Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 January 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 West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 195 192
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +14
Contract jobs citing webMethods 3 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.057% 0.17% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.41% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
South West median daily rate £300 £700 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +75.00% +40.35%
England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,981 2,207 2,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.51% 41.18% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,232 1,401 1,618
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £180 £213
90th Percentile £575 £535 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 165 144
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% -15.60% +34.57%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.63 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.45 £47.85
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing webMethods as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for webMethods in the South West

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing webMethods in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for webMethods in the South West

webMethods
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Bristol - 2 £300 -
Gloucestershire +15 1 - -
webMethods
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Software AG
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing

webMethods
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) PuTTY
2 1 (33.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) webMethods Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) API Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Software AG
1 1 (33.33%) VMware