Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 551 539
Rank change year-on-year +98 -12 -34
Contract jobs citing webMethods 223 100 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.40% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 48 62
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% -1.45%
10th Percentile £302 £313 £328
90th Percentile £549 £613 £686
UK median daily rate £415 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -17.00% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 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 24,186 23,654 27,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 43.43% 43.93% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,179 13,877 15,932
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,314 1,157 1,405
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.58% - -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.34 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £44.65 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.40% +5.64% -5.71%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
Midlands +54 82 £375 -26.47% 1
West Midlands +38 82 £375 -27.18% 1
South East +19 77 £425 -15.00%
East of England +55 56 £418 +9.87% 4
North of England -8 5 £425 +3.03% 7
South West -33 3 £475 +38.18%
North East - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 7
webMethods
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 172 (77.13%) Java
2 166 (74.44%) WebLogic
3 161 (72.20%) SQL
4 155 (69.51%) Unix
5 152 (68.16%) Oracle
6 141 (63.23%) Windows
7 126 (56.50%) XML
8 87 (39.01%) ISEB
9 76 (34.08%) ISTQB
10 75 (33.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 74 (33.18%) Test Scripting
12 72 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
13 67 (30.04%) Toad
13 67 (30.04%) Test Strategy
14 63 (28.25%) Customer Requirements
15 60 (26.91%) J2EE
16 54 (24.22%) Test Automation
17 50 (22.42%) Configuration Management
18 49 (21.97%) SAP
19 46 (20.63%) Microsoft
20 44 (19.73%) Linux
21 43 (19.28%) Selenium
22 42 (18.83%) Microservices
23 40 (17.94%) Process Improvement
23 40 (17.94%) Perl
24 39 (17.49%) DevOps
25 38 (17.04%) Waterfall
26 37 (16.59%) Apache
27 36 (16.14%) SOAP
28 35 (15.70%) MongoDB

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
1 166 (74.44%) WebLogic
2 37 (16.59%) Apache
3 30 (13.45%) JBoss
4 29 (13.00%) Confluence
5 16 (7.17%) Tomcat
6 15 (6.73%) nginx
7 8 (3.59%) SAP Portal
8 6 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.69%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.24%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (6.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.83%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 25 (11.21%) SAP PSCD
2 12 (5.38%) SAP ERP
3 8 (3.59%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (1.35%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.97%) GitHub
2 16 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.28%) Google Analytics
4 8 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.35%) Office 365
6 2 (0.90%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.52%) HTTP
1 19 (8.52%) SSL
1 19 (8.52%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.69%) PuTTY
2 6 (2.69%) WinSCP
3 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.70%) MongoDB
2 34 (15.25%) BusinessObjects
3 21 (9.42%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.28%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.28%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (6.28%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (5.38%) SAP Data Services
6 11 (4.93%) Oracle OWB
6 11 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.59%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.69%) MySQL
8 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.45%) DB2
10 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (30.04%) Toad
2 43 (19.28%) Selenium
3 34 (15.25%) JIRA
4 33 (14.80%) Eclipse
5 32 (14.35%) Jenkins
5 32 (14.35%) SoapUI
6 27 (12.11%) Git (software)
7 25 (11.21%) JUnit
8 23 (10.31%) Ant
8 23 (10.31%) Cucumber
9 22 (9.87%) IntelliJ
10 19 (8.52%) CA Gen
