The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 543 501 465
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -36
Contract jobs citing WSDL 85 133 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.89% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 90 85
Median daily rate £413 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £532 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
WSDL
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
15152 14927 14335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.19% 28.63% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10586 10286 9232
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 259 195
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WSDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -29 28 £425 -5.55% 7
North West -10 15 £475 +12.42%
South East +3 14 £350 -17.64% 4
Yorkshire -3 10 £400 +60.00% 1
East Midlands +2 7 £550 -
South West +3 6 £650 +95.48% 5
West Midlands - 3 £323 - 2
East of England +21 2 £356 -1.72% 4
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WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WSDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 167 (71.37%) XML
2 155 (66.24%) SOAP
3 139 (59.40%) Web Services
4 127 (54.27%) XSD
5 125 (53.42%) Java
6 112 (47.86%) SOA
7 107 (45.73%) REST
8 102 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (34.19%) Oracle
10 65 (27.78%) JSON
11 62 (26.50%) SQL
11 62 (26.50%) J2EE
12 54 (23.08%) Jenkins
13 50 (21.37%) JDBC
14 47 (20.09%) XSLT
15 46 (19.66%) Data Modelling
16 45 (19.23%) Spring
16 45 (19.23%) Security Cleared
17 44 (18.80%) JIRA
18 41 (17.52%) Finance
19 40 (17.09%) Maven
20 39 (16.67%) Migration
21 38 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
22 36 (15.38%) SC Cleared
22 36 (15.38%) JSP
22 36 (15.38%) HTML
23 35 (14.96%) RESTful
24 34 (14.53%) JAX-WS
24 34 (14.53%) Microsoft
25 33 (14.10%) Oracle Database

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (13.68%) WebSphere
2 18 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (6.84%) Confluence
4 14 (5.98%) Mule
5 13 (5.56%) Mule ESB
6 11 (4.70%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.56%) Apache
8 6 (2.56%) JBoss
8 6 (2.56%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.14%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.14%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.14%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.85%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 2 (0.85%) IIS
11 2 (0.85%) WildFly
12 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (5.56%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (2.14%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.69%) GitHub
2 12 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.99%) SaaS
5 6 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.71%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.71%) Boomi
7 3 (1.28%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.85%) PaaS
9 1 (0.43%) Force.com
9 1 (0.43%) Heroku
9 1 (0.43%) IaaS
9 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.55%) HTTP
2 11 (4.70%) SAN
3 6 (2.56%) HTTPS
4 5 (2.14%) AMQP
4 5 (2.14%) FTP
4 5 (2.14%) WinSCP
5 3 (1.28%) LDAP
5 3 (1.28%) SSL
6 2 (0.85%) Firewall
6 2 (0.85%) Network Security
6 2 (0.85%) SMS
6 2 (0.85%) Wireless
7 1 (0.43%) Internet
7 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.10%) Oracle Database
2 21 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (4.70%) Star Schema
5 10 (4.27%) DB2
6 5 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.71%) MySQL
7 4 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.43%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.43%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.43%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 44 (18.80%) JIRA
3 40 (17.09%) Maven
4 28 (11.97%) SoapUI
5 25 (10.68%) JUnit
6 24 (10.26%) Git (software)
7 21 (8.97%) Selenium
8 16 (6.84%) Subversion
9 15 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (5.56%) Mockito
10 13 (5.56%) Spock
11 11 (4.70%) IntelliJ
12 9 (3.85%) Eclipse
12 9 (3.85%) XMLSpy
13 8 (3.42%) Hudson
13 8 (3.42%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.14%) Ant
14 5 (2.14%) GitLab
14 5 (2.14%) Gradle
14 5 (2.14%) NetBeans
General
1 41 (17.52%) Finance
2 17 (7.26%) Retail
3 16 (6.84%) Banking
3 16 (6.84%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.42%) Marketing
5 5 (2.14%) International Banking
5 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.71%) Local Government
