The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WSO2
Rank 573 537 574
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +37
Contract jobs citing WSO2 14 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.056% 0.004% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate £269 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25052 22396 27843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 46.96% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14091 11884 14183
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1189 1316
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -

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 24 April 2014.

WSO2 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WSO2
Top 5 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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 14 £269 -
London - 3 £430 -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Liverpool - - - -

WSO2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 19 (90.48%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) XSLT
3 13 (61.90%) XML
4 11 (52.38%) Middleware
4 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle
4 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) JBoss
5 10 (47.62%) Adobe
5 10 (47.62%) Subversion
5 10 (47.62%) Spring
5 10 (47.62%) Maven
5 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 10 (47.62%) Mule
5 10 (47.62%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (47.62%) Scala
5 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
5 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
5 10 (47.62%) Play Framework
6 9 (42.86%) LiveCycle
6 9 (42.86%) SOA
6 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (38.10%) SOAP
8 7 (33.33%) Web Services
8 7 (33.33%) RESTful
8 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 6 (28.57%) OSGi
9 6 (28.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 6 (28.57%) HTML5
9 6 (28.57%) MySQL

WSO2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 10 (47.62%) Mule
2 9 (42.86%) LiveCycle
3 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
3 2 (9.52%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Subversion
1 10 (47.62%) Maven
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 5 (23.81%) Log4j
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Applications Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SOA Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SOA Architect
7 1 (4.76%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) XSLT
2 13 (61.90%) XML
3 11 (52.38%) Middleware
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (47.62%) Spring
4 10 (47.62%) Play Framework
5 8 (38.10%) SOAP
6 7 (33.33%) Web Services
6 7 (33.33%) RESTful
7 6 (28.57%) HTML5
7 6 (28.57%) OSGi
8 5 (23.81%) JAX-RS
8 5 (23.81%) Java EE
8 5 (23.81%) JMS
9 4 (19.05%) J2EE
9 4 (19.05%) JSON
10 3 (14.29%) OpenID
10 3 (14.29%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) SOA
3 6 (28.57%) EAI
3 6 (28.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) BPEL
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Build Automation
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.76%) Web Development
8 1 (4.76%) Use Case
8 1 (4.76%) MVC
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) DSDM
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Scala
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) JBoss
2 10 (47.62%) Adobe
3 3 (14.29%) Google
4 2 (9.52%) Akamai