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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WSO2
Rank 594 612 576
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -36
Contract jobs citing WSO2 34 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
24958 24663 23724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.83% 45.07% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14675 13604 12843
Average daily rate £400 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £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 1071 1068 1189
Average hourly rate £18.07 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +20 30 £400 - 2
Essex - 18 £400 -
East of England - 18 £400 -
South East -11 9 £351 - 1
Hampshire - 6 £313 -
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £400 -
Southampton - 3 £351 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Telford - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
London - 1 £500 -

WSO2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (76.19%) Continuous Integration
1 32 (76.19%) Jenkins
2 28 (66.67%) Linux
3 26 (61.90%) Scrum
4 24 (57.14%) TDD
4 24 (57.14%) Subversion
4 24 (57.14%) SOA
4 24 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 23 (54.76%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (54.76%) Puppet
6 18 (42.86%) Coaching
6 18 (42.86%) Middleware
7 17 (40.48%) Kanban
8 16 (38.10%) Open Source
9 15 (35.71%) Java
10 14 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
12 12 (28.57%) UNIX
12 12 (28.57%) REST
13 11 (26.19%) HTTP
13 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
13 11 (26.19%) SSL
14 10 (23.81%) Mac OS X
15 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
15 9 (21.43%) Change Control
15 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
15 9 (21.43%) BDD
15 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
15 9 (21.43%) User Stories

WSO2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 4 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) HTTP
1 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
1 11 (26.19%) SSL
2 4 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
1 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) DTS
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (76.19%) Jenkins
2 24 (57.14%) Subversion
2 24 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 9 (21.43%) Selenium
3 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 6 (14.29%) JUnit
5 5 (11.90%) Mockito
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA
7 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.76%) French Language
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Architect
2 11 (26.19%) Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Technical Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Lead Architect
5 7 (16.67%) Lead Technical Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Coach
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Technical Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Web Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) Middleware
2 12 (28.57%) REST
3 6 (14.29%) RESTful
3 6 (14.29%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) SAML
4 5 (11.90%) SOAP
4 5 (11.90%) Spring
5 4 (9.52%) OpenID
5 4 (9.52%) OAuth2
6 3 (7.14%) HTML5
6 3 (7.14%) CSS3
6 3 (7.14%) Ajax
6 3 (7.14%) JSON
6 3 (7.14%) HTML
6 3 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (4.76%) Django
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.76%) Play Framework
8 1 (2.38%) PrimeFaces
8 1 (2.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Linux
2 14 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (28.57%) UNIX
4 10 (23.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (76.19%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (61.90%) Scrum
3 24 (57.14%) TDD
3 24 (57.14%) SOA
4 18 (42.86%) Coaching
5 17 (40.48%) Kanban
6 16 (38.10%) Open Source
7 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
8 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 9 (21.43%) BDD
8 9 (21.43%) Change Control
8 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 9 (21.43%) User Stories
9 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 8 (19.05%) API Design
10 7 (16.67%) OO
10 7 (16.67%) DevOps
11 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
12 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (11.90%) PHP
3 4 (9.52%) Scala
4 2 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 23 (54.76%) Puppet
1 23 (54.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) webMethods
3 1 (2.38%) Fujitsu