6 4 (1.71%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Billing
7 3 (1.28%) Electronics
7 3 (1.28%) Law
8 2 (0.85%) Automotive
8 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 112 (47.86%) Developer
2 65 (27.78%) Architect
3 57 (24.36%) Java Developer
4 31 (13.25%) Senior Developer
5 29 (12.39%) Designer
6 21 (8.97%) SOA Designer
7 20 (8.55%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (8.12%) Solutions Designer
9 17 (7.26%) SOA Solution Designer
10 14 (5.98%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (5.56%) Data Architect
12 12 (5.13%) Applications Developer
12 12 (5.13%) SOA Architect
12 12 (5.13%) Technical Architect
12 12 (5.13%) Telecoms Architect
12 12 (5.13%) Telecoms Designer
13 11 (4.70%) Integration Architect
14 10 (4.27%) Consultant
14 10 (4.27%) Java Applications Developer
14 10 (4.27%) Senior Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (71.37%) XML
2 155 (66.24%) SOAP
3 139 (59.40%) Web Services
4 127 (54.27%) XSD
5 107 (45.73%) REST
6 65 (27.78%) JSON
7 62 (26.50%) J2EE
8 50 (21.37%) JDBC
9 47 (20.09%) XSLT
10 45 (19.23%) Spring
11 36 (15.38%) HTML
11 36 (15.38%) JSP
12 35 (14.96%) RESTful
13 34 (14.53%) JAX-WS
14 29 (12.39%) JAXB
15 24 (10.26%) .NET
16 21 (8.97%) JMS
17 19 (8.12%) Middleware
18 18 (7.69%) .NET Framework
19 17 (7.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.69%) NHS
3 16 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.98%) DataPower
5 13 (5.56%) iPad
5 13 (5.56%) Social Media
6 8 (3.42%) N-Tier
6 8 (3.42%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.71%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.71%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.28%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.28%) Life Science
8 3 (1.28%) Replication
9 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.85%) CMDB
9 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.85%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.85%) Telematics
9 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.69%) Windows
2 15 (6.41%) Linux
3 12 (5.13%) Unix
4 8 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (47.86%) SOA
2 102 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (19.66%) Data Modelling
4 39 (16.67%) Migration
5 38 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (13.25%) TDD
7 29 (12.39%) Kanban
7 29 (12.39%) TOGAF
8 27 (11.54%) AOP
8 27 (11.54%) Scrum
8 27 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 24 (10.26%) Integration Testing
9 24 (10.26%) UML
9 24 (10.26%) Virtual Environments
9 24 (10.26%) Waterfall
10 22 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (8.97%) OO
11 21 (8.97%) System Integration Testing
12 19 (8.12%) MODAF
13 17 (7.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 125 (53.42%) Java
2 62 (26.50%) SQL
3 31 (13.25%) JavaScript
4 29 (12.39%) PL/SQL
5 18 (7.69%) C#
6 9 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.42%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.14%) PHP
8 5 (2.14%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.14%) XPath
9 2 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) Groovy
10 1 (0.43%) Perl
10 1 (0.43%) SOQL
10 1 (0.43%) SOSL
10 1 (0.43%) VB
10 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 45 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 36 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.42%) MCSA
3 8 (3.42%) MCSD
3 8 (3.42%) MCSE
3 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) CITP
5 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.69%) HL7
2 16 (6.84%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.85%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (10.26%) Xen
2 9 (3.85%) Docker
3 8 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (10.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (2.99%) logstash
2 7 (2.99%) Piwik
2 7 (2.99%) Puppet
3 4 (1.71%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (1.71%) CloudHub
3 4 (1.71%) Nagios
4 3 (1.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 3 (1.28%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.85%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 80 (34.19%) Oracle
2 34 (14.53%) Microsoft
3 29 (12.39%) IBM
4 25 (10.68%) Citrix
4 25 (10.68%) VMware
5 15 (6.41%) Endeca
6 13 (5.56%) ATG
7 10 (4.27%) Pega
8 9 (3.85%) HP
8 9 (3.85%) MuleSoft
8 9 (3.85%) SAP
9 5 (2.14%) Google
9 5 (2.14%) Remedy
9 5 (2.14%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.71%) Adobe
10 4 (1.71%) Dell
10 4 (1.71%) NetSuite
10 4 (1.71%) webMethods
11 3 (1.28%) CA
12 2 (0.85%) WSO2
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