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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 91 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 6 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.35% - 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% - 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WSDL
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
405 429 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.33% 26.86% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 244 181
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 17 April 2015. 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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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 - 5 - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
3 10 (76.92%) XSD
4 9 (69.23%) HTTP
4 9 (69.23%) SOA
4 9 (69.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
4 9 (69.23%) REST
5 8 (61.54%) Middleware
5 8 (61.54%) SAP
5 8 (61.54%) .NET
6 7 (53.85%) Java
6 7 (53.85%) SOAP
6 7 (53.85%) JSON
7 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
7 6 (46.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (46.15%) Clustering
7 6 (46.15%) Open Source
7 6 (46.15%) Firewall
7 6 (46.15%) Retail
7 6 (46.15%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (46.15%) NetWeaver
7 6 (46.15%) DMZ
7 6 (46.15%) HTML
7 6 (46.15%) Oracle
7 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 6 (46.15%) DB2
7 6 (46.15%) Software AG
7 6 (46.15%) HTTPS
7 6 (46.15%) JMS

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
2 6 (46.15%) NetWeaver
3 4 (30.77%) Apache
4 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
4 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) HTTP
2 6 (46.15%) HTTPS
2 6 (46.15%) DMZ
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Introscope
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
2 1 (7.69%) JDeveloper
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Integration Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
3 10 (76.92%) XSD
4 9 (69.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (69.23%) REST
5 8 (61.54%) Middleware
5 8 (61.54%) .NET
6 7 (53.85%) SOAP
6 7 (53.85%) JSON
7 6 (46.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (46.15%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (46.15%) HTML
7 6 (46.15%) JMS
8 2 (15.38%) XSLT
9 1 (7.69%) XSL
9 1 (7.69%) JDBC
9 1 (7.69%) JSP
9 1 (7.69%) JNDI
9 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) V-Model
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (15.38%) CA Wily
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Software AG
3 5 (38.46%) Intel
4 3 (23.08%) CA
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (7.69%) webMethods
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) HP