Period
to 24 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 February 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 182 169
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13 -
Contract jobs citing WSO2 21 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 0.29% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 6
West Midlands median daily rate £575 £485 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.56% +21.25% -
10th Percentile £521 £485 £390
90th Percentile £620 £537 £513
England median daily rate £513 £470 £550
% change year-on-year +9.04% -14.55% +41.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands 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 West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,044 2,390 2,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.20% 45.34% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,229 1,314 1,198
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.73%
10th Percentile £208 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.99% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 92 98
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £16.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.67% -8.88% +4.52%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.61 £10.06
90th Percentile £48.75 £29.98 £32.73
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +6.28%

WSO2
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for WSO2 in the West Midlands

WSO2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSO2 in the West Midlands

WSO2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSO2 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSO2 in the West Midlands

WSO2
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSO2 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Shropshire +2 6 £575 +4.55%
Birmingham - 5 £600 -
WSO2
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WSO2.

1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) Microservices
2 8 (38.10%) SOA
3 6 (28.57%) Middleware
3 6 (28.57%) XML
3 6 (28.57%) UML
3 6 (28.57%) OpenText
3 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (23.81%) REST
4 5 (23.81%) JSON
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) JMS
5 4 (19.05%) webMethods
5 4 (19.05%) Mule
5 4 (19.05%) Apache Camel
6 3 (14.29%) Gigya
6 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) WildFly
6 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (14.29%) POJO
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) Magento
6 3 (14.29%) nginx
6 3 (14.29%) GWT
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (14.29%) JSTL

WSO2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (19.05%) Mule
2 3 (14.29%) JBoss
2 3 (14.29%) nginx
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
1 10 (47.62%) Business Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Messaging Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Technical Business Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Technical Services Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) XML Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Business Integration Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Integration Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Integration Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Middleware
1 6 (28.57%) XML
2 5 (23.81%) JMS
2 5 (23.81%) JSON
2 5 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (23.81%) REST
3 4 (19.05%) Apache Camel
4 3 (14.29%) GWT
4 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) HTML5
4 3 (14.29%) JAXB
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
4 3 (14.29%) JSP
4 3 (14.29%) JSTL
4 3 (14.29%) POJO
4 3 (14.29%) Spring
4 3 (14.29%) Struts
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) Microservices
2 8 (38.10%) SOA
3 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Traceability Matrix
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) API Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) OpenText
2 4 (19.05%) webMethods
3 3 (14.29%) Gigya
3 3 (14.29%) Unisys
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft