The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 111 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing WSDL 11 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.32% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 1.47% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £381
% change year-on-year
- +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
WSDL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
512 546 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.65% 21.85% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 283 226
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 20
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.51% -43.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSDL across the Berkshire region.

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WSDL
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Berkshire region.

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 6 £450 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £263 - 1
WSDL
South East

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WSDL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSDL.

1 19 (100.00%) SOAP
1 19 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (63.16%) HTTP
2 12 (63.16%) JMS
3 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
3 11 (57.89%) IBM
3 11 (57.89%) DataPower
3 11 (57.89%) High Availability
3 11 (57.89%) Big Data
3 11 (57.89%) Low Latency
4 9 (47.37%) DB2
5 7 (36.84%) SOA
5 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
6 6 (31.58%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (31.58%) XSD
6 6 (31.58%) UML
7 5 (26.32%) JUnit
7 5 (26.32%) Middleware
7 5 (26.32%) webMethods
7 5 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (26.32%) Software AG
8 4 (21.05%) XMLSpy
8 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
9 3 (15.79%) Retail
9 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (10.53%) OWASP
10 2 (10.53%) Waterfall

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WSDL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSDL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) HTTP
2 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Big Data
2 9 (47.37%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JUnit
2 4 (21.05%) XMLSpy
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) webMethods Developer
3 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (5.26%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) SOAP
1 19 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (63.16%) JMS
3 6 (31.58%) XSD
4 5 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (26.32%) Middleware
5 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) JDBC
7 1 (5.26%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) DataPower
2 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) High Availability
1 11 (57.89%) Low Latency
2 7 (36.84%) SOA
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) EAI
4 2 (10.53%) OWASP
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) ArchiMate
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Software AG
2 5 (26.32%) webMethods
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft