Period
to 12 December 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 12 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
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 303 313
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 +20
Contract jobs citing webMethods 72 67 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.84% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 27
South East median daily rate £431 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +1.12% -7.29%
10th Percentile £221 £313 £358
90th Percentile £568 £613 £688
England median daily rate £423 £483 £425
% change year-on-year -12.44% +13.53% -
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 7,844 7,984 7,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.15% 47.65% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,535 4,628 4,578
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £223
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 325 391
South East median hourly rate £16.18 £17.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.23% +13.11% -15.28%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.28 £9.25
90th Percentile £49.88 £43.15 £48.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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

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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 12 December 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 12 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
West Sussex +22 52 £445 -25.83% 3
Thames Valley -4 16 £227 -39.53% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £220 -34.81%
Berkshire -13 8 £676 +52.34% 2
Hampshire -40 2 £363 -3.33%
East Sussex -19 1 - -
webMethods
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 South East region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 47 (65.28%) Java
1 47 (65.28%) SQL
2 39 (54.17%) Windows
3 38 (52.78%) XML
4 37 (51.39%) WebLogic
5 36 (50.00%) Unix
6 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (37.50%) Oracle
7 27 (37.50%) SAP
8 24 (33.33%) J2EE
8 24 (33.33%) Selenium
9 23 (31.94%) SOAP
10 22 (30.56%) JUnit
10 22 (30.56%) CRM
11 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
12 20 (27.78%) Scala
12 20 (27.78%) HTML5
12 20 (27.78%) MongoDB
12 20 (27.78%) REST
12 20 (27.78%) Microservices
12 20 (27.78%) Configuration Management
12 20 (27.78%) J2SE
12 20 (27.78%) Eclipse
12 20 (27.78%) JBoss
12 20 (27.78%) Apache
12 20 (27.78%) EJB
12 20 (27.78%) HTML
12 20 (27.78%) Hibernate
12 20 (27.78%) Spring

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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 37 (51.39%) WebLogic
2 20 (27.78%) Apache
2 20 (27.78%) JBoss
3 14 (19.44%) nginx
3 14 (19.44%) Tomcat
4 9 (12.50%) Confluence
5 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
6 5 (6.94%) SAP Portal
7 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (20.83%) SAP PSCD
2 10 (13.89%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.78%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.78%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (1.39%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) GitHub
1 13 (18.06%) Google Analytics
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.94%) TestFlight
4 4 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) HTTP
1 15 (20.83%) SSL
1 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) PuTTY
2 2 (2.78%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 13 (18.06%) NoSQL
4 11 (15.28%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (13.89%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.78%) DB2
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Selenium
2 22 (30.56%) JUnit
3 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
4 20 (27.78%) Eclipse
5 19 (26.39%) IntelliJ
6 17 (23.61%) Toad
7 16 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 15 (20.83%) Cucumber
9 14 (19.44%) JIRA
10 13 (18.06%) Ant
10 13 (18.06%) Gatling
10 13 (18.06%) Grunt
10 13 (18.06%) gulp
10 13 (18.06%) Karma Test Runner
10 13 (18.06%) Sublime Text
11 5 (6.94%) CocoaPods
11 5 (6.94%) fastlane
11 5 (6.94%) SoapUI
11 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
11 5 (6.94%) Xcode
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
1 10 (13.89%) General Ledger
1 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) German Language
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Developer
2 20 (27.78%) Analyst
3 14 (19.44%) Consultant
3 14 (19.44%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (19.44%) Test Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Architect
6 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) ABAP Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Integration Architect
6 5 (6.94%) iOS Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) SAP Developer
7 4 (5.56%) SAP PI Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) SAP Architect
8 3 (4.17%) SAP PI Architect
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.78%) XML
2 24 (33.33%) J2EE
3 23 (31.94%) SOAP
4 20 (27.78%) EJB
4 20 (27.78%) Hibernate
4 20 (27.78%) HTML
4 20 (27.78%) HTML5
4 20 (27.78%) J2SE
4 20 (27.78%) REST
4 20 (27.78%) Spring
5 19 (26.39%) CSS
5 19 (26.39%) JSON
5 19 (26.39%) Play Framework
6 15 (20.83%) SAP XI
7 14 (19.44%) Node.js
7 14 (19.44%) Servlets
8 13 (18.06%) AngularJS
8 13 (18.06%) Gherkin
8 13 (18.06%) jQuery
9 8 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 36 (50.00%) Unix
3 17 (23.61%) Linux
4 13 (18.06%) Ubuntu
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) CRM
3 20 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 20 (27.78%) Microservices
4 18 (25.00%) DevOps
4 18 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (22.22%) Open Source
6 15 (20.83%) Revenue Management
7 14 (19.44%) Lean Software Development
8 13 (18.06%) Analytics
8 13 (18.06%) ERP
8 13 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 11 (15.28%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (13.89%) Accounts Receivable
11 10 (13.89%) Master Data Management
12 9 (12.50%) Accounts Payable
12 9 (12.50%) OO
12 9 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 47 (65.28%) Java
1 47 (65.28%) SQL
2 20 (27.78%) Scala
3 19 (26.39%) C#
4 14 (19.44%) Haskell
5 13 (18.06%) Groovy
5 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.06%) Perl
5 13 (18.06%) Python
5 13 (18.06%) Ruby
6 10 (13.89%) ABAP
7 6 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.94%) Apple Swift
8 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.17%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.78%) F#
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) ISEB
1 17 (23.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 15 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 10 (13.89%) CCA
4 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.39%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (26.39%) Puppet
2 13 (18.06%) Grafana
2 13 (18.06%) Kibana
3 5 (6.94%) OVSD
4 2 (2.78%) Ansible
4 2 (2.78%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Oracle
1 27 (37.50%) SAP
2 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.61%) Adobe
4 13 (18.06%) Google
5 7 (9.72%) HP
6 3 (4.17%) IBM
6 3 (4.17%) Software AG
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.78%) VMware
8 1 (1.39%) TIBCO