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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WSO2
Rank 575 599 560
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -39
Contract jobs citing WSO2 33 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.017% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
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
25025 24195 23227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 44.96% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14656 13591 12365
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1112 1036 1232
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 1 July 2015.

WSO2 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WSO2
Top 11 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 1 July 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 +7 29 £400 +60.00% 2
East of England - 18 £400 -
Essex - 18 £400 -
South East - 9 £351 -
Hampshire - 6 £313 -
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £400 -
Southampton - 3 £351 -
London -5 1 £500 -4.76% 2
Telford - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

WSO2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 34 (75.56%) Continuous Integration
1 34 (75.56%) Jenkins
2 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (66.67%) Linux
4 28 (62.22%) SOA
4 28 (62.22%) Scrum
5 26 (57.78%) TDD
5 26 (57.78%) Subversion
5 26 (57.78%) Git (software)
6 23 (51.11%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (51.11%) Puppet
7 20 (44.44%) Open Source
8 18 (40.00%) Middleware
8 18 (40.00%) Coaching
9 17 (37.78%) Java
9 17 (37.78%) Kanban
10 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
11 13 (28.89%) REST
12 12 (26.67%) UNIX
13 11 (24.44%) HTTP
13 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
13 11 (24.44%) SSL
13 11 (24.44%) Change Control
13 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
13 11 (24.44%) BDD
13 11 (24.44%) Selenium
13 11 (24.44%) Automated Testing
14 10 (22.22%) Mac OS X
15 9 (20.00%) OO

WSO2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (13.33%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.44%) Mule
4 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) HTTP
1 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
1 11 (24.44%) SSL
2 6 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Hadoop
1 7 (15.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) DTS
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (75.56%) Jenkins
2 26 (57.78%) Subversion
2 26 (57.78%) Git (software)
3 11 (24.44%) Selenium
3 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
4 8 (17.78%) JUnit
5 7 (15.56%) Mockito
6 3 (6.67%) JIRA
7 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.44%) French Language
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Architect
2 13 (28.89%) Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Java Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Technical Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Lead Technical Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Lead Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Coach
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Technical Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Web Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Integration Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) Middleware
2 13 (28.89%) REST
3 8 (17.78%) SAML
3 8 (17.78%) SOAP
4 7 (15.56%) Web Services
4 7 (15.56%) Spring
4 7 (15.56%) RESTful
5 6 (13.33%) OpenID
5 6 (13.33%) OAuth2
6 3 (6.67%) CSS3
6 3 (6.67%) HTML5
6 3 (6.67%) JSON
6 3 (6.67%) Ajax
6 3 (6.67%) HTML
6 3 (6.67%) CSS
7 2 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.44%) Django
7 2 (4.44%) Play Framework
8 1 (2.22%) PrimeFaces
8 1 (2.22%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Linux
2 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (26.67%) UNIX
4 10 (22.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (62.22%) SOA
3 28 (62.22%) Scrum
4 26 (57.78%) TDD
5 20 (44.44%) Open Source
6 18 (40.00%) Coaching
7 17 (37.78%) Kanban
8 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
9 11 (24.44%) Automated Testing
9 11 (24.44%) BDD
9 11 (24.44%) Change Control
10 9 (20.00%) User Stories
10 9 (20.00%) OO
10 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 8 (17.78%) API Design
11 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
12 7 (15.56%) DevOps
13 6 (13.33%) Web Development
14 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) PHP
3 4 (8.89%) Scala
4 2 (4.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 23 (51.11%) Puppet
1 23 (51.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) webMethods
3 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.22%) TIBCO