Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 713 702 783
Rank change year-on-year -11 +81 +18
Contract jobs citing WSO2 127 148 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.38% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 124 47
England median daily rate £525 £513 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +10.81% -19.57%
10th Percentile £413 £368 £406
90th Percentile £600 £600 £604
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £463
% change year-on-year +2.44% +10.81% -19.57%
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 38,518 39,032 40,711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.26% 42.26% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,160 24,812 25,211
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £260 £240 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,389 1,268 1,495
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -0.06% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.08 £45.45
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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
Midlands +13 53 £498 -13.48%
West Midlands +9 49 £498 -13.48%
East of England -24 47 £525 +2.44% 4
South East +6 12 £500 - 3
London -6 12 £525 +31.25% 2
East Midlands +6 4 £475 +41.79%
North West -6 2 £425 -26.09%
North of England -21 2 £425 -26.09%
South West -37 1 £700 +55.56%
WSO2
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 112 (88.19%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (85.83%) Java
3 92 (72.44%) TDD
4 85 (66.93%) Apache Camel
5 76 (59.84%) JSON
6 66 (51.97%) Middleware
6 66 (51.97%) SOAP
7 62 (48.82%) RESTful
8 61 (48.03%) SOA
9 59 (46.46%) Web Services
10 56 (44.09%) Mule
11 53 (41.73%) Oracle
12 51 (40.16%) DevOps
12 51 (40.16%) Microservices
13 50 (39.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 50 (39.37%) Oracle Service Bus
14 49 (38.58%) Finance
14 49 (38.58%) Greenfield Project
15 48 (37.80%) Telecoms
15 48 (37.80%) Programme Management
15 48 (37.80%) Marketing
16 42 (33.07%) Swagger
17 41 (32.28%) WireMock
18 40 (31.50%) Java 8
18 40 (31.50%) Digital Marketing
18 40 (31.50%) Manufacturing
18 40 (31.50%) Electronics
18 40 (31.50%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (31.50%) SAP
19 39 (30.71%) Git (software)

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 56 (44.09%) Mule
2 50 (39.37%) Oracle Service Bus
2 50 (39.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (7.87%) Apache
4 8 (6.30%) JBoss
5 4 (3.15%) Confluence
6 3 (2.36%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.57%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) Apigee
2 3 (2.36%) IaaS
2 3 (2.36%) OpenShift
2 3 (2.36%) PaaS
2 3 (2.36%) SaaS
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) Serverless
4 1 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) HTTP
2 3 (2.36%) SSL
2 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
1 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.79%) MySQL
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (30.71%) Git (software)
2 29 (22.83%) Maven
3 26 (20.47%) Cucumber
4 20 (15.75%) SonarQube
5 17 (13.39%) Jenkins
5 17 (13.39%) SoapUI
6 14 (11.02%) Mockito
7 8 (6.30%) Selenium
8 6 (4.72%) JMeter
8 6 (4.72%) Zephyr
9 5 (3.94%) JIRA
10 4 (3.15%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.79%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.79%) git-flow
General
1 49 (38.58%) Finance
2 48 (37.80%) Marketing
2 48 (37.80%) Telecoms
3 40 (31.50%) Electronics
3 40 (31.50%) Manufacturing
4 12 (9.45%) Banking
5 9 (7.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (70.08%) Developer
2 51 (40.16%) Java Developer
3 49 (38.58%) Senior Developer
4 34 (26.77%) Integration Developer
5 32 (25.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (17.32%) Agile Developer
7 18 (14.17%) Architect
7 18 (14.17%) Senior Agile Developer
8 16 (12.60%) SOA Developer
9 11 (8.66%) Agile Java Developer
10 10 (7.87%) Developer in Test
10 10 (7.87%) Lead Developer
11 8 (6.30%) Software Engineer
12 7 (5.51%) Analyst
12 7 (5.51%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (5.51%) Lead Java Developer
12 7 (5.51%) Middleware Developer
12 7 (5.51%) Software Architect
12 7 (5.51%) Test Analyst
13 6 (4.72%) Java Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (66.93%) Apache Camel
2 76 (59.84%) JSON
3 66 (51.97%) Middleware
3 66 (51.97%) SOAP
4 62 (48.82%) RESTful
5 59 (46.46%) Web Services
6 42 (33.07%) Swagger
7 41 (32.28%) WireMock
8 39 (30.71%) REST
8 39 (30.71%) Spring Boot
9 38 (29.92%) Spring
10 33 (25.98%) XML
11 25 (19.69%) XSLT
12 8 (6.30%) Hystrix
12 8 (6.30%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (5.51%) OAuth
13 7 (5.51%) WSDL
14 6 (4.72%) Zuul
15 4 (3.15%) Lambda Expressions
15 4 (3.15%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (38.58%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.79%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (0.79%) TM Forum
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.36%) AIX
1 3 (2.36%) HPUX
1 3 (2.36%) Linux
1 3 (2.36%) Solaris
1 3 (2.36%) Unix
1 3 (2.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (88.19%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (72.44%) TDD
3 61 (48.03%) SOA
4 51 (40.16%) DevOps
4 51 (40.16%) Microservices
5 48 (37.80%) Programme Management
6 40 (31.50%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (31.50%) Digital Marketing
7 25 (19.69%) Test Automation
7 25 (19.69%) Test Strategy
8 21 (16.54%) Process Improvement
9 14 (11.02%) API Development
10 13 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (7.87%) Technical Leadership
13 9 (7.09%) API Design
13 9 (7.09%) Mentoring
13 9 (7.09%) Software Engineering
14 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce
14 8 (6.30%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 109 (85.83%) Java
2 40 (31.50%) Java 8
3 25 (19.69%) XPath
4 10 (7.87%) Java 9
5 6 (4.72%) Perl
6 5 (3.94%) SQL
7 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.36%) Groovy
8 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.36%) Python
9 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 36 (28.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.30%) Ansible
2 5 (3.94%) Puppet
3 4 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.57%) Terraform
5 1 (0.79%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 53 (41.73%) Oracle
2 40 (31.50%) SAP
3 13 (10.24%) MuleSoft
4 8 (6.30%) Talend
5 4 (3.15%) IBM
6 2 (1.57%) Ping Identity
6 2 (1.57%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.79%) Apiary
7 1 (0.79%) Axway
7 1 (0.79%) CA
7 1 (0.79%) Centrify
7 1 (0.79%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) Mashery
7 1 (0.79%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.79%) Okta
7 1 (0.79%) OneLogin