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 27 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 491 502 392
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -110
Contract jobs citing WSDL 92 80 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.59% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 71
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
13754 13531 11636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 27.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9025 8917 7436
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 203 328
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
North West +5 26 £388 - 4
South East -11 22 £450 +5.88% 3
London -41 15 £530 +0.95% 5
West Midlands - 10 £575 -
East Midlands +1 6 - -
South West -6 6 £425 -10.52% 3
Yorkshire -25 4 £325 -25.71% 2
East of England +9 3 £300 -36.84% 4
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WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 140 (80.00%) XML
2 122 (69.71%) SOAP
3 94 (53.71%) Java
4 91 (52.00%) Web Services
5 84 (48.00%) Oracle
6 83 (47.43%) XSD
7 77 (44.00%) SOA
8 64 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (32.57%) HTML
10 54 (30.86%) WebSphere
11 47 (26.86%) Middleware
12 46 (26.29%) IBM
13 44 (25.14%) J2EE
14 40 (22.86%) HTTP
14 40 (22.86%) REST
15 39 (22.29%) Waterfall
15 39 (22.29%) JMS
15 39 (22.29%) SQL
15 39 (22.29%) TDD
16 38 (21.71%) Finance
16 38 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (21.14%) Oracle Database
18 34 (19.43%) WebLogic
19 32 (18.29%) Scrum
19 32 (18.29%) Linux
19 32 (18.29%) JSON
20 31 (17.71%) XSL
20 31 (17.71%) Software Engineering
21 29 (16.57%) Subversion
21 29 (16.57%) Maven

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 54 (30.86%) WebSphere
2 34 (19.43%) WebLogic
3 26 (14.86%) JBoss
4 18 (10.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (5.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (4.57%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.57%) NetWeaver
7 7 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (4.00%) Apache
8 5 (2.86%) AquaLogic
8 5 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.71%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (1.14%) Oracle BPEL
11 2 (1.14%) Mule
11 2 (1.14%) Liferay
11 2 (1.14%) Confluence
11 2 (1.14%) IIS
12 1 (0.57%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.14%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.86%) AquaLogic BPM
3 3 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) PaaS
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.14%) IaaS
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (22.86%) HTTP
2 13 (7.43%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.29%) Firewall
4 8 (4.57%) DMZ
4 8 (4.57%) HTTPS
5 7 (4.00%) Ethernet
5 7 (4.00%) Internet
6 6 (3.43%) SSL
7 4 (2.29%) SDH
7 4 (2.29%) MPLS
8 3 (1.71%) SNMP
8 3 (1.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (1.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (1.71%) WAN
8 3 (1.71%) LAN
9 2 (1.14%) SAN
9 2 (1.14%) NAS
10 1 (0.57%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.14%) Oracle Database
2 23 (13.14%) SQL Server
3 19 (10.86%) DB2
4 18 (10.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (7.43%) Big Data
6 12 (6.86%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (4.57%) RDBMS
9 7 (4.00%) Informix
10 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.71%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.14%) OLTP
13 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (16.57%) Subversion
1 29 (16.57%) Maven
2 23 (13.14%) SoapUI
3 19 (10.86%) Ant
4 18 (10.29%) JUnit
5 14 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (6.29%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.71%) Selenium
8 7 (4.00%) JIRA
8 7 (4.00%) Mockito
8 7 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.29%) Hudson
10 4 (2.29%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.29%) Toad
10 4 (2.29%) XMLSpy
10 4 (2.29%) Introscope
11 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.71%) Gradle
12 2 (1.14%) SonarQube
General
1 38 (21.71%) Finance
2 28 (16.00%) Retail
3 17 (9.71%) Banking
4 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Local Government
6 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (55.43%) Developer
2 33 (18.86%) Architect
3 30 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 17 (9.71%) Integration Architect
5 13 (7.43%) Oracle Developer
6 12 (6.86%) Analyst
6 12 (6.86%) SOA Developer
7 11 (6.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 11 (6.29%) webMethods Developer
8 9 (5.14%) Consultant
9 8 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.43%) Designer
12 5 (2.86%) SOA Architect
12 5 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (2.86%) WebSphere Developer
12 5 (2.86%) Test Analyst
12 5 (2.86%) Business Analyst
13 4 (2.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (80.00%) XML
2 122 (69.71%) SOAP
3 91 (52.00%) Web Services
4 83 (47.43%) XSD
5 57 (32.57%) HTML
6 47 (26.86%) Middleware
7 44 (25.14%) J2EE
8 40 (22.86%) REST
9 39 (22.29%) JMS
10 32 (18.29%) JSON
11 31 (17.71%) XSL
12 27 (15.43%) XSLT
13 26 (14.86%) Spring
13 26 (14.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 23 (13.14%) RESTful
14 23 (13.14%) JDBC
15 22 (12.57%) Java EE
16 21 (12.00%) .NET
17 18 (10.29%) CSS
17 18 (10.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.57%) DataPower
2 15 (8.57%) Social Media
2 15 (8.57%) iPad
3 13 (7.43%) Open Source
4 8 (4.57%) Clustering
5 7 (4.00%) Online Banking
6 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.86%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.86%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.29%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.71%) Web 2.0
10 2 (1.14%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.57%) VUI
11 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.29%) Linux
2 12 (6.86%) Windows
3 7 (4.00%) AIX
3 7 (4.00%) UNIX
4 6 (3.43%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.43%) Windows Vista
4 6 (3.43%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.14%) CentOS
5 2 (1.14%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) HPUX
6 1 (0.57%) zOS
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (44.00%) SOA
2 64 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (22.29%) TDD
3 39 (22.29%) Waterfall
4 38 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (18.29%) Scrum
6 31 (17.71%) Software Engineering
7 25 (14.29%) BPEL
8 24 (13.71%) E-Commerce
9 21 (12.00%) Integration Testing
10 18 (10.29%) ERP
11 15 (8.57%) EAI
11 15 (8.57%) UML
11 15 (8.57%) Content Management
12 13 (7.43%) Low Latency
13 12 (6.86%) High Availability
13 12 (6.86%) OO
14 11 (6.29%) Use Case
15 10 (5.71%) Configuration Management
15 10 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 94 (53.71%) Java
2 39 (22.29%) SQL
3 26 (14.86%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.71%) PL/SQL
5 15 (8.57%) Groovy
6 11 (6.29%) C#
6 11 (6.29%) C++
7 9 (5.14%) XPath
8 6 (3.43%) C
8 6 (3.43%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.29%) XQuery
9 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.29%) Perl
10 2 (1.14%) VB
10 2 (1.14%) VB6
11 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.57%) PHP
11 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 17 (9.71%) Degree
2 9 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.29%) ISEB
5 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.14%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.14%) Squid
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) CA LISA
2 3 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.71%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.14%) MOM
3 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.14%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 84 (48.00%) Oracle
2 46 (26.29%) IBM
3 23 (13.14%) webMethods
4 18 (10.29%) Perforce
5 17 (9.71%) Microsoft
6 15 (8.57%) SAP
6 15 (8.57%) Software AG
6 15 (8.57%) ATG
6 15 (8.57%) Endeca
7 14 (8.00%) TIBCO
8 9 (5.14%) Green Hat
8 9 (5.14%) Solace
8 9 (5.14%) BEA
9 7 (4.00%) Intel
10 4 (2.29%) MetaSolv
10 4 (2.29%) Cramer
10 4 (2.29%) CA
10 4 (2.29%) HP
11 3 (1.71%) Cisco
11 3 (1.71%) Nokia
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