Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 648 782 693
Rank change year-on-year +134 -89 -20
Contract jobs citing webMethods 243 99 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.23% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 48 105
UK median daily rate £415 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £308 £341 £315
90th Percentile £570 £563 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £488 £445
% change year-on-year -18.07% +9.72% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 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 43,295 42,402 47,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.00% 43.08% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,760 26,143 29,221
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £240
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,666 1,375 1,710
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.87 £45.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £17.00
% change year-on-year -1.99% -0.97% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +110 230 £415 -15.00% 20
UK excluding London +83 205 £400 -18.07% 19
West Midlands +51 74 £375 -25.74% 1
Midlands +33 74 £375 -25.00% 1
South East +20 67 £430 +1.18% 10
East of England +31 50 £415 -7.78% 1
London +17 27 £550 +10.00% 1
North of England -14 9 £325 -23.53% 7
Yorkshire - 5 £325 - 6
North West -14 4 £540 +27.06%
South West -20 3 £475 +22.58%
Scotland -25 2 £350 -32.69%

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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.

1 170 (69.96%) Java
2 160 (65.84%) Oracle
3 159 (65.43%) WebLogic
4 156 (64.20%) SQL
5 153 (62.96%) Unix
6 127 (52.26%) Windows
7 118 (48.56%) XML
8 79 (32.51%) ISEB
9 72 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 69 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
11 68 (27.98%) Test Scripting
12 63 (25.93%) Toad
12 63 (25.93%) ISTQB
13 62 (25.51%) J2EE
13 62 (25.51%) Linux
14 55 (22.63%) Customer Requirements
15 54 (22.22%) Test Strategy
16 53 (21.81%) DevOps
16 53 (21.81%) Test Automation
17 52 (21.40%) Apache
18 51 (20.99%) JBoss
19 50 (20.58%) Configuration Management
20 47 (19.34%) Shell Script
20 47 (19.34%) SAP
21 46 (18.93%) Selenium
22 45 (18.52%) Microservices
23 44 (18.11%) Perl
24 41 (16.87%) SOAP
24 41 (16.87%) Jenkins
25 39 (16.05%) BusinessObjects

