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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 427 442 460
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +18
Contract jobs citing WSDL 144 112 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 0.80% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 57 55
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £800 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £389
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £41.25 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 - £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 - £64.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
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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
14204 13991 14537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.92% 29.21% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9175 9166 9070
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
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 201 238 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +35 93 £525 +16.66% 10
East Midlands - 13 £375 - 2
South East -8 11 £410 +2.50% 6
North West -13 11 £325 -13.33% 6
West Midlands -8 6 £425 +30.76%
East of England -19 6 £350 -30.00% 1
South West - 3 £298 - 6
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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UK

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 191 (82.68%) XML
2 175 (75.76%) Web Services
3 143 (61.90%) SOAP
4 134 (58.01%) Oracle
5 126 (54.55%) Java
6 107 (46.32%) XSD
7 80 (34.63%) SOA
7 80 (34.63%) Scrum
8 77 (33.33%) HTML
9 74 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (31.60%) Linux
11 68 (29.44%) REST
12 66 (28.57%) Subversion
13 62 (26.84%) J2EE
13 62 (26.84%) WebLogic
14 60 (25.97%) SQL
15 57 (24.68%) ERP
16 52 (22.51%) Maven
17 51 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (21.65%) XSLT
19 48 (20.78%) E-Commerce
19 48 (20.78%) HTTP
20 46 (19.91%) XSL
20 46 (19.91%) Groovy
21 45 (19.48%) JBoss
21 45 (19.48%) JMS
22 44 (19.05%) Ant
23 43 (18.61%) Middleware
24 42 (18.18%) Spring
24 42 (18.18%) WebSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 62 (26.84%) WebLogic
2 42 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 27 (11.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 22 (9.52%) Apache
5 17 (7.36%) AquaLogic
6 14 (6.06%) Oracle Service Bus
7 13 (5.63%) Confluence
8 9 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (3.90%) IIS
9 8 (3.46%) NetWeaver
9 8 (3.46%) WebSphere Process Server
9 8 (3.46%) WebLogic Portal
9 8 (3.46%) Liferay
10 5 (2.16%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (2.16%) Node.js
11 4 (1.73%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.30%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.30%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.63%) Workday HCM
2 11 (4.76%) SAP HR
3 10 (4.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (3.46%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (3.03%) Markit EDM
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.87%) AquaLogic BPM
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) Force.com
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.87%) SaaS
2 2 (0.87%) PaaS
2 2 (0.87%) IaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (20.78%) HTTP
2 28 (12.12%) SSL
3 20 (8.66%) LDAP
4 11 (4.76%) FTP
4 11 (4.76%) Internet
5 8 (3.46%) X.509
5 8 (3.46%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.30%) Firewall
7 2 (0.87%) DMZ
7 2 (0.87%) SMTP
8 1 (0.43%) VPN
8 1 (0.43%) CTI
8 1 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.75%) Oracle Database
2 35 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 25 (10.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.33%) MySQL
7 10 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.90%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.46%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (2.60%) Spotfire
11 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.16%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.73%) DB2
12 4 (1.73%) Text Mining
13 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (28.57%) Subversion
2 52 (22.51%) Maven
3 44 (19.05%) Ant
4 26 (11.26%) Visual Studio
5 22 (9.52%) JIRA
6 19 (8.23%) Jenkins
7 17 (7.36%) Eclipse
8 11 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (3.90%) SoapUI
10 8 (3.46%) Git (software)
10 8 (3.46%) Hudson
11 5 (2.16%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.16%) JUnit
11 5 (2.16%) Selenium
