The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 191 194 201
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing WSDL 1 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.062% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £306 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -38.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) JSF
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Log4j
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Axis
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Apache CXF

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Log4j
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JSF
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Axis
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Apache CXF
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle