The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WSO2 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSO2 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 WSO2.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WSO2
Rank 573 589 553
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -36
Contract jobs citing WSO2 23 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.096% 0.025% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23947 23780 22159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.90% 44.92% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13966 13494 11792
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1088 1048 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

WSO2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSO2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

WSO2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WSO2
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSO2 within the UK.

WSO2 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WSO2
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSO2 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

WSO2 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WSO2
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSO2 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 18 £400 +17.64% 6
East of England - 10 £400 - 4
Essex - 10 £400 - 4
South East - 4 £345 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £400 -
Shropshire - 3 £400 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £400 - 1
Telford - 3 £400 -
London +2 1 £500 +4.71%
Hampshire - 1 £290 - 1

WSO2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WSO2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSO2.

1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (60.61%) Jenkins
3 19 (57.58%) Linux
4 18 (54.55%) SOA
5 17 (51.52%) Scrum
6 16 (48.48%) Open Source
7 15 (45.45%) TDD
8 14 (42.42%) Subversion
8 14 (42.42%) Puppet
8 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
8 14 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (39.39%) Coaching
10 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (33.33%) Middleware
10 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 11 (33.33%) Java
11 10 (30.30%) Kanban
12 8 (24.24%) HTTP
12 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
12 8 (24.24%) SSL
12 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
13 7 (21.21%) REST
14 6 (18.18%) Change Control
14 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
14 6 (18.18%) BDD
14 6 (18.18%) Magento
14 6 (18.18%) Selenium
14 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
14 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering

WSO2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WSO2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSO2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Mule
1 3 (9.09%) Confluence
1 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.03%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
1 8 (24.24%) SSL
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) DTS
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Jenkins
2 14 (42.42%) Subversion
2 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.18%) Selenium
4 4 (12.12%) JUnit
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) Mockito
6 2 (6.06%) Maven
General
1 3 (9.09%) French Language
2 1 (3.03%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Lead Technical Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Integration Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Middleware
2 7 (21.21%) REST
3 5 (15.15%) SAML
3 5 (15.15%) SOAP
4 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 3 (9.09%) Spring
5 3 (9.09%) RESTful
5 3 (9.09%) OpenID
5 3 (9.09%) OAuth2
6 2 (6.06%) HTML
6 2 (6.06%) XML
6 2 (6.06%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) JDBC
6 2 (6.06%) CSS3
6 2 (6.06%) HTML5
6 2 (6.06%) Ajax
6 2 (6.06%) JSON
7 1 (3.03%) Django
7 1 (3.03%) JSF
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.15%) UNIX
4 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (54.55%) SOA
4 17 (51.52%) Scrum
5 16 (48.48%) Open Source
6 15 (45.45%) TDD
7 13 (39.39%) Coaching
8 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 10 (30.30%) Kanban
10 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
11 6 (18.18%) Change Control
11 6 (18.18%) BDD
11 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 6 (18.18%) OO
11 6 (18.18%) DevOps
11 6 (18.18%) User Stories
12 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
13 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) Scala
2 3 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Puppet
1 14 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) webMethods
3 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
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