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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WSO2
Rank 587 561 568
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing WSO2 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.008% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
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
25006 24082 26946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 47.09% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13069 13651
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £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 1077 1194 1397
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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
Top 7 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 29 July 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
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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 -9 1 - -
Liverpool - - - -
London - - - -
Manchester - - - -
City of London - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -

WSO2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (87.50%) XML
2 12 (75.00%) Java
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 10 (62.50%) Mule
4 10 (62.50%) Scala
4 10 (62.50%) Maven
4 10 (62.50%) Subversion
4 10 (62.50%) CSS
4 10 (62.50%) XSLT
4 10 (62.50%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) JBoss
4 10 (62.50%) Middleware
4 10 (62.50%) Adobe
4 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 10 (62.50%) Play Framework
5 9 (56.25%) LiveCycle
6 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
8 6 (37.50%) Spring
8 6 (37.50%) HTML5
9 5 (31.25%) JSON
10 4 (25.00%) Scrum
10 4 (25.00%) Google
10 4 (25.00%) OpenID
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (25.00%) OAuth
10 4 (25.00%) SOA

WSO2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (62.50%) Mule
2 9 (56.25%) LiveCycle
3 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) SaaS
3 2 (12.50%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
2 3 (18.75%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Subversion
1 10 (62.50%) Maven
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) XML
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (62.50%) XSLT
3 10 (62.50%) Middleware
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) CSS
3 10 (62.50%) Play Framework
4 6 (37.50%) Spring
4 6 (37.50%) HTML5
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) OAuth
6 4 (25.00%) OpenID
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) REST
8 2 (12.50%) HATEOAS
8 2 (12.50%) RESTful
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) Android SDK
9 1 (6.25%) .NET
9 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 4 (25.00%) SOA
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) CQRS
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) RUP
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Unified Process
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Scala
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) JBoss
2 10 (62.50%) Adobe
3 4 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (12.50%) Akamai
5 1 (6.25%) Talend
5 1 (6.25%) webMethods
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) SAP