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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WSO2
Rank 589 585 541
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -44
Contract jobs citing WSO2 8 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.026% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.056% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
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£340 £269 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+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
25278 24817 22279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.55% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14365 13927 11804
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 1054 1189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £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 27 April 2015.

WSO2 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WSO2
Top 6 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 27 April 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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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 -10 5 £340 +26.51% 1
Hampshire - 3 £290 -
South East - 3 £290 -
West Midlands - 2 £400 -
Shropshire - 2 £400 -
Telford - 2 £400 -

WSO2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) SOA
2 8 (50.00%) Open Source
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Subversion
4 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Selenium
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (37.50%) Magento
4 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) Change Control
4 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) SOAP
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) SAML
6 4 (25.00%) JUnit
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) Web Development
7 3 (18.75%) French Language
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) Mule
7 3 (18.75%) PHP
7 3 (18.75%) Apache

WSO2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) Mule
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Subversion
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) JUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Mockito
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) French Language
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Integration Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) SOAP
1 5 (31.25%) SAML
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 3 (18.75%) OpenID
3 3 (18.75%) OAuth2
4 2 (12.50%) JDBC
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) XSD
5 1 (6.25%) XSLT
5 1 (6.25%) WSDL
5 1 (6.25%) JSF
5 1 (6.25%) Java EE
5 1 (6.25%) JPA
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
5 1 (6.25%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) SOA
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) Change Control
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) ETL
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.25%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) webMethods
3 1 (6.25%) Fujitsu
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO