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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 464 453 437
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs citing WSDL 115 103 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.73% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 63 58
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £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 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -36.92%
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UK

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
14186 14116 14821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.89% 29.26% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9399 9355 8977
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 229 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.69 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 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 30 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 +35 79 £501 -4.66% 7
South East -19 14 £400 - 10
North West -13 9 £315 -16.00% 1
West Midlands -18 4 £488 +50.00%
East of England -18 3 £300 -40.00%
South West - 3 - - 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 200 (84.75%) XML
2 166 (70.34%) SOAP
3 154 (65.25%) Web Services
4 129 (54.66%) Java
5 122 (51.69%) Oracle
6 109 (46.19%) XSD
7 105 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (37.29%) SOA
9 87 (36.86%) REST
10 84 (35.59%) Scrum
11 75 (31.78%) HTML
12 65 (27.54%) SQL
12 65 (27.54%) HTTP
13 64 (27.12%) JMS
14 62 (26.27%) Linux
15 55 (23.31%) ERP
16 53 (22.46%) XSLT
17 52 (22.03%) J2EE
17 52 (22.03%) Subversion
17 52 (22.03%) WebSphere
17 52 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (20.76%) Maven
18 49 (20.76%) WebLogic
19 47 (19.92%) IBM
20 46 (19.49%) OO
21 44 (18.64%) JBoss
21 44 (18.64%) XSL
21 44 (18.64%) Groovy
22 43 (18.22%) UML
22 43 (18.22%) Middleware

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 52 (22.03%) WebSphere
2 49 (20.76%) WebLogic
3 30 (12.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (7.63%) AquaLogic
5 17 (7.20%) Apache
6 15 (6.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (6.36%) WebSphere Process Server
7 12 (5.08%) IIS
8 11 (4.66%) ArcGIS
9 10 (4.24%) Oracle Service Bus
10 9 (3.81%) Tomcat
11 8 (3.39%) NetWeaver
12 4 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.69%) Liferay
12 4 (1.69%) Confluence
13 3 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (1.27%) Node.js
13 3 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (4.24%) MS Office
1 10 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (5.93%) Workday HCM
2 12 (5.08%) SAP HR
3 10 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (2.97%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.85%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.42%) Cordys
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) Force.com
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.85%) SaaS
2 2 (0.85%) PaaS
2 2 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (27.54%) HTTP
2 37 (15.68%) SSL
3 11 (4.66%) Internet
3 11 (4.66%) FTP
4 8 (3.39%) HTTPS
5 7 (2.97%) LDAP
6 3 (1.27%) Firewall
7 2 (0.85%) MPLS
7 2 (0.85%) DMZ
7 2 (0.85%) SDH
7 2 (0.85%) SMTP
7 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.42%) VPN
8 1 (0.42%) CTI
8 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.25%) Oracle Database
2 32 (13.56%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (7.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.66%) MySQL
5 11 (4.66%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.39%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.54%) Spotfire
9 5 (2.12%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.12%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.69%) DB2
10 4 (1.69%) Text Mining
11 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (22.03%) Subversion
2 49 (20.76%) Maven
3 40 (16.95%) Ant
4 24 (10.17%) Visual Studio
5 17 (7.20%) Eclipse
6 13 (5.51%) JIRA
6 13 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (5.08%) Git (software)
7 12 (5.08%) Jenkins
8 10 (4.24%) Hudson
8 10 (4.24%) SoapUI
9 7 (2.97%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.54%) Bugzilla
10 6 (2.54%) JUnit
11 4 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.27%) MyEclipse
12 3 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.27%) Selenium
