Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 736 609 760
Rank change year-on-year -127 +151 +60
Contract jobs citing WSO2 102 221 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.57% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 154 54
England median daily rate £525 £528 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +19.89% +10.00%
10th Percentile £425 £450 £353
90th Percentile £600 £600 £543
UK median daily rate £525 £533 £440
% change year-on-year -1.41% +21.02% +10.00%
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 39,126 38,572 45,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.92% 43.73% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,489 23,772 28,075
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +4.70% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,419 1,258 1,485
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -46 71 £525 -2.33% 5
Midlands -64 19 £510 -5.56%
West Midlands -61 15 £575 +6.48%
London -32 8 £600 +50.00% 1
East Midlands -5 4 £381 +17.31%
South East -25 4 £575 +68.13%
WSO2
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 88 (86.27%) Java
1 88 (86.27%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (76.47%) Middleware
3 75 (73.53%) SOA
4 74 (72.55%) SOAP
5 67 (65.69%) Oracle
6 65 (63.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 64 (62.75%) RESTful
7 64 (62.75%) Web Services
8 63 (61.76%) TDD
9 62 (60.78%) Mule
10 60 (58.82%) Apache Camel
11 58 (56.86%) Oracle Service Bus
11 58 (56.86%) Finance
12 57 (55.88%) Telecoms
12 57 (55.88%) SAP
13 56 (54.90%) Programme Management
13 56 (54.90%) Manufacturing
13 56 (54.90%) Marketing
14 55 (53.92%) Electronics
14 55 (53.92%) Business Intelligence
14 55 (53.92%) Digital Marketing
14 55 (53.92%) Greenfield Project
15 53 (51.96%) XML
16 49 (48.04%) JSON
17 45 (44.12%) Maven
17 45 (44.12%) XSLT
18 43 (42.16%) XPath
19 40 (39.22%) Java 8
20 37 (36.27%) WireMock

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 65 (63.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 62 (60.78%) Mule
3 58 (56.86%) Oracle Service Bus
4 15 (14.71%) JBoss
5 9 (8.82%) Apache
6 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.92%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.96%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.96%) IIS
10 1 (0.98%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.92%) PaaS
4 3 (2.94%) IaaS
5 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.96%) SaaS
5 2 (1.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) SSL
2 6 (5.88%) HTTP
2 6 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.96%) DNS
3 2 (1.96%) Firewall
3 2 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) MySQL
2 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.96%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (44.12%) Maven
2 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.82%) Cucumber
3 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.84%) Selenium
5 7 (6.86%) Subversion
6 6 (5.88%) JMeter
6 6 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 6 (5.88%) Zephyr
7 3 (2.94%) Gradle
8 2 (1.96%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.96%) git-flow
8 2 (1.96%) JIRA
8 2 (1.96%) MSBuild
General
1 58 (56.86%) Finance
2 57 (55.88%) Telecoms
3 56 (54.90%) Manufacturing
3 56 (54.90%) Marketing
4 55 (53.92%) Electronics
5 5 (4.90%) Retail
6 3 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (74.51%) Developer
2 48 (47.06%) Senior Developer
3 47 (46.08%) Integration Developer
4 37 (36.27%) Java Developer
5 25 (24.51%) SOA Developer
6 19 (18.63%) Agile Developer
7 14 (13.73%) Architect
7 14 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (12.75%) Lead Developer
8 13 (12.75%) Lead Java Developer
8 13 (12.75%) Senior Agile Developer
9 8 (7.84%) Agile Java Developer
9 8 (7.84%) Java Middleware Developer
9 8 (7.84%) Middleware Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.92%) Integration Architect
12 4 (3.92%) MuleSoft Developer
13 3 (2.94%) Business Analyst
13 3 (2.94%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (76.47%) Middleware
2 74 (72.55%) SOAP
3 64 (62.75%) RESTful
3 64 (62.75%) Web Services
4 60 (58.82%) Apache Camel
5 53 (51.96%) XML
6 49 (48.04%) JSON
7 45 (44.12%) XSLT
8 37 (36.27%) Swagger
8 37 (36.27%) WireMock
9 8 (7.84%) Spring Boot
10 7 (6.86%) REST
11 6 (5.88%) JMS
11 6 (5.88%) Spring
12 5 (4.90%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (3.92%) J2EE
13 4 (3.92%) Memcached
14 3 (2.94%) Java EE
14 3 (2.94%) Thymeleaf
14 3 (2.94%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 55 (53.92%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.90%) Clustering
3 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.96%) Wiki
5 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.71%) Linux
2 6 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.90%) Unix
3 5 (4.90%) Windows
4 4 (3.92%) CentOS
4 4 (3.92%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.94%) Solaris
6 2 (1.96%) AIX
6 2 (1.96%) Debian
6 2 (1.96%) Fedora
6 2 (1.96%) HPUX
6 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (86.27%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (73.53%) SOA
3 63 (61.76%) TDD
4 56 (54.90%) Programme Management
5 55 (53.92%) Business Intelligence
5 55 (53.92%) Digital Marketing
6 22 (21.57%) Microservices
7 21 (20.59%) DevOps
8 19 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (13.73%) Scrum
10 12 (11.76%) API Development
10 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 12 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 11 (10.78%) API Design
12 9 (8.82%) Configuration Management
12 9 (8.82%) Open Source
13 8 (7.84%) Kanban
14 7 (6.86%) Deployment Automation
14 7 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (6.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 88 (86.27%) Java
2 43 (42.16%) XPath
3 40 (39.22%) Java 8
4 10 (9.80%) Java 9
5 8 (7.84%) Perl
6 6 (5.88%) SQL
7 4 (3.92%) Groovy
8 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.96%) C++
9 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.96%) PHP
9 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.96%) Python
9 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.98%) C
10 1 (0.98%) C#
10 1 (0.98%) VB
10 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) CBAP
2 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Docker
2 4 (3.92%) Samba
3 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.96%) NFS
3 2 (1.96%) Squid
3 2 (1.96%) Varnish
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Ansible
2 9 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.82%) Puppet
3 2 (1.96%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.96%) Nagios
3 2 (1.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 67 (65.69%) Oracle
2 57 (55.88%) SAP
3 17 (16.67%) MuleSoft
4 12 (11.76%) Talend
5 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.94%) OpenText
7 2 (1.96%) Apigee
7 2 (1.96%) Capita
7 2 (1.96%) Google
7 2 (1.96%) IBM
7 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.96%) Siebel
7 2 (1.96%) Splunk
7 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.96%) VMware
7 2 (1.96%) webMethods
8 1 (0.98%) HP