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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WSO2
Rank 589 623 604
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -19
Contract jobs citing WSO2 69 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.032% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 8
Average daily rate £413 £340 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% +26.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £397 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +36.00%
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
24677 25304 24663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15153 14374 13866
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1113 1062
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSO2 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +34 68 £413 +21.32% 3
West Midlands +29 37 £475 +18.75% 1
Shropshire -7 27 £400 - 1
Telford -7 26 £400 -
East of England - 12 £400 - 1
Essex - 11 £400 - 1
London - 9 £413 - 1
South East -20 4 £340 +17.24%
Hampshire +1 3 £340 +17.24%
Winchester - 3 £340 -
Cheshire - 2 £335 -
Warrington - 2 £335 -
East Midlands - 2 £550 -
North West - 2 £335 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £500 -
Northampton - 1 £500 -
City of London - 1 £525 -
Luton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

WSO2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 52 (53.06%) Java
2 46 (46.94%) SOA
3 40 (40.82%) Web Services
4 39 (39.80%) Oracle
5 37 (37.76%) SOAP
6 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (33.67%) REST
8 32 (32.65%) Linux
9 31 (31.63%) XML
9 31 (31.63%) Google
9 31 (31.63%) Apache Camel
9 31 (31.63%) Open Source
10 28 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 27 (27.55%) JSON
11 27 (27.55%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (27.55%) Middleware
12 25 (25.51%) XSD
12 25 (25.51%) Scrum
12 25 (25.51%) Puppet
13 24 (24.49%) MySQL
14 21 (21.43%) Apache ServiceMix
15 20 (20.41%) J2EE
15 20 (20.41%) XSLT
16 18 (18.37%) RabbitMQ
16 18 (18.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 16 (16.33%) SAP
17 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
17 16 (16.33%) TDD
18 15 (15.31%) Spring
18 15 (15.31%) Waterfall

WSO2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (21.43%) Apache ServiceMix
2 18 (18.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (15.31%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (10.20%) Mule
5 9 (9.18%) Confluence
6 8 (8.16%) OpenStack
7 4 (4.08%) Apache
8 3 (3.06%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.06%) CMS
8 3 (3.06%) Drupal
8 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (3.06%) Liferay
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (2.04%) Node.js
9 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.02%) JBoss
10 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.08%) Boomi
4 4 (4.08%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) HTTP
1 2 (2.04%) SSL
1 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.02%) AMQP
2 1 (1.02%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) FTP
2 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.02%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.02%) LAN
2 1 (1.02%) VPN
2 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.49%) MySQL
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
3 11 (11.22%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (4.08%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.06%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.29%) ClearQuest
3 13 (13.27%) Maven
4 11 (11.22%) EasyMock
4 11 (11.22%) Mockito
5 10 (10.20%) JIRA
6 8 (8.16%) Jenkins
6 8 (8.16%) Vagrant
7 6 (6.12%) Subversion
8 4 (4.08%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.04%) Selenium
9 2 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.02%) Flyway
10 1 (1.02%) Gradle
10 1 (1.02%) Hudson
10 1 (1.02%) JUnit
10 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (10.20%) Manufacturing
2 9 (9.18%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.16%) Electronics
3 8 (8.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Billing
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (65.31%) Developer
2 27 (27.55%) Java Developer
3 25 (25.51%) Architect
4 15 (15.31%) Software Architect
5 14 (14.29%) SOA Developer
6 13 (13.27%) XML Developer
7 12 (12.24%) Applications Developer
7 12 (12.24%) Java Architect
8 10 (10.20%) Java Software Architect
9 8 (8.16%) Senior Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Integration Architect
10 7 (7.14%) Integration Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Java Programmer
11 5 (5.10%) Programmer
11 5 (5.10%) SAP Architect
12 4 (4.08%) Lead Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Senior Applications Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (4.08%) XML XSLT Developer
13 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.82%) Web Services
2 37 (37.76%) SOAP
3 33 (33.67%) REST
4 31 (31.63%) Apache Camel
4 31 (31.63%) XML
5 27 (27.55%) JSON
5 27 (27.55%) Middleware
6 25 (25.51%) XSD
7 20 (20.41%) J2EE
7 20 (20.41%) XSLT
8 18 (18.37%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (15.31%) Spring
10 11 (11.22%) RESTful
10 11 (11.22%) Spring Boot
11 9 (9.18%) JMS
12 8 (8.16%) ELK Stack
12 8 (8.16%) Sensu
13 5 (5.10%) SAP PI
13 5 (5.10%) SAP XI
14 4 (4.08%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.04%) Clustering
2 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.02%) DataPower
3 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.02%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.65%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.94%) SOA
2 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (31.63%) Open Source
4 27 (27.55%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (25.51%) Scrum
6 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
6 16 (16.33%) TDD
7 15 (15.31%) Project Planning
7 15 (15.31%) Software Architecture
7 15 (15.31%) Waterfall
8 14 (14.29%) RUP
9 12 (12.24%) API Integration
10 9 (9.18%) Configuration Management
11 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.16%) Data Modelling
11 8 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (8.16%) EAI
11 8 (8.16%) Kanban
11 8 (8.16%) Programme Management
11 8 (8.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (53.06%) Java
2 14 (14.29%) SQL
3 9 (9.18%) Ruby
4 8 (8.16%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.08%) PHP
6 3 (3.06%) C#
7 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.02%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (25.51%) Puppet
2 8 (8.16%) Grafana
2 8 (8.16%) Graphite
2 8 (8.16%) Packer
2 8 (8.16%) Terraform
2 8 (8.16%) Uchiwa
3 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.02%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 39 (39.80%) Oracle
2 31 (31.63%) Google
3 16 (16.33%) SAP
4 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.20%) MuleSoft
5 8 (8.16%) Atlassian
5 8 (8.16%) ForgeRock
6 6 (6.12%) TIBCO
7 4 (4.08%) Dell
7 4 (4.08%) Informatica
7 4 (4.08%) Sitecore
7 4 (4.08%) webMethods
8 3 (3.06%) Endeca
8 3 (3.06%) hybris
9 2 (2.04%) IBM
9 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.04%) Software AG
9 2 (2.04%) Talend
10 1 (1.02%) Capita
10 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
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