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 3 months to 27 April 2017 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 520 486 494
Rank change year-on-year -34 +8  
Contract jobs citing webMethods 75 170 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.69% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 65 76
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +21.21% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.00

webMethods is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20447 24691 25219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.00% 44.17% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12551 15146 14305
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 695 810 1098
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing webMethods as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 30 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -64 69 £500 +17.64% 6
South East +21 28 £500 +9.58% 4
Worthing +40 20 £500 -23.07% 2
West Sussex +24 20 £500 -23.07% 3
West Midlands +2 11 £500 +28.20%
Telford +18 10 £500 +28.20%
Shropshire +17 10 £500 +28.20%
London -11 9 £475 +11.76% 2
South West +12 8 £450 +5.88%
City of London +1 6 - - 1
East Midlands -32 5 - -
Bristol - 5 £450 -
Berkshire +21 4 £350 -30.00%
Hampshire +4 4 £448 +8.48% 1
East of England -7 4 £425 +11.11%
Tyne and Wear +22 3 £500 +49.25%
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 3 £500 +49.25%
North East +17 3 £500 +49.25%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £350 -
Cambridge - 3 £350 -
Portsmouth - 3 £445 -
South Wales - 2 £513 -
Wales - 2 £513 -
Scotland - 2 £375 -
Bracknell +5 1 - -
Essex -17 1 £500 +39.76%
Nottinghamshire -19 1 - -
Nottingham -20 1 - -
Andover - 1 £725 -
Cardiff - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 62 (46.27%) Unix
2 61 (45.52%) Java
3 59 (44.03%) SQL
4 49 (36.57%) XML
5 45 (33.58%) Oracle
5 45 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (29.85%) WebLogic
7 36 (26.87%) J2EE
8 35 (26.12%) SOAP
9 33 (24.63%) SAP
10 27 (20.15%) Hibernate
10 27 (20.15%) REST
11 25 (18.66%) Finance
11 25 (18.66%) HTML
12 23 (17.16%) JUnit
12 23 (17.16%) Windows
12 23 (17.16%) Apache
12 23 (17.16%) JBoss
12 23 (17.16%) Eclipse
12 23 (17.16%) Spring
12 23 (17.16%) JSON
12 23 (17.16%) Git (software)
12 23 (17.16%) DevOps
12 23 (17.16%) Microservices
13 22 (16.42%) Play Framework
13 22 (16.42%) Docker
13 22 (16.42%) Scala
13 22 (16.42%) Open Source
13 22 (16.42%) HTML5
13 22 (16.42%) Puppet

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 40 (29.85%) WebLogic
2 23 (17.16%) Apache
2 23 (17.16%) JBoss
3 8 (5.97%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.22%) SAS
5 6 (4.48%) Confluence
5 6 (4.48%) nginx
6 5 (3.73%) SAP Portal
7 4 (2.99%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.99%) ArcGIS
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.24%) AutoCAD
2 3 (2.24%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 19 (14.18%) SAP PSCD
2 15 (11.19%) SAP ERP
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (2.24%) Maximo
4 3 (2.24%) Teamcenter
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.75%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.75%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) GitHub
1 6 (4.48%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.73%) IBM Blueworks
2 5 (3.73%) Taleo
3 4 (2.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) HTTP
1 10 (7.46%) SSL
1 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.42%) MongoDB
2 21 (15.67%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (13.43%) SAP Data Services
4 14 (10.45%) SAP BW
5 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.97%) Pentaho
7 7 (5.22%) Hadoop
7 7 (5.22%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.73%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (3.73%) Oracle OWB
9 5 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.99%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.99%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (2.24%) Big Data
12 2 (1.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 23 (17.16%) Eclipse
1 23 (17.16%) Git (software)
1 23 (17.16%) JUnit
2 22 (16.42%) IntelliJ
2 22 (16.42%) Selenium
3 8 (5.97%) CA Gen
4 7 (5.22%) JIRA