12 4 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.73%) Bugzilla
13 3 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (1.30%) ClearCase
13 3 (1.30%) MyEclipse
13 3 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 40 (17.32%) Retail
2 21 (9.09%) Finance
3 11 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.73%) Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Law
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 112 (48.48%) Developer
2 42 (18.18%) Architect
3 31 (13.42%) Consultant
4 15 (6.49%) Java Developer
5 12 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (5.19%) Designer
6 11 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 11 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Consultant
7 10 (4.33%) CRM Consultant
7 10 (4.33%) Integration Architect
7 10 (4.33%) Technical Architect
7 10 (4.33%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (4.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 10 (4.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 9 (3.90%) Senior Developer
8 9 (3.90%) WebLogic Developer
9 8 (3.46%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 7 (3.03%) Workday Consultant
10 7 (3.03%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (82.68%) XML
2 175 (75.76%) Web Services
3 143 (61.90%) SOAP
4 107 (46.32%) XSD
5 77 (33.33%) HTML
6 68 (29.44%) REST
7 62 (26.84%) J2EE
8 50 (21.65%) XSLT
9 46 (19.91%) XSL
10 45 (19.48%) JMS
11 43 (18.61%) Middleware
12 42 (18.18%) Spring
13 38 (16.45%) RESTful
14 33 (14.29%) .NET
15 27 (11.69%) JAX-WS
16 22 (9.52%) jQuery
17 21 (9.09%) CSS
18 18 (7.79%) ASP.NET
18 18 (7.79%) JSON
19 17 (7.36%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.45%) Social Media
1 38 (16.45%) iPad
2 13 (5.63%) Data Integration
3 12 (5.19%) Open Source
4 7 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.16%) DataPower
5 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.16%) Life Science
6 4 (1.73%) Ontologies
6 4 (1.73%) Semantic Web
6 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.73%) Kindle
7 3 (1.30%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.30%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.30%) Informatics
8 2 (0.87%) Clustering
8 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.87%) NHS
8 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 73 (31.60%) Linux
2 30 (12.99%) UNIX
3 11 (4.76%) Windows
4 3 (1.30%) Windows 2000
4 3 (1.30%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) Android
5 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (34.63%) SOA
1 80 (34.63%) Scrum
2 74 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (24.68%) ERP
4 51 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (20.78%) E-Commerce
6 40 (17.32%) TDD
6 40 (17.32%) Content Management
7 38 (16.45%) Waterfall
8 35 (15.15%) OO
9 31 (13.42%) ITIL
10 28 (12.12%) UML
11 26 (11.26%) Migration
12 22 (9.52%) Configuration Management
12 22 (9.52%) Software Engineering
13 21 (9.09%) TOGAF
13 21 (9.09%) Data Migration
14 19 (8.23%) Validation
14 19 (8.23%) SysML
15 18 (7.79%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 126 (54.55%) Java
2 60 (25.97%) SQL
3 46 (19.91%) Groovy
4 31 (13.42%) C#
5 28 (12.12%) XPath
6 27 (11.69%) JavaScript
7 22 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 12 (5.19%) C
9 11 (4.76%) C++
9 11 (4.76%) Python
9 11 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.46%) XQuery
11 7 (3.03%) Perl
12 5 (2.16%) SPARQL
12 5 (2.16%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.87%) PHP
13 2 (0.87%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.43%) PHP5
14 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (9.96%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.03%) Degree
4 6 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.60%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.19%) QA
2 7 (3.03%) HL7
3 4 (1.73%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (5.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.87%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.43%) Netcool
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 134 (58.01%) Oracle
2 45 (19.48%) JBoss
3 38 (16.45%) ATG
3 38 (16.45%) Perforce
3 38 (16.45%) Endeca
4 36 (15.58%) IBM
5 27 (11.69%) Microsoft
6 22 (9.52%) SAP
7 16 (6.93%) BEA
8 12 (5.19%) PeopleSoft
9 11 (4.76%) TIBCO
10 10 (4.33%) Software AG
11 9 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (3.03%) Intel
13 6 (2.60%) webMethods
14 5 (2.16%) Mercator
15 3 (1.30%) ESRI
15 3 (1.30%) Google
15 3 (1.30%) hybris
15 3 (1.30%) F5
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