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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WSO2
Rank 594 594 591
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing WSO2 32 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.021% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.047% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Average daily rate £513 £390 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.41% -25.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £390 £525
% change year-on-year
+31.41% -25.71%
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
22070 23365 22368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.80% 45.66% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13153 13548 12236
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 839 982 965
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 30 £463 +18.58% 6
East of England +15 20 £550 -4.34%
Essex - 20 £550 -
Shropshire - 6 £400 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £400 - 3
Telford - 6 £400 - 2
South East +10 3 £350 -
Surrey - 3 £350 -
Redhill - 3 £350 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £538 -
London - 1 - - 2

WSO2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 46 (76.67%) SOA
2 39 (65.00%) Open Source
3 32 (53.33%) Middleware
4 26 (43.33%) REST
5 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (38.33%) Apache Camel
7 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (36.67%) SOAP
8 21 (35.00%) Web Services
8 21 (35.00%) Oracle
8 21 (35.00%) Java
8 21 (35.00%) TDD
8 21 (35.00%) Scrum
9 19 (31.67%) Apache ServiceMix
9 19 (31.67%) Puppet
10 18 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 18 (30.00%) JSON
10 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
11 17 (28.33%) Kanban
11 17 (28.33%) Google
11 17 (28.33%) XML
11 17 (28.33%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (26.67%) MySQL
13 15 (25.00%) XSD
13 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 15 (25.00%) Subversion
14 13 (21.67%) XSLT
15 11 (18.33%) J2EE
15 11 (18.33%) Mule
15 11 (18.33%) Oracle SOA Suite

WSO2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (31.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 11 (18.33%) Mule
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (15.00%) Apache
4 7 (11.67%) Confluence
4 7 (11.67%) JBoss
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Solr
6 3 (5.00%) CMS
6 3 (5.00%) Drupal
6 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (5.00%) Liferay
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) HTTP
1 5 (8.33%) SSL
1 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) AMQP
2 1 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) MySQL
2 6 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
2 6 (10.00%) SAP HANA
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) Couchbase
4 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.00%) Subversion
3 7 (11.67%) JIRA
4 4 (6.67%) EasyMock
4 4 (6.67%) Mockito
5 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.67%) git-flow
6 1 (1.67%) Hudson
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (1.67%) Billing
1 1 (1.67%) Finance
1 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.67%) Retail
1 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Architect
3 8 (13.33%) SOA Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Integration Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Technical Architect
4 7 (11.67%) XML Developer
5 6 (10.00%) SAP Architect
6 4 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.67%) XML XSLT Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Environment Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) Middleware
2 26 (43.33%) REST
3 23 (38.33%) Apache Camel
4 22 (36.67%) SOAP
5 21 (35.00%) Web Services
6 18 (30.00%) JSON
7 17 (28.33%) XML
8 15 (25.00%) XSD
9 13 (21.67%) XSLT
10 11 (18.33%) J2EE
11 7 (11.67%) .NET
11 7 (11.67%) MSMQ
11 7 (11.67%) SAP PI
11 7 (11.67%) SAP XI
11 7 (11.67%) WCF
12 6 (10.00%) BAPI
12 6 (10.00%) SAP ALE
13 4 (6.67%) HTML
13 4 (6.67%) HTML5
14 3 (5.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.33%) Clustering
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.67%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) SOA
2 39 (65.00%) Open Source
3 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (35.00%) Scrum
5 21 (35.00%) TDD
6 17 (28.33%) Kanban
7 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (15.00%) Microservices
9 8 (13.33%) EAI
10 7 (11.67%) Data Transformation
10 7 (11.67%) Low Latency
10 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (10.00%) High Availability
11 6 (10.00%) Migration
11 6 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
11 6 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (11.67%) C#
2 7 (11.67%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) C
3 3 (5.00%) Perl
3 3 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (31.67%) Puppet
2 17 (28.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) Grafana
3 2 (3.33%) Graphite
3 2 (3.33%) Packer
3 2 (3.33%) Terraform
3 2 (3.33%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Oracle
2 17 (28.33%) Google
3 9 (15.00%) Atlassian
4 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.67%) SAP
6 5 (8.33%) TIBCO
7 3 (5.00%) Endeca
7 3 (5.00%) hybris
8 2 (3.33%) Ariba
8 2 (3.33%) ForgeRock
8 2 (3.33%) MuleSoft
8 2 (3.33%) Software AG
8 2 (3.33%) webMethods
9 1 (1.67%) Apigee
9 1 (1.67%) IBM
9 1 (1.67%) Talend
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