Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 158 169
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11 -17
Contract jobs citing webMethods 66 21 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.29% 0.47% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 2.76% 1.05% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 30
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.48% -7.78%
10th Percentile £299 £479 £315
90th Percentile £456 £558 £480
England median daily rate £415 £498 £425
% change year-on-year -16.63% +17.13% -5.56%
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 2,390 2,002 2,944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.61% 44.79% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,357 1,177 1,609
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £233 £212 £225
90th Percentile £575 £570 £525
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 99 86
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -9.68%
10th Percentile £10.81 £11.00 £10.13
90th Percentile £27.00 £48.00 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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
Shropshire +2 62 £376 -24.75%
Coventry -9 1 - -
webMethods
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for webMethods.

1 62 (93.94%) WebLogic
2 58 (87.88%) Java
2 58 (87.88%) SQL
2 58 (87.88%) Unix
3 51 (77.27%) Windows
3 51 (77.27%) Oracle
4 47 (71.21%) XML
5 35 (53.03%) ISEB
6 32 (48.48%) ISTQB
6 32 (48.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 30 (45.45%) Customer Requirements
7 30 (45.45%) Test Scripting
7 30 (45.45%) Toad
8 18 (27.27%) J2EE
9 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (22.73%) Test Strategy
10 15 (22.73%) Microservices
11 14 (21.21%) MongoDB
11 14 (21.21%) Perl
11 14 (21.21%) Apache
12 13 (19.70%) Mainframe
12 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
13 12 (18.18%) VME
14 11 (16.67%) Shell Script
14 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 11 (16.67%) PL/SQL
15 10 (15.15%) SOAP
15 10 (15.15%) Scrum
15 10 (15.15%) Analytics
15 10 (15.15%) Process Improvement

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 62 (93.94%) WebLogic
2 14 (21.21%) Apache
3 7 (10.61%) JBoss
4 4 (6.06%) nginx
4 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) GitHub
1 4 (6.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) HTTP
1 7 (10.61%) SSL
1 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (45.45%) Toad
2 7 (10.61%) Chocolatey
2 7 (10.61%) Eclipse
2 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.61%) IntelliJ
2 7 (10.61%) JUnit
2 7 (10.61%) Selenium
3 4 (6.06%) Ant
3 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.06%) Gatling
3 4 (6.06%) Grunt
3 4 (6.06%) gulp
3 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.06%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (6.06%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.06%) Sublime Text
4 3 (4.55%) CA Gen
5 2 (3.03%) RStudio
6 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Analyst
1 30 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Developer
3 6 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 5 (7.58%) COBOL Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Mainframe Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Scala Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Mainframe Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Mainframe Test Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Data Analytics Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) Test Data Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.03%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (71.21%) XML
2 18 (27.27%) J2EE
3 10 (15.15%) SOAP
4 7 (10.61%) CSS
4 7 (10.61%) EJB
4 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
4 7 (10.61%) HTML
4 7 (10.61%) HTML5
4 7 (10.61%) J2SE
4 7 (10.61%) JSON
4 7 (10.61%) Play Framework
4 7 (10.61%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (10.61%) REST
4 7 (10.61%) Spring
5 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.06%) Gherkin
5 4 (6.06%) jQuery
5 4 (6.06%) Node.js
5 4 (6.06%) Servlets
6 1 (1.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 58 (87.88%) Unix
2 51 (77.27%) Windows
3 12 (18.18%) VME
4 7 (10.61%) Linux
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Customer Requirements
1 30 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.73%) Microservices
3 15 (22.73%) Test Strategy
4 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
5 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 10 (15.15%) Analytics
6 10 (15.15%) Process Improvement
6 10 (15.15%) Scrum
7 8 (12.12%) DevOps
8 7 (10.61%) OO
8 7 (10.61%) Open Source
9 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.09%) Data Analytics
9 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 6 (9.09%) RUP
9 6 (9.09%) SDLC
9 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 58 (87.88%) Java
1 58 (87.88%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) Perl
3 11 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 11 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.61%) COBOL
4 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
4 7 (10.61%) Scala
5 4 (6.06%) C#
5 4 (6.06%) Groovy
5 4 (6.06%) Haskell
5 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.06%) Python
5 4 (6.06%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (53.03%) ISEB
2 32 (48.48%) ISTQB
2 32 (48.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Puppet
2 4 (6.06%) Grafana
2 4 (6.06%) Kibana
Vendors
1 51 (77.27%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) BEA
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.09%) SAP
5 5 (7.58%) Adobe
6 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.06%) Google
6 4 (6.06%) IBM
7 3 (4.55%) Informatica
7 3 (4.55%) Pega
8 1 (1.52%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.52%) ICL
8 1 (1.52%) Terracotta