Period
to 5 May 2021

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 5 May 2021 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
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 544 536 741
Rank change year-on-year -8 +205 -24
Contract jobs citing webMethods 132 135 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.60% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 80 64
10th Percentile £346 £371 £327
25th Percentile £373 £413 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £428 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year -4.89% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £518 £488 £488
90th Percentile £540 £570 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.89% +5.88% +6.25%

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 23,106 22,647 39,102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.36% 42.37% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,801 14,122 24,635
10th Percentile £280 £220 £263
25th Percentile £378 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £454
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -0.88% +0.89%
75th Percentile £575 £556 £563
90th Percentile £663 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 939 1,289
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.86 £10.88
25th Percentile £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +4.20%
75th Percentile £45.00 £33.75 £36.88
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.12 £49.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.36 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.99% +5.88% +7.19%

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for webMethods in the UK

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing webMethods.

Daily rate trend for webMethods in the UK

webMethods
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing webMethods over the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for webMethods in the UK

webMethods
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing webMethods.

Hourly rate trend for webMethods in the UK

webMethods
Top 11 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 5 May 2021. 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 +5 117 £425 -5.56% 10
UK excluding London +54 88 £428 -4.89% 9
Work from Home - 46 £450 - 2
Midlands +32 43 £405 -4.71% 4
West Midlands +20 43 £405 -4.71% 3
South East +32 27 £450 -11.76% 2
London -28 25 £388 -8.77% 1
North of England +35 7 £451 +4.28% 1
North East - 7 £451 -
East of England +28 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Scotland - 5 £540 -

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, 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 94 (71.21%) Java
2 91 (68.94%) Oracle
3 87 (65.91%) WebLogic
4 85 (64.39%) J2EE
5 84 (63.64%) SQL
6 79 (59.85%) Process Improvement
7 77 (58.33%) BEA
8 76 (57.58%) Test Strategy
9 74 (56.06%) PL/SQL
10 70 (53.03%) Data Modelling
11 67 (50.76%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (48.48%) Configuration Management
12 64 (48.48%) Problem Management
13 62 (46.97%) Unix
14 55 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
15 54 (40.91%) Shell Script
16 48 (36.36%) Public Sector
17 47 (35.61%) OO
17 47 (35.61%) RUP
18 43 (32.58%) Social Skills
19 42 (31.82%) Scrum
20 38 (28.79%) Perl
21 37 (28.03%) COBOL
21 37 (28.03%) Software Engineering
21 37 (28.03%) JIRA
22 36 (27.27%) Pega
22 36 (27.27%) Confluence
22 36 (27.27%) Waterfall
22 36 (27.27%) CA Gen
23 34 (25.76%) 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 87 (65.91%) WebLogic
2 36 (27.27%) Confluence
3 10 (7.58%) Apache
4 8 (6.06%) JBoss
5 6 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (4.55%) SAP Portal
6 5 (3.79%) SAS
6 5 (3.79%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (7.58%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (3.03%) Maximo
3 3 (2.27%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.76%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) AWS
2 5 (3.79%) Azure
2 5 (3.79%) Boomi
3 3 (2.27%) Apigee
3 3 (2.27%) Azure Logic Apps
3 3 (2.27%) Azure Service Bus
3 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.52%) GCP
4 2 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.79%) SAP BW
3 5 (3.79%) SAP HANA
4 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 37 (28.03%) JIRA
2 36 (27.27%) CA Gen
3 26 (19.70%) Bitbucket
4 23 (17.42%) Git (software)
5 16 (12.12%) Jenkins
6 12 (9.09%) Maven
7 8 (6.06%) JUnit
8 6 (4.55%) Selenium
9 5 (3.79%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.79%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.27%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.27%) Toad
11 2 (1.52%) GitLab
12 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.76%) Postman
12 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 48 (36.36%) Public Sector
2 43 (32.58%) Social Skills
3 8 (6.06%) Finance
4 3 (2.27%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.52%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (46.21%) Developer
2 24 (18.18%) Scala Developer
3 22 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 14 (10.61%) C Programmer
4 14 (10.61%) Programmer
5 9 (6.82%) Consultant
6 8 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (4.55%) ABAP Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Architect
7 6 (4.55%) SAP Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.03%) SAP Financial Consultant
10 3 (2.27%) Maximo Developer
10 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (2.27%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.27%) webMethods Architect
11 2 (1.52%) Integration Specialist
11 2 (1.52%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (64.39%) J2EE
2 26 (19.70%) JSON
3 20 (15.15%) XML
4 17 (12.88%) Spring
5 16 (12.12%) REST
6 12 (9.09%) SOAP
7 11 (8.33%) Apache Camel
8 10 (7.58%) Spring Boot
9 9 (6.82%) HTML
9 9 (6.82%) Middleware
9 9 (6.82%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (6.06%) Play Framework
10 8 (6.06%) SAP XI
11 6 (4.55%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.55%) RESTful
11 6 (4.55%) Web Dynpro
12 5 (3.79%) EJB
12 5 (3.79%) HTML5
12 5 (3.79%) SAP ALE
12 5 (3.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (0.76%) PMI
2 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (46.97%) Unix
2 8 (6.06%) Linux
3 6 (4.55%) Windows
4 4 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (59.85%) Process Improvement
2 76 (57.58%) Test Strategy
3 70 (53.03%) Data Modelling
4 67 (50.76%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (48.48%) Configuration Management
5 64 (48.48%) Problem Management
6 55 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (35.61%) OO
7 47 (35.61%) RUP
8 42 (31.82%) Scrum
9 37 (28.03%) Software Engineering
10 36 (27.27%) Waterfall
11 33 (25.00%) DevOps
12 28 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (12.88%) Microservices
14 10 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
16 8 (6.06%) Revenue Management
16 8 (6.06%) SOA
16 8 (6.06%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 94 (71.21%) Java
2 84 (63.64%) SQL
3 74 (56.06%) PL/SQL
4 54 (40.91%) Shell Script
5 38 (28.79%) Perl
6 37 (28.03%) COBOL
7 30 (22.73%) Scala
8 20 (15.15%) C
9 14 (10.61%) Java 8
10 6 (4.55%) ABAP
11 5 (3.79%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.27%) Python
13 1 (0.76%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 34 (25.76%) SC Cleared
1 34 (25.76%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.06%) CCA
3 7 (5.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.03%) Degree
5 3 (2.27%) ISEB
5 3 (2.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.52%) PMP
7 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) Docker
2 4 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) Ansible
2 5 (3.79%) Puppet
3 4 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 91 (68.94%) Oracle
2 77 (58.33%) BEA
3 36 (27.27%) Pega
4 20 (15.15%) SAP
5 13 (9.85%) Informatica
6 10 (7.58%) MuleSoft
6 10 (7.58%) Talend
7 8 (6.06%) Adobe
7 8 (6.06%) TIBCO
8 7 (5.30%) WSO2
9 6 (4.55%) Dell
9 6 (4.55%) IBM
10 5 (3.79%) Ariba
11 3 (2.27%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.27%) Axway
11 3 (2.27%) Fiorano
11 3 (2.27%) Jitterbit
11 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.52%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.52%) JDA