Period
to 24 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 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
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 26 65
Rank change year-on-year -26 +39 -8
Contract jobs citing WSO2 47 70 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.86% 10.54% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 8.83% 20.06% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 15
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.60% -16.75%
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.60% -13.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 532 349 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 55.02% 52.56% 61.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 249 302
Essex median daily rate £500 £505 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +44.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £273 £307 £226
90th Percentile £600 £600 £536
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 79
Essex median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -46.15% +59.51%
10th Percentile £9.81 £12.54 £15.75
90th Percentile £21.99 £45.00 £44.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% -14.29%

WSO2
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for WSO2 in Essex

WSO2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSO2 in Essex

WSO2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSO2 in Essex over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSO2 in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for WSO2.

1 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (100.00%) TDD
2 46 (97.87%) SOAP
2 46 (97.87%) SOA
2 46 (97.87%) Middleware
3 44 (93.62%) Java
3 44 (93.62%) Apache Camel
4 43 (91.49%) Mule
4 43 (91.49%) RESTful
4 43 (91.49%) Web Services
5 41 (87.23%) Oracle
5 41 (87.23%) Oracle Service Bus
5 41 (87.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 41 (87.23%) Greenfield Project
6 40 (85.11%) Marketing
6 40 (85.11%) Programme Management
6 40 (85.11%) Telecoms
6 40 (85.11%) Finance
7 39 (82.98%) Manufacturing
7 39 (82.98%) Electronics
7 39 (82.98%) SAP
7 39 (82.98%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (82.98%) Digital Marketing
8 31 (65.96%) Java 8
9 26 (55.32%) JSON
10 25 (53.19%) XML
11 24 (51.06%) Swagger
11 24 (51.06%) WireMock
12 23 (48.94%) XPath
12 23 (48.94%) XSLT

WSO2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 43 (91.49%) Mule
2 41 (87.23%) Oracle Service Bus
2 41 (87.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Maven
2 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.38%) JMeter
3 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.38%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
General
1 40 (85.11%) Finance
1 40 (85.11%) Marketing
1 40 (85.11%) Telecoms
2 39 (82.98%) Electronics
2 39 (82.98%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (91.49%) Developer
2 34 (72.34%) Integration Developer
3 33 (70.21%) Senior Developer
4 25 (53.19%) Java Developer
5 18 (38.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (34.04%) SOA Developer
7 11 (23.40%) Agile Developer
7 11 (23.40%) Senior Agile Developer
8 10 (21.28%) Lead Developer
9 7 (14.89%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
11 1 (2.13%) Architect
11 1 (2.13%) Middleware Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Senior Middleware Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (97.87%) Middleware
1 46 (97.87%) SOAP
2 44 (93.62%) Apache Camel
3 43 (91.49%) RESTful
3 43 (91.49%) Web Services
4 26 (55.32%) JSON
5 25 (53.19%) XML
6 24 (51.06%) Swagger
6 24 (51.06%) WireMock
7 23 (48.94%) XSLT
8 4 (8.51%) Lambda Expressions
9 2 (4.26%) JMS
10 1 (2.13%) Hystrix
10 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (2.13%) REST
10 1 (2.13%) Spring
10 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
10 1 (2.13%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 41 (87.23%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (100.00%) TDD
2 46 (97.87%) SOA
3 40 (85.11%) Programme Management
4 39 (82.98%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (82.98%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (21.28%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (10.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (10.64%) Scrum
7 3 (6.38%) API Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Kanban
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.38%) User Stories
8 2 (4.26%) API Development
9 1 (2.13%) DevOps
9 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.13%) Microservices
9 1 (2.13%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (2.13%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) Java
2 31 (65.96%) Java 8
3 23 (48.94%) XPath
4 5 (10.64%) Java 9
5 3 (6.38%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 41 (87.23%) Oracle
2 39 (82.98%) SAP
3 5 (10.64%) Talend