Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 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
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 23 64
Rank change year-on-year -22 +41 +4
Contract jobs citing WSO2 65 103 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.71% 12.15% 2.07%
As % of the Vendors category 11.93% 24.76% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 80 9
Essex median daily rate £525 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +19.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £510 £500 £441
90th Percentile £600 £619 £590
East of England median daily rate £525 £538 £450
% change year-on-year -2.33% +19.44% +12.50%
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 545 416 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.30% 49.06% 53.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 272 238
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +43.88% -4.14%
10th Percentile £213 £285 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 113
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% -35.71%
10th Percentile £14.88 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £46.38 £39.93 £42.83
East of England median hourly rate £16.88 £16.06 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.07% -2.67% -19.51%

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 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSO2 in Essex

WSO2
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSO2 within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Southend-on-Sea -14 3 £363 -27.50%
WSO2
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for WSO2.

1 64 (98.46%) SOAP
1 64 (98.46%) SOA
1 64 (98.46%) Middleware
1 64 (98.46%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (95.38%) TDD
2 62 (95.38%) Java
3 60 (92.31%) Oracle
3 60 (92.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 58 (89.23%) Web Services
4 58 (89.23%) Mule
4 58 (89.23%) RESTful
4 58 (89.23%) Apache Camel
5 57 (87.69%) Oracle Service Bus
6 54 (83.08%) Greenfield Project
7 53 (81.54%) Programme Management
7 53 (81.54%) Marketing
7 53 (81.54%) Telecoms
7 53 (81.54%) Finance
8 52 (80.00%) Manufacturing
8 52 (80.00%) Electronics
8 52 (80.00%) SAP
8 52 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
8 52 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
9 40 (61.54%) Java 8
10 39 (60.00%) XML
11 36 (55.38%) JSON
12 35 (53.85%) Maven
12 35 (53.85%) XPath
12 35 (53.85%) XSLT
13 33 (50.77%) Swagger

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 60 (92.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 58 (89.23%) Mule
3 57 (87.69%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (9.23%) Apache
5 3 (4.62%) JBoss
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
1 3 (4.62%) SSL
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) Maven
2 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
2 6 (9.23%) JMeter
2 6 (9.23%) Selenium
2 6 (9.23%) SoapUI
2 6 (9.23%) Zephyr
3 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.62%) Subversion
General
1 53 (81.54%) Finance
1 53 (81.54%) Marketing
1 53 (81.54%) Telecoms
2 52 (80.00%) Electronics
2 52 (80.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (90.77%) Developer
2 48 (73.85%) Senior Developer
3 40 (61.54%) Integration Developer
4 29 (44.62%) Java Developer
5 26 (40.00%) SOA Developer
6 18 (27.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (24.62%) Agile Developer
7 16 (24.62%) Senior Agile Developer
8 10 (15.38%) Lead Developer
8 10 (15.38%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 1 (1.54%) DevOps Developer
11 1 (1.54%) Java WebSphere Developer
11 1 (1.54%) Linux Engineer
11 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (98.46%) Middleware
1 64 (98.46%) SOAP
2 58 (89.23%) Apache Camel
2 58 (89.23%) RESTful
2 58 (89.23%) Web Services
3 39 (60.00%) XML
4 36 (55.38%) JSON
5 35 (53.85%) XSLT
6 33 (50.77%) Swagger
6 33 (50.77%) WireMock
7 3 (4.62%) J2EE
7 3 (4.62%) Lambda Expressions
7 3 (4.62%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.54%) JMS
8 1 (1.54%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (83.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
1 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (98.46%) Agile Software Development
1 64 (98.46%) SOA
2 62 (95.38%) TDD
3 53 (81.54%) Programme Management
4 52 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (10.77%) Scrum
5 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
6 6 (9.23%) API Testing
6 6 (9.23%) Kanban
6 6 (9.23%) User Stories
7 4 (6.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Coaching
8 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.62%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.62%) Microservices
8 3 (4.62%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (95.38%) Java
2 40 (61.54%) Java 8
3 35 (53.85%) XPath
4 10 (15.38%) Java 9
5 6 (9.23%) Perl
6 3 (4.62%) SQL
7 1 (1.54%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Ansible
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (92.31%) Oracle
2 52 (80.00%) SAP
3 8 (12.31%) Talend