The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 511 591 612
Rank change year-on-year +80 +21  
Contract jobs citing WSO2 103 58 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 35 11
UK median daily rate £538 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.15% +10.00%  
10th Percentile £461 £353 £306
90th Percentile £604 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +22.15% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20651 24117 24949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.90% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20874 27087 25776
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
10th Percentile £240 £238 £213
90th Percentile £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1319 1641 1981
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +9.33%  
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

WSO2
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WSO2 in the UK

WSO2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSO2 in the UK

WSO2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSO2 over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSO2 in the UK

WSO2
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSO2 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 101 £538 +22.15% 7
UK excluding London +122 98 £538 +22.15% 4
East of England +39 55 £538 +19.44% 2
Midlands +10 26 £535 +21.59%
South East - 16 £342 - 2
London -8 2 £463 +12.12% 3
North of England +59 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WSO2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WSO2.

1 145 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (81.25%) SOA
3 123 (76.88%) Middleware
4 108 (67.50%) TDD
5 97 (60.63%) JSON
6 87 (54.38%) XSLT
7 86 (53.75%) Oracle
8 82 (51.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 73 (45.63%) XML
10 69 (43.13%) Maven
11 66 (41.25%) Linux
12 65 (40.63%) Scrum
12 65 (40.63%) Git (software)
13 61 (38.13%) Subversion
14 56 (35.00%) Apache Camel
15 54 (33.75%) Finance
16 53 (33.13%) XPath
16 53 (33.13%) Kanban
16 53 (33.13%) Mule
16 53 (33.13%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (32.50%) Swagger
18 50 (31.25%) Microservices
19 49 (30.63%) DevOps
19 49 (30.63%) Jenkins
19 49 (30.63%) Business Intelligence
20 47 (29.38%) HTTP
20 47 (29.38%) SSL
20 47 (29.38%) SAP
20 47 (29.38%) Marketing
20 47 (29.38%) SAP Oil and Gas

WSO2
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 82 (51.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 53 (33.13%) Mule
3 47 (29.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 42 (26.25%) JBoss
5 36 (22.50%) Apache
6 6 (3.75%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.88%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.88%) CMS
9 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.25%) Confluence
9 2 (1.25%) Drupal
9 2 (1.25%) Liferay
9 2 (1.25%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.63%) IIS
10 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (29.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.63%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.38%) OpenShift
2 4 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.50%) IaaS
2 4 (2.50%) PaaS
2 4 (2.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.25%) G Suite
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.63%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (29.38%) HTTP
1 47 (29.38%) SSL
2 34 (21.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) AMQP
3 1 (0.63%) DHCP
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) FTP
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) IPsec
3 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (4.38%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.38%) Redis
4 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 69 (43.13%) Maven
2 65 (40.63%) Git (software)
3 61 (38.13%) Subversion
4 49 (30.63%) Jenkins
5 17 (10.63%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.38%) GitLab
7 3 (1.88%) JIRA
8 2 (1.25%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.25%) JMeter
8 2 (1.25%) Selenium
9 1 (0.63%) Appium
9 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.63%) JUnit
9 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.63%) Travis CI
General
1 54 (33.75%) Finance
2 47 (29.38%) Electronics
2 47 (29.38%) Manufacturing
2 47 (29.38%) Marketing
2 47 (29.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (56.88%) Developer
2 57 (35.63%) SOA Developer
3 51 (31.88%) Agile Developer
4 43 (26.88%) Integration Developer
5 23 (14.38%) Middleware Developer
6 22 (13.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (10.63%) Senior Developer
8 16 (10.00%) Architect
9 11 (6.88%) Linux Developer
9 11 (6.88%) Messaging Developer
9 11 (6.88%) Senior Agile Developer
10 10 (6.25%) Java Developer
10 10 (6.25%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Operations Engineer
12 6 (3.75%) Analyst
12 6 (3.75%) Integration Analyst
12 6 (3.75%) Java Middleware Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Technical Architect
13 5 (3.13%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (76.88%) Middleware
2 97 (60.63%) JSON
3 87 (54.38%) XSLT
4 73 (45.63%) XML
5 56 (35.00%) Apache Camel
6 52 (32.50%) Swagger
7 47 (29.38%) WireMock
8 39 (24.38%) SOAP
9 32 (20.00%) J2EE
10 21 (13.13%) JSON Schema
10 21 (13.13%) WSDL
11 19 (11.88%) REST
12 18 (11.25%) Web Services
13 17 (10.63%) XSD
14 12 (7.50%) RESTful
15 9 (5.63%) OAuth
16 8 (5.00%) Spring
17 7 (4.38%) Spring Boot
18 5 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
18 5 (3.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.38%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.38%) DataPower
3 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 66 (41.25%) Linux
2 39 (24.38%) Unix
3 25 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (10.63%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.13%) Solaris
6 4 (2.50%) AIX
6 4 (2.50%) HPUX
6 4 (2.50%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (81.25%) SOA
3 108 (67.50%) TDD
4 65 (40.63%) Scrum
5 53 (33.13%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (33.13%) Kanban
6 50 (31.25%) Microservices
7 49 (30.63%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (30.63%) DevOps
8 47 (29.38%) Digital Marketing
8 47 (29.38%) Programme Management
9 41 (25.63%) Test Automation
10 38 (23.75%) Open Source
11 37 (23.13%) Configuration Management
12 36 (22.50%) Mentoring
13 35 (21.88%) API Design
14 33 (20.63%) Coaching
15 29 (18.13%) Software Engineering
16 27 (16.88%) User Stories
17 20 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.13%) XPath
2 44 (27.50%) Java
3 30 (18.75%) Perl
4 14 (8.75%) C
5 12 (7.50%) Python
6 8 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.50%) Groovy
7 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.50%) Ruby
7 4 (2.50%) SQL
8 3 (1.88%) Scala
9 1 (0.63%) C#
9 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (17.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) Degree
3 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (22.50%) Docker
2 7 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (18.13%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (18.13%) Puppet
2 26 (16.25%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 86 (53.75%) Oracle
2 47 (29.38%) SAP
3 36 (22.50%) MuleSoft
4 17 (10.63%) IBM
5 7 (4.38%) VMware
6 6 (3.75%) Apigee
6 6 (3.75%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.13%) webMethods
8 3 (1.88%) Google
9 2 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.25%) OpenText
9 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.63%) Adobe
10 1 (0.63%) HP
10 1 (0.63%) Mashery
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
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