The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 88 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.38% - 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.33%
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England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
368 454 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.28% 27.55% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 240 150
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSDL across the East Midlands region.

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WSDL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the East Midlands region.

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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
1 14 (100.00%) XSD
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 11 (78.57%) HTTP
3 11 (78.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (78.57%) WebSphere
4 10 (71.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 10 (71.43%) SOA
4 10 (71.43%) SAP
4 10 (71.43%) REST
5 9 (64.29%) HTML
6 8 (57.14%) JMS
6 8 (57.14%) HTTPS
6 8 (57.14%) NetWeaver
6 8 (57.14%) JSON
7 7 (50.00%) Intel
8 6 (42.86%) SOAP
9 5 (35.71%) Java
9 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
10 4 (28.57%) Middleware
10 4 (28.57%) Linux
10 4 (28.57%) IBM
11 3 (21.43%) Windows
11 3 (21.43%) .NET
11 3 (21.43%) Oracle
11 3 (21.43%) Firewall
11 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (14.29%) IaaS
12 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
12 2 (14.29%) Release Management

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (78.57%) WebSphere
2 8 (57.14%) NetWeaver
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) HTTP
2 8 (57.14%) HTTPS
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) DMZ
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) JDeveloper
2 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) XSD
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 11 (78.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (71.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 10 (71.43%) REST
5 9 (64.29%) HTML
6 8 (57.14%) JMS
6 8 (57.14%) JSON
7 6 (42.86%) SOAP
8 4 (28.57%) Middleware
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
10 2 (14.29%) BAPI
10 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
11 1 (7.14%) JAXP
11 1 (7.14%) JAXB
11 1 (7.14%) XSLT
11 1 (7.14%) Spring
11 1 (7.14%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) DataPower
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) XPath
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) SAP
2 7 (50.00%) Intel
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 2 (14.29%) Software AG
5 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix