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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 195 186 219
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +33
Contract jobs citing WSDL 13 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.22% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.76% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 5
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £310 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
1774 1716 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.30% 29.57% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1288 1635
Average daily rate £450 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £28.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 14 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) SOAP
4 9 (64.29%) Finance
5 8 (57.14%) Banking
6 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
7 6 (42.86%) XSLT
7 6 (42.86%) Spring
8 5 (35.71%) Maven
8 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
8 5 (35.71%) Spring Security
8 5 (35.71%) XSD
8 5 (35.71%) LDAP
9 4 (28.57%) SOA
10 3 (21.43%) Software AG
10 3 (21.43%) Oracle
10 3 (21.43%) Ant
10 3 (21.43%) JUnit
10 3 (21.43%) HTML
10 3 (21.43%) Refactoring
10 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
10 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 3 (21.43%) JSON
10 3 (21.43%) REST
10 3 (21.43%) Build Automation
11 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
11 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (14.29%) Liquibase

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) Ant
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Liquibase
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Hudson
4 1 (7.14%) VisualAge
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) SOAP
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) XSLT
4 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 5 (35.71%) XSD
5 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 5 (35.71%) Spring Security
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) J2EE
7 2 (14.29%) JSP
7 2 (14.29%) Servlets
7 2 (14.29%) Java SE
7 2 (14.29%) Grails
7 2 (14.29%) jBPM
8 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 1 (7.14%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) DataPower
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) AIX
1 1 (7.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) Refactoring
2 3 (21.43%) Build Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Office Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) BS7799
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Software AG
2 1 (7.14%) webMethods
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