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
1 159 (65.43%) WebLogic
2 52 (21.40%) Apache
3 51 (20.99%) JBoss
4 32 (13.17%) Tomcat
5 23 (9.47%) Confluence
6 17 (7.00%) nginx
7 11 (4.53%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.88%) Apache ServiceMix
8 7 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.88%) WebLogic Portal
9 6 (2.47%) SAP Portal
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 27 (11.11%) SAP PSCD
2 17 (7.00%) SAP ERP
3 7 (2.88%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (1.23%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.88%) GitHub
2 19 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.76%) Google Analytics
4 10 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.88%) Boomi
6 5 (2.06%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.82%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.52%) SSL
2 21 (8.64%) HTTP
2 21 (8.64%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.29%) PuTTY
3 8 (3.29%) WinSCP
4 6 (2.47%) NAS
4 6 (2.47%) SAN
5 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.05%) BusinessObjects
2 37 (15.23%) MongoDB
3 25 (10.29%) SQL Server
4 17 (7.00%) SAP Data Services
4 17 (7.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 16 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.76%) Oracle Database
6 14 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (4.94%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (4.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.88%) MySQL
9 7 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.47%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.23%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (25.93%) Toad
2 46 (18.93%) Selenium
3 41 (16.87%) Jenkins
4 38 (15.64%) Eclipse
5 34 (13.99%) Git (software)
6 31 (12.76%) SoapUI
7 28 (11.52%) JIRA
8 27 (11.11%) Ant
8 27 (11.11%) JUnit
9 24 (9.88%) IntelliJ
10 23 (9.47%) Cucumber
11 21 (8.64%) CA Gen
12 16 (6.58%) Gatling
12 16 (6.58%) Grunt
12 16 (6.58%) gulp
12 16 (6.58%) Karma Test Runner
12 16 (6.58%) Oracle APEX
12 16 (6.58%) Sublime Text
13 15 (6.17%) LoadRunner
14 13 (5.35%) HP UFT
General
1 26 (10.70%) Finance
2 20 (8.23%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.00%) General Ledger
4 7 (2.88%) Banking
5 3 (1.23%) Retail
6 2 (0.82%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (28.40%) Developer
2 67 (27.57%) Analyst
3 65 (26.75%) Test Analyst
4 32 (13.17%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.00%) Consultant
6 16 (6.58%) Tester
7 15 (6.17%) SAP Consultant
8 14 (5.76%) Test Manager
9 11 (4.53%) Scala Developer
10 10 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.12%) Test Engineer
11 8 (3.29%) Automation Tester
12 7 (2.88%) Architect
12 7 (2.88%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (2.88%) Integration Developer
12 7 (2.88%) Middleware Engineer
12 7 (2.88%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
13 6 (2.47%) ABAP Developer
13 6 (2.47%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.47%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (48.56%) XML
2 62 (25.51%) J2EE
3 41 (16.87%) SOAP
4 35 (14.40%) Spring
5 30 (12.35%) JSON
5 30 (12.35%) REST
6 28 (11.52%) .NET
6 28 (11.52%) Middleware
7 27 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 27 (11.11%) HTML
7 27 (11.11%) HTML5
7 27 (11.11%) J2SE
8 26 (10.70%) EJB
9 25 (10.29%) CSS
10 24 (9.88%) Play Framework
11 19 (7.82%) Node.js
11 19 (7.82%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (7.41%) jQuery
13 17 (7.00%) SAP XI
13 17 (7.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.35%) Mainframe
2 11 (4.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (2.88%) Clustering
4 6 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.41%) DataPower
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 153 (62.96%) Unix
2 127 (52.26%) Windows
3 62 (25.51%) Linux
4 34 (13.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (8.64%) Windows Server
6 15 (6.17%) Solaris
7 14 (5.76%) Ubuntu
8 12 (4.94%) VME
9 7 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.65%) AIX
10 4 (1.65%) CentOS
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (27.98%) Test Scripting
3 55 (22.63%) Customer Requirements
4 54 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 53 (21.81%) DevOps
5 53 (21.81%) Test Automation
6 50 (20.58%) Configuration Management
7 45 (18.52%) Microservices
8 36 (14.81%) Process Improvement
9 32 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (12.35%) Problem Management
11 29 (11.93%) Waterfall
12 28 (11.52%) Scrum
13 27 (11.11%) Data Modelling
13 27 (11.11%) Open Source
14 26 (10.70%) Analytics
15 25 (10.29%) OO
16 24 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (9.88%) CRM
17 23 (9.47%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 170 (69.96%) Java
2 156 (64.20%) SQL
3 47 (19.34%) Shell Script
4 44 (18.11%) Perl
5 30 (12.35%) PL/SQL
6 26 (10.70%) C#
7 25 (10.29%) Scala
8 22 (9.05%) Python
9 20 (8.23%) JavaScript
10 17 (7.00%) Haskell
11 16 (6.58%) Groovy
11 16 (6.58%) Ruby
12 13 (5.35%) F#
13 7 (2.88%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.88%) COBOL
13 7 (2.88%) Java 8
13 7 (2.88%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.47%) ABAP
15 3 (1.23%) ActionScript
15 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (32.51%) ISEB
2 72 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 63 (25.93%) ISTQB
4 34 (13.99%) Security Cleared
5 29 (11.93%) SC Cleared
6 17 (7.00%) CCA
7 15 (6.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.41%) Degree
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 33 (13.58%) Docker
2 10 (4.12%) vSphere
3 6 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.23%) OpenIDM
4 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.82%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (11.11%) Puppet
2 17 (7.00%) Ansible
3 15 (6.17%) Grafana
3 15 (6.17%) Kibana
4 14 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.29%) HP ALM
6 4 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.23%) vRealize
8 2 (0.82%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 160 (65.84%) Oracle
2 47 (19.34%) SAP
3 37 (15.23%) Microsoft
4 34 (13.99%) BEA
5 28 (11.52%) Red Hat
6 24 (9.88%) Adobe
7 22 (9.05%) Informatica
8 20 (8.23%) Pega
9 19 (7.82%) Software AG
10 17 (7.00%) IBM
11 16 (6.58%) VMware
12 14 (5.76%) Google
12 14 (5.76%) MuleSoft
13 13 (5.35%) HP
14 8 (3.29%) Apigee
14 8 (3.29%) CheckPoint
14 8 (3.29%) TIBCO
15 7 (2.88%) Dell
15 7 (2.88%) Jitterbit
15 7 (2.88%) Talend