Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 158 96
Rank change year-on-year -11 -62 +16
Contract jobs citing webMethods 22 34 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.64% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 1.41% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 24
West Midlands median daily rate £520 £450 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% -4.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £251 £315 £375
90th Percentile £560 £506 £593
England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 - -

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 2,063 2,405 2,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.11% 45.43% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,235 1,310 1,183
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £208 £213 £228
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 93 98
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £16.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.67% -8.68% +5.59%
10th Percentile £10.12 £10.61 £10.06
90th Percentile £48.75 £29.70 £32.73
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.34%

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 February 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 22 February 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 -15 17 £300 -33.33%
webMethods
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 18 (81.82%) Java
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
1 18 (81.82%) WebLogic
2 17 (77.27%) Unix
3 16 (72.73%) Oracle
4 14 (63.64%) XML
5 12 (54.55%) Windows
6 8 (36.36%) Toad
6 8 (36.36%) ISEB
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
7 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
7 7 (31.82%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (27.27%) J2EE
9 5 (22.73%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
10 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
10 4 (18.18%) WSO2
10 4 (18.18%) Apache Camel
10 4 (18.18%) CA Gen
10 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
10 4 (18.18%) Microservices
10 4 (18.18%) Perl
10 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
10 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (18.18%) BEA
10 4 (18.18%) Informatica
10 4 (18.18%) OO

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 18 (81.82%) WebLogic
2 4 (18.18%) Mule
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Toad
2 4 (18.18%) CA Gen
3 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Business Integration Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Test Manager
5 3 (13.64%) VB Developer
5 3 (13.64%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Excel Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Scala Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Excel VBA Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) J2EE
3 4 (18.18%) Apache Camel
3 4 (18.18%) Middleware
4 3 (13.64%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) EJB
5 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) J2SE
5 2 (9.09%) Play Framework
5 2 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
6 1 (4.55%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Unix
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) System Integration Testing
1 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
1 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
2 5 (22.73%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) Microservices
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 4 (18.18%) RUP
3 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Coaching
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Perl
2 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.64%) VB
3 3 (13.64%) VB6
3 3 (13.64%) VBA
4 2 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.64%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) BEA
3 4 (18.18%) Informatica
3 4 (18.18%) Pega
3 4 (18.18%) WSO2
4 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint