Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 301 335
Rank change year-on-year +8 +34 +5
Contract jobs citing webMethods 79 52 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 0.69% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 21
South East median daily rate £475 £445 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% -6.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £328 £351 £375
90th Percentile £613 £688 £550
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

webMethods is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 7,875 7,496 8,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.52% 48.78% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,629 4,333 4,828
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £238 £233 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 373 438
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.36 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -19.18% +18.75%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £42.50 £45.00 £49.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.12 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17% +6.06%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -6 29 £400 -38.46% 4
West Sussex -6 23 £600 +34.83% 3
Berkshire -2 19 £400 -38.46% 4
Hampshire +12 17 £375 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire - 10 £338 -
East Sussex +3 8 £600 -7.69%
Kent - 1 £575 -
Sussex - 1 - -
webMethods
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 67 (84.81%) Java
2 48 (60.76%) XML
3 41 (51.90%) Eclipse
4 40 (50.63%) HTTP
4 40 (50.63%) Linux
5 39 (49.37%) SQL
6 37 (46.84%) Selenium
7 33 (41.77%) SOAP
8 32 (40.51%) SSL
9 31 (39.24%) DevOps
10 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (35.44%) Hibernate
11 28 (35.44%) JUnit
11 28 (35.44%) J2SE
12 27 (34.18%) Software AG
13 26 (32.91%) Unix
14 25 (31.65%) WebLogic
14 25 (31.65%) HTML
14 25 (31.65%) HTML5
15 24 (30.38%) Puppet
15 24 (30.38%) MongoDB
15 24 (30.38%) REST
15 24 (30.38%) Git (software)
15 24 (30.38%) Scala
15 24 (30.38%) Play Framework
15 24 (30.38%) Microservices
15 24 (30.38%) Docker
15 24 (30.38%) J2EE
15 24 (30.38%) EJB
15 24 (30.38%) CSS

webMethods
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 25 (31.65%) WebLogic
2 24 (30.38%) Apache
2 24 (30.38%) JBoss
3 10 (12.66%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (5.06%) nginx
5 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.27%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) SAP ERP
1 6 (7.59%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.06%) GitHub
2 4 (5.06%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 40 (50.63%) HTTP
2 32 (40.51%) SSL
3 22 (27.85%) TCP/IP
4 13 (16.46%) PuTTY
4 13 (16.46%) WinSCP
5 10 (12.66%) FTP
5 10 (12.66%) Internet
5 10 (12.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.38%) MongoDB
2 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
3 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database
3 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (10.13%) DB2
5 6 (7.59%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (7.59%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (51.90%) Eclipse
2 37 (46.84%) Selenium
3 28 (35.44%) JUnit
4 24 (30.38%) Git (software)
4 24 (30.38%) IntelliJ
5 17 (21.52%) Ant
6 13 (16.46%) HP UFT
6 13 (16.46%) Oracle APEX
6 13 (16.46%) SoapUI
6 13 (16.46%) SpecFlow
6 13 (16.46%) TestNG
7 9 (11.39%) LoadRunner
7 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (10.13%) XMLSpy
9 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
10 5 (6.33%) Gatling
11 4 (5.06%) Grunt
11 4 (5.06%) gulp
11 4 (5.06%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (5.06%) Sublime Text
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) General Ledger
2 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Developer
2 24 (30.38%) Java Developer
3 23 (29.11%) Scala Developer
4 17 (21.52%) webMethods Developer
5 15 (18.99%) Consultant
6 13 (16.46%) Java Scala Developer
7 12 (15.19%) HTML Developer
7 12 (15.19%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Java Team Leader
8 6 (7.59%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (7.59%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (7.59%) Team Leader
8 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Test Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.76%) XML
2 33 (41.77%) SOAP
3 28 (35.44%) Hibernate
3 28 (35.44%) J2SE
4 25 (31.65%) HTML
4 25 (31.65%) HTML5
5 24 (30.38%) CSS
5 24 (30.38%) EJB
5 24 (30.38%) J2EE
5 24 (30.38%) JSON
5 24 (30.38%) Play Framework
5 24 (30.38%) REST
5 24 (30.38%) Spring
6 17 (21.52%) Web Services
7 13 (16.46%) .NET
8 10 (12.66%) cXML
8 10 (12.66%) ebXML
8 10 (12.66%) EDI
8 10 (12.66%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (12.66%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) DataPower
1 10 (12.66%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.27%) Clustering
3 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.63%) Linux
2 26 (32.91%) Unix
3 23 (29.11%) Windows
4 13 (16.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (16.46%) Windows Server
4 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.59%) AIX
6 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) DevOps
2 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.38%) Microservices
4 18 (22.78%) Test Automation
5 14 (17.72%) SOA
6 13 (16.46%) API Testing
6 13 (16.46%) System Integration Testing
7 12 (15.19%) Data Management
8 11 (13.92%) B2B
8 11 (13.92%) EAI
8 11 (13.92%) High Availability
9 10 (12.66%) API Development
9 10 (12.66%) Data Security
10 9 (11.39%) Defect Tracking
10 9 (11.39%) Performance Testing
10 9 (11.39%) Test Strategy
11 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
12 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (7.59%) Data Mapping
13 6 (7.59%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (84.81%) Java
2 39 (49.37%) SQL
3 24 (30.38%) Scala
4 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.46%) F#
6 10 (12.66%) ActionScript
6 10 (12.66%) ActionScript 2.0
6 10 (12.66%) ActionScript 3.0
7 5 (6.33%) C#
7 5 (6.33%) Python
8 4 (5.06%) Groovy
8 4 (5.06%) Haskell
8 4 (5.06%) Perl
8 4 (5.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) ISEB
3 7 (8.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.59%) CCA
4 6 (7.59%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (6.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 24 (30.38%) Docker
2 13 (16.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (30.38%) Puppet
2 21 (26.58%) Grafana
2 21 (26.58%) Kibana
3 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Software AG
2 21 (26.58%) Oracle
3 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
4 13 (16.46%) HP
4 13 (16.46%) Red Hat
4 13 (16.46%) VMware
5 10 (12.66%) IBM
6 6 (7.59%) SAP
7 5 (6.33%) Google
8 2 (2.53%) Adobe
9 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.27%) Apigee
9 1 (1.27%) TIBCO