Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 86 74
Rank change year-on-year +32 -12 +11
Contract jobs citing webMethods 53 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.96% 1.61% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 8.86% 3.18% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 0
Essex median daily rate £420 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
East of England median daily rate £418 £535 £450
% change year-on-year -21.96% +18.89% +12.50%
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 598 377 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 55.94% 50.60% 61.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 252 294
Essex median daily rate £500 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +46.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £310 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £512
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +1.80% +11.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 94
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £19.75 £31.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.46% -36.75% +35.76%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.94 £15.75
90th Percentile £42.83 £44.88 £42.95
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.30% +1.32% -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

webMethods
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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +2 32 £420 +10.53%
webMethods
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 53 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 49 (92.45%) Unix
3 47 (88.68%) Oracle
4 46 (86.79%) SQL
5 42 (79.25%) Java
6 27 (50.94%) Windows
7 26 (49.06%) BEA
7 26 (49.06%) Test Strategy
8 25 (47.17%) XML
8 25 (47.17%) J2EE
9 24 (45.28%) Shell Script
10 22 (41.51%) Configuration Management
11 21 (39.62%) PL/SQL
12 19 (35.85%) Perl
12 19 (35.85%) Data Modelling
12 19 (35.85%) Process Improvement
12 19 (35.85%) ISEB
12 19 (35.85%) Problem Management
13 18 (33.96%) ISTQB
13 18 (33.96%) Informatica
14 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (32.08%) Waterfall
14 17 (32.08%) CA Gen
15 16 (30.19%) Test Scripting
15 16 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
17 14 (26.42%) Pega
17 14 (26.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 13 (24.53%) Test Automation
18 13 (24.53%) BusinessObjects

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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 53 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (18.87%) Confluence
3 9 (16.98%) Apache
3 9 (16.98%) JBoss
4 5 (9.43%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.77%) nginx
5 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) GitHub
2 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) SSL
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) CA Gen
2 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
3 12 (22.64%) Toad
4 10 (18.87%) JIRA
5 7 (13.21%) Checkstyle
5 7 (13.21%) Maven
6 4 (7.55%) JMeter
6 4 (7.55%) LoadRunner
7 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
7 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.66%) Selenium
7 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.77%) Ant
8 2 (3.77%) Gatling
8 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.77%) Grunt
8 2 (3.77%) gulp
8 2 (3.77%) JUnit
8 2 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.77%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Test Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Test Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Tester
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Crystal Reports Designer
8 3 (5.66%) Designer
8 3 (5.66%) Performance Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) ETL Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Unix Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Performance Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Systems Tester
10 1 (1.89%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) J2EE
1 25 (47.17%) XML
2 9 (16.98%) Spring
3 7 (13.21%) Middleware
3 7 (13.21%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (13.21%) Spring Boot
4 4 (7.55%) SOAP
5 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.77%) CSS
5 2 (3.77%) EJB
5 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.77%) HTML5
5 2 (3.77%) J2SE
5 2 (3.77%) jQuery
5 2 (3.77%) JSON
5 2 (3.77%) Node.js
5 2 (3.77%) Play Framework
5 2 (3.77%) REST
5 2 (3.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 49 (92.45%) Unix
2 27 (50.94%) Windows
3 13 (24.53%) Linux
4 11 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (20.75%) Solaris
5 4 (7.55%) AIX
5 4 (7.55%) CentOS
6 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Test Strategy
2 22 (41.51%) Configuration Management
3 19 (35.85%) Data Modelling
3 19 (35.85%) Problem Management
3 19 (35.85%) Process Improvement
4 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.08%) Waterfall
5 16 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (30.19%) Test Scripting
6 13 (24.53%) OO
6 13 (24.53%) RUP
6 13 (24.53%) Test Automation
7 11 (20.75%) DevOps
8 10 (18.87%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (16.98%) Microservices
9 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (15.09%) Scrum
11 7 (13.21%) BDD
11 7 (13.21%) Kanban
11 7 (13.21%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) SQL
2 42 (79.25%) Java
3 24 (45.28%) Shell Script
4 21 (39.62%) PL/SQL
5 19 (35.85%) Perl
6 7 (13.21%) Java 8
7 2 (3.77%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) Groovy
7 2 (3.77%) Haskell
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) ISEB
2 18 (33.96%) ISTQB
3 14 (26.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (9.43%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Ansible
2 2 (3.77%) Grafana
2 2 (3.77%) Kibana
2 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (88.68%) Oracle
2 26 (49.06%) BEA
3 18 (33.96%) Informatica
4 14 (26.42%) Pega
5 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
6 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
6 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.32%) SAP
7 5 (9.43%) IBM
8 2 (3.77%) Adobe
8 2 (3.77%) Google