The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 462 437 446
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Contract jobs citing WSDL 120 108 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.76% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 61
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.33%
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14196 14151 14913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.06% 29.33% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9332 9313 9048
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 242 357
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.69 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in England

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in England

WSDL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in England

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in England

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
London +20 79 £525 +3.70% 5
South East -13 13 £400 - 10
North West -12 10 £315 -16.00%
West Midlands -8 5 £425 +30.76%
East Midlands - 5 £375 - 2
East of England -30 4 £300 -40.00%
South West - 2 - - 3
North East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
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WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 202 (84.87%) XML
2 165 (69.33%) SOAP
3 161 (67.65%) Web Services
4 128 (53.78%) Java
5 125 (52.52%) Oracle
6 110 (46.22%) XSD
7 106 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (37.39%) SOA
9 85 (35.71%) REST
10 84 (35.29%) Scrum
11 78 (32.77%) HTML
12 65 (27.31%) SQL
12 65 (27.31%) Linux
13 63 (26.47%) HTTP
14 62 (26.05%) JMS
15 57 (23.95%) ERP
16 56 (23.53%) J2EE
17 54 (22.69%) Subversion
18 53 (22.27%) WebSphere
18 53 (22.27%) Continuous Integration
19 52 (21.85%) XSLT
20 51 (21.43%) WebLogic
21 50 (21.01%) Maven
22 46 (19.33%) OO
22 46 (19.33%) IBM
23 45 (18.91%) JBoss
23 45 (18.91%) Groovy
24 44 (18.49%) XSL
24 44 (18.49%) E-Commerce
24 44 (18.49%) Middleware

