Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 325 337
Rank change year-on-year +30 +12 +5
Contract jobs citing webMethods 80 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.56% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 24
South East median daily rate £425 £488 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.95% +9.72% -7.29%
10th Percentile £230 £311 £375
90th Percentile £568 £527 £688
England median daily rate £410 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -18.00% +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 7,562 7,845 8,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.35% 48.30% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,387 4,487 4,750
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £220
90th Percentile £588 £571 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 335 334 415
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +7.81% -11.11%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.12 £44.78 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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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 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for webMethods in the South East

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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 20 October 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 +30 51 £438 -12.50% 4
Hampshire -20 16 £376 +7.50%
Thames Valley +2 10 £220 -37.14% 6
Buckinghamshire +19 7 £220 -37.14% 2
Berkshire -8 3 - - 4
East Sussex -2 2 - -
webMethods
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 45 (56.25%) Java
2 42 (52.50%) Windows
3 38 (47.50%) Oracle
4 37 (46.25%) SQL
5 33 (41.25%) SAP
6 30 (37.50%) XML
6 30 (37.50%) CRM
7 29 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (35.00%) WebLogic
9 27 (33.75%) Unix
10 25 (31.25%) Selenium
11 24 (30.00%) Revenue Management
11 24 (30.00%) SAP PSCD
11 24 (30.00%) Test Automation
11 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
12 23 (28.75%) ISEB
12 23 (28.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 22 (27.50%) Eclipse
13 22 (27.50%) SQL Server
14 21 (26.25%) Linux
15 20 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (25.00%) Security Cleared
16 19 (23.75%) SC Cleared
16 19 (23.75%) ERP
17 18 (22.50%) .NET
17 18 (22.50%) SAP XI
17 18 (22.50%) Windows Server
17 18 (22.50%) Test Strategy
18 17 (21.25%) DevOps
18 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure

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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 28 (35.00%) WebLogic
2 11 (13.75%) Apache
2 11 (13.75%) JBoss
3 10 (12.50%) Confluence
4 8 (10.00%) SAP Portal
5 7 (8.75%) nginx
5 7 (8.75%) Tomcat
6 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (30.00%) SAP PSCD
2 16 (20.00%) SAP ERP
3 3 (3.75%) SAP FI
3 3 (3.75%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) GitHub
2 6 (7.50%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.75%) Office 365
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) HTTP
1 7 (8.75%) PuTTY
1 7 (8.75%) SSL
1 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
1 7 (8.75%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
3 16 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
6 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
7 6 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (31.25%) Selenium
2 22 (27.50%) Eclipse
3 17 (21.25%) Toad
4 16 (20.00%) Ant
4 16 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 15 (18.75%) JIRA
5 15 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
6 12 (15.00%) HP UFT
6 12 (15.00%) JUnit
6 12 (15.00%) SpecFlow
7 10 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 10 (12.50%) IntelliJ
7 10 (12.50%) TestNG
8 9 (11.25%) LoadRunner
9 8 (10.00%) Cucumber
10 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
11 6 (7.50%) Gatling
11 6 (7.50%) Grunt
11 6 (7.50%) gulp
11 6 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
1 16 (20.00%) General Ledger
1 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.25%) Electronics
2 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Analyst
2 20 (25.00%) Developer
3 19 (23.75%) Test Analyst
4 17 (21.25%) Consultant
5 16 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
6 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Tester
7 8 (10.00%) ABAP Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Automation Tester
8 6 (7.50%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) SAP Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Integration Architect
9 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Management Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.50%) XML
2 18 (22.50%) .NET
2 18 (22.50%) SAP XI
3 15 (18.75%) Web Services
4 14 (17.50%) SOAP
5 13 (16.25%) J2EE
6 12 (15.00%) Hibernate
6 12 (15.00%) HTML
6 12 (15.00%) HTML5
6 12 (15.00%) J2SE
7 11 (13.75%) CSS
7 11 (13.75%) EJB
7 11 (13.75%) REST
7 11 (13.75%) Spring
8 10 (12.50%) JSON
8 10 (12.50%) Play Framework
9 8 (10.00%) Node.js
9 8 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
10 7 (8.75%) Servlets
11 6 (7.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 42 (52.50%) Windows
2 27 (33.75%) Unix
3 21 (26.25%) Linux
4 18 (22.50%) Windows Server
5 9 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.50%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) CRM
2 29 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.00%) Revenue Management
3 24 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 19 (23.75%) ERP
5 18 (22.50%) Test Strategy
6 17 (21.25%) DevOps
7 16 (20.00%) Accounts Receivable
7 16 (20.00%) API Testing
7 16 (20.00%) Master Data Management
8 15 (18.75%) Accounts Payable
8 15 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 13 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (13.75%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (13.75%) Microservices
10 11 (13.75%) System Integration Testing
10 11 (13.75%) Waterfall
11 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (11.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.25%) Java
2 37 (46.25%) SQL
3 12 (15.00%) C#
3 12 (15.00%) F#
4 11 (13.75%) Scala
5 10 (12.50%) ABAP
6 7 (8.75%) Haskell
6 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.50%) Groovy
7 6 (7.50%) Perl
7 6 (7.50%) Python
7 6 (7.50%) Ruby
8 3 (3.75%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) ISEB
1 23 (28.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 20 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (23.75%) SC Cleared
4 16 (20.00%) CCA
5 15 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 8 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
2 9 (11.25%) vSphere
3 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Puppet
2 7 (8.75%) HP ALM
3 6 (7.50%) Grafana
3 6 (7.50%) Kibana
4 4 (5.00%) OVSD
5 3 (3.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) Oracle
2 33 (41.25%) SAP
3 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (21.25%) Software AG
5 16 (20.00%) HP
6 15 (18.75%) Adobe
7 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
7 9 (11.25%) VMware
8 6 (7.50%) Google
9 1 (1.25%) IBM
9 1 (1.25%) TIBCO