Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 318 332
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 +26
Contract jobs citing webMethods 67 52 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.66% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 21
South East median daily rate £450 £445 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -7.29% +1.05%
10th Percentile £313 £358 £375
90th Percentile £613 £688 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 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 8019 7856 9178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.85% 48.35% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 4541 5139
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £238 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 390 450
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £15.13 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.05% -15.97% +14.43%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £43.05 £48.00 £46.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +4.67%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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
Hampshire +24 23 £375 -9.09%
Thames Valley -5 22 £375 -42.31% 3
West Sussex -9 13 £600 +34.83% 1
Berkshire -3 12 £444 -31.73% 3
Buckinghamshire - 10 £338 -
East Sussex +8 8 £600 -7.69%
Sussex - 1 - -
webMethods
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, 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 59 (88.06%) Java
2 43 (64.18%) XML
3 41 (61.19%) Eclipse
4 39 (58.21%) Linux
5 35 (52.24%) SQL
6 34 (50.75%) HTTP
7 33 (49.25%) Selenium
8 31 (46.27%) Software AG
9 30 (44.78%) SSL
10 28 (41.79%) JUnit
10 28 (41.79%) J2SE
10 28 (41.79%) SOAP
10 28 (41.79%) Hibernate
11 27 (40.30%) DevOps
12 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (35.82%) Windows
14 23 (34.33%) Oracle
15 22 (32.84%) Unix
15 22 (32.84%) REST
16 21 (31.34%) HTML5
16 21 (31.34%) Web Services
16 21 (31.34%) WebLogic
16 21 (31.34%) J2EE
16 21 (31.34%) HTML
17 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
17 20 (29.85%) EJB
17 20 (29.85%) CSS
17 20 (29.85%) Apache
17 20 (29.85%) JBoss
17 20 (29.85%) IntelliJ

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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 21 (31.34%) WebLogic
2 20 (29.85%) Apache
2 20 (29.85%) JBoss
3 10 (14.93%) WebSphere
4 7 (10.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.99%) nginx
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) GitHub
2 2 (2.99%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 34 (50.75%) HTTP
2 30 (44.78%) SSL
3 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
4 13 (19.40%) PuTTY
4 13 (19.40%) WinSCP
5 10 (14.93%) FTP
5 10 (14.93%) Internet
5 10 (14.93%) SMTP
6 1 (1.49%) DNS
6 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) MongoDB
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database 10g
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (7.46%) DB2
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (61.19%) Eclipse
2 33 (49.25%) Selenium
3 28 (41.79%) JUnit
4 20 (29.85%) Git (software)
4 20 (29.85%) IntelliJ
5 15 (22.39%) Ant
6 13 (19.40%) HP UFT
6 13 (19.40%) Oracle APEX
6 13 (19.40%) SoapUI
6 13 (19.40%) SpecFlow
6 13 (19.40%) TestNG
7 9 (13.43%) LoadRunner
7 9 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (11.94%) Subversion
9 5 (7.46%) XMLSpy
10 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.99%) Gatling
11 2 (2.99%) gulp
11 2 (2.99%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.99%) Sublime Text
General
1 2 (2.99%) Electronics
1 2 (2.99%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (58.21%) Developer
2 23 (34.33%) Java Developer
3 20 (29.85%) Scala Developer
4 13 (19.40%) Java Scala Developer
5 12 (17.91%) HTML Developer
5 12 (17.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (13.43%) Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) webMethods Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) Test Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) SOA Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Architect
10 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 2 (2.99%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) XML
2 28 (41.79%) Hibernate
2 28 (41.79%) J2SE
2 28 (41.79%) SOAP
3 22 (32.84%) REST
4 21 (31.34%) HTML
4 21 (31.34%) HTML5
4 21 (31.34%) J2EE
4 21 (31.34%) Web Services
5 20 (29.85%) CSS
5 20 (29.85%) EJB
5 20 (29.85%) JSON
5 20 (29.85%) Play Framework
5 20 (29.85%) Spring
6 13 (19.40%) .NET
7 10 (14.93%) cXML
7 10 (14.93%) ebXML
7 10 (14.93%) EDI
7 10 (14.93%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (14.93%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) DataPower
2 10 (14.93%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.46%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (58.21%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) Windows
3 22 (32.84%) Unix
4 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (19.40%) Windows Server
4 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) AIX
5 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.49%) SUSE
6 1 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) DevOps
2 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) Microservices
4 15 (22.39%) SOA
4 15 (22.39%) Test Automation
5 13 (19.40%) API Testing
5 13 (19.40%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (14.93%) API Development
6 10 (14.93%) B2B
6 10 (14.93%) Data Security
6 10 (14.93%) EAI
6 10 (14.93%) High Availability
7 9 (13.43%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing
7 9 (13.43%) Test Strategy
8 8 (11.94%) OO
8 8 (11.94%) OOD
9 6 (8.96%) Scrum
9 6 (8.96%) TDD
10 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (88.06%) Java
2 35 (52.24%) SQL
3 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
3 20 (29.85%) Scala
4 13 (19.40%) F#
5 10 (14.93%) ActionScript
5 10 (14.93%) ActionScript 2.0
5 10 (14.93%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (4.48%) C#
6 3 (4.48%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) Groovy
7 2 (2.99%) Haskell
7 2 (2.99%) Perl
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) ISEB
3 7 (10.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (8.96%) Degree
4 6 (8.96%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) RosettaNet
2 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) Docker
2 13 (19.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (29.85%) Puppet
2 19 (28.36%) Grafana
2 19 (28.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 31 (46.27%) Software AG
2 23 (34.33%) Oracle
3 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
4 13 (19.40%) HP
4 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
4 13 (19.40%) VMware
5 11 (16.42%) IBM
6 3 (4.48%) Google
7 2 (2.99%) Adobe
7 2 (2.99%) hybris
7 2 (2.99%) SAP
8 1 (1.49%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.49%) Apigee
8 1 (1.49%) TIBCO