Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 10 December 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
England > North West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 206 220
Rank change year-on-year -15 +14 -
Contract jobs citing WSO2 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.017% 0.071% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.17% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
North West median daily rate £500 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% -
England median daily rate £525 £513 £463
% change year-on-year +2.44% +10.81% -19.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,613 2,400 2,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.56% 42.56% 46.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,588 1,460 1,787
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £209 £225 £263
90th Percentile £588 £625 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 141 121
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £16.19 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.18% -17.50% +15.44%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £53.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

WSO2
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WSO2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for WSO2 in the North West

WSO2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSO2 in the North West

WSO2
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSO2 within the North West region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Lancashire - 1 £500 -
WSO2
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 North West region with a requirement for WSO2.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) YAML
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) Slack
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Automation

WSO2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Slack
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) YAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform