Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 514 735 703
Rank change year-on-year +221 -32 +35
Contract jobs citing webMethods 109 124 197
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.32% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 60 104
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £357 £331 £314
90th Percentile £567 £586 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 20,690 38,961 41,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.96% 42.51% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,238 24,255 26,049
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +0.65% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 1,324 1,490
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +6.86% -
10th Percentile £12.21 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year +8.57% +10.34% -6.46%

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 24 May 2020.

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 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 24 May 2020. 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 +202 107 £450 +5.88% 8
UK excluding London +131 76 £450 +5.88% 7
South East +100 33 £475 +11.50% 3
London +172 31 £427 -7.68% 1
Midlands +72 29 £425 +7.46%
West Midlands +66 29 £425 +7.46%
East of England +57 9 £433 -3.89%
North of England +84 5 £450 +5.88% 4
North West +54 4 £450 +5.88% 4
Yorkshire +63 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 86 (78.90%) Java
2 82 (75.23%) Oracle
3 77 (70.64%) SQL
4 74 (67.89%) WebLogic
5 62 (56.88%) Test Strategy
6 50 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (44.04%) Data Modelling
8 47 (43.12%) BEA
8 47 (43.12%) Unix
8 47 (43.12%) J2EE
8 47 (43.12%) Process Improvement
9 45 (41.28%) PL/SQL
10 44 (40.37%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (40.37%) Configuration Management
11 43 (39.45%) Problem Management
12 40 (36.70%) JIRA
12 40 (36.70%) Confluence
13 34 (31.19%) XML
14 28 (25.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (25.69%) Bitbucket
15 27 (24.77%) DevOps
16 26 (23.85%) Scala
16 26 (23.85%) BusinessObjects
17 25 (22.94%) Windows
17 25 (22.94%) SAP
18 22 (20.18%) SC Cleared
18 22 (20.18%) Security Cleared
19 21 (19.27%) Public Sector
20 19 (17.43%) Informatica
20 19 (17.43%) Shell Script

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 74 (67.89%) WebLogic
2 40 (36.70%) Confluence
3 9 (8.26%) JBoss
4 8 (7.34%) Apache ServiceMix
4 8 (7.34%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Fuse
4 8 (7.34%) SAP Portal
4 8 (7.34%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.75%) SAS
6 1 (0.92%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) nginx
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.67%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 18 (16.51%) SAP PSCD
2 8 (7.34%) SAP ERP
3 4 (3.67%) SAP FI-CA
3 4 (3.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.92%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Apigee
1 8 (7.34%) Boomi
2 3 (2.75%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.92%) GitHub
3 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) FTP
1 1 (0.92%) HTTP
1 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.92%) SSL
1 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.85%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle OWB
3 7 (6.42%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.75%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.75%) Big Data
5 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.75%) Pentaho
5 3 (2.75%) Power BI
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (36.70%) JIRA
2 28 (25.69%) Bitbucket
3 14 (12.84%) CA Gen
4 10 (9.17%) Toad
5 5 (4.59%) Selenium
6 4 (3.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.75%) Postman
7 3 (2.75%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.92%) Ant
8 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.92%) Gatling
8 1 (0.92%) Grunt
8 1 (0.92%) gulp
8 1 (0.92%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.92%) JUnit
8 1 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.92%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.92%) Sublime Text
General
1 21 (19.27%) Public Sector
2 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.42%) General Ledger
4 4 (3.67%) Retail
5 3 (2.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 66 (60.55%) Developer
2 26 (23.85%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.60%) Scala Developer
4 15 (13.76%) Test Manager
5 9 (8.26%) Analyst
5 9 (8.26%) Consultant
6 8 (7.34%) ABAP Developer
6 8 (7.34%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (7.34%) Test Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (6.42%) SAP Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Integration Architect
8 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (2.75%) MuleSoft Developer
9 3 (2.75%) webMethods Developer
10 2 (1.83%) Integration Developer
10 2 (1.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.83%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (43.12%) J2EE
2 34 (31.19%) XML
3 16 (14.68%) JSON
4 12 (11.01%) Middleware
5 10 (9.17%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (7.34%) Apache Camel
6 8 (7.34%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (7.34%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (7.34%) SAP XI
7 7 (6.42%) Web Dynpro
7 7 (6.42%) XSD
8 6 (5.50%) SOAP
9 5 (4.59%) REST
10 4 (3.67%) JMS
10 4 (3.67%) JSON Schema
10 4 (3.67%) Swagger
10 4 (3.67%) Web Services
10 4 (3.67%) WSDL
11 3 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (1.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.12%) Unix
2 25 (22.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.92%) Linux
3 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (56.88%) Test Strategy
2 50 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (44.04%) Data Modelling
4 47 (43.12%) Process Improvement
5 44 (40.37%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (40.37%) Configuration Management
6 43 (39.45%) Problem Management
7 28 (25.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (24.77%) DevOps
9 18 (16.51%) Test Automation
10 16 (14.68%) CRM
11 14 (12.84%) Revenue Management
11 14 (12.84%) Test Management
12 12 (11.01%) Mentoring
12 12 (11.01%) OO
12 12 (11.01%) Planning and Forecasting
12 12 (11.01%) RUP
13 11 (10.09%) SDLC
14 10 (9.17%) Coaching
15 9 (8.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 86 (78.90%) Java
2 77 (70.64%) SQL
3 45 (41.28%) PL/SQL
4 26 (23.85%) Scala
5 19 (17.43%) Shell Script
6 17 (15.60%) Perl
7 8 (7.34%) ABAP
8 6 (5.50%) C
9 1 (0.92%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.92%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.92%) C#
9 1 (0.92%) Groovy
9 1 (0.92%) Haskell
9 1 (0.92%) Java 8
9 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.92%) Python
9 1 (0.92%) Ruby
9 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (20.18%) SC Cleared
1 22 (20.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.93%) ISEB
3 9 (8.26%) ISEB Practitioner
4 8 (7.34%) CCA
5 5 (4.59%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) HDFS
2 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Kibana
2 10 (9.17%) logstash
3 1 (0.92%) Grafana
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 82 (75.23%) Oracle
2 47 (43.12%) BEA
3 25 (22.94%) SAP
4 19 (17.43%) Informatica
5 17 (15.60%) IBM
5 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
6 16 (14.68%) Pega
7 11 (10.09%) MuleSoft
8 10 (9.17%) Axway
8 10 (9.17%) CheckPoint
9 8 (7.34%) Adobe
9 8 (7.34%) Dell
9 8 (7.34%) Fiorano
9 8 (7.34%) Jitterbit
9 8 (7.34%) Talend
9 8 (7.34%) TIBCO
10 5 (4.59%) Software AG
11 4 (3.67%) Ab Initio
11 4 (3.67%) Sparx
12 1 (0.92%) Google