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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSO2 over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WSO2
Rank 588 604 608
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing WSO2 60 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.042% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.095% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 6
Median daily rate £450 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £378 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £510 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
23973 24332 23498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.60% 44.84% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14778 14069 13321
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 1123 1038
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

WSO2
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WSO2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

WSO2 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WSO2
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSO2 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +32 59 £450 +12.50%
West Midlands +16 25 £475 +18.75%
Shropshire -22 19 - -
Telford -14 18 - -
London +5 14 £419 -16.25%
East of England +13 11 £450 +12.50%
Essex -2 10 £450 +12.50%
South East -8 4 £340 -1.44%
Hampshire +3 3 £340 +17.24%
Winchester - 3 £340 -
Northampton - 2 £488 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £488 -
City of London - 2 £525 -
East Midlands - 2 £488 -
Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £350 -
Warrington - 1 £350 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

WSO2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WSO2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WSO2.

1 53 (51.46%) Java
2 49 (47.57%) SOA
3 45 (43.69%) Oracle
4 42 (40.78%) SOAP
4 42 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (39.81%) Web Services
6 37 (35.92%) Linux
6 37 (35.92%) REST
6 37 (35.92%) Apache Camel
7 36 (34.95%) XML
8 33 (32.04%) JSON
9 31 (30.10%) Google
10 29 (28.16%) Open Source
11 27 (26.21%) Scrum
12 26 (25.24%) XSD
12 26 (25.24%) MySQL
12 26 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (25.24%) Git (software)
13 23 (22.33%) J2EE
14 22 (21.36%) Puppet
15 21 (20.39%) Apache ServiceMix
15 21 (20.39%) Middleware
16 20 (19.42%) XSLT
16 20 (19.42%) Oracle Service Bus
17 18 (17.48%) RabbitMQ
17 18 (17.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 18 (17.48%) TDD
18 17 (16.50%) Software Engineering
19 16 (15.53%) Spring
19 16 (15.53%) Waterfall

WSO2
Top Related IT Skills 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 21 (20.39%) Apache ServiceMix
2 20 (19.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 18 (17.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (14.56%) Mule
5 9 (8.74%) Confluence
6 8 (7.77%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.88%) Apache
7 4 (3.88%) CMS
8 3 (2.91%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.91%) Drupal
8 3 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.91%) Liferay
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.94%) JBoss
9 2 (1.94%) Node.js
9 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (8.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.77%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.88%) Boomi
4 4 (3.88%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) HTTP
1 3 (2.91%) SSL
1 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.97%) AMQP
2 1 (0.97%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.97%) Firewall
2 1 (0.97%) FTP
2 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.97%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.97%) LAN
2 1 (0.97%) VPN
2 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) MySQL
2 14 (13.59%) Oracle OWB
3 11 (10.68%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.91%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (25.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.59%) ClearQuest
2 14 (13.59%) Maven
3 11 (10.68%) EasyMock
3 11 (10.68%) Mockito
4 10 (9.71%) JIRA
5 8 (7.77%) Vagrant
6 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.88%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.91%) Subversion
8 3 (2.91%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.94%) Flyway
9 2 (1.94%) Gradle
9 2 (1.94%) JUnit
9 2 (1.94%) Selenium
10 1 (0.97%) git-flow
10 1 (0.97%) Hudson
10 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (10.68%) Manufacturing
2 10 (9.71%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.74%) Electronics
3 9 (8.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Billing
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (66.02%) Developer
2 28 (27.18%) Java Developer
3 23 (22.33%) Architect
4 18 (17.48%) SOA Developer
5 15 (14.56%) Software Architect
6 13 (12.62%) XML Developer
7 12 (11.65%) Applications Developer
7 12 (11.65%) Integration Developer
7 12 (11.65%) Java Architect
8 10 (9.71%) Java Software Architect
9 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Agile Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Java Programmer
10 5 (4.85%) Programmer
11 4 (3.88%) Integration Architect
11 4 (3.88%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Applications Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (3.88%) XML XSLT Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.78%) SOAP
2 41 (39.81%) Web Services
3 37 (35.92%) Apache Camel
3 37 (35.92%) REST
4 36 (34.95%) XML
5 33 (32.04%) JSON
6 26 (25.24%) XSD
7 23 (22.33%) J2EE
8 21 (20.39%) Middleware
9 20 (19.42%) XSLT
10 18 (17.48%) RabbitMQ
11 16 (15.53%) Spring
12 14 (13.59%) RESTful
13 11 (10.68%) Spring Boot
14 10 (9.71%) JMS
15 8 (7.77%) ELK Stack
15 8 (7.77%) Sensu
16 6 (5.83%) Apache CXF
17 4 (3.88%) Hibernate
17 4 (3.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.94%) Clustering
2 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.97%) DataPower
3 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.97%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.92%) Linux
2 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.57%) SOA
2 42 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.16%) Open Source
4 27 (26.21%) Scrum
5 26 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (17.48%) TDD
7 17 (16.50%) Software Engineering
8 16 (15.53%) Waterfall
9 15 (14.56%) Project Planning
9 15 (14.56%) Software Architecture
10 14 (13.59%) RUP
11 13 (12.62%) API Integration
12 12 (11.65%) Configuration Management
13 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (8.74%) Data Modelling
13 9 (8.74%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (8.74%) Programme Management
14 8 (7.77%) Problem Management
14 8 (7.77%) Service Management
15 7 (6.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 53 (51.46%) Java
2 15 (14.56%) SQL
3 9 (8.74%) Ruby
4 8 (7.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.88%) PHP
6 3 (2.91%) C#
7 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.97%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.97%) QA
1 1 (0.97%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (21.36%) Puppet
2 8 (7.77%) Grafana
2 8 (7.77%) Graphite
2 8 (7.77%) Packer
2 8 (7.77%) Terraform
2 8 (7.77%) Uchiwa
3 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.97%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.97%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (43.69%) Oracle
2 31 (30.10%) Google
3 13 (12.62%) SAP
4 11 (10.68%) MuleSoft
5 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.77%) Atlassian
6 8 (7.77%) ForgeRock
7 7 (6.80%) TIBCO
8 5 (4.85%) webMethods
9 4 (3.88%) Dell
9 4 (3.88%) Informatica
9 4 (3.88%) Sitecore
10 3 (2.91%) Endeca
10 3 (2.91%) hybris
10 3 (2.91%) Talend
11 2 (1.94%) Apigee
11 2 (1.94%) IBM
11 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.94%) Software AG