Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 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
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 695 436 605
Rank change year-on-year -259 +169 +118
Contract jobs citing webMethods 129 156 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.89% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 94 87
10th Percentile £385 £350 £395
25th Percentile £406 £362 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £518 £428 £450
Median % change year-on-year +20.91% -4.89% +5.26%
75th Percentile £540 £517 £534
90th Percentile £557 £540 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £516 £428 £433
% change year-on-year +20.56% -1.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 34,224 17,540 30,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.04% 42.70% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,460 11,195 19,617
10th Percentile £269 £250 £220
25th Percentile £406 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £509 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +9.95% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £613 £563 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 616 1,270
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.07 £11.74
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.68 £14.29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.13 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -17.10% +29.01% +7.41%
75th Percentile £43.75 £46.56 £36.70
90th Percentile £62.15 £60.63 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.42 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.84% +16.67% +6.06%

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 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -246 105 £510 +21.65% 7
UK excluding London -161 87 £516 +20.56% 2
Midlands -52 72 £517 +27.72% 1
West Midlands -43 71 £518 +27.78% 1
Work from Home -159 45 £540 +26.17% 2
London -207 12 £550 +37.50% 5
South East -99 11 £405 -10.40% 1
East of England -41 3 £495 -
North of England -65 2 £540 +9.09%
Yorkshire -40 1 £540 -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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.

1 105 (81.40%) Java
2 104 (80.62%) Oracle
3 99 (76.74%) SQL
4 98 (75.97%) WebLogic
5 72 (55.81%) PL/SQL
6 71 (55.04%) BEA
7 67 (51.94%) J2EE
7 67 (51.94%) Test Strategy
8 65 (50.39%) Data Modelling
9 63 (48.84%) Configuration Management
9 63 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (48.84%) Problem Management
10 62 (48.06%) Business Intelligence
11 61 (47.29%) JIRA
12 60 (46.51%) Unix
13 58 (44.96%) Process Improvement
14 55 (42.64%) Confluence
15 43 (33.33%) Social Skills
16 40 (31.01%) DevOps
16 40 (31.01%) Microservices
17 39 (30.23%) JSON
17 39 (30.23%) OO
17 39 (30.23%) Shell Script
18 36 (27.91%) RUP
18 36 (27.91%) Bitbucket
19 35 (27.13%) Scala
20 34 (26.36%) RabbitMQ
20 34 (26.36%) Public Sector
21 31 (24.03%) CI/CD
21 31 (24.03%) Jenkins

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 98 (75.97%) WebLogic
2 55 (42.64%) Confluence
3 4 (3.10%) SAP Portal
4 3 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.55%) Mule
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.78%) Drupal
6 1 (0.78%) Gentran
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.30%) SAP FI-CA
1 12 (9.30%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.98%) Azure
2 6 (4.65%) AWS
3 4 (3.10%) Boomi
4 3 (2.33%) GitHub
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Logic Apps
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (0.78%) GCP
5 1 (0.78%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) DNS
1 1 (0.78%) Firewall
1 1 (0.78%) FTP
1 1 (0.78%) HTTP
1 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.05%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.55%) Big Data
5 2 (1.55%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (47.29%) JIRA
2 36 (27.91%) Bitbucket
3 31 (24.03%) Jenkins
4 29 (22.48%) Git (software)
5 26 (20.16%) Toad
6 24 (18.60%) Maven
7 16 (12.40%) CA Gen
8 12 (9.30%) Cucumber
8 12 (9.30%) Postman
8 12 (9.30%) Selenium
8 12 (9.30%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.33%) Ant
9 3 (2.33%) GitLab
9 3 (2.33%) JDeveloper
9 3 (2.33%) JUnit
9 3 (2.33%) NUnit
9 3 (2.33%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.55%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 43 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 34 (26.36%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.33%) Front Office
4 2 (1.55%) Back Office
4 2 (1.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Finance
4 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.78%) French Language
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 83 (64.34%) Developer
2 35 (27.13%) Scala Developer
3 26 (20.16%) Java Developer
4 18 (13.95%) Analyst
4 18 (13.95%) Test Analyst
5 8 (6.20%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.43%) webMethods Developer
7 5 (3.88%) Architect
7 5 (3.88%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.10%) ABAP Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Integration Developer
8 4 (3.10%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (3.10%) SAP Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.10%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Tester
9 3 (2.33%) SAP Test Analyst
9 3 (2.33%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.33%) webMethods Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (51.94%) J2EE
2 39 (30.23%) JSON
3 34 (26.36%) RabbitMQ
4 31 (24.03%) XML
5 25 (19.38%) Apache Camel
5 25 (19.38%) Spring
5 25 (19.38%) Spring Boot
6 22 (17.05%) SOAP
7 13 (10.08%) REST
8 10 (7.75%) Swagger
9 6 (4.65%) Web Services
10 4 (3.10%) Middleware
10 4 (3.10%) SAP Fiori
10 4 (3.10%) Web Dynpro
10 4 (3.10%) XML Schema
11 3 (2.33%) EDI
11 3 (2.33%) JMS
11 3 (2.33%) Kafka
12 2 (1.55%) .NET
12 2 (1.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.33%) DataPower
2 3 (2.33%) Robotics
3 1 (0.78%) Legacy Code
3 1 (0.78%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (0.78%) PMI
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (46.51%) Unix
2 28 (21.71%) Linux
2 28 (21.71%) Windows
3 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.94%) Test Strategy
2 65 (50.39%) Data Modelling
3 63 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (48.84%) Configuration Management
3 63 (48.84%) Problem Management
4 62 (48.06%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (44.96%) Process Improvement
6 40 (31.01%) DevOps
6 40 (31.01%) Microservices
7 39 (30.23%) OO
8 36 (27.91%) RUP
9 31 (24.03%) CI/CD
10 26 (20.16%) Waterfall
11 25 (19.38%) Customer Requirements
11 25 (19.38%) Test Scripting
12 22 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (14.73%) Scrum
14 18 (13.95%) Defect Management
15 16 (12.40%) Test Automation
16 13 (10.08%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (81.40%) Java
2 99 (76.74%) SQL
3 72 (55.81%) PL/SQL
4 39 (30.23%) Shell Script
5 35 (27.13%) Scala
6 24 (18.60%) Java 8
7 17 (13.18%) Perl
8 14 (10.85%) COBOL
9 4 (3.10%) ABAP
10 2 (1.55%) Python
11 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.78%) Bash
11 1 (0.78%) C#
11 1 (0.78%) Java 11
11 1 (0.78%) PHP
11 1 (0.78%) R
11 1 (0.78%) VB
11 1 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (19.38%) ISTQB
1 25 (19.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 24 (18.60%) ISEB
3 10 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) Degree
5 2 (1.55%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.08%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) RosettaNet
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (16.28%) Ansible
2 5 (3.88%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 104 (80.62%) Oracle
2 71 (55.04%) BEA
3 28 (21.71%) SAP
4 22 (17.05%) Informatica
5 21 (16.28%) WSO2
6 17 (13.18%) Pega
7 10 (7.75%) Software AG
8 5 (3.88%) MuleSoft
9 4 (3.10%) Adobe
9 4 (3.10%) IBM
10 3 (2.33%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.33%) Talend
10 3 (2.33%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.78%) Ariba
11 1 (0.78%) Google
11 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.78%) JDA
11 1 (0.78%) OpenText