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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
webMethods
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 79 91
Rank change year-on-year -32 +12  
Contract jobs citing webMethods 5 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 2.01% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 4.13% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 17
Median daily rate £500 £425 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -26.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.00

webMethods is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 932 1308 1294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.48% 48.59% 50.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 656 674
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 104
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -35.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

webMethods
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing webMethods as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +1 5 £500 +5.26% 2
webMethods
England

webMethods
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (96.15%) Java
1 25 (96.15%) Unix
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
3 22 (84.62%) Oracle
4 18 (69.23%) WebLogic
5 17 (65.38%) XML
6 13 (50.00%) J2EE
7 11 (42.31%) PL/SQL
8 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
8 10 (38.46%) Test Strategy
9 9 (34.62%) Pega
9 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
9 9 (34.62%) Windows
10 8 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
11 6 (23.08%) CA Gen
11 6 (23.08%) RUP
11 6 (23.08%) OO
11 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
11 6 (23.08%) Informatica
11 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
11 6 (23.08%) EDIFACT
12 5 (19.23%) Finance
12 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (19.23%) Scrum
12 5 (19.23%) BEA
12 5 (19.23%) AIX
12 5 (19.23%) SOAP
12 5 (19.23%) PVCS

webMethods
Top Related 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 18 (69.23%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
1 3 (11.54%) SSL
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) CA Gen
1 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 5 (19.23%) PVCS
3 4 (15.38%) Toad
4 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.54%) IntelliJ
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) JUnit
4 3 (11.54%) Selenium
4 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
5 2 (7.69%) ClearQuest
5 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) webMethods Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Test Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Scala Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.85%) COBOL Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Mainframe Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) XML
2 13 (50.00%) J2EE
3 6 (23.08%) EDIFACT
4 5 (19.23%) JSON
4 5 (19.23%) SOAP
5 3 (11.54%) Akka
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) EJB
5 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) J2SE
5 3 (11.54%) Play Framework
5 3 (11.54%) REST
5 3 (11.54%) spray
5 3 (11.54%) Spring
6 1 (3.85%) EDI
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Unix
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (38.46%) Test Strategy
1 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
2 8 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 6 (23.08%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 6 (23.08%) RUP
4 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) Coaching
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) Microservices
6 3 (11.54%) Open Source
6 3 (11.54%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) PL/SQL
4 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.54%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) Scala
6 2 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) COBOL
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Pega
3 6 (23.08%) Informatica
4 5 (19.23%) BEA
5 3 (11.54%) Adobe
5 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) SAP
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £495 - £496.15 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
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