The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 135 123 132
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing WSDL 8 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.084% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.29% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
893 689 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.50% 28.96% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 375 428
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 70
Average hourly rate £33.73 £31.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.66 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
WSDL
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Bedfordshire - 2 £475 -
Norfolk - 2 - -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (86.67%) Web Services
2 12 (80.00%) XML
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) XSLT
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (53.33%) B2C
5 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (53.33%) C#
5 8 (53.33%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) .NET
5 8 (53.33%) Subversion
5 8 (53.33%) WCF
6 5 (33.33%) XSD
6 5 (33.33%) SOA
7 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (20.00%) Java EE
8 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (20.00%) TopLink
8 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (20.00%) OO
8 3 (20.00%) RAD
8 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
9 2 (13.33%) MQSeries
9 2 (13.33%) SOAP
9 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (13.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
1 8 (53.33%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Web Services
2 12 (80.00%) XML
3 9 (60.00%) XSLT
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) XSD
6 3 (20.00%) Java EE
6 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (20.00%) TopLink
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
8 1 (6.67%) Ajax
8 1 (6.67%) Struts
8 1 (6.67%) J2EE
8 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (53.33%) B2C
3 5 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) RAD
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA