Period
to 17 August 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 17 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 326 353
Rank change year-on-year +21 +27 -10
Contract jobs citing webMethods 79 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 0.60% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 19
South East median daily rate £415 £494 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.01% -1.18% +25.00%
10th Percentile £330 £350 £394
90th Percentile £550 £500 £688
England median daily rate £411 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -17.75% +17.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 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 7,920 7,790 8,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.10% 48.79% 48.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,569 4,304 5,303
South East median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% +4.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 359 408
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.24% -0.50%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.16% -0.71%

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 17 August 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 17 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
West Sussex +12 40 £438 -12.50% 1
Hampshire +4 33 £363 -16.67%
East Sussex 0 3 £515 +71.67% 1
Thames Valley -9 2 £413 +17.86%
Berkshire -27 2 £413 +17.86%
webMethods
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 50 (63.29%) Java
2 43 (54.43%) Windows
3 42 (53.16%) Oracle
3 42 (53.16%) Selenium
4 40 (50.63%) Test Automation
5 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (49.37%) Eclipse
6 38 (48.10%) Linux
7 33 (41.77%) Ant
7 33 (41.77%) Software AG
8 32 (40.51%) .NET
8 32 (40.51%) Oracle APEX
8 32 (40.51%) SoapUI
8 32 (40.51%) DevOps
8 32 (40.51%) API Testing
9 30 (37.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 30 (37.97%) Web Services
9 30 (37.97%) ISEB
10 29 (36.71%) HP
10 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
10 29 (36.71%) SQL Server 2016
10 29 (36.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (36.71%) SpecFlow
11 28 (35.44%) F#
11 28 (35.44%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (35.44%) System Integration Testing
11 28 (35.44%) Windows Server
11 28 (35.44%) HP UFT
12 27 (34.18%) TestNG
12 27 (34.18%) Test Strategy

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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 19 (24.05%) WebLogic
2 11 (13.92%) Apache
2 11 (13.92%) JBoss
3 8 (10.13%) Confluence
3 8 (10.13%) nginx
3 8 (10.13%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.59%) SAP Portal
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (30.38%) SAP PSCD
2 18 (22.78%) SAP ERP
3 5 (6.33%) SAP FI
3 5 (6.33%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessWare
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.59%) GitHub
2 6 (7.59%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.38%) PuTTY
1 24 (30.38%) WinSCP
2 8 (10.13%) HTTP
2 8 (10.13%) SSL
2 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
1 29 (36.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 29 (36.71%) SQL Server 2016
2 26 (32.91%) Oracle Database
2 26 (32.91%) Oracle Database 10g
2 26 (32.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (26.58%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (22.78%) SAP Data Services
5 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
6 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (53.16%) Selenium
2 39 (49.37%) Eclipse
3 33 (41.77%) Ant
4 32 (40.51%) Oracle APEX
4 32 (40.51%) SoapUI
5 29 (36.71%) SpecFlow
6 28 (35.44%) HP UFT
7 27 (34.18%) TestNG
8 22 (27.85%) LoadRunner
9 16 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (15.19%) JUnit
11 11 (13.92%) Toad
12 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
12 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
12 10 (12.66%) IntelliJ
13 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
14 8 (10.13%) JIRA
15 7 (8.86%) Gatling
16 6 (7.59%) gulp
16 6 (7.59%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
1 18 (22.78%) General Ledger
1 18 (22.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.27%) Electronics
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Developer
2 19 (24.05%) Analyst
3 18 (22.78%) Consultant
3 18 (22.78%) Test Analyst
4 17 (21.52%) SAP Consultant
5 13 (16.46%) Tester
6 12 (15.19%) Automation Tester
6 12 (15.19%) Test Engineer
7 10 (12.66%) Java Developer
8 9 (11.39%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (10.13%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (7.59%) ABAP Developer
10 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 5 (6.33%) SAP FI Consultant
11 5 (6.33%) Scala Developer
11 5 (6.33%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (6.33%) Test Specialist
12 4 (5.06%) SAP Developer
13 3 (3.80%) Management Consultant
14 2 (2.53%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.51%) .NET
2 30 (37.97%) Web Services
3 21 (26.58%) XML
4 18 (22.78%) SAP XI
5 14 (17.72%) SOAP
6 12 (15.19%) Hibernate
6 12 (15.19%) HTML
6 12 (15.19%) HTML5
6 12 (15.19%) J2SE
7 11 (13.92%) CSS
7 11 (13.92%) EJB
7 11 (13.92%) J2EE
7 11 (13.92%) REST
7 11 (13.92%) Spring
8 10 (12.66%) JSON
8 10 (12.66%) Play Framework
9 9 (11.39%) Node.js
10 8 (10.13%) Servlets
11 7 (8.86%) Gherkin
12 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 43 (54.43%) Windows
2 38 (48.10%) Linux
3 28 (35.44%) Windows Server
4 25 (31.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (24.05%) Unix
7 6 (7.59%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Test Automation
2 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (40.51%) API Testing
3 32 (40.51%) DevOps
4 28 (35.44%) System Integration Testing
5 27 (34.18%) Test Strategy
6 24 (30.38%) CRM
6 24 (30.38%) Revenue Management
6 24 (30.38%) Scrum
7 22 (27.85%) Performance Testing
8 18 (22.78%) Accounts Receivable
8 18 (22.78%) ERP
8 18 (22.78%) Master Data Management
9 17 (21.52%) Accounts Payable
10 16 (20.25%) Defect Tracking
11 14 (17.72%) Configuration Management
11 14 (17.72%) Kanban
12 12 (15.19%) Test Scripting
13 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (13.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 50 (63.29%) Java
2 28 (35.44%) F#
3 23 (29.11%) SQL
4 12 (15.19%) C#
5 11 (13.92%) Scala
6 8 (10.13%) Haskell
7 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.86%) Python
8 6 (7.59%) ABAP
8 6 (7.59%) Groovy
8 6 (7.59%) Perl
8 6 (7.59%) Ruby
9 2 (2.53%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (37.97%) ISEB
1 30 (37.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 26 (32.91%) SC Cleared
2 26 (32.91%) Security Cleared
3 24 (30.38%) ISEB Practitioner
4 18 (22.78%) CCA
5 6 (7.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) Degree
6 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 25 (31.65%) vSphere
2 11 (13.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (30.38%) HP ALM
2 10 (12.66%) Puppet
3 6 (7.59%) Grafana
3 6 (7.59%) Kibana
3 6 (7.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) Oracle
2 33 (41.77%) Software AG
3 29 (36.71%) HP
4 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
4 25 (31.65%) Red Hat
4 25 (31.65%) SAP
4 25 (31.65%) VMware
5 14 (17.72%) Adobe
6 6 (7.59%) Google
7 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.27%) Vitria