12 3 (1.27%) Checkstyle
12 3 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (15.68%) Retail
2 13 (5.51%) Finance
3 11 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.97%) Banking
5 5 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) German Language
8 1 (0.42%) French Language
8 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 104 (44.07%) Developer
2 38 (16.10%) Architect
3 29 (12.29%) Consultant
4 24 (10.17%) Software Engineer
5 14 (5.93%) Java Developer
6 13 (5.51%) Technical Leader
7 10 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 10 (4.24%) CRM Consultant
7 10 (4.24%) Microsoft Consultant
7 10 (4.24%) Integration Architect
7 10 (4.24%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 9 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.39%) Configuration Manager
9 8 (3.39%) Release Manager
9 8 (3.39%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.39%) Configuration and Release Manager
10 6 (2.54%) Workday Consultant
10 6 (2.54%) C++ Developer
10 6 (2.54%) Database Architect
11 5 (2.12%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (84.75%) XML
2 166 (70.34%) SOAP
3 154 (65.25%) Web Services
4 109 (46.19%) XSD
5 87 (36.86%) REST
6 75 (31.78%) HTML
7 64 (27.12%) JMS
8 53 (22.46%) XSLT
9 52 (22.03%) J2EE
10 44 (18.64%) XSL
11 43 (18.22%) Middleware
12 35 (14.83%) RESTful
13 34 (14.41%) .NET
14 30 (12.71%) Spring
15 26 (11.02%) jQuery
16 25 (10.59%) CSS
17 23 (9.75%) JSON
18 20 (8.47%) Apache Axis
19 18 (7.63%) UDDI
20 17 (7.20%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.83%) Social Media
1 35 (14.83%) iPad
2 33 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.90%) Data Integration
4 11 (4.66%) Open Source
5 7 (2.97%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.54%) DataPower
7 5 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.12%) Life Science
7 5 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.69%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.69%) Kindle
8 4 (1.69%) Ontologies
9 3 (1.27%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.27%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.85%) Informatics
10 2 (0.85%) Clustering
10 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 62 (26.27%) Linux
2 24 (10.17%) UNIX
3 12 (5.08%) Windows
4 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
4 3 (1.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.42%) Android
5 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (37.29%) SOA
3 84 (35.59%) Scrum
4 55 (23.31%) ERP
5 52 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (19.49%) OO
7 43 (18.22%) UML
8 42 (17.80%) E-Commerce
8 42 (17.80%) TDD
9 40 (16.95%) ITIL
10 37 (15.68%) Software Engineering
11 36 (15.25%) Content Management
11 36 (15.25%) Waterfall
12 35 (14.83%) TOGAF
13 34 (14.41%) SysML
14 26 (11.02%) Migration
15 24 (10.17%) Data Migration
16 22 (9.32%) ETL
17 18 (7.63%) EAI
18 17 (7.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 129 (54.66%) Java
2 65 (27.54%) SQL
3 44 (18.64%) Groovy
4 40 (16.95%) JavaScript
5 39 (16.53%) C#
6 30 (12.71%) XPath
7 18 (7.63%) C
8 16 (6.78%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.66%) C++
9 11 (4.66%) Python
9 11 (4.66%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.24%) XQuery
11 7 (2.97%) Perl
12 5 (2.12%) SPARQL
12 5 (2.12%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.27%) SOQL
14 2 (0.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 2 (0.85%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.85%) PHP
15 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.78%) Degree
3 10 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.97%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.08%) QA
2 8 (3.39%) HL7
3 4 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.27%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.42%) Netcool
3 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 122 (51.69%) Oracle
2 47 (19.92%) IBM
3 44 (18.64%) JBoss
4 35 (14.83%) ATG
4 35 (14.83%) Perforce
4 35 (14.83%) Endeca
5 28 (11.86%) Microsoft
6 23 (9.75%) SAP
7 19 (8.05%) BEA
8 16 (6.78%) Software AG
9 13 (5.51%) TIBCO
9 13 (5.51%) PeopleSoft
10 11 (4.66%) Google
10 11 (4.66%) ESRI
11 9 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (2.97%) Intel
12 7 (2.97%) webMethods
13 5 (2.12%) Mercator
14 3 (1.27%) hybris
14 3 (1.27%) Green Hat
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