Period
to 24 September 2021

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 September 2021 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 639 454 717
Rank change year-on-year -185 +263 -34
Contract jobs citing webMethods 158 67 132
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 39 67
10th Percentile £394 £351 £360
25th Percentile £440 £391 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £428 £425
Median % change year-on-year +15.65% +0.71% +2.41%
75th Percentile £540 £475 £482
90th Percentile £549 £540 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +10.98% +0.71% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 32,730 13,184 37,493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.71% 44.34% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,147 8,494 23,804
10th Percentile £285 £263 £245
25th Percentile £400 £365 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £556
90th Percentile £694 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £442 £425
% change year-on-year +1.75% +4.06% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 912 386 1,352
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.75 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.39 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -8.85% +9.71% +14.71%
75th Percentile £42.78 £44.00 £42.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £53.75 £50.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.95
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.42% +11.49%

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 September 2021.

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 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 24 September 2021. 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 -164 125 £475 +10.98% 8
UK excluding London -126 87 £475 +10.98% 5
Work from Home -198 71 £495 +10.00%
Midlands -33 66 £465 +10.71% 4
West Midlands -28 64 £463 +10.12% 4
London -191 24 £490 -10.91% 3
South East -90 13 £405 -14.74%
North of England -80 4 £538 -0.46%
East of England - 4 £504 - 1
North West - 3 £531 -
Scotland -77 1 £540 -
Yorkshire - 1 £540 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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.

1 111 (70.25%) Java
2 105 (66.46%) SQL
3 102 (64.56%) Oracle
4 99 (62.66%) WebLogic
5 85 (53.80%) J2EE
6 83 (52.53%) PL/SQL
7 82 (51.90%) BEA
8 80 (50.63%) Unix
9 75 (47.47%) Test Strategy
10 69 (43.67%) Problem Management
10 69 (43.67%) Configuration Management
10 69 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
11 68 (43.04%) Data Modelling
11 68 (43.04%) Business Intelligence
12 66 (41.77%) Process Improvement
13 64 (40.51%) Social Skills
14 62 (39.24%) Shell Script
15 55 (34.81%) OO
16 50 (31.65%) RUP
16 50 (31.65%) JSON
16 50 (31.65%) JIRA
17 48 (30.38%) Confluence
17 48 (30.38%) Microservices
18 42 (26.58%) Spring
19 41 (25.95%) Git (software)
20 40 (25.32%) Problem-Solving
21 39 (24.68%) Informatica
21 39 (24.68%) Linux
22 38 (24.05%) Java 8
23 36 (22.78%) DevOps

