Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 296 319 329
Rank change year-on-year +23 +10 +23
Contract jobs citing webMethods 66 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.81% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 23
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -13.98% -15.09%
10th Percentile £362 £338 £350
90th Percentile £592 £568 £500
England median daily rate £425 £411 £500
% change year-on-year +3.34% -17.75% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
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 6,920 7,677 7,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.63% 46.80% 48.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,109 4,442 4,531
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £238
90th Percentile £609 £587 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 354 343
South East median hourly rate £19.71 £16.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.45% -4.35% +1.47%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.25 £9.82
90th Percentile £69.75 £47.83 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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
West Sussex +19 41 £428 -2.00% 4
Thames Valley +15 8 £500 -
Berkshire +4 8 £500 -
Surrey - 6 £425 -
East Sussex +5 5 £388 -
Hampshire -17 3 £375 -1.45%
Kent - 3 £630 -
webMethods
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 38 (57.58%) Java
2 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (48.48%) SQL
4 28 (42.42%) WebLogic
5 26 (39.39%) SAP
6 24 (36.36%) J2EE
6 24 (36.36%) Azure
7 21 (31.82%) Confluence
7 21 (31.82%) JIRA
7 21 (31.82%) Oracle
8 20 (30.30%) Configuration Management
9 19 (28.79%) SOAP
10 18 (27.27%) CRM
10 18 (27.27%) Problem Management
10 18 (27.27%) Puppet
10 18 (27.27%) Test Strategy
11 17 (25.76%) SAP PSCD
11 17 (25.76%) BEA
11 17 (25.76%) XML
11 17 (25.76%) PL/SQL
11 17 (25.76%) Linux
12 16 (24.24%) Adobe
12 16 (24.24%) Revenue Management
13 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
13 15 (22.73%) Process Improvement
13 15 (22.73%) DevOps
13 15 (22.73%) OO
14 14 (21.21%) Perl
14 14 (21.21%) Selenium
14 14 (21.21%) Problem-Solving

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 28 (42.42%) WebLogic
2 21 (31.82%) Confluence
3 9 (13.64%) SAP Portal
4 7 (10.61%) Apache
4 7 (10.61%) JBoss
5 6 (9.09%) nginx
5 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 17 (25.76%) SAP PSCD
2 9 (13.64%) SAP ERP
3 8 (12.12%) SAP FI
3 8 (12.12%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (4.55%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (1.52%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 24 (36.36%) Azure
2 9 (13.64%) AWS
3 6 (9.09%) GitHub
3 6 (9.09%) Google Analytics
4 3 (4.55%) IaaS
4 3 (4.55%) PaaS
4 3 (4.55%) SaaS
4 3 (4.55%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) HTTP
1 6 (9.09%) SSL
1 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) PuTTY
2 2 (3.03%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (13.64%) SAP Data Services
2 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.06%) DB2
6 2 (3.03%) Big Data
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) JIRA
2 14 (21.21%) Selenium
3 11 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 10 (15.15%) Cucumber
5 9 (13.64%) Eclipse
5 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 8 (12.12%) Ant
7 7 (10.61%) CA Gen
7 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
7 7 (10.61%) IntelliJ
7 7 (10.61%) JUnit
7 7 (10.61%) SoapUI
8 6 (9.09%) Gatling
8 6 (9.09%) Grunt
8 6 (9.09%) gulp
8 6 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (9.09%) Sublime Text
9 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (6.06%) JMeter
10 4 (6.06%) Toad
General
1 13 (19.70%) Public Sector
2 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.64%) General Ledger
4 7 (10.61%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) SAP Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Consultant
4 9 (13.64%) ABAP Developer
4 9 (13.64%) SAP Consultant
5 8 (12.12%) Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) SAP FI Consultant
6 6 (9.09%) Scala Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Integration Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Integration Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) webMethods Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) iOS Developer
8 3 (4.55%) SAP Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) J2EE
2 19 (28.79%) SOAP
3 17 (25.76%) XML
4 14 (21.21%) REST
5 13 (19.70%) JSON
6 12 (18.18%) SAP XI
7 9 (13.64%) Web Dynpro
8 8 (12.12%) SAPUI5
9 7 (10.61%) CSS
9 7 (10.61%) EJB
9 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
9 7 (10.61%) HTML
9 7 (10.61%) HTML5
9 7 (10.61%) J2SE
9 7 (10.61%) Play Framework
9 7 (10.61%) Spring
10 6 (9.09%) .NET
10 6 (9.09%) Gherkin
10 6 (9.09%) Node.js
10 6 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) Windows
3 11 (16.67%) Unix
4 6 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) Configuration Management
3 18 (27.27%) CRM
3 18 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 18 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 16 (24.24%) Revenue Management
5 15 (22.73%) DevOps
5 15 (22.73%) OO
5 15 (22.73%) Process Improvement
5 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 14 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (16.67%) ERP
8 9 (13.64%) Accounts Payable
8 9 (13.64%) Accounts Receivable
8 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.64%) Master Data Management
8 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
9 8 (12.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) Java
2 32 (48.48%) SQL
3 17 (25.76%) PL/SQL
4 14 (21.21%) Perl
5 13 (19.70%) Scala
6 12 (18.18%) ABAP
7 7 (10.61%) C#
8 6 (9.09%) Groovy
8 6 (9.09%) Haskell
8 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.09%) Python
8 6 (9.09%) Ruby
9 3 (4.55%) Apple Swift
9 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.03%) F#
11 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) CCA
2 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) ISEB
3 6 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.06%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Docker
2 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) Puppet
2 6 (9.09%) Grafana
2 6 (9.09%) Kibana
3 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.03%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) SAP
2 21 (31.82%) Oracle
3 17 (25.76%) BEA
4 16 (24.24%) Adobe
5 13 (19.70%) Software AG
6 8 (12.12%) Pega
7 6 (9.09%) Google
7 6 (9.09%) MuleSoft
8 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.03%) HP
9 2 (3.03%) VMware
10 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.52%) IBM
10 1 (1.52%) JDA