Period
to 15 October 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 15 October 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
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 685 658 792
Rank change year-on-year -27 +134 -86
Contract jobs citing webMethods 126 243 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.24% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.56% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 107 48
UK median daily rate £425 £415 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -17.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £361 £308 £341
90th Percentile £566 £570 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £488
% change year-on-year +6.25% -18.07% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
UK median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London 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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 36,801 43,345 42,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.14% 42.04% 43.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,094 26,792 26,170
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £241
90th Percentile £638 £625 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,413 1,672 1,376
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.28 £45.87 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £16.88
% change year-on-year +13.33% -2.27% -0.69%

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing webMethods as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for webMethods in the UK

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for webMethods in the UK

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing webMethods over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for webMethods in the UK

webMethods
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for webMethods in the UK

webMethods
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 15 October 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
England -21 125 £425 +2.41% 16
UK excluding London -16 114 £425 +6.25% 13
South East +36 65 £425 -1.16% 6
Midlands +5 31 £402 +7.20% 1
West Midlands -17 31 £402 +7.20%
North of England +46 14 £425 +30.77% 6
London +63 11 £520 -5.45% 3
North West +27 11 £425 -21.30% 6
East of England -7 5 £420 +1.20%
Yorkshire +33 3 £438 +34.62%

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 with a requirement for webMethods.

1 81 (64.29%) SQL
2 80 (63.49%) Java
3 71 (56.35%) WebLogic
4 63 (50.00%) Oracle
5 53 (42.06%) XML
6 51 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (40.48%) Test Strategy
7 45 (35.71%) Unix
8 42 (33.33%) J2EE
9 39 (30.95%) Configuration Management
9 39 (30.95%) Process Improvement
10 36 (28.57%) Confluence
10 36 (28.57%) JIRA
10 36 (28.57%) BEA
10 36 (28.57%) PL/SQL
11 33 (26.19%) Problem Management
12 31 (24.60%) Windows
13 28 (22.22%) SAP
13 28 (22.22%) DevOps
14 26 (20.63%) Azure
15 25 (19.84%) Perl
15 25 (19.84%) Data Modelling
15 25 (19.84%) Mentoring
16 24 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (19.05%) OO
17 23 (18.25%) SOAP
17 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
17 23 (18.25%) Scala
17 23 (18.25%) Security Cleared
18 22 (17.46%) SC Cleared

