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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 128 141 147
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing WSDL 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.079% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.46% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £356 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £293 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
634 876 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.95% 27.91% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 566 606
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 24
Median hourly rate £32.40 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £20.94 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.76 £42.00 £44.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +24 2 £356 +29.54%
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) XSD
3 2 (40.00%) UDDI
3 2 (40.00%) SMS
3 2 (40.00%) JavaBeans
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) Telematics
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMS
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JSP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) JavaBeans
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) UDDI
3 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner