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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSO2 over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WSO2
Rank 593 644 635
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -9
Contract jobs citing WSO2 52 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.031% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.070% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 0
Median daily rate £440 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £390 -
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24316 25821 25563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.01% 44.06% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14840 15245 14252
Median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1106 1092
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.52 £18.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WSO2
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WSO2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

WSO2 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WSO2
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSO2 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 50 £440 +12.82% 1
West Midlands +9 35 £440 -
Shropshire - 18 £420 -
Telford - 15 £420 -
London - 9 £419 - 1
Birmingham - 6 £600 -
East of England +13 4 £500 -1.47%
Essex -1 4 £500 -1.47%
Southend-on-Sea +1 2 £500 -1.47%
Manchester - 1 £500 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £500 -

WSO2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WSO2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WSO2.

1 80 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (65.22%) Java
3 52 (45.22%) Linux
4 42 (36.52%) Oracle
5 38 (33.04%) SOAP
6 37 (32.17%) Git (software)
7 35 (30.43%) J2EE
8 34 (29.57%) Puppet
9 33 (28.70%) Web Services
9 33 (28.70%) Scrum
10 32 (27.83%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (26.96%) RabbitMQ
11 31 (26.96%) SOA
12 30 (26.09%) Open Source
13 27 (23.48%) Spring
13 27 (23.48%) Maven
14 26 (22.61%) TDD
14 26 (22.61%) Waterfall
15 25 (21.74%) MongoDB
15 25 (21.74%) RESTful
15 25 (21.74%) Configuration Management
16 24 (20.87%) RUP
16 24 (20.87%) Mule
16 24 (20.87%) Apache Camel
16 24 (20.87%) Spring Boot
17 23 (20.00%) Software Architecture
17 23 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
17 23 (20.00%) ClearQuest
17 23 (20.00%) Project Planning
18 22 (19.13%) JSON

WSO2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (20.87%) Mule
2 19 (16.52%) Oracle Service Bus
3 15 (13.04%) Apache ServiceMix
4 14 (12.17%) Confluence
4 14 (12.17%) JBoss
5 6 (5.22%) OpenStack
6 5 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (2.61%) Apache
8 3 (2.61%) CMS
8 3 (2.61%) Mule ESB
8 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.87%) Jetty
10 1 (0.87%) nginx
10 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (12.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.74%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.48%) Boomi
3 4 (3.48%) iPaaS
4 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Firewall
1 4 (3.48%) HTTP
1 4 (3.48%) SSL
1 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.87%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.87%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.87%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.87%) LAN
2 1 (0.87%) VPN
2 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 23 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
3 9 (7.83%) MySQL
4 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.87%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 37 (32.17%) Git (software)
2 27 (23.48%) Maven
3 23 (20.00%) ClearQuest
4 15 (13.04%) JIRA
5 10 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (6.96%) ClearCase
7 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.22%) SoapUI
9 5 (4.35%) EasyMock
9 5 (4.35%) Mockito
10 4 (3.48%) Subversion
11 3 (2.61%) JUnit
11 3 (2.61%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.74%) Flyway
12 2 (1.74%) Gradle
13 1 (0.87%) Hudson
13 1 (0.87%) Selenium
13 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
1 15 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 14 (12.17%) Electronics
2 14 (12.17%) Marketing
2 14 (12.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.87%) Advertising
3 1 (0.87%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 54 (46.96%) Developer
2 44 (38.26%) Architect
3 26 (22.61%) Java Developer
4 22 (19.13%) Java Architect
4 22 (19.13%) Software Architect
5 17 (14.78%) Integration Developer
6 15 (13.04%) Java Software Architect
7 10 (8.70%) SOA Developer
7 10 (8.70%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.96%) Agile Developer
8 8 (6.96%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) Java Technical Architect
10 6 (5.22%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (5.22%) XML Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Applications Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Integration Architect
11 5 (4.35%) MuleSoft Architect
12 4 (3.48%) AWS DevOps
12 4 (3.48%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.04%) SOAP
2 35 (30.43%) J2EE
3 33 (28.70%) Web Services
4 31 (26.96%) RabbitMQ
5 27 (23.48%) Spring
6 25 (21.74%) RESTful
7 24 (20.87%) Apache Camel
7 24 (20.87%) Spring Boot
8 22 (19.13%) JSON
9 20 (17.39%) XML
10 19 (16.52%) REST
11 18 (15.65%) Middleware
12 15 (13.04%) JMS
13 14 (12.17%) ELK Stack
14 12 (10.43%) WireMock
15 11 (9.57%) Swagger
16 10 (8.70%) XSD
17 9 (7.83%) Hystrix
18 8 (6.96%) Apache CXF
19 6 (5.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.48%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
3 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.87%) DataPower
3 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (45.22%) Linux
2 6 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.61%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.70%) Scrum
3 32 (27.83%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (26.96%) SOA
5 30 (26.09%) Open Source
6 26 (22.61%) TDD
6 26 (22.61%) Waterfall
7 25 (21.74%) Configuration Management
8 24 (20.87%) RUP
9 23 (20.00%) Project Planning
9 23 (20.00%) Software Architecture
10 20 (17.39%) DevOps
11 18 (15.65%) API Integration
12 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (12.17%) Data Modelling
12 14 (12.17%) Digital Marketing
12 14 (12.17%) Programme Management
13 13 (11.30%) Problem Management
14 12 (10.43%) API Development
15 9 (7.83%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 75 (65.22%) Java
2 18 (15.65%) SQL
3 6 (5.22%) Ruby
3 6 (5.22%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.48%) PHP
5 2 (1.74%) C#
5 2 (1.74%) XPath
6 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.74%) Degree
3 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (12.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (29.57%) Puppet
2 10 (8.70%) Grafana
2 10 (8.70%) Graphite
3 8 (6.96%) Terraform
4 6 (5.22%) Packer
5 5 (4.35%) Uchiwa
6 4 (3.48%) Kibana
6 4 (3.48%) logstash
6 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.61%) Ansible
8 2 (1.74%) Consul
8 2 (1.74%) Nagios
9 1 (0.87%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 42 (36.52%) Oracle
2 18 (15.65%) MuleSoft
3 16 (13.91%) SAP
4 12 (10.43%) Google
5 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.22%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.48%) Dell
7 4 (3.48%) Informatica
7 4 (3.48%) Sitecore
7 4 (3.48%) webMethods
8 3 (2.61%) Apigee
8 3 (2.61%) Mashery
8 3 (2.61%) Talend
9 2 (1.74%) IBM
9 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.74%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.87%) Capita
10 1 (0.87%) F5
10 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.87%) Splunk