webMethods
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 71 (56.35%) WebLogic
2 36 (28.57%) Confluence
3 11 (8.73%) JBoss
4 10 (7.94%) Apache
5 9 (7.14%) SAP Portal
6 8 (6.35%) nginx
6 8 (6.35%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (13.49%) SAP PSCD
2 9 (7.14%) SAP ERP
3 8 (6.35%) SAP FI
3 8 (6.35%) SAP FI-CA
4 5 (3.97%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (1.59%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.63%) Azure
2 17 (13.49%) AWS
3 8 (6.35%) Google Analytics
4 7 (5.56%) GitHub
5 3 (2.38%) TestFlight
6 2 (1.59%) Boomi
7 1 (0.79%) Apigee
7 1 (0.79%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) HTTP
1 9 (7.14%) SSL
1 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.38%) PuTTY
2 3 (2.38%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (7.94%) MongoDB
2 10 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.35%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (3.97%) MySQL
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.59%) Big Data
7 2 (1.59%) DB2
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 36 (28.57%) JIRA
2 20 (15.87%) Bitbucket
3 18 (14.29%) Selenium
4 16 (12.70%) CA Gen
5 13 (10.32%) Eclipse
5 13 (10.32%) Git (software)
6 12 (9.52%) Cucumber
7 11 (8.73%) Ant
8 10 (7.94%) IntelliJ
8 10 (7.94%) JUnit
9 8 (6.35%) Gatling
9 8 (6.35%) Jenkins
9 8 (6.35%) SoapUI
9 8 (6.35%) Sublime Text
10 7 (5.56%) Grunt
10 7 (5.56%) gulp
10 7 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (3.97%) Checkstyle
12 4 (3.17%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (3.17%) Toad
General
1 17 (13.49%) Public Sector
2 12 (9.52%) Finance
3 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.14%) General Ledger
5 6 (4.76%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (42.86%) Developer
2 13 (10.32%) SAP Developer
2 13 (10.32%) Scala Developer
3 12 (9.52%) Consultant
3 12 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 9 (7.14%) ABAP Developer
4 9 (7.14%) Architect
4 9 (7.14%) Integration Architect
4 9 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 8 (6.35%) MuleSoft Developer
5 8 (6.35%) SAP FI Consultant
6 7 (5.56%) Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) Integration Developer
7 6 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Applications Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Designer
8 5 (3.97%) SAP Architect
9 4 (3.17%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.06%) XML
2 42 (33.33%) J2EE
3 23 (18.25%) SOAP
4 19 (15.08%) CSS
4 19 (15.08%) HTML
5 18 (14.29%) JSON
5 18 (14.29%) REST
6 15 (11.90%) Spring
7 14 (11.11%) SAP XI
8 13 (10.32%) HTML5
9 10 (7.94%) .NET
9 10 (7.94%) EJB
9 10 (7.94%) Hibernate
9 10 (7.94%) J2SE
9 10 (7.94%) Play Framework
10 9 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
10 9 (7.14%) Web Services
11 8 (6.35%) jQuery
11 8 (6.35%) Servlets
11 8 (6.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.17%) Robotics
4 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.71%) Unix
2 31 (24.60%) Windows
3 21 (16.67%) Linux
4 8 (6.35%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (40.48%) Test Strategy
2 39 (30.95%) Configuration Management
2 39 (30.95%) Process Improvement
3 33 (26.19%) Problem Management
4 28 (22.22%) DevOps
5 25 (19.84%) Data Modelling
5 25 (19.84%) Mentoring
6 24 (19.05%) OO
6 24 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (15.08%) Test Automation
9 18 (14.29%) CRM
10 16 (12.70%) Revenue Management
10 16 (12.70%) SDLC
11 15 (11.90%) Coaching
11 15 (11.90%) Microservices
11 15 (11.90%) Planning and Forecasting
12 14 (11.11%) ERP
12 14 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (64.29%) SQL
2 80 (63.49%) Java
3 36 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 25 (19.84%) Perl
5 23 (18.25%) Scala
6 16 (12.70%) JavaScript
7 15 (11.90%) C#
8 14 (11.11%) ABAP
9 10 (7.94%) Shell Script
10 8 (6.35%) Groovy
10 8 (6.35%) Python
10 8 (6.35%) Ruby
11 7 (5.56%) Haskell
12 6 (4.76%) Java 8
12 6 (4.76%) VB
12 6 (4.76%) VB6
13 5 (3.97%) C
14 3 (2.38%) Apple Swift
14 3 (2.38%) F#
14 3 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.46%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.90%) ISEB
4 11 (8.73%) ISEB Practitioner
5 9 (7.14%) CCA
6 7 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (3.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
2 6 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (11.90%) Docker
2 3 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (14.29%) Puppet
2 9 (7.14%) Grafana
2 9 (7.14%) Kibana
3 3 (2.38%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (50.00%) Oracle
2 36 (28.57%) BEA
3 28 (22.22%) SAP
4 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
5 19 (15.08%) MuleSoft
6 18 (14.29%) Adobe
6 18 (14.29%) Pega
7 15 (11.90%) CheckPoint
8 13 (10.32%) Software AG
9 10 (7.94%) Axway
9 10 (7.94%) Informatica
10 8 (6.35%) Google
11 6 (4.76%) IBM
12 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.38%) HP
13 3 (2.38%) VMware
13 3 (2.38%) WSO2
14 2 (1.59%) Dell
14 2 (1.59%) Talend
14 2 (1.59%) TIBCO