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 3 months to 27 April 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 West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 132 140
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8  
Contract jobs citing webMethods 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.27% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.66% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +21.21% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.00

webMethods is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1075 1206 1224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.95% 40.59% 38.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 767 697
Median daily rate £375 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 68 91
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.39 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.43% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.70 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing webMethods as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 5 £450 -
webMethods
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 West region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 5 (35.71%) DOM
4 5 (35.71%) Middleware
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
4 5 (35.71%) Process Management
4 5 (35.71%) Dojo
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) QMS
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Pega
4 5 (35.71%) RESTful
4 5 (35.71%) Marketing
4 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Back Office
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Retail
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
1 3 (21.43%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 5 (35.71%) Back Office
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (28.57%) BPM Designer
3 4 (28.57%) Designer
3 4 (28.57%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) BPM Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) Dojo
2 5 (35.71%) DOM
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) RESTful
2 5 (35.71%) SOAP
2 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) JSP
3 1 (7.14%) JSTL
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) Process Management
2 5 (35.71%) QMS
2 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
2 5 (35.71%) Robotic Process Automation
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Adaptive Security
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 3 (21.43%) SIEM
4 3 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
1 5 (35.71%) Pega
2 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
2 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) ESRI
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Software AG
2 3 (21.43%) VMware