Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 655 731 631
Rank change year-on-year +76 -100 +14
Contract jobs citing webMethods 244 127 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.30% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 62 113
UK median daily rate £400 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £315
90th Percentile £569 £525 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 43,218 41,738 49,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.85% 43.87% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,814 25,509 30,109
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,597 1,420 1,622
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.22 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.25 £17.45
% change year-on-year +3.14% -6.88% +2.65%

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 23 July 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 13 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 23 July 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 +66 228 £400 -19.64% 19
UK excluding London +66 209 £400 -20.00% 15
South East +37 88 £410 -17.03% 3
Midlands +16 60 £383 -23.50% 6
West Midlands +13 58 £383 -23.50% 3
East of England +29 43 £420 -16.00% 5
London -36 21 £550 +15.79% 4
North of England +2 13 £340 -32.00% 1
North West -13 9 £375 -11.76%
Yorkshire - 4 £325 - 1
South West -12 3 £475 +5.56%
East Midlands -2 2 - - 3
Scotland -35 2 £350 -21.79%

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 164 (67.21%) Java
2 144 (59.02%) Oracle
3 117 (47.95%) WebLogic
4 115 (47.13%) SQL
5 113 (46.31%) Windows
6 107 (43.85%) Unix
7 89 (36.48%) XML
8 78 (31.97%) ISEB
9 73 (29.92%) Linux
10 70 (28.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 59 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (24.18%) DevOps
11 59 (24.18%) Test Automation
12 56 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 52 (21.31%) Test Strategy
14 50 (20.49%) Red Hat
14 50 (20.49%) Test Scripting
15 49 (20.08%) Microsoft
15 49 (20.08%) Toad
15 49 (20.08%) Selenium
16 46 (18.85%) Eclipse
16 46 (18.85%) .NET
16 46 (18.85%) Software AG
17 45 (18.44%) Security Cleared
18 43 (17.62%) J2EE
18 43 (17.62%) ISTQB
19 42 (17.21%) SQL Server
20 41 (16.80%) Apache
20 41 (16.80%) System Integration Testing
21 40 (16.39%) JBoss

