Period
to 14 July 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of WSO2 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSO2 over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

WSO2
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 93 95
Rank change year-on-year +37 +2 -
Contract jobs citing WSO2 1 4 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.18% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.68% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £350 £481 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.16% -19.92% -
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £485 £575
% change year-on-year -20.10% -15.65% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 -

WSO2 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 283 587 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 50.54% 42.35% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 385 462
Median daily rate £425 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +1.82% +3.13%
10th Percentile £195 £205 £213
90th Percentile £588 £582 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 33
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.06 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.37% +13.73% +3.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.00 £8.39
90th Percentile £41.79 £20.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% -8.80%

WSO2
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing WSO2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for WSO2 in Birmingham

WSO2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WSO2 in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for WSO2 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing WSO2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for WSO2.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apigee
1 1 (100.00%) RAML
1 1 (100.00%) Swagger

WSO2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Apigee
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RAML
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Swagger
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) MuleSoft