Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 594 705 759
Rank change year-on-year +111 +54 -60
Contract jobs citing webMethods 149 174 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 74 79
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.00% +11.76%
10th Percentile £400 £240 £313
90th Percentile £573 £564 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
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 31,418 41,498 41,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.48% 42.33% 42.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,523 25,697 26,366
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £225 £258 £231
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,351 1,514 1,368
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.40% +2.53%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £48.40 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 20 January 2020.

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 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 20 January 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 +96 148 £450 +5.88% 25
UK excluding London +69 125 £438 +2.94% 16
South East +54 63 £520 +20.23% 9
Midlands +35 32 £425 +9.32% 3
West Midlands +30 31 £425 +9.32% 3
North of England +76 29 £428 -18.57% 4
North West +45 28 £428 - 4
London +118 23 £510 +3.03% 9
Yorkshire +47 1 - -
East of England -4 1 £405 -2.99%
East Midlands - 1 £515 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 96 (64.43%) SQL
2 90 (60.40%) Java
3 83 (55.70%) WebLogic
4 76 (51.01%) Oracle
5 67 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (43.62%) Configuration Management
7 64 (42.95%) Test Strategy
8 62 (41.61%) XML
9 59 (39.60%) J2EE
10 55 (36.91%) Data Modelling
10 55 (36.91%) Problem Management
11 50 (33.56%) Process Improvement
12 49 (32.89%) Confluence
12 49 (32.89%) JIRA
13 46 (30.87%) BEA
13 46 (30.87%) PL/SQL
14 45 (30.20%) Unix
15 44 (29.53%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (29.53%) DevOps
16 42 (28.19%) Scala
16 42 (28.19%) Problem-Solving
17 36 (24.16%) Bitbucket
17 36 (24.16%) Security Cleared
18 35 (23.49%) SC Cleared
19 31 (20.81%) Stakeholder Management
20 30 (20.13%) MuleSoft
21 28 (18.79%) Windows
21 28 (18.79%) OO
22 27 (18.12%) SOAP
22 27 (18.12%) Microsoft

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 83 (55.70%) WebLogic
2 49 (32.89%) Confluence
3 18 (12.08%) JBoss
4 17 (11.41%) Apache
5 9 (6.04%) nginx
5 9 (6.04%) SAP Portal
5 9 (6.04%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.34%) Mule
6 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.68%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 19 (12.75%) SAP PSCD
2 11 (7.38%) SAP ERP
3 5 (3.36%) SAP FI
3 5 (3.36%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (2.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (1.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.67%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.04%) Azure
1 9 (6.04%) GitHub
1 9 (6.04%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.68%) Boomi
3 3 (2.01%) AWS
3 3 (2.01%) TestFlight
4 1 (0.67%) Apigee
4 1 (0.67%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.71%) FTP
1 10 (6.71%) HTTP
1 10 (6.71%) SSL
1 10 (6.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.01%) PuTTY
2 3 (2.01%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (11.41%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.05%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.71%) SAP Data Services
5 9 (6.04%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.36%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.34%) Big Data
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.67%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 49 (32.89%) JIRA
2 36 (24.16%) Bitbucket
3 21 (14.09%) Selenium
4 20 (13.42%) Eclipse
5 19 (12.75%) Git (software)
6 17 (11.41%) JUnit
7 12 (8.05%) Ant
7 12 (8.05%) IntelliJ
8 11 (7.38%) Jenkins
9 9 (6.04%) Cucumber
9 9 (6.04%) Gatling
9 9 (6.04%) Grunt
9 9 (6.04%) gulp
9 9 (6.04%) Karma Test Runner
9 9 (6.04%) Sublime Text
10 7 (4.70%) CA Gen
11 4 (2.68%) HP UFT
11 4 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (2.68%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.68%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (12.08%) Public Sector
2 13 (8.72%) Finance
2 13 (8.72%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.71%) General Ledger
4 6 (4.03%) Retail
5 5 (3.36%) Billing
6 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (52.35%) Developer
2 25 (16.78%) Scala Developer
3 18 (12.08%) Architect
4 14 (9.40%) Integration Architect
4 14 (9.40%) Java Developer
5 13 (8.72%) Test Manager
6 12 (8.05%) Consultant
7 11 (7.38%) MuleSoft Developer
7 11 (7.38%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (6.71%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (6.04%) ABAP Developer
9 9 (6.04%) SAP Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Designer
10 7 (4.70%) Programmer
11 6 (4.03%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) SAP FI Consultant
12 5 (3.36%) webMethods Developer
13 3 (2.01%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (41.61%) XML
2 59 (39.60%) J2EE
3 27 (18.12%) SOAP
4 24 (16.11%) REST
5 23 (15.44%) HTML
6 22 (14.77%) JSON
7 18 (12.08%) XSD
8 17 (11.41%) .NET
8 17 (11.41%) CSS
8 17 (11.41%) EJB
8 17 (11.41%) Hibernate
8 17 (11.41%) HTML5
8 17 (11.41%) J2SE
8 17 (11.41%) Spring
9 13 (8.72%) SAP XI
10 12 (8.05%) Play Framework
10 12 (8.05%) Web Services
11 10 (6.71%) AngularJS
12 9 (6.04%) Gherkin
12 9 (6.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 45 (30.20%) Unix
2 28 (18.79%) Windows
3 17 (11.41%) Linux
4 9 (6.04%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.62%) Configuration Management
3 64 (42.95%) Test Strategy
4 55 (36.91%) Data Modelling
4 55 (36.91%) Problem Management
5 50 (33.56%) Process Improvement
6 44 (29.53%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (29.53%) DevOps
7 42 (28.19%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (20.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (18.79%) OO
10 25 (16.78%) Mentoring
11 20 (13.42%) CRM
12 18 (12.08%) Revenue Management
12 18 (12.08%) Test Automation
13 16 (10.74%) Microservices
14 14 (9.40%) Waterfall
15 13 (8.72%) ERP
15 13 (8.72%) SDLC
16 12 (8.05%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 96 (64.43%) SQL
2 90 (60.40%) Java
3 46 (30.87%) PL/SQL
4 42 (28.19%) Scala
5 22 (14.77%) C#
6 16 (10.74%) Perl
7 15 (10.07%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.38%) ABAP
9 9 (6.04%) Groovy
9 9 (6.04%) Haskell
9 9 (6.04%) Python
9 9 (6.04%) Ruby
10 8 (5.37%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.03%) VB
11 6 (4.03%) VB6
12 3 (2.01%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.01%) C
12 3 (2.01%) F#
12 3 (2.01%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (24.16%) Security Cleared
2 35 (23.49%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.38%) CCA
4 8 (5.37%) ISEB
4 8 (5.37%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.05%) Docker
2 3 (2.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.40%) Puppet
2 9 (6.04%) Grafana
2 9 (6.04%) Kibana
3 3 (2.01%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (51.01%) Oracle
2 46 (30.87%) BEA
3 30 (20.13%) MuleSoft
4 27 (18.12%) Microsoft
5 25 (16.78%) Axway
6 24 (16.11%) Software AG
7 23 (15.44%) SAP
8 19 (12.75%) Adobe
9 11 (7.38%) CheckPoint
10 10 (6.71%) IBM
11 9 (6.04%) Google
12 8 (5.37%) Informatica
13 7 (4.70%) Pega
14 4 (2.68%) Ab Initio
14 4 (2.68%) Dell
14 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.68%) Sparx
14 4 (2.68%) Talend
14 4 (2.68%) TIBCO
15 3 (2.01%) VMware