Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 166 118
Rank change year-on-year -7 -48 +30
Contract jobs citing webMethods 15 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.79% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 1.68% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 18
West Midlands median daily rate £515 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.10% -7.78% +7.46%
10th Percentile £468 £315 £370
90th Percentile £564 £480 £591
England median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2153 2912 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.51% 47.00% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1586 1073
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £250 £215
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 93 138
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £14.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.10% -8.52% -
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.32 £10.74
90th Percentile £48.38 £24.95 £33.34
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing webMethods as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for webMethods in the West Midlands

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing webMethods in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for webMethods in the West Midlands

webMethods
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing webMethods in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for webMethods in the West Midlands

webMethods
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing webMethods within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Shropshire -11 13 £515 +24.10%
Warwickshire - 1 £550 -
Coventry - 1 £425 -
webMethods
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 11 (73.33%) Java
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 10 (66.67%) XML
3 9 (60.00%) Unix
3 9 (60.00%) SOAP
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) REST
4 8 (53.33%) Puppet
4 8 (53.33%) Microservices
4 8 (53.33%) JSON
4 8 (53.33%) JBoss
4 8 (53.33%) Spring
5 7 (46.67%) DevOps
6 6 (40.00%) Play Framework
6 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (40.00%) Selenium
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) Open Source
6 6 (40.00%) Scala
6 6 (40.00%) HTML5
6 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (40.00%) SSL
6 6 (40.00%) J2SE
6 6 (40.00%) Apache
6 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (40.00%) IntelliJ
6 6 (40.00%) HTTP
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP

webMethods
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 8 (53.33%) JBoss
3 6 (40.00%) Apache
4 4 (26.67%) Mule
5 1 (6.67%) Confluence
5 1 (6.67%) nginx
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
1 6 (40.00%) SSL
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (40.00%) IntelliJ
1 6 (40.00%) JUnit
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Gatling
4 1 (6.67%) Grunt
4 1 (6.67%) gulp
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) Sublime Text
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Scala Developer
2 5 (33.33%) webMethods Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Messaging Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Middleware Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior WebLogic Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior webMethods Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) REST
2 9 (60.00%) SOAP
3 8 (53.33%) JSON
3 8 (53.33%) Spring
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) EJB
4 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) J2EE
4 6 (40.00%) J2SE
4 6 (40.00%) Play Framework
5 5 (33.33%) Middleware
6 4 (26.67%) XSLT
7 3 (20.00%) WSDL
8 2 (13.33%) Java EE
8 2 (13.33%) Java SE
8 2 (13.33%) OAuth
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) AIX
4 2 (13.33%) HPUX
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Microservices
3 7 (46.67%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (40.00%) Open Source
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) API Design
7 2 (13.33%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (13.33%) High Availability
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Scala
4 3 (20.00%) Groovy
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) XPath
6 1 (6.67%) Haskell
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (6.67%) Grafana
3 1 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) WSO2
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) MuleSoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Green Hat
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Solace
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO