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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 193 188 191
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing WSDL 5 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.77% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £294 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £534 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.22
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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
1646 1945 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.68% 29.25% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1465 1400
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £19.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 29 December 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 13 (92.86%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) SOAP
3 11 (78.57%) XML
4 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (57.14%) Scrum
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 7 (50.00%) UML
6 7 (50.00%) JMS
6 7 (50.00%) HTTP
6 7 (50.00%) SSL
6 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
6 7 (50.00%) SysML
6 7 (50.00%) REST
7 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
7 6 (42.86%) ETL
7 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 6 (42.86%) Oracle
8 5 (35.71%) C#
8 5 (35.71%) OO
8 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
8 5 (35.71%) Migration
8 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
9 4 (28.57%) BC Cleared
9 4 (28.57%) XSLT
9 4 (28.57%) ESRI
9 4 (28.57%) ArcGIS
9 4 (28.57%) Spring
9 4 (28.57%) Google
9 4 (28.57%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) ArcGIS
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (7.14%) Liferay
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (7.14%) AquaLogic
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
1 1 (7.14%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
1 7 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Redmine
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
3 1 (7.14%) Log4j
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Database Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Workday Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) SOAP
2 11 (78.57%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) JMS
3 7 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) XSLT
4 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) Google Maps API
5 3 (21.43%) Spring Security
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) Apache Axis
6 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) Java EE
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) UML
3 7 (50.00%) SysML
4 6 (42.86%) ETL
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
7 3 (21.43%) SOA
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
8 2 (14.29%) CAD
8 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 2 (14.29%) OOD
8 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
8 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) XPath
5 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) ESRI
2 4 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Software AG
4 1 (7.14%) BEA
4 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago