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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 116 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.21% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
634 535 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.98% 18.56% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 323 216
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 71
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
WSDL
South East

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (78.95%) JMS
3 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
3 10 (52.63%) HTTP
4 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
4 8 (42.11%) IBM
4 8 (42.11%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) DataPower
4 8 (42.11%) High Availability
4 8 (42.11%) Big Data
4 8 (42.11%) Low Latency
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) DB2
6 6 (31.58%) SOA
7 5 (26.32%) SDH
7 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
7 5 (26.32%) Toad
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (26.32%) JAXB
7 5 (26.32%) BEA
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
7 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
7 5 (26.32%) MetaSolv
7 5 (26.32%) Telecoms

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) HTTP
2 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) MPLS
3 5 (26.32%) SDH
3 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Big Data
2 6 (31.58%) DB2
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Toad
2 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 2 (10.53%) XMLSpy
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) webMethods Developer
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) SOAP
1 19 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (78.95%) JMS
3 5 (26.32%) JAXB
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (21.05%) Middleware
4 4 (21.05%) XSD
4 4 (21.05%) JDBC
5 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) DataPower
2 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) High Availability
1 8 (42.11%) Low Latency
2 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) SOA
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) EAI
6 2 (10.53%) OWASP
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) ArchiMate
7 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
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 8 (42.11%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) BEA
2 5 (26.32%) MetaSolv
2 5 (26.32%) Cramer
3 4 (21.05%) Software AG
3 4 (21.05%) webMethods
4 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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