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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 190 189 178
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing WSDL 1 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.065% 0.75% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 8
Average daily rate
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- £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £413
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
1535 1733 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.28% 28.81% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1309 1367
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 19
Average hourly rate £50.00 £31.42 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.15% +58.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -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 23 January 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 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) SOAP
2 9 (81.82%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
5 5 (45.45%) JMS
5 5 (45.45%) UML
5 5 (45.45%) HTTP
5 5 (45.45%) SSL
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
5 5 (45.45%) SysML
5 5 (45.45%) REST
6 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
6 4 (36.36%) BC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) C#
6 4 (36.36%) XSLT
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (36.36%) ETL
7 3 (27.27%) SOA
7 3 (27.27%) ESRI
7 3 (27.27%) ArcGIS
7 3 (27.27%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) ArcGIS
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (9.09%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HR
1 1 (9.09%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) Redmine
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
3 1 (9.09%) Log4j
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Workday Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) SOAP
2 9 (81.82%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) JMS
3 5 (45.45%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) XSLT
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) Spring Security
5 3 (27.27%) Google Maps API
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) Java EE
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Axis
6 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Apache CXF
6 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
3 5 (45.45%) SysML
3 5 (45.45%) UML
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) ETL
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
7 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) XPath
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) BC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) ESRI
2 3 (27.27%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Software AG
4 1 (9.09%) BEA
4 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (9.09%) SAP