Period
to 16 January 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 16 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 697 764 713
Rank change year-on-year +67 -51 -57
Contract jobs citing webMethods 182 125 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 77 62
UK median daily rate £430 £490 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.24% +15.29% -5.56%
10th Percentile £240 £316 £316
90th Percentile £568 £613 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
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 42,034 42,129 43,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.25% 42.02% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,049 26,625 26,781
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £241
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,547 1,362 1,653
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.57 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.90 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.58% - -5.71%

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 16 January 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 12 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 16 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
England +46 178 £428 -10.00% 5
UK excluding London +29 158 £425 -8.11% 4
South East -17 65 £433 -8.95% 1
Midlands +25 44 £389 -26.65%
West Midlands +12 44 £389 -26.65%
East of England +23 41 £418 +8.44% 2
London +28 20 £526 +5.25% 1
North of England -1 6 £525 +23.53% 1
North East - 4 - -
South West -30 2 £475 +58.33%
North West -6 1 - -
Yorkshire -10 1 £525 +16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 16 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 with a requirement for webMethods.

1 145 (79.67%) Java
2 142 (78.02%) SQL
3 134 (73.63%) WebLogic
4 130 (71.43%) Unix
5 116 (63.74%) Oracle
6 108 (59.34%) XML
7 100 (54.95%) Windows
8 76 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
9 69 (37.91%) J2EE
10 62 (34.07%) Configuration Management
11 58 (31.87%) Microservices
12 53 (29.12%) ISEB
13 50 (27.47%) Perl
14 49 (26.92%) SOAP
14 49 (26.92%) ISTQB
14 49 (26.92%) MongoDB
14 49 (26.92%) Test Strategy
15 48 (26.37%) Test Scripting
15 48 (26.37%) JBoss
16 47 (25.82%) Spring
16 47 (25.82%) Docker
17 46 (25.27%) Jenkins
17 46 (25.27%) JSON
17 46 (25.27%) Test Automation
18 45 (24.73%) SAP
19 44 (24.18%) Apache
19 44 (24.18%) Git (software)
19 44 (24.18%) Selenium
20 42 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
21 41 (22.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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
1 134 (73.63%) WebLogic
2 48 (26.37%) JBoss
3 44 (24.18%) Apache
4 34 (18.68%) Tomcat
5 30 (16.48%) Confluence
6 29 (15.93%) nginx
7 9 (4.95%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (3.85%) MS Exchange
8 7 (3.85%) SAP Portal
9 4 (2.20%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (10.99%) SAP PSCD
2 8 (4.40%) SAP ERP
3 7 (3.85%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (1.10%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.48%) GitHub
2 28 (15.38%) Google Analytics
3 9 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.75%) Apigee
5 5 (2.75%) Boomi
5 5 (2.75%) TestFlight
6 4 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.20%) Office 365
7 2 (1.10%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.23%) SSL
2 32 (17.58%) HTTP
2 32 (17.58%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.65%) NAS
3 3 (1.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 31 (17.03%) BusinessObjects
3 28 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 20 (10.99%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.04%) Oracle OWB
6 9 (4.95%) MySQL
7 8 (4.40%) SAP Data Services
8 7 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.10%) DB2
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (25.27%) Jenkins
2 44 (24.18%) Git (software)
2 44 (24.18%) Selenium
3 39 (21.43%) JUnit
3 39 (21.43%) Toad
4 38 (20.88%) Eclipse
4 38 (20.88%) IntelliJ
5 35 (19.23%) Cucumber
5 35 (19.23%) JIRA
6 28 (15.38%) Ant
6 28 (15.38%) Gatling
6 28 (15.38%) Grunt
6 28 (15.38%) gulp
6 28 (15.38%) Karma Test Runner
6 28 (15.38%) Sublime Text
7 19 (10.44%) CA Gen
8 18 (9.89%) SoapUI
9 9 (4.95%) Checkstyle
9 9 (4.95%) Maven
10 5 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (8.79%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) General Ledger
2 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.75%) Banking
4 4 (2.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.10%) Back Office
5 2 (1.10%) German Language
5 2 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (37.91%) Developer
2 46 (25.27%) Analyst
3 40 (21.98%) Test Analyst
4 29 (15.93%) Java Developer
5 17 (9.34%) Test Manager
6 13 (7.14%) Consultant
7 11 (6.04%) SAP Consultant
7 11 (6.04%) Scala Developer
8 9 (4.95%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.40%) Architect
10 7 (3.85%) ABAP Developer
10 7 (3.85%) Integration Architect
10 7 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.85%) Service Analyst
11 6 (3.30%) SAP Developer
11 6 (3.30%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.75%) iOS Developer
12 5 (2.75%) Service Desk Analyst
13 4 (2.20%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (59.34%) XML
2 69 (37.91%) J2EE
3 49 (26.92%) SOAP
4 47 (25.82%) Spring
5 46 (25.27%) JSON
6 38 (20.88%) REST
7 37 (20.33%) CSS
7 37 (20.33%) EJB
7 37 (20.33%) Hibernate
7 37 (20.33%) HTML
7 37 (20.33%) HTML5
7 37 (20.33%) J2SE
7 37 (20.33%) Play Framework
8 30 (16.48%) jQuery
8 30 (16.48%) Node.js
9 29 (15.93%) Servlets
10 28 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 28 (15.38%) Gherkin
11 21 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (7.14%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.95%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.65%) Clustering
4 3 (1.65%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.65%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.55%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 130 (71.43%) Unix
2 100 (54.95%) Windows
3 39 (21.43%) Linux
4 28 (15.38%) Ubuntu
5 7 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.65%) VME
8 2 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (34.07%) Configuration Management
3 58 (31.87%) Microservices
4 49 (26.92%) Test Strategy
5 48 (26.37%) Test Scripting
6 46 (25.27%) Test Automation
7 42 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
8 40 (21.98%) Waterfall
9 39 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (19.78%) DevOps
11 35 (19.23%) Open Source
11 35 (19.23%) Process Improvement
12 33 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (17.58%) OO
14 31 (17.03%) Problem Management
15 30 (16.48%) Analytics
16 29 (15.93%) Lean Software Development
17 26 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (14.29%) Data Modelling
18 22 (12.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 145 (79.67%) Java
2 142 (78.02%) SQL
3 50 (27.47%) Perl
4 37 (20.33%) Scala
5 34 (18.68%) C#
6 32 (17.58%) Python
7 31 (17.03%) JavaScript
8 30 (16.48%) Shell Script
9 29 (15.93%) Haskell
10 28 (15.38%) Groovy
10 28 (15.38%) Ruby
11 26 (14.29%) PL/SQL
12 12 (6.59%) ABAP
13 10 (5.49%) VB.NET
14 9 (4.95%) Java 8
15 5 (2.75%) Apple Swift
15 5 (2.75%) Objective-C
16 4 (2.20%) TypeScript
17 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
18 2 (1.10%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 53 (29.12%) ISEB
2 49 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 41 (22.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (6.04%) ISEB Practitioner
4 11 (6.04%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.95%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.40%) CCA
6 8 (4.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (25.82%) Docker
2 7 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (20.33%) Puppet
2 29 (15.93%) Grafana
2 29 (15.93%) Kibana
3 7 (3.85%) Ansible
4 6 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.75%) OVSD
Vendors
1 116 (63.74%) Oracle
2 45 (24.73%) SAP
3 41 (22.53%) Microsoft
4 31 (17.03%) Adobe
5 28 (15.38%) Google
6 27 (14.84%) BEA
7 21 (11.54%) Pega
8 19 (10.44%) IBM
8 19 (10.44%) Informatica
9 12 (6.59%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.85%) MuleSoft
10 7 (3.85%) TIBCO
11 5 (2.75%) Dell
11 5 (2.75%) HP
11 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.75%) Talend
11 5 (2.75%) VMware
12 4 (2.20%) Axway
12 4 (2.20%) Fiorano
12 4 (2.20%) Jitterbit