Period
to 25 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 May 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 756 674 760
Rank change year-on-year -82 +86 +36
Contract jobs citing WSO2 93 126 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 87 36
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £506 £413 £350
90th Percentile £600 £619 £550
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 38,689 36,781 42,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.70% 44.03% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,279 22,803 26,336
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,356 1,249 1,523
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%

WSO2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WSO2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WSO2 in England

WSO2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WSO2 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for WSO2 in England

WSO2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSO2 in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSO2 in England

WSO2
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSO2 within the England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +7 63 £525 -2.28% 4
Midlands -25 25 £575 +9.52%
West Midlands -35 21 £575 +21.05%
East Midlands -1 4 £381 +17.31%
London -66 3 - - 3
South East -22 1 £375 -
North of England - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 £550 -
WSO2
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for WSO2.

1 76 (81.72%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (78.49%) SOA
3 68 (73.12%) Middleware
4 64 (68.82%) XML
5 61 (65.59%) Oracle
5 61 (65.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 60 (64.52%) SOAP
7 59 (63.44%) Web Services
8 57 (61.29%) Java
8 57 (61.29%) TDD
8 57 (61.29%) JSON
9 56 (60.22%) Mule
10 55 (59.14%) RESTful
11 54 (58.06%) Apache Camel
12 52 (55.91%) Oracle Service Bus
12 52 (55.91%) Greenfield Project
13 50 (53.76%) Maven
13 50 (53.76%) XSLT
14 48 (51.61%) SAP
14 48 (51.61%) XPath
15 47 (50.54%) Telecoms
15 47 (50.54%) Finance
15 47 (50.54%) Manufacturing
16 46 (49.46%) Electronics
16 46 (49.46%) Programme Management
16 46 (49.46%) Marketing
16 46 (49.46%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (49.46%) Digital Marketing
17 43 (46.24%) WireMock
17 43 (46.24%) Swagger

WSO2
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 61 (65.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 56 (60.22%) Mule
3 52 (55.91%) Oracle Service Bus
4 15 (16.13%) JBoss
5 9 (9.68%) Apache
6 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.23%) nginx
7 3 (3.23%) WildFly
8 2 (2.15%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.15%) IIS
8 2 (2.15%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) SSL
2 6 (6.45%) HTTP
2 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) DNS
3 2 (2.15%) Firewall
3 2 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.53%) MySQL
3 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.15%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (53.76%) Maven
2 12 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.60%) Subversion
4 6 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.23%) Gradle
5 3 (3.23%) JMeter
5 3 (3.23%) Selenium
5 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.23%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.15%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.15%) JIRA
6 2 (2.15%) MSBuild
General
1 47 (50.54%) Finance
1 47 (50.54%) Manufacturing
1 47 (50.54%) Telecoms
2 46 (49.46%) Electronics
2 46 (49.46%) Marketing
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (70.97%) Developer
2 56 (60.22%) Integration Developer
3 45 (48.39%) Senior Developer
4 25 (26.88%) SOA Developer
5 19 (20.43%) Lead Developer
6 16 (17.20%) Java Developer
7 14 (15.05%) Analyst
8 13 (13.98%) Agile Developer
8 13 (13.98%) Senior Agile Developer
9 12 (12.90%) Business Analyst
10 10 (10.75%) Lead Java Developer
11 8 (8.60%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (8.60%) Messaging Analyst
11 8 (8.60%) Service Analyst
11 8 (8.60%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (8.60%) Technical Business Analyst
11 8 (8.60%) Technical Services Analyst
11 8 (8.60%) XML Analyst
12 5 (5.38%) Integration Analyst
12 5 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (73.12%) Middleware
2 64 (68.82%) XML
3 60 (64.52%) SOAP
4 59 (63.44%) Web Services
5 57 (61.29%) JSON
6 55 (59.14%) RESTful
7 54 (58.06%) Apache Camel
8 50 (53.76%) XSLT
9 43 (46.24%) Swagger
9 43 (46.24%) WireMock
10 8 (8.60%) J2EE
10 8 (8.60%) JMS
11 7 (7.53%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (7.53%) REST
12 4 (4.30%) .NET
13 3 (3.23%) HTML
13 3 (3.23%) JAXB
13 3 (3.23%) JSP
13 3 (3.23%) JSTL
13 3 (3.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 52 (55.91%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.15%) Clustering
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Linux
2 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.30%) CentOS
3 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.30%) Windows
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.23%) Unix
5 2 (2.15%) Debian
5 2 (2.15%) Fedora
5 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (81.72%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (78.49%) SOA
3 57 (61.29%) TDD
4 46 (49.46%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (49.46%) Digital Marketing
4 46 (49.46%) Programme Management
5 17 (18.28%) Microservices
6 14 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (13.98%) Scrum
8 10 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (9.68%) DevOps
9 9 (9.68%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.60%) Commercial Awareness
10 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
10 8 (8.60%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (8.60%) Open Source
10 8 (8.60%) UML
11 6 (6.45%) Coaching
11 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.29%) Java
2 48 (51.61%) XPath
3 11 (11.83%) Java 8
4 9 (9.68%) SQL
5 7 (7.53%) Perl
6 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.23%) C#
9 2 (2.15%) C++
9 2 (2.15%) Groovy
9 2 (2.15%) PHP
9 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.15%) Python
9 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.15%) VB
10 1 (1.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.15%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Docker
2 4 (4.30%) Samba
3 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.15%) NFS
3 2 (2.15%) Squid
3 2 (2.15%) Varnish
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (9.68%) Puppet
2 5 (5.38%) Ansible
3 2 (2.15%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.15%) Nagios
3 2 (2.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 61 (65.59%) Oracle
2 48 (51.61%) SAP
3 8 (8.60%) OpenText
3 8 (8.60%) Talend
4 6 (6.45%) webMethods
5 5 (5.38%) MuleSoft
6 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.23%) Unisys
8 2 (2.15%) Capita
8 2 (2.15%) Google
8 2 (2.15%) IBM
8 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.15%) Siebel
8 2 (2.15%) Splunk
8 2 (2.15%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.15%) VMware