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 53 (22.27%) WebSphere
2 51 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 31 (13.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (7.98%) Apache
4 19 (7.98%) AquaLogic
5 15 (6.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
7 12 (5.04%) IIS
8 11 (4.62%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (4.20%) ArcGIS
10 8 (3.36%) NetWeaver
11 6 (2.52%) Tomcat
12 5 (2.10%) WebLogic Portal
12 5 (2.10%) Liferay
13 4 (1.68%) Confluence
14 3 (1.26%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (1.26%) Node.js
14 3 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (1.26%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (4.20%) MS Office
2 9 (3.78%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (6.30%) Workday HCM
2 13 (5.46%) SAP HR
3 10 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (3.36%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (2.94%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.84%) AquaLogic BPM
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) Force.com
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) SaaS
2 2 (0.84%) PaaS
2 2 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (26.47%) HTTP
2 35 (14.71%) SSL
3 11 (4.62%) Internet
3 11 (4.62%) FTP
4 8 (3.36%) HTTPS
5 6 (2.52%) LDAP
6 3 (1.26%) Firewall
7 2 (0.84%) MPLS
7 2 (0.84%) DMZ
7 2 (0.84%) SDH
7 2 (0.84%) SMTP
7 2 (0.84%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.42%) VPN
8 1 (0.42%) CTI
8 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.55%) Oracle Database
2 33 (13.87%) SQL Server
3 23 (9.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.62%) MySQL
5 11 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.36%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.52%) Spotfire
8 6 (2.52%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.10%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.68%) DB2
10 4 (1.68%) Text Mining
11 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 54 (22.69%) Subversion
2 50 (21.01%) Maven
3 41 (17.23%) Ant
4 25 (10.50%) Visual Studio
5 17 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 13 (5.46%) JIRA
6 13 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (4.62%) Git (software)
7 11 (4.62%) Jenkins
8 10 (4.20%) Hudson
9 9 (3.78%) SoapUI
10 7 (2.94%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.52%) Bugzilla
11 6 (2.52%) JUnit
12 4 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.26%) MyEclipse
13 3 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.26%) Selenium
13 3 (1.26%) Checkstyle
13 3 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (15.97%) Retail
2 15 (6.30%) Finance
3 12 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.52%) Banking
5 5 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.26%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.84%) Law
7 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) German Language
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 104 (43.70%) Developer
2 39 (16.39%) Architect
3 30 (12.61%) Consultant
4 24 (10.08%) Software Engineer
5 13 (5.46%) Technical Leader
6 12 (5.04%) Java Developer
7 11 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.20%) CRM Consultant
8 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Consultant
8 10 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 10 (4.20%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 9 (3.78%) Integration Architect
10 8 (3.36%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.36%) Configuration Manager
10 8 (3.36%) Release Manager
10 8 (3.36%) Configuration and Release Manager
11 7 (2.94%) Workday Consultant
12 6 (2.52%) C++ Developer
12 6 (2.52%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.52%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (84.87%) XML
2 165 (69.33%) SOAP
3 161 (67.65%) Web Services
4 110 (46.22%) XSD
5 85 (35.71%) REST
6 78 (32.77%) HTML
7 62 (26.05%) JMS
8 56 (23.53%) J2EE
9 52 (21.85%) XSLT
10 44 (18.49%) XSL
10 44 (18.49%) Middleware
11 36 (15.13%) RESTful
12 35 (14.71%) .NET
13 29 (12.18%) Spring
14 26 (10.92%) jQuery
14 26 (10.92%) CSS
15 23 (9.66%) JSON
16 21 (8.82%) Apache Axis
17 19 (7.98%) UDDI
18 18 (7.56%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.13%) Social Media
1 36 (15.13%) iPad
2 32 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.40%) Data Integration
4 11 (4.62%) Open Source
5 7 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.10%) DataPower
6 5 (2.10%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.10%) Life Science
6 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.68%) Kindle
7 4 (1.68%) Ontologies
7 4 (1.68%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.26%) Informatics
8 3 (1.26%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.26%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.84%) Clustering
9 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 65 (27.31%) Linux
2 26 (10.92%) UNIX
3 11 (4.62%) Windows
4 3 (1.26%) Windows 2000
4 3 (1.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.84%) Android
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) Solaris
6 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (37.39%) SOA
3 84 (35.29%) Scrum
4 57 (23.95%) ERP
5 53 (22.27%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (19.33%) OO
7 44 (18.49%) E-Commerce
8 42 (17.65%) TDD
9 41 (17.23%) UML
10 40 (16.81%) ITIL
11 38 (15.97%) Content Management
12 37 (15.55%) Software Engineering
12 37 (15.55%) Waterfall
13 34 (14.29%) TOGAF
14 32 (13.45%) SysML
15 29 (12.18%) Migration
16 25 (10.50%) Data Migration
17 21 (8.82%) ETL
18 18 (7.56%) MVC
19 17 (7.14%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 128 (53.78%) Java
2 65 (27.31%) SQL
3 45 (18.91%) Groovy
4 40 (16.81%) JavaScript
5 38 (15.97%) C#
6 30 (12.61%) XPath
7 18 (7.56%) C
8 17 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.62%) C++
9 11 (4.62%) Python
9 11 (4.62%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.78%) XQuery
11 7 (2.94%) Perl
12 5 (2.10%) SPARQL
12 5 (2.10%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.26%) SOQL
14 2 (0.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.84%) PHP
15 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.30%) Degree
3 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.94%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.04%) QA
2 9 (3.78%) HL7
3 4 (1.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.84%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.42%) Netcool
3 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 125 (52.52%) Oracle
2 46 (19.33%) IBM
3 45 (18.91%) JBoss
4 36 (15.13%) ATG
4 36 (15.13%) Perforce
4 36 (15.13%) Endeca
5 28 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 24 (10.08%) SAP
7 20 (8.40%) BEA
8 15 (6.30%) Software AG
9 14 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
10 12 (5.04%) TIBCO
11 10 (4.20%) Google
11 10 (4.20%) ESRI
12 9 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (2.94%) Intel
14 6 (2.52%) webMethods
15 5 (2.10%) Mercator
16 3 (1.26%) hybris
17 2 (0.84%) F5
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