The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 142 132 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing WSDL 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.27% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.93% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£450 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
780 864 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.43% 29.42% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 545 393
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 42
Average hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +42.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WSDL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Bedfordshire +6 3 £325 -31.57% 1
Hertfordshire -12 2 £450 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (87.50%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) XSD
3 4 (50.00%) Informatica
3 4 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) JMS
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (25.00%) BPEL
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Garbage Collection
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) NAS
6 1 (12.50%) CA Wily
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) CA

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SOA Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) UML Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) XSD
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) JMS
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
6 1 (12.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) BPEL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Garbage Collection
3 1 (12.50%) UML
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Informatica
1 4 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas