The first table below looks at the demand for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 183 211 218
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +7
Contract jobs citing WSDL 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.099% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
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£388 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £358 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1657 2088 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.11% 29.58% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1630 1619
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
WSDL
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WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WSDL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (80.00%) Web Services
1 16 (80.00%) XML
2 13 (65.00%) SOAP
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (40.00%) REST
5 8 (40.00%) SOA
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) XSD
6 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 6 (30.00%) Banking
6 6 (30.00%) Spring
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) J2EE
8 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (20.00%) XSLT
8 4 (20.00%) LDAP
8 4 (20.00%) Middleware
8 4 (20.00%) ERP
8 4 (20.00%) JMS
8 4 (20.00%) HTTP
8 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (20.00%) XPath
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (15.00%) High Availability
9 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle BPM

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (10.00%) AquaLogic
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (5.00%) Liferay
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 2 (10.00%) Workday HCM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP HR
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LDAP
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.00%) Siebel EIM
4 1 (5.00%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Hudson
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Private Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Database Architect
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) SOA Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.00%) Siebel Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Web Services
1 16 (80.00%) XML
2 13 (65.00%) SOAP
3 8 (40.00%) REST
4 6 (30.00%) Spring
4 6 (30.00%) XSD
5 5 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) XSLT
6 4 (20.00%) Middleware
6 4 (20.00%) JMS
7 3 (15.00%) EDI
7 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (15.00%) JAXB
8 2 (10.00%) Apache Axis
8 2 (10.00%) jQuery
8 2 (10.00%) JAX-WS
8 2 (10.00%) JPA
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (10.00%) UDDI
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Ontologies
2 1 (5.00%) Informatics
2 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) SOA
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) BPEL
5 3 (15.00%) EAI
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) High Availability
6 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) BPMN
6 2 (10.00%) B2B
6 2 (10.00%) CAD
6 2 (10.00%) E-business
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) XPath
3 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Groovy
4 2 (10.00%) XQuery
5 1 (5.00%) SPARQL
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) BEA
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.00%) Reuters
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Siebel
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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