J2EE
2 20 (39.22%) XML
3 10 (19.61%) Middleware
4 3 (5.88%) Spring
5 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.92%) SOAP
5 2 (3.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) Unix
2 22 (43.14%) Windows
3 14 (27.45%) Linux
3 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (27.45%) Solaris
4 4 (7.84%) AIX
4 4 (7.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Test Strategy
2 18 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 18 (35.29%) Data Modelling
2 18 (35.29%) Problem Management
2 18 (35.29%) Process Improvement
3 17 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 15 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (29.41%) RUP
4 15 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 13 (25.49%) OO
6 12 (23.53%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (21.57%) DevOps
7 11 (21.57%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.80%) ETL
12 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
12 4 (7.84%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) SQL
2 37 (72.55%) Java
3 28 (54.90%) Shell Script
4 19 (37.25%) PL/SQL
5 18 (35.29%) Perl
6 2 (3.92%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) ISEB
2 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 17 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Ansible
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Oracle
2 28 (54.90%) BEA
3 19 (37.25%) Informatica
4 15 (29.41%) Pega
5 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
6 6 (11.76%) SAP
7 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.96%) IBM