Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 745 628 777
Rank change year-on-year -117 +149 +42
Contract jobs citing WSO2 125 221 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.24% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.56% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 151 62
England median daily rate £525 £524 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.19% +16.44% -
10th Percentile £419 £400 £364
90th Percentile £608 £600 £564
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -
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 39,625 39,424 44,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.02% 43.20% 44.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,812 24,515 27,467
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £630 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,491 1,276 1,551
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £45.22 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -45 64 £525 - 2
Midlands -35 35 £498 -9.55%
West Midlands -27 34 £498 -9.55%
London -12 16 £600 +50.00% 1
South East -26 8 £500 - 1
East Midlands -2 1 £325 -1.52%
North West -22 1 £500 -6.98% 1
South West -26 1 £700 +55.56% 1
North of England -29 1 £500 -6.98% 1
WSO2
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 112 (89.60%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (83.20%) Java
3 84 (67.20%) Middleware
3 84 (67.20%) TDD
4 82 (65.60%) SOAP
5 75 (60.00%) Apache Camel
6 73 (58.40%) RESTful
6 73 (58.40%) SOA
7 68 (54.40%) Web Services
7 68 (54.40%) JSON
8 67 (53.60%) Mule
9 66 (52.80%) Oracle
10 63 (50.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 60 (48.00%) Oracle Service Bus
11 60 (48.00%) Finance
12 59 (47.20%) Greenfield Project
13 58 (46.40%) Telecoms
13 58 (46.40%) Programme Management
13 58 (46.40%) Marketing
14 53 (42.40%) Electronics
14 53 (42.40%) Manufacturing
14 53 (42.40%) Digital Marketing
14 53 (42.40%) SAP
14 53 (42.40%) Business Intelligence
15 49 (39.20%) XML
15 49 (39.20%) Java 8
16 45 (36.00%) Swagger
17 44 (35.20%) WireMock
18 43 (34.40%) Maven
19 39 (31.20%) XSLT

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 67 (53.60%) Mule
2 63 (50.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 60 (48.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 13 (10.40%) JBoss
5 10 (8.00%) Apache
6 6 (4.80%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (3.20%) Confluence
7 4 (3.20%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.40%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.60%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.80%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.80%) IIS
10 1 (0.80%) OpenROAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.00%) PaaS
3 4 (3.20%) IaaS
4 3 (2.40%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.40%) SaaS
5 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.60%) Serverless
6 1 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.80%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) HTTP
1 6 (4.80%) SSL
2 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) DNS
3 1 (0.80%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.80%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) MySQL
1 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.60%) Redis
5 1 (0.80%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (34.40%) Maven
2 25 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (14.40%) Cucumber
4 17 (13.60%) Jenkins
5 14 (11.20%) SoapUI
6 11 (8.80%) Selenium
7 10 (8.00%) SonarQube
8 8 (6.40%) JMeter
8 8 (6.40%) Mockito
8 8 (6.40%) Zephyr
9 6 (4.80%) JIRA
10 5 (4.00%) Subversion
11 4 (3.20%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.60%) git-flow
13 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.80%) Gerrit
13 1 (0.80%) MSBuild
General
1 60 (48.00%) Finance
2 58 (46.40%) Marketing
2 58 (46.40%) Telecoms
3 53 (42.40%) Electronics
3 53 (42.40%) Manufacturing
4 11 (8.80%) Banking
5 6 (4.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (71.20%) Developer
2 56 (44.80%) Senior Developer
3 54 (43.20%) Java Developer
4 40 (32.00%) Integration Developer
5 32 (25.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 30 (24.00%) Agile Developer
7 25 (20.00%) SOA Developer
8 24 (19.20%) Senior Agile Developer
9 20 (16.00%) Architect
10 15 (12.00%) Agile Java Developer
11 12 (9.60%) Lead Developer
11 12 (9.60%) Lead Java Developer
12 10 (8.00%) Java Middleware Developer
12 10 (8.00%) Middleware Developer
13 7 (5.60%) Analyst
13 7 (5.60%) Integration Architect
13 7 (5.60%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 6 (4.80%) Automation Test Analyst
14 6 (4.80%) Technical Architect
14 6 (4.80%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (67.20%) Middleware
2 82 (65.60%) SOAP
3 75 (60.00%) Apache Camel
4 73 (58.40%) RESTful
5 68 (54.40%) JSON
5 68 (54.40%) Web Services
6 49 (39.20%) XML
7 45 (36.00%) Swagger
8 44 (35.20%) WireMock
9 39 (31.20%) XSLT
10 23 (18.40%) Spring Boot
11 21 (16.80%) REST
11 21 (16.80%) Spring
12 7 (5.60%) WSDL
13 6 (4.80%) OAuth
13 6 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (4.00%) Ajax
14 5 (4.00%) JMS
15 4 (3.20%) Java EE
15 4 (3.20%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (47.20%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.20%) Clustering
2 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.80%) Linux
2 5 (4.00%) Unix
2 5 (4.00%) Windows
3 4 (3.20%) Solaris
4 3 (2.40%) AIX
4 3 (2.40%) HPUX
5 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.80%) CentOS
6 1 (0.80%) Debian
6 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (89.60%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (67.20%) TDD
3 73 (58.40%) SOA
4 58 (46.40%) Programme Management
5 53 (42.40%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (42.40%) Digital Marketing
6 36 (28.80%) DevOps
6 36 (28.80%) Microservices
7 21 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (14.40%) Test Automation
9 16 (12.80%) API Development
10 15 (12.00%) Scrum
11 13 (10.40%) API Design
11 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
12 11 (8.80%) Open Source
13 9 (7.20%) Configuration Management
13 9 (7.20%) Kanban
13 9 (7.20%) Process Improvement
13 9 (7.20%) Test Strategy
13 9 (7.20%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 104 (83.20%) Java
2 49 (39.20%) Java 8
3 38 (30.40%) XPath
4 14 (11.20%) Java 9
5 9 (7.20%) Perl
6 5 (4.00%) SQL
7 3 (2.40%) Groovy
7 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.60%) Python
9 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.80%) C
9 1 (0.80%) PHP
9 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) CBAP
3 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) PSD2
1 4 (3.20%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (12.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.80%) NFS
3 1 (0.80%) Samba
3 1 (0.80%) Squid
3 1 (0.80%) Varnish
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Ansible
2 8 (6.40%) Puppet
3 7 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.80%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.80%) Nagios
5 1 (0.80%) Terraform
5 1 (0.80%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (52.80%) Oracle
2 53 (42.40%) SAP
3 20 (16.00%) MuleSoft
4 9 (7.20%) Talend
5 6 (4.80%) Apigee
6 4 (3.20%) IBM
7 1 (0.80%) Axway
7 1 (0.80%) CA
7 1 (0.80%) Centrify
7 1 (0.80%) HP
7 1 (0.80%) Mashery
7 1 (0.80%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.80%) Okta
7 1 (0.80%) OneLogin
7 1 (0.80%) Ping Identity
7 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.80%) Splunk
7 1 (0.80%) VMware