Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 501 519 504
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15 -14
Contract jobs citing webMethods 155 118 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.30% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.53% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 72 46
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.23% +5.29%
10th Percentile £265 £313 £315
90th Percentile £555 £613 £688
UK median daily rate £428 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.76% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
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 22,969 22,194 24,372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 43.77% 42.86% 46.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,503 13,290 14,421
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +3.95%
10th Percentile £230 £213 £217
90th Percentile £577 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,178 1,051 1,325
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -24 65 £433 -3.89% 2
West Midlands +23 42 £389 -25.24% 1
Midlands +21 42 £389 -25.24% 1
East of England +23 40 £418 +8.44% 1
North of England -8 6 £525 +23.53% 2
North East - 4 - -
South West -26 2 £475 +58.33%
North West -2 1 - -
Yorkshire -10 1 £525 +16.67% 2
webMethods
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 127 (81.94%) Java
2 125 (80.65%) SQL
3 119 (76.77%) WebLogic
4 115 (74.19%) Unix
5 100 (64.52%) Oracle
6 96 (61.94%) XML
7 91 (58.71%) Windows
8 68 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (38.71%) J2EE
10 54 (34.84%) Configuration Management
11 50 (32.26%) ISEB
12 49 (31.61%) Microservices
13 47 (30.32%) Test Strategy
14 46 (29.68%) ISTQB
15 45 (29.03%) Test Scripting
16 42 (27.10%) SAP
17 41 (26.45%) SOAP
17 41 (26.45%) Perl
17 41 (26.45%) MongoDB
17 41 (26.45%) Customer Requirements
18 40 (25.81%) Microsoft
19 39 (25.16%) Jenkins
19 39 (25.16%) Docker
20 38 (24.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 38 (24.52%) Waterfall
20 38 (24.52%) Test Automation
20 38 (24.52%) Spring
21 37 (23.87%) Selenium
22 36 (23.23%) Git (software)
22 36 (23.23%) Toad

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
1 119 (76.77%) WebLogic
2 32 (20.65%) Apache
2 32 (20.65%) JBoss
3 29 (18.71%) Confluence
4 23 (14.84%) nginx
4 23 (14.84%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.52%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.52%) SAP Portal
6 3 (1.94%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (12.26%) SAP PSCD
2 7 (4.52%) SAP ERP
2 7 (4.52%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (1.29%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.48%) GitHub
2 22 (14.19%) Google Analytics
3 8 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.23%) TestFlight
6 4 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.58%) Office 365
7 2 (1.29%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.77%) HTTP
1 26 (16.77%) SSL
1 26 (16.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.45%) MongoDB
2 28 (18.06%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (14.19%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.32%) SQL Server
5 11 (7.10%) Oracle OWB
6 8 (5.16%) MySQL
7 7 (4.52%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (4.52%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.29%) DB2
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (25.16%) Jenkins
2 37 (23.87%) Selenium
3 36 (23.23%) Git (software)
3 36 (23.23%) Toad
4 34 (21.94%) JIRA
5 32 (20.65%) JUnit
6 30 (19.35%) Eclipse
6 30 (19.35%) IntelliJ
7 29 (18.71%) Cucumber
8 22 (14.19%) Ant
8 22 (14.19%) Gatling
8 22 (14.19%) Grunt
8 22 (14.19%) gulp
8 22 (14.19%) Karma Test Runner
8 22 (14.19%) Sublime Text
9 18 (11.61%) SoapUI
10 17 (10.97%) CA Gen
11 8 (5.16%) Checkstyle
11 8 (5.16%) Maven
12 5 (3.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (9.03%) Finance
2 7 (4.52%) General Ledger
2 7 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.29%) Back Office
4 2 (1.29%) Banking
4 2 (1.29%) German Language
4 2 (1.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (36.13%) Developer
2 44 (28.39%) Analyst
3 38 (24.52%) Test Analyst
4 23 (14.84%) Java Developer
5 17 (10.97%) Test Manager
6 11 (7.10%) Consultant
6 11 (7.10%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (5.16%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.52%) ABAP Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Service Analyst
9 6 (3.87%) Architect
9 6 (3.87%) SAP Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.23%) Integration Architect
10 5 (3.23%) iOS Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Scala Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (2.58%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (61.94%) XML
2 60 (38.71%) J2EE
3 41 (26.45%) SOAP
4 38 (24.52%) Spring
5 35 (22.58%) JSON
6 30 (19.35%) CSS
6 30 (19.35%) EJB
6 30 (19.35%) Hibernate
6 30 (19.35%) HTML
6 30 (19.35%) HTML5
6 30 (19.35%) J2SE
6 30 (19.35%) Play Framework
6 30 (19.35%) REST
7 24 (15.48%) jQuery
8 23 (14.84%) Node.js
8 23 (14.84%) Servlets
9 22 (14.19%) AngularJS
9 22 (14.19%) Gherkin
10 19 (12.26%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (7.74%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (5.16%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (1.94%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.65%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 115 (74.19%) Unix
2 91 (58.71%) Windows
3 28 (18.06%) Linux
4 22 (14.19%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.94%) VME
8 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (34.84%) Configuration Management
3 49 (31.61%) Microservices
4 47 (30.32%) Test Strategy
5 45 (29.03%) Test Scripting
6 41 (26.45%) Customer Requirements
7 38 (24.52%) Test Automation
7 38 (24.52%) Waterfall
8 33 (21.29%) Process Improvement
9 32 (20.65%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (19.35%) OO
11 29 (18.71%) DevOps
11 29 (18.71%) Problem Management
12 27 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (16.77%) Open Source
14 24 (15.48%) Analytics
14 24 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (15.48%) Data Modelling
15 23 (14.84%) Lean Software Development
16 21 (13.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 127 (81.94%) Java
2 125 (80.65%) SQL
3 41 (26.45%) Perl
4 30 (19.35%) Scala
5 26 (16.77%) C#
6 25 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 24 (15.48%) PL/SQL
8 23 (14.84%) Haskell
8 23 (14.84%) Shell Script
9 22 (14.19%) Groovy
9 22 (14.19%) Python
9 22 (14.19%) Ruby
10 12 (7.74%) ABAP
11 9 (5.81%) VB.NET
12 8 (5.16%) Java 8
13 5 (3.23%) Apple Swift
13 5 (3.23%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.94%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.29%) COBOL
16 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (32.26%) ISEB
2 46 (29.68%) ISTQB
3 38 (24.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (7.10%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (5.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (4.52%) CCA
7 6 (3.87%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.58%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.29%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (25.16%) Docker
2 4 (2.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (19.35%) Puppet
2 23 (14.84%) Grafana
2 23 (14.84%) Kibana
3 5 (3.23%) OVSD
4 4 (2.58%) Ansible
5 3 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 100 (64.52%) Oracle
2 42 (27.10%) SAP
3 40 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 25 (16.13%) Adobe
4 25 (16.13%) BEA
5 22 (14.19%) Google
6 19 (12.26%) Pega
7 17 (10.97%) Informatica
8 14 (9.03%) IBM
9 12 (7.74%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.23%) HP
11 2 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.65%) Software AG
12 1 (0.65%) Terracotta
12 1 (0.65%) TIBCO