5 6 (4.48%) Ant
5 6 (4.48%) ClearCase
5 6 (4.48%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.48%) Gatling
5 6 (4.48%) Grunt
5 6 (4.48%) gulp
5 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (4.48%) Sublime Text
6 3 (2.24%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.24%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.49%) PVCS
7 2 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (18.66%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.45%) General Ledger
4 12 (8.96%) Retail
5 9 (6.72%) Banking
6 6 (4.48%) Marketing
7 5 (3.73%) Back Office
8 3 (2.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.75%) Electronics
9 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (34.33%) Developer
2 33 (24.63%) Architect
3 22 (16.42%) Scala Developer
4 19 (14.18%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (11.94%) Consultant
6 14 (10.45%) Analyst
6 14 (10.45%) Java Developer
7 13 (9.70%) Integration Architect
8 12 (8.96%) Java Scala Developer
8 12 (8.96%) SAP Consultant
9 10 (7.46%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.48%) Analyst Programmer
10 6 (4.48%) C# Programmer
10 6 (4.48%) Integration Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 6 (4.48%) Java Programmer
10 6 (4.48%) Programmer
10 6 (4.48%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) SQL Programmer
10 6 (4.48%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (36.57%) XML
2 36 (26.87%) J2EE
3 35 (26.12%) SOAP
4 27 (20.15%) Hibernate
4 27 (20.15%) REST
5 25 (18.66%) HTML
6 23 (17.16%) JSON
6 23 (17.16%) Spring
7 22 (16.42%) CSS
7 22 (16.42%) EJB
7 22 (16.42%) HTML5
7 22 (16.42%) J2SE
7 22 (16.42%) Play Framework
8 16 (11.94%) Web Services
9 15 (11.19%) Middleware
10 14 (10.45%) SAP XI
11 12 (8.96%) jQuery
12 11 (8.21%) RESTful
13 6 (4.48%) Gherkin
13 6 (4.48%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.73%) Client/Server
1 5 (3.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.24%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.24%) Life Science
2 3 (2.24%) PKI
2 3 (2.24%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 62 (46.27%) Unix
2 23 (17.16%) Windows
3 15 (11.19%) Linux
4 6 (4.48%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.16%) DevOps
2 23 (17.16%) Microservices
3 22 (16.42%) Open Source
4 21 (15.67%) SOA
5 20 (14.93%) Configuration Management
5 20 (14.93%) ERP
6 19 (14.18%) CRM
6 19 (14.18%) Revenue Management
7 18 (13.43%) Test Strategy
8 17 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (12.69%) RUP
8 17 (12.69%) Waterfall
9 16 (11.94%) Data Management
9 16 (11.94%) Data Modelling
9 16 (11.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (11.94%) Process Improvement
10 15 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (10.45%) Analytics
11 14 (10.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (45.52%) Java
2 59 (44.03%) SQL
3 22 (16.42%) Scala
4 21 (15.67%) C#
5 20 (14.93%) Shell Script
6 16 (11.94%) Perl
7 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
8 13 (9.70%) PL/SQL
9 11 (8.21%) Ruby
10 10 (7.46%) C
10 10 (7.46%) Python
11 6 (4.48%) Groovy
11 6 (4.48%) Haskell
12 5 (3.73%) ABAP
12 5 (3.73%) VB
13 3 (2.24%) C++
13 3 (2.24%) Tcl
13 3 (2.24%) XPath
14 1 (0.75%) COBOL
14 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (10.45%) CCA
2 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.22%) Degree
5 5 (3.73%) ISEB
5 5 (3.73%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) GPG13
3 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (16.42%) Docker
2 4 (2.99%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (16.42%) Puppet
2 6 (4.48%) Grafana
2 6 (4.48%) Kibana
3 4 (2.99%) vRealize
4 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (33.58%) Oracle
2 33 (24.63%) SAP
3 15 (11.19%) Pega
4 14 (10.45%) Adobe
4 14 (10.45%) Software AG
5 12 (8.96%) BEA
5 12 (8.96%) Informatica
6 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.22%) IBM
7 7 (5.22%) Sybase
8 6 (4.48%) Google
9 5 (3.73%) Infragistics
10 4 (2.99%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.99%) Ab Initio
10 4 (2.99%) ArcSight
10 4 (2.99%) Cisco
10 4 (2.99%) HP
10 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.99%) Saba
10 4 (2.99%) VMware
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