Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 146 145
Rank change year-on-year -27 -1 +26
Contract jobs citing WSO2 17 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.77% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 1.79% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 21
West Midlands median daily rate £575 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £566 £459 £353
90th Percentile £630 £575 £513
England median daily rate £525 £525 £425
% change year-on-year - +23.53% +6.25%
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 2,180 1,847 2,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.60% 42.88% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,277 1,078 1,436
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £235 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 87 85
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +17.41% -18.67%
10th Percentile £10.44 £10.40 £10.10
90th Percentile £29.58 £42.90 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +2.86%

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
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 21 June 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 -30 8 £575 +7.48%
Birmingham - 7 £600 - 1
WSO2
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) XML
2 8 (47.06%) SOA
2 8 (47.06%) Microservices
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) JSON
3 7 (41.18%) REST
4 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (35.29%) OpenText
4 6 (35.29%) UML
4 6 (35.29%) Commercial Awareness
5 5 (29.41%) JBoss
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
5 5 (29.41%) JMS
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (29.41%) Software Architecture
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) Subversion
6 4 (23.53%) Middleware
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (17.65%) Value Proposition
7 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Unisys
7 3 (17.65%) JAXB
7 3 (17.65%) HTML

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 5 (29.41%) JBoss
1 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) nginx
2 3 (17.65%) WildFly
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) GlassFish
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Couchbase
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Business Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Messaging Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Service Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Services Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) XML Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Lead Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Integration Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Backend Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 3 (17.65%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Backend Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) JSON
2 7 (41.18%) REST
3 5 (29.41%) JMS
3 5 (29.41%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (23.53%) Middleware
5 3 (17.65%) GWT
5 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) JAXB
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) JSP
5 3 (17.65%) JSTL
5 3 (17.65%) POJO
5 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) Struts
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (11.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) Debian
2 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
2 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Microservices
2 8 (47.06%) SOA
3 6 (35.29%) Commercial Awareness
3 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) UML
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) Software Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Value Proposition
7 2 (11.76%) Cloud Operations
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) High Availability
7 2 (11.76%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.76%) NFS
1 2 (11.76%) Samba
1 2 (11.76%) Squid
1 2 (11.76%) Varnish
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HAProxy
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) OpenText
2 3 (17.65%) Unisys
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Splunk
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) webMethods