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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 174 188 197
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs citing WSDL 4 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.86% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 5
Median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £383 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £421 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.97% +12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
WSDL
London

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
1225 1636 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.22% 30.43% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1345 1285
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Median hourly rate £54.25 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing WSDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WSDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 7 (100.00%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (71.43%) Subversion
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) JDBC
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) JMS
3 5 (71.43%) IntelliJ
3 5 (71.43%) Google
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Axis
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Kanban

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) WildFly
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) GitLab
1 5 (71.43%) Gradle
1 5 (71.43%) IntelliJ
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Law
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) AWS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Axis
3 5 (71.43%) Apache CXF
3 5 (71.43%) Guice
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) JDBC
3 5 (71.43%) JMS
3 5 (71.43%) JPA
3 5 (71.43%) Kafka
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Spring Boot
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) WF
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) Microservices
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Software Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Competitive Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Google
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) NetSuite