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
1 117 (47.95%) WebLogic
2 41 (16.80%) Apache
3 40 (16.39%) JBoss
4 22 (9.02%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.10%) WebLogic Portal
6 9 (3.69%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.28%) nginx
8 7 (2.87%) Confluence
9 5 (2.05%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.23%) Mule
11 3 (1.23%) SAP Portal
12 2 (0.82%) Tuxedo
13 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.41%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (8.61%) SAP PSCD
2 19 (7.79%) SAP ERP
3 8 (3.28%) BusinessWare
4 4 (1.64%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.64%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.33%) GitHub
3 5 (2.05%) Boomi
3 5 (2.05%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.05%) iPaaS
4 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.82%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.41%) npm
6 1 (0.41%) Runscope
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.48%) PuTTY
1 28 (11.48%) WinSCP
2 18 (7.38%) HTTP
3 16 (6.56%) SSL
4 10 (4.10%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.05%) NAS
5 5 (2.05%) SAN
6 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.52%) Oracle Database
2 33 (13.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 33 (13.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 31 (12.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 30 (12.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 29 (11.89%) BusinessObjects
6 18 (7.38%) SAP Data Services
7 17 (6.97%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.69%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.69%) Oracle OWB
8 9 (3.69%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.46%) DB2
9 6 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.64%) Pentaho
11 3 (1.23%) MySQL
12 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 49 (20.08%) Selenium
1 49 (20.08%) Toad
2 46 (18.85%) Eclipse
3 39 (15.98%) SoapUI
4 38 (15.57%) Ant
5 36 (14.75%) Oracle APEX
6 33 (13.52%) SpecFlow
7 32 (13.11%) HP UFT
8 31 (12.70%) TestNG
9 29 (11.89%) LoadRunner
10 20 (8.20%) Jenkins
11 18 (7.38%) Git (software)
11 18 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (6.15%) JUnit
13 14 (5.74%) CA Gen
14 12 (4.92%) Cucumber
14 12 (4.92%) IntelliJ
15 10 (4.10%) Sonatype Nexus
16 9 (3.69%) JIRA
17 8 (3.28%) Gatling
General
1 28 (11.48%) Finance
2 21 (8.61%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.97%) General Ledger
4 12 (4.92%) Retail
5 6 (2.46%) Banking
6 4 (1.64%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Back Office
7 2 (0.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (25.82%) Analyst
1 63 (25.82%) Developer
2 51 (20.90%) Test Analyst
3 22 (9.02%) Java Developer
4 21 (8.61%) Tester
5 19 (7.79%) Consultant
6 17 (6.97%) SAP Consultant
7 16 (6.56%) webMethods Developer
8 14 (5.74%) Test Engineer
9 13 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.92%) Automation Tester
11 10 (4.10%) Architect
11 10 (4.10%) Automation Test Analyst
11 10 (4.10%) Java Team Leader
11 10 (4.10%) Scala Developer
11 10 (4.10%) Team Leader
11 10 (4.10%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (4.10%) Test Manager
12 9 (3.69%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
13 7 (2.87%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (36.48%) XML
2 46 (18.85%) .NET
3 43 (17.62%) J2EE
4 35 (14.34%) Web Services
5 30 (12.30%) Middleware
6 28 (11.48%) SOAP
7 19 (7.79%) JMS
7 19 (7.79%) REST
8 18 (7.38%) SAP XI
9 17 (6.97%) Spring
10 15 (6.15%) Hibernate
10 15 (6.15%) HTML
10 15 (6.15%) HTML5
10 15 (6.15%) J2SE
11 14 (5.74%) EJB
11 14 (5.74%) JSON
12 13 (5.33%) CSS
13 12 (4.92%) Node.js
13 12 (4.92%) Play Framework
14 9 (3.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.97%) Mainframe
1 17 (6.97%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.46%) Clustering
3 5 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 113 (46.31%) Windows
2 107 (43.85%) Unix
3 73 (29.92%) Linux
4 56 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (15.98%) Windows Server
6 25 (10.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (7.79%) AIX
8 17 (6.97%) Solaris
9 10 (4.10%) VME
10 7 (2.87%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.46%) CentOS
12 2 (0.82%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
1 59 (24.18%) DevOps
1 59 (24.18%) Test Automation
2 52 (21.31%) Test Strategy
3 50 (20.49%) Test Scripting
4 41 (16.80%) System Integration Testing
5 40 (16.39%) Scrum
6 37 (15.16%) API Testing
6 37 (15.16%) Customer Requirements
7 33 (13.52%) Performance Testing
8 32 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (10.66%) Configuration Management
10 24 (9.84%) ETL
11 22 (9.02%) Process Improvement
12 21 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (8.61%) CRM
12 21 (8.61%) ERP
12 21 (8.61%) Revenue Management
13 19 (7.79%) Microservices
13 19 (7.79%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 164 (67.21%) Java
2 115 (47.13%) SQL
3 39 (15.98%) Shell Script
4 32 (13.11%) F#
5 27 (11.07%) Perl
6 21 (8.61%) PL/SQL
7 17 (6.97%) C#
8 14 (5.74%) Python
9 13 (5.33%) Scala
10 10 (4.10%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.28%) Haskell
12 7 (2.87%) Groovy
12 7 (2.87%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.87%) Ruby
13 6 (2.46%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.46%) COBOL
14 3 (1.23%) ABAP
15 2 (0.82%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.82%) C
15 2 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 78 (31.97%) ISEB
2 70 (28.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 45 (18.44%) Security Cleared
4 43 (17.62%) ISTQB
5 39 (15.98%) SC Cleared
6 33 (13.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 17 (6.97%) CCA
8 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.41%) Degree
9 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.87%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (11.89%) vSphere
2 13 (5.33%) Docker
3 5 (2.05%) 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 28 (11.48%) HP ALM
2 15 (6.15%) Puppet
3 14 (5.74%) Ansible
4 11 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.87%) vRealize
6 5 (2.05%) Grafana
6 5 (2.05%) Kibana
6 5 (2.05%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.82%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 144 (59.02%) Oracle
2 50 (20.49%) Red Hat
3 49 (20.08%) Microsoft
4 46 (18.85%) Software AG
5 34 (13.93%) SAP
5 34 (13.93%) VMware
6 33 (13.52%) HP
7 28 (11.48%) BEA
8 17 (6.97%) IBM
9 15 (6.15%) Informatica
10 14 (5.74%) MuleSoft
11 13 (5.33%) Adobe
11 13 (5.33%) Pega
12 8 (3.28%) Ab Initio
12 8 (3.28%) TIBCO
12 8 (3.28%) Vitria
13 7 (2.87%) Apigee
13 7 (2.87%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.05%) Jitterbit
14 5 (2.05%) Talend