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 99 (62.66%) WebLogic
2 48 (30.38%) Confluence
3 8 (5.06%) Apache
3 8 (5.06%) JBoss
4 7 (4.43%) SAP Portal
5 5 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.63%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.63%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Maximo
1 4 (2.53%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (1.90%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.63%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.63%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.63%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.59%) Azure
2 5 (3.16%) AWS
2 5 (3.16%) Azure Logic Apps
2 5 (3.16%) Azure Service Bus
2 5 (3.16%) Boomi
3 4 (2.53%) SaaS
4 3 (1.90%) GCP
5 1 (0.63%) Apigee
5 1 (0.63%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) DNS
1 6 (3.80%) FTP
1 6 (3.80%) HTTP
1 6 (3.80%) SMTP
1 6 (3.80%) SSL
1 6 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) Firewall
2 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.25%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.96%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.63%) DB2
4 1 (0.63%) Endeca
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 50 (31.65%) JIRA
2 41 (25.95%) Git (software)
3 36 (22.78%) Jenkins
4 33 (20.89%) Maven
5 28 (17.72%) Bitbucket
6 21 (13.29%) CA Gen
7 11 (6.96%) Selenium
8 9 (5.70%) Toad
9 8 (5.06%) Eclipse
9 8 (5.06%) IntelliJ
9 8 (5.06%) JUnit
10 4 (2.53%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.90%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.90%) Postman
12 1 (0.63%) Ant
12 1 (0.63%) GitLab
12 1 (0.63%) Liquibase
12 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 64 (40.51%) Social Skills
2 29 (18.35%) Public Sector
3 4 (2.53%) Finance
3 4 (2.53%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (1.27%) Front Office
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (63.29%) Developer
2 42 (26.58%) Java Developer
3 27 (17.09%) Scala Developer
4 14 (8.86%) Consultant
5 10 (6.33%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.70%) Architect
7 7 (4.43%) ABAP Developer
7 7 (4.43%) SAP Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (3.80%) webMethods Consultant
9 5 (3.16%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.16%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
10 4 (2.53%) Analyst
10 4 (2.53%) C Programmer
10 4 (2.53%) Programmer
10 4 (2.53%) React Developer
10 4 (2.53%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.53%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (53.80%) J2EE
2 50 (31.65%) JSON
3 42 (26.58%) Spring
4 35 (22.15%) Apache Camel
4 35 (22.15%) REST
4 35 (22.15%) XML
5 34 (21.52%) RabbitMQ
5 34 (21.52%) Spring Boot
6 28 (17.72%) SOAP
7 16 (10.13%) Web Services
8 13 (8.23%) JDBC
9 12 (7.59%) HTML
9 12 (7.59%) JMS
10 10 (6.33%) Play Framework
11 8 (5.06%) CSS
11 8 (5.06%) EDI
11 8 (5.06%) EJB
11 8 (5.06%) Hibernate
11 8 (5.06%) HTML5
11 8 (5.06%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.80%) Robotics
3 5 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.27%) DataPower
5 1 (0.63%) AS400
5 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 80 (50.63%) Unix
2 39 (24.68%) Linux
3 13 (8.23%) Windows
4 6 (3.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (47.47%) Test Strategy
2 69 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (43.67%) Configuration Management
2 69 (43.67%) Problem Management
3 68 (43.04%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (43.04%) Data Modelling
4 66 (41.77%) Process Improvement
5 55 (34.81%) OO
6 50 (31.65%) RUP
7 48 (30.38%) Microservices
8 40 (25.32%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (22.78%) DevOps
10 30 (18.99%) Waterfall
11 27 (17.09%) Scrum
11 27 (17.09%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.59%) SOA
13 10 (6.33%) Migration
13 10 (6.33%) Release Management
13 10 (6.33%) Requirements Gathering
14 9 (5.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 111 (70.25%) Java
2 105 (66.46%) SQL
3 83 (52.53%) PL/SQL
4 62 (39.24%) Shell Script
5 38 (24.05%) Java 8
6 35 (22.15%) Scala
7 25 (15.82%) Perl
8 15 (9.49%) COBOL
9 7 (4.43%) ABAP
10 4 (2.53%) C
10 4 (2.53%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.90%) Python
12 1 (0.63%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.63%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 24 (15.19%) SC Cleared
1 24 (15.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.06%) ISEB
2 8 (5.06%) ISTQB
2 8 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (4.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.90%) Degree
5 2 (1.27%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) RosettaNet
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.06%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (21.52%) Ansible
2 8 (5.06%) Puppet
3 6 (3.80%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 102 (64.56%) Oracle
2 82 (51.90%) BEA
3 39 (24.68%) Informatica
4 30 (18.99%) WSO2
5 24 (15.19%) SAP
6 21 (13.29%) Pega
7 15 (9.49%) Adobe
8 11 (6.96%) MuleSoft
9 9 (5.70%) TIBCO
10 7 (4.43%) Talend
11 5 (3.16%) JD Edwards
12 4 (2.53%) JDA
12 4 (2.53%) Software AG
13 3 (1.90%) Microsoft
14 2 (1.27%) IBM
14 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
15 1 (0.63%) Ariba
15 1 (0.63%) hybris
15 1 (0.63%) Sitecore