Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 175 176
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1 -
Contract jobs citing WSO2 36 35 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.59% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 1.27% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 0
West Midlands median daily rate £575 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.32% - -
England median daily rate £513 £463 £575
% change year-on-year +10.81% -19.57% -20.69%
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 2172 2756 2242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.23% 46.29% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 1508 1111
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
10th Percentile £207 £225 £218
90th Percentile £574 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 84 131
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.20 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.74% -6.45% -1.71%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.60 £10.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £26.00 £33.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +4.67%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +26 26 £575 +36.90%
Warwickshire - 4 - -
WSO2
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WSO2.

1 28 (77.78%) Middleware
2 24 (66.67%) Linux
3 23 (63.89%) SOA
3 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (58.33%) Unix
5 20 (55.56%) JSON
5 20 (55.56%) MuleSoft
6 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
6 19 (52.78%) Subversion
7 17 (47.22%) XML
8 16 (44.44%) SOAP
8 16 (44.44%) WSDL
8 16 (44.44%) JSON Schema
9 14 (38.89%) Mac OS X
9 14 (38.89%) SoapUI
10 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (36.11%) XSD
11 11 (30.56%) XSLT
12 10 (27.78%) Mule
13 9 (25.00%) Java
14 8 (22.22%) SSL
14 8 (22.22%) HTTP
14 8 (22.22%) DevOps
14 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
14 8 (22.22%) Sequence Diagram
15 7 (19.44%) Ansible
15 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
15 7 (19.44%) Kanban
15 7 (19.44%) Scrum
15 7 (19.44%) TDD

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 10 (27.78%) Mule
2 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.11%) Mule ESB
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.56%) JBoss
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 2 (5.56%) PaaS
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) HTTP
1 8 (22.22%) SSL
2 3 (8.33%) AMQP
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
1 19 (52.78%) Subversion
2 14 (38.89%) SoapUI
3 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 7 (19.44%) Maven
4 4 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (11.11%) GitLab
4 4 (11.11%) JMeter
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (5.56%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Integration Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Architect
4 8 (22.22%) Messaging Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Middleware Developer
5 5 (13.89%) MuleSoft Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Linux Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) SOA Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) Middleware
2 20 (55.56%) JSON
3 17 (47.22%) XML
4 16 (44.44%) JSON Schema
4 16 (44.44%) SOAP
4 16 (44.44%) WSDL
5 13 (36.11%) XSD
6 11 (30.56%) XSLT
7 6 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (13.89%) Apache Camel
9 3 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (5.56%) Java EE
10 2 (5.56%) Java SE
10 2 (5.56%) OAuth
10 2 (5.56%) REST
10 2 (5.56%) Spring
10 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
10 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Linux
2 21 (58.33%) Unix
3 14 (38.89%) Mac OS X
4 4 (11.11%) CentOS
4 4 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.56%) AIX
5 2 (5.56%) HPUX
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris
5 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (63.89%) SOA
2 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (22.22%) DevOps
3 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 8 (22.22%) Sequence Diagram
4 7 (19.44%) Kanban
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
4 7 (19.44%) TDD
5 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.89%) Coaching
6 5 (13.89%) Conceptual Models
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.11%) Microservices
7 4 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.33%) API Design
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) Groovy
2 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) XPath
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Ansible
2 6 (16.67%) Puppet
3 4 (11.11%) Consul
3 4 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 4 (11.11%) Packer
3 4 (11.11%) Terraform
4 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) MuleSoft
2 4 (11.11%) Google
2 4 (11.11%) webMethods
3 3 (8.33%) Gigya
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) OpenText