Period
to 25 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 May 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
England > South East
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 302 348
Rank change year-on-year +39 +46 -26
Contract jobs citing webMethods 108 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 0.67% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 23 9
South East median daily rate £400 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £388
90th Percentile £548 £512 £535
England median daily rate £400 £496 £450
% change year-on-year -19.29% +10.25% -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,874 7,496 8,746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.75% 48.93% 48.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,520 4,200 5,153
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £253 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 358 437
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing webMethods as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for webMethods in the South East

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for webMethods in the South East

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing webMethods in the South East over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for webMethods in the South East

webMethods
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for webMethods in the South East

webMethods
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Thames Valley +20 40 £400 +14.29%
Berkshire +25 39 £400 +14.29%
Hampshire +19 33 £375 -16.20% 1
West Sussex -7 32 £545 +9.00% 1
East Sussex - 2 £515 -
Kent - 1 £575 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
webMethods
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 South East region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 76 (70.37%) Java
2 46 (42.59%) Software AG
3 41 (37.96%) Eclipse
4 40 (37.04%) Selenium
5 38 (35.19%) Linux
6 35 (32.41%) Test Automation
7 33 (30.56%) Oracle
8 32 (29.63%) Windows
8 32 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (29.63%) DevOps
9 31 (28.70%) Oracle APEX
9 31 (28.70%) Ant
9 31 (28.70%) .NET
10 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
10 29 (26.85%) Web Services
11 28 (25.93%) XML
11 28 (25.93%) HP
11 28 (25.93%) TestNG
11 28 (25.93%) SoapUI
11 28 (25.93%) SpecFlow
11 28 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (25.93%) API Testing
11 28 (25.93%) SQL Server 2016
12 27 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 27 (25.00%) F#
12 27 (25.00%) HP UFT
13 26 (24.07%) SOAP
13 26 (24.07%) Security Cleared
13 26 (24.07%) System Integration Testing
13 26 (24.07%) Problem-Solving

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (12.04%) WebLogic
2 12 (11.11%) Apache
2 12 (11.11%) JBoss
3 4 (3.70%) nginx
3 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (20.37%) SAP ERP
1 22 (20.37%) SAP PSCD
2 8 (7.41%) BusinessWare
3 4 (3.70%) SAP FI
3 4 (3.70%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.78%) GitHub
2 3 (2.78%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.93%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.30%) PuTTY
1 23 (21.30%) WinSCP
2 22 (20.37%) HTTP
3 9 (8.33%) SSL
4 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.93%) FTP
5 1 (0.93%) Internet
5 1 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 28 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
2 28 (25.93%) SQL Server 2016
3 25 (23.15%) Oracle Database
3 25 (23.15%) Oracle Database 10g
3 25 (23.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 22 (20.37%) BusinessObjects
4 22 (20.37%) SAP Data Services
5 12 (11.11%) DB2
5 12 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (37.96%) Eclipse
2 40 (37.04%) Selenium
3 31 (28.70%) Ant
3 31 (28.70%) Oracle APEX
4 28 (25.93%) SoapUI
4 28 (25.93%) SpecFlow
4 28 (25.93%) TestNG
5 27 (25.00%) HP UFT
6 20 (18.52%) LoadRunner
7 14 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (12.04%) JUnit
8 13 (12.04%) XMLSpy
9 12 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 12 (11.11%) IntelliJ
10 7 (6.48%) Cucumber
11 5 (4.63%) Gatling
11 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
12 3 (2.78%) Grunt
12 3 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.78%) Sublime Text
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 22 (20.37%) Telecoms
3 21 (19.44%) General Ledger
4 8 (7.41%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (44.44%) Developer
2 30 (27.78%) webMethods Developer
3 23 (21.30%) Consultant
4 21 (19.44%) SAP Consultant
5 18 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 18 (16.67%) Java Team Leader
5 18 (16.67%) Team Leader
6 15 (13.89%) Lead Developer
6 15 (13.89%) Lead Java Developer
7 14 (12.96%) Analyst
8 12 (11.11%) Automation Tester
8 12 (11.11%) Tester
9 11 (10.19%) Scala Developer
9 11 (10.19%) Test Engineer
10 9 (8.33%) Test Analyst
10 9 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (4.63%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Technical Specialist
12 5 (4.63%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.70%) .NET
2 29 (26.85%) Web Services
3 28 (25.93%) XML
4 26 (24.07%) SOAP
5 22 (20.37%) SAP XI
6 14 (12.96%) JDBC
6 14 (12.96%) WSDL
6 14 (12.96%) XSD
7 13 (12.04%) CSS
7 13 (12.04%) Hibernate
7 13 (12.04%) HTML
7 13 (12.04%) HTML5
7 13 (12.04%) J2SE
7 13 (12.04%) JMS
8 12 (11.11%) EJB
8 12 (11.11%) J2EE
8 12 (11.11%) JSON
8 12 (11.11%) Play Framework
8 12 (11.11%) REST
8 12 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (12.04%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.93%) Clustering
3 1 (0.93%) DataPower
3 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.19%) Linux
2 32 (29.63%) Windows
3 27 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 24 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (21.30%) AIX
6 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (12.04%) Unix
8 4 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.41%) Test Automation
2 32 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.63%) DevOps
3 28 (25.93%) API Testing
4 26 (24.07%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (24.07%) System Integration Testing
5 23 (21.30%) Data Management
5 23 (21.30%) Data Mapping
5 23 (21.30%) ETL
5 23 (21.30%) Project Management
6 22 (20.37%) CRM
6 22 (20.37%) ERP
6 22 (20.37%) Master Data Management
6 22 (20.37%) Revenue Management
6 22 (20.37%) Scrum
7 21 (19.44%) Accounts Payable
7 21 (19.44%) Accounts Receivable
8 20 (18.52%) Performance Testing
9 19 (17.59%) Test Strategy
10 16 (14.81%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 76 (70.37%) Java
2 27 (25.00%) F#
3 16 (14.81%) SQL
4 12 (11.11%) Scala
5 7 (6.48%) C#
5 7 (6.48%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.63%) Python
7 4 (3.70%) Haskell
8 3 (2.78%) Groovy
8 3 (2.78%) Perl
8 3 (2.78%) Ruby
9 2 (1.85%) C
10 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.93%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.93%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 26 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 25 (23.15%) SC Cleared
3 21 (19.44%) CCA
3 21 (19.44%) ISEB
3 21 (19.44%) ISEB Practitioner
3 21 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 24 (22.22%) vSphere
2 13 (12.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (21.30%) HP ALM
2 12 (11.11%) Puppet
3 6 (5.56%) Grafana
3 6 (5.56%) Kibana
4 5 (4.63%) vRealize
5 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (42.59%) Software AG
2 33 (30.56%) Oracle
3 28 (25.93%) HP
4 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 24 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 24 (22.22%) VMware
5 22 (20.37%) SAP
6 8 (7.41%) Ab Initio
6 8 (7.41%) Vitria
7 4 (3.70%) Adobe
8 3 (2.78%) Google
9 1 (0.93%) Apigee
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.93%) TIBCO