11 14 (6.28%) Gatling
11 14 (6.28%) Grunt
11 14 (6.28%) gulp
11 14 (6.28%) Karma Test Runner
11 14 (6.28%) Sublime Text
12 13 (5.83%) LoadRunner
12 13 (5.83%) Oracle APEX
13 11 (4.93%) HP UFT
General
1 20 (8.97%) Finance
2 12 (5.38%) General Ledger
2 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.35%) Retail
4 2 (0.90%) Back Office
4 2 (0.90%) Banking
4 2 (0.90%) German Language
4 2 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (33.18%) Analyst
2 69 (30.94%) Test Analyst
3 54 (24.22%) Developer
4 25 (11.21%) Java Developer
5 21 (9.42%) Test Manager
6 16 (7.17%) Consultant
6 16 (7.17%) SAP Consultant
7 15 (6.73%) Tester
8 11 (4.93%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) ABAP Developer
11 7 (3.14%) Architect
11 7 (3.14%) Automation Tester
12 6 (2.69%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (2.69%) SAP Developer
12 6 (2.69%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
12 6 (2.69%) Scala Developer
12 6 (2.69%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (2.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (56.50%) XML
2 60 (26.91%) J2EE
3 36 (16.14%) SOAP
4 29 (13.00%) Spring
5 27 (12.11%) JSON
6 24 (10.76%) Hibernate
6 24 (10.76%) HTML
6 24 (10.76%) HTML5
6 24 (10.76%) J2SE
7 23 (10.31%) CSS
7 23 (10.31%) EJB
7 23 (10.31%) REST
8 22 (9.87%) Play Framework
9 19 (8.52%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (8.07%) .NET
11 17 (7.62%) SAP XI
11 17 (7.62%) Web Services
12 16 (7.17%) jQuery
12 16 (7.17%) Node.js
13 15 (6.73%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.83%) Mainframe
2 7 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.45%) DataPower
6 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 155 (69.51%) Unix
2 141 (63.23%) Windows
3 44 (19.73%) Linux
4 24 (10.76%) Windows Server
5 20 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.28%) Ubuntu
7 12 (5.38%) VME
8 11 (4.93%) Solaris
9 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.79%) AIX
11 4 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.18%) Test Scripting
2 72 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (30.04%) Test Strategy
4 63 (28.25%) Customer Requirements
5 54 (24.22%) Test Automation
6 50 (22.42%) Configuration Management
7 42 (18.83%) Microservices
8 40 (17.94%) Process Improvement
9 39 (17.49%) DevOps
10 38 (17.04%) Waterfall
11 33 (14.80%) Problem Management
12 30 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (13.00%) Data Modelling
14 27 (12.11%) OO
15 26 (11.66%) Analytics
15 26 (11.66%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (11.66%) CRM
16 23 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (10.31%) Scrum
17 22 (9.87%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 172 (77.13%) Java
2 161 (72.20%) SQL
3 40 (17.94%) Perl
4 34 (15.25%) Shell Script
5 30 (13.45%) PL/SQL
6 23 (10.31%) Scala
7 21 (9.42%) C#
8 18 (8.07%) JavaScript
9 15 (6.73%) Haskell
10 14 (6.28%) Groovy
10 14 (6.28%) Python
10 14 (6.28%) Ruby
11 13 (5.83%) ABAP
12 11 (4.93%) F#
13 7 (3.14%) COBOL
13 7 (3.14%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.69%) Java 8
15 3 (1.35%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (39.01%) ISEB
2 76 (34.08%) ISTQB
3 75 (33.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (10.31%) Security Cleared
5 22 (9.87%) SC Cleared
6 17 (7.62%) ISEB Practitioner
7 12 (5.38%) CCA
8 7 (3.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (13.45%) Docker
2 8 (3.59%) vSphere
3 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (9.87%) Puppet
2 15 (6.73%) Grafana
2 15 (6.73%) Kibana
3 7 (3.14%) Ansible
4 6 (2.69%) HP ALM
5 4 (1.79%) OVSD
6 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 152 (68.16%) Oracle
2 49 (21.97%) SAP
3 46 (20.63%) Microsoft
4 32 (14.35%) BEA
5 24 (10.76%) Adobe
6 20 (8.97%) Informatica
7 18 (8.07%) Pega
8 15 (6.73%) HP
8 15 (6.73%) Red Hat
8 15 (6.73%) Software AG
9 14 (6.28%) CheckPoint
9 14 (6.28%) Google
9 14 (6.28%) IBM
10 8 (3.59%) VMware
11 2 (0.90%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.45%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.45%) ICL
12 1 (0.45%) Terracotta
12 1 (0.45%) TIBCO