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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 133 119 133
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing WSDL 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.070% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +47.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.53% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £34.22
% change year-on-year
- -40.08%
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
875 689 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.57% 28.73% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 368 440
Average daily rate £400 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 50 44
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
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 27 November 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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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
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) XSD
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) MQSeries
4 3 (42.86%) Java EE
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) RAD
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) TopLink
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Informatica
6 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) JMS
6 1 (14.29%) Struts

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (42.86%) MQSeries
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) XSD
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Java EE
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) TopLink
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
6 1 (14.29%) JMS
6 1 (14.29%) Struts
6 1 (14.29%) J2EE
6 1 (14.29%) JDBC
6 1 (14.29%) JSP
6 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) RAD
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Informatica
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
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