Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 745 684 639
Rank change year-on-year -61 -45 +54
Contract jobs citing webMethods 125 160 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.37% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 63 91
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £317 £375
90th Percentile £613 £688 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £448 £425
% change year-on-year -2.23% +5.29% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 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 41,815 43,709 46,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.06% 45.14% 42.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,410 26,754 27,443
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,366 1,660 1,943
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.15
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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
England -39 122 £450 +5.88% 16
UK excluding London -4 118 £438 -2.23% 12
South East +6 79 £450 +1.12% 7
East of England -3 16 £385 -14.44%
West Midlands -1 15 £520 +15.56% 4
Midlands -32 15 £520 +15.56% 4
North of England +39 5 £425 +18.06% 1
London -49 5 £500 +29.03% 4
North West +9 4 £400 +11.11%
South West -3 2 £300 -57.14%
Scotland -18 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing webMethods also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for webMethods.

1 86 (68.80%) Java
2 63 (50.40%) XML
3 56 (44.80%) SQL
4 54 (43.20%) Oracle
5 53 (42.40%) Linux
6 47 (37.60%) Unix
7 45 (36.00%) WebLogic
7 45 (36.00%) Eclipse
8 44 (35.20%) HTTP
9 42 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (32.80%) Selenium
11 39 (31.20%) SOAP
12 37 (29.60%) J2EE
13 35 (28.00%) JBoss
13 35 (28.00%) Apache
13 35 (28.00%) SSL
13 35 (28.00%) DevOps
14 34 (27.20%) Windows
15 30 (24.00%) JUnit
15 30 (24.00%) J2SE
15 30 (24.00%) Software AG
15 30 (24.00%) Hibernate
16 29 (23.20%) REST
17 28 (22.40%) Puppet
17 28 (22.40%) Spring
18 27 (21.60%) JSON
18 27 (21.60%) HTML5
18 27 (21.60%) HTML
18 27 (21.60%) Microservices
19 26 (20.80%) Play Framework

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 45 (36.00%) WebLogic
2 35 (28.00%) Apache
2 35 (28.00%) JBoss
3 14 (11.20%) WebSphere
4 10 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (6.40%) Mule
5 8 (6.40%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.20%) nginx
8 2 (1.60%) CMS
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) SAP ERP
1 6 (4.80%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.20%) GitHub
2 4 (3.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.80%) Boomi
3 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.80%) IaaS
3 1 (0.80%) npm
3 1 (0.80%) PaaS
3 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (35.20%) HTTP
2 35 (28.00%) SSL
3 25 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 15 (12.00%) PuTTY
4 15 (12.00%) WinSCP
5 10 (8.00%) FTP
5 10 (8.00%) Internet
5 10 (8.00%) SMTP
6 1 (0.80%) NAS
6 1 (0.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.80%) MongoDB
2 19 (15.20%) Oracle Database
3 16 (12.80%) SQL Server
4 15 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (7.20%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (6.40%) DB2
7 6 (4.80%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.80%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (4.00%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (36.00%) Eclipse
2 41 (32.80%) Selenium
3 30 (24.00%) JUnit
4 26 (20.80%) Git (software)
4 26 (20.80%) IntelliJ
5 19 (15.20%) Ant
6 17 (13.60%) SoapUI
7 15 (12.00%) HP UFT
7 15 (12.00%) Oracle APEX
7 15 (12.00%) SpecFlow
7 15 (12.00%) TestNG
8 11 (8.80%) LoadRunner
8 11 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (6.40%) XMLSpy
10 6 (4.80%) Cucumber
10 6 (4.80%) Toad
11 5 (4.00%) Gatling
11 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
12 4 (3.20%) gulp
12 4 (3.20%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 13 (10.40%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) General Ledger
2 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.80%) Electronics
3 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (46.40%) Developer
2 28 (22.40%) Java Developer
3 25 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 23 (18.40%) webMethods Developer
5 16 (12.80%) Consultant
6 15 (12.00%) Analyst
6 15 (12.00%) Java Scala Developer
7 12 (9.60%) HTML Developer
7 12 (9.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (9.60%) Test Analyst
8 9 (7.20%) Architect
9 7 (5.60%) Java Team Leader
9 7 (5.60%) Lead Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Lead Java Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Team Leader
9 7 (5.60%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Trainee
10 6 (4.80%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (4.80%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (50.40%) XML
2 39 (31.20%) SOAP
3 37 (29.60%) J2EE
4 30 (24.00%) Hibernate
4 30 (24.00%) J2SE
5 29 (23.20%) REST
6 28 (22.40%) Spring
7 27 (21.60%) HTML
7 27 (21.60%) HTML5
7 27 (21.60%) JSON
8 26 (20.80%) CSS
8 26 (20.80%) EJB
8 26 (20.80%) Play Framework
9 22 (17.60%) Web Services
10 20 (16.00%) Middleware
11 15 (12.00%) .NET
12 13 (10.40%) EDI
13 12 (9.60%) JDBC
14 11 (8.80%) WSDL
15 10 (8.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.80%) DataPower
3 8 (6.40%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.20%) Life Science
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (42.40%) Linux
2 47 (37.60%) Unix
3 34 (27.20%) Windows
4 23 (18.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (14.40%) Windows Server
6 15 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (8.00%) Solaris
8 8 (6.40%) AIX
9 5 (4.00%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.00%) DevOps
3 27 (21.60%) Microservices
4 21 (16.80%) SOA
5 20 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 16 (12.80%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (12.00%) API Testing
8 13 (10.40%) Data Management
8 13 (10.40%) High Availability
8 13 (10.40%) Test Strategy
9 12 (9.60%) EAI
9 12 (9.60%) Project Management
10 11 (8.80%) B2B
10 11 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.80%) Defect Tracking
10 11 (8.80%) Performance Testing
10 11 (8.80%) Scrum
11 10 (8.00%) API Development
11 10 (8.00%) Data Security
12 8 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 86 (68.80%) Java
2 56 (44.80%) SQL
3 26 (20.80%) Scala
4 22 (17.60%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.00%) F#
6 12 (9.60%) ActionScript
6 12 (9.60%) ActionScript 2.0
7 11 (8.80%) Shell Script
8 10 (8.00%) ActionScript 3.0
9 7 (5.60%) Perl
10 5 (4.00%) C#
10 5 (4.00%) Groovy
10 5 (4.00%) Python
11 4 (3.20%) Haskell
11 4 (3.20%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.20%) Ruby
12 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.60%) VB
13 2 (1.60%) VB6
13 2 (1.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (15.20%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.60%) ISEB
3 12 (9.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (5.60%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (4.80%) CCA
5 6 (4.80%) Degree
6 5 (4.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) RosettaNet
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 26 (20.80%) Docker
2 15 (12.00%) vSphere
3 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.80%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (22.40%) Puppet
2 21 (16.80%) Grafana
2 21 (16.80%) Kibana
3 2 (1.60%) Ansible
3 2 (1.60%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.80%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (43.20%) Oracle
2 30 (24.00%) Software AG
3 23 (18.40%) Red Hat
4 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (14.40%) VMware
6 16 (12.80%) HP
7 12 (9.60%) IBM
8 11 (8.80%) BEA
9 8 (6.40%) SAP
10 6 (4.80%) TIBCO
11 5 (4.00%) Google
11 5 (4.00%) WSO2
12 3 (2.40%) IFS
12 3 (2.40%) Informatica
12 3 (2.40%) Pega
12 3 (2.40%) Symantec
13 2 (1.60%) Adobe
13 2 (1.60%) Cisco
13 2 (1.60%) MuleSoft
14 1 (0.80%) Apigee