Period
to 9 December 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 9 December 2019 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 463 477 529
Rank change year-on-year +14 +52 +11
Contract jobs citing webMethods 133 200 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.30% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.82% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 92 59
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £411 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.07% -8.61% +1.12%
10th Percentile £377 £302 £313
90th Percentile £573 £559 £613
UK median daily rate £433 £423 £490
% change year-on-year +2.37% -13.78% +15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK 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 UK excluding London.

All Vendors
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 20,031 24,278 23,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 45.36% 43.73% 43.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,995 14,266 13,705
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £231 £213
90th Percentile £595 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,117 1,275 1,091
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £52.35 £46.90 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +6.06%

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing webMethods as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for webMethods in the UK excluding London

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing webMethods in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for webMethods in the UK excluding London

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing webMethods in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for webMethods in the UK excluding London

webMethods
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for webMethods in the UK excluding London

webMethods
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. 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
South East +72 73 £500 +16.28% 3
Midlands +18 32 £404 +7.38% 2
West Midlands -9 31 £402 +6.84% 2
North of England +46 27 £428 -18.57% 3
North West +43 26 £428 - 3
East of England -11 2 £410 -1.80%
Yorkshire +34 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £515 -
webMethods
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 81 (60.90%) SQL
2 79 (59.40%) Java
3 70 (52.63%) WebLogic
4 63 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (43.61%) Oracle
6 54 (40.60%) Test Strategy
7 52 (39.10%) XML
8 50 (37.59%) J2EE
8 50 (37.59%) Configuration Management
9 41 (30.83%) Process Improvement
10 40 (30.08%) Problem Management
11 39 (29.32%) Unix
11 39 (29.32%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (28.57%) PL/SQL
12 38 (28.57%) BEA
13 36 (27.07%) Security Cleared
14 35 (26.32%) SC Cleared
14 35 (26.32%) JIRA
14 35 (26.32%) Confluence
15 34 (25.56%) Data Modelling
16 32 (24.06%) Scala
16 32 (24.06%) DevOps
17 30 (22.56%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (22.56%) MuleSoft
18 28 (21.05%) Windows
18 28 (21.05%) SAP
19 27 (20.30%) Mentoring
20 26 (19.55%) OO
21 25 (18.80%) Microsoft
21 25 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management

webMethods
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 70 (52.63%) WebLogic
2 35 (26.32%) Confluence
3 12 (9.02%) Apache
3 12 (9.02%) JBoss
4 9 (6.77%) nginx
4 9 (6.77%) SAP Portal
4 9 (6.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (14.29%) SAP PSCD
2 12 (9.02%) SAP ERP
3 7 (5.26%) SAP FI
4 6 (4.51%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (1.50%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.75%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.29%) Azure
2 11 (8.27%) AWS
3 9 (6.77%) GitHub
3 9 (6.77%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.26%) TestFlight
5 1 (0.75%) Boomi
5 1 (0.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) FTP
1 10 (7.52%) HTTP
1 10 (7.52%) SSL
1 10 (7.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.26%) PuTTY
2 3 (2.26%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.53%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.27%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.27%) SAP Data Services
4 9 (6.77%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.50%) Big Data
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.75%) MySQL
9 1 (0.75%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 35 (26.32%) JIRA
2 25 (18.80%) Bitbucket
3 16 (12.03%) Selenium
4 15 (11.28%) Eclipse
5 12 (9.02%) Ant
5 12 (9.02%) Git (software)
5 12 (9.02%) JUnit
6 11 (8.27%) CA Gen
6 11 (8.27%) IntelliJ
7 9 (6.77%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.77%) Gatling
7 9 (6.77%) Grunt
7 9 (6.77%) gulp
7 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
7 9 (6.77%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (6.77%) Sublime Text
8 4 (3.01%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.01%) LoadRunner
8 4 (3.01%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.01%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (12.03%) Public Sector
2 14 (10.53%) Finance
2 14 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.27%) General Ledger
4 4 (3.01%) Billing
5 3 (2.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (44.36%) Developer
2 19 (14.29%) Scala Developer
3 15 (11.28%) Architect
4 14 (10.53%) Consultant
5 13 (9.77%) SAP Developer
6 12 (9.02%) Integration Architect
6 12 (9.02%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (6.77%) ABAP Developer
7 9 (6.77%) MuleSoft Developer
7 9 (6.77%) Test Manager
8 7 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 7 (5.26%) Designer
8 7 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (5.26%) Programmer
8 7 (5.26%) SAP FI Consultant
9 6 (4.51%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Integration Developer
10 4 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.10%) XML
2 50 (37.59%) J2EE
3 20 (15.04%) SOAP
4 19 (14.29%) REST
5 18 (13.53%) HTML
6 17 (12.78%) CSS
6 17 (12.78%) JSON
7 14 (10.53%) SAP XI
8 13 (9.77%) .NET
8 13 (9.77%) Spring
9 12 (9.02%) EJB
9 12 (9.02%) Hibernate
9 12 (9.02%) HTML5
9 12 (9.02%) J2SE
9 12 (9.02%) XSD
10 11 (8.27%) Play Framework
11 10 (7.52%) AngularJS
12 9 (6.77%) Gherkin
12 9 (6.77%) jQuery
12 9 (6.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.50%) Robotics
3 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.32%) Unix
2 28 (21.05%) Windows
3 23 (17.29%) Linux
4 9 (6.77%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.01%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.60%) Test Strategy
3 50 (37.59%) Configuration Management
4 41 (30.83%) Process Improvement
5 40 (30.08%) Problem Management
6 39 (29.32%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (25.56%) Data Modelling
8 32 (24.06%) DevOps
9 30 (22.56%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (20.30%) Mentoring
11 26 (19.55%) OO
12 25 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (15.79%) CRM
14 19 (14.29%) Revenue Management
15 16 (12.03%) Test Automation
16 15 (11.28%) SDLC
17 14 (10.53%) Coaching
17 14 (10.53%) ERP
17 14 (10.53%) Planning and Forecasting
18 12 (9.02%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 81 (60.90%) SQL
2 79 (59.40%) Java
3 38 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 32 (24.06%) Scala
5 21 (15.79%) Perl
6 18 (13.53%) C#
7 15 (11.28%) JavaScript
8 11 (8.27%) ABAP
9 9 (6.77%) Groovy
9 9 (6.77%) Haskell
9 9 (6.77%) Python
9 9 (6.77%) Ruby
10 7 (5.26%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.51%) VB
11 6 (4.51%) VB6
12 3 (2.26%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.26%) C
12 3 (2.26%) F#
12 3 (2.26%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.75%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 36 (27.07%) Security Cleared
2 35 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.02%) CCA
4 10 (7.52%) ISEB
4 10 (7.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (3.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) SLA
2 4 (3.01%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.02%) Docker
2 3 (2.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) Puppet
2 9 (6.77%) Grafana
2 9 (6.77%) Kibana
3 3 (2.26%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (43.61%) Oracle
2 38 (28.57%) BEA
3 30 (22.56%) MuleSoft
4 28 (21.05%) SAP
5 25 (18.80%) Microsoft
6 23 (17.29%) Axway
6 23 (17.29%) Software AG
7 19 (14.29%) Adobe
8 14 (10.53%) CheckPoint
9 12 (9.02%) Pega
10 9 (6.77%) Google
11 7 (5.26%) Informatica
12 5 (3.76%) IBM
13 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.26%) HP
14 3 (2.26%) VMware
15 1 (0.75%) Ab Initio
15 1 (0.75%) Dell
15 1 (0.75%) JDA
15 1 (0.75%) TIBCO