The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 436 417 451
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +34
Contract jobs citing WSDL 130 122 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 0.91% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 61 57
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £800 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13758 13351 14136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.83% 28.66% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8961 8646 8788
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 264 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £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
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
London +29 82 £525 +2.43% 6
East Midlands - 13 £375 - 1
North West -19 10 £338 -10.00% 2
South East -17 9 £425 +6.25% 8
East of England -15 8 £350 -6.66%
West Midlands -16 5 £425 +30.76% 1
South West -24 1 £298 - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 3
WSDL
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WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 177 (85.10%) XML
2 163 (78.37%) Web Services
3 120 (57.69%) Oracle
3 120 (57.69%) SOAP
4 109 (52.40%) Java
5 101 (48.56%) XSD
6 72 (34.62%) HTML
7 70 (33.65%) SOA
8 69 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (32.21%) Linux
10 62 (29.81%) Scrum
11 60 (28.85%) Subversion
12 59 (28.37%) J2EE
12 59 (28.37%) WebLogic
13 55 (26.44%) ERP
14 50 (24.04%) REST
15 49 (23.56%) XSLT
16 44 (21.15%) E-Commerce
16 44 (21.15%) Groovy
17 43 (20.67%) Maven
18 42 (20.19%) Ant
18 42 (20.19%) SQL
19 41 (19.71%) XSL
19 41 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
20 39 (18.75%) Middleware
21 38 (18.27%) HTTP
21 38 (18.27%) JBoss
21 38 (18.27%) Content Management
21 38 (18.27%) Retail
22 36 (17.31%) TDD

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (28.37%) WebLogic
2 36 (17.31%) WebSphere
3 25 (12.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 17 (8.17%) Apache
5 16 (7.69%) AquaLogic
6 15 (7.21%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (5.29%) Confluence
8 8 (3.85%) Liferay
8 8 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
8 8 (3.85%) NetWeaver
9 7 (3.37%) IIS
10 6 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (2.40%) Node.js
11 5 (2.40%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (1.92%) WebSphere Process Server
12 4 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.44%) MQSeries
13 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
13 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (5.77%) MS Office
2 7 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.25%) Workday HCM
2 12 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (5.29%) SAP HR
4 8 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (3.85%) Markit EDM
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.48%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Force.com
2 2 (0.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) PaaS
2 2 (0.96%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.27%) HTTP
2 23 (11.06%) LDAP
3 20 (9.62%) SSL
4 10 (4.81%) FTP
5 9 (4.33%) Internet
6 8 (3.85%) X.509
6 8 (3.85%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.44%) Firewall
8 2 (0.96%) DMZ
9 1 (0.48%) CTI
9 1 (0.48%) SMTP
9 1 (0.48%) VPN
9 1 (0.48%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.83%) SQL Server
1 35 (16.83%) Oracle Database
2 23 (11.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.81%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (3.37%) MySQL
9 5 (2.40%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.44%) DB2
11 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.96%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.96%) Big Data
11 2 (0.96%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.48%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 60 (28.85%) Subversion
2 43 (20.67%) Maven
3 42 (20.19%) Ant
4 29 (13.94%) Visual Studio
5 13 (6.25%) JIRA
5 13 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.81%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.85%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.92%) Selenium
9 4 (1.92%) Hudson
10 3 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.44%) JDeveloper
10 3 (1.44%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.44%) JUnit
11 2 (0.96%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.96%) Checkstyle
11 2 (0.96%) Gradle
11 2 (0.96%) FindBugs
General
1 38 (18.27%) Retail
2 23 (11.06%) Finance
3 11 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.37%) Banking
5 3 (1.44%) German Language
6 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 104 (50.00%) Developer
2 37 (17.79%) Architect
3 31 (14.90%) Consultant
4 13 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 12 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (5.77%) CRM Consultant
5 12 (5.77%) Microsoft Consultant
5 12 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 12 (5.77%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 11 (5.29%) Technical Leader
6 11 (5.29%) Technical Architect
7 10 (4.81%) Designer
8 9 (4.33%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.33%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (4.33%) WebLogic Developer
9 8 (3.85%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 8 (3.85%) Integration Architect
10 7 (3.37%) Security Designer
10 7 (3.37%) Workday Consultant
11 6 (2.88%) Senior WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (85.10%) XML
2 163 (78.37%) Web Services
3 120 (57.69%) SOAP
4 101 (48.56%) XSD
5 72 (34.62%) HTML
6 59 (28.37%) J2EE
7 50 (24.04%) REST
8 49 (23.56%) XSLT
9 41 (19.71%) XSL
10 39 (18.75%) Middleware
11 36 (17.31%) Spring
11 36 (17.31%) RESTful
12 33 (15.87%) JMS
13 32 (15.38%) .NET
14 28 (13.46%) JAX-WS
15 21 (10.10%) ASP.NET
15 21 (10.10%) CSS
16 16 (7.69%) UDDI
17 15 (7.21%) WCF
18 14 (6.73%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.31%) Social Media
1 36 (17.31%) iPad
2 12 (5.77%) Open Source
3 8 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.92%) Kindle
4 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.44%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.44%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.44%) DataPower
5 3 (1.44%) Web 2.0
6 2 (0.96%) Informatics
6 2 (0.96%) Life Science
6 2 (0.96%) Clustering
6 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.96%) NHS
6 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.96%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.48%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 67 (32.21%) Linux
2 27 (12.98%) UNIX
3 6 (2.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.48%) Solaris
4 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.48%) Android
4 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.65%) SOA
2 69 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (29.81%) Scrum
4 55 (26.44%) ERP
5 44 (21.15%) E-Commerce
6 41 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (18.27%) Content Management
8 36 (17.31%) TDD
8 36 (17.31%) Waterfall
9 23 (11.06%) ITIL
9 23 (11.06%) Migration
10 21 (10.10%) OO
11 20 (9.62%) Validation
12 18 (8.65%) Data Migration
13 17 (8.17%) Configuration Management
13 17 (8.17%) CRM
14 16 (7.69%) UML
14 16 (7.69%) EAI
15 13 (6.25%) TOGAF
15 13 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 109 (52.40%) Java
2 44 (21.15%) Groovy
3 42 (20.19%) SQL
4 30 (14.42%) C#
5 27 (12.98%) XPath
6 19 (9.13%) PL/SQL
6 19 (9.13%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.85%) XQuery
7 8 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.37%) Python
8 7 (3.37%) C++
9 6 (2.88%) Perl
10 5 (2.40%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.44%) C
12 2 (0.96%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.48%) Ruby
13 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.48%) PHP
13 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 14 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.40%) Degree
4 4 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) QA
1 6 (2.88%) HL7
2 4 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (6.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.48%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 120 (57.69%) Oracle
2 38 (18.27%) JBoss
3 36 (17.31%) ATG
3 36 (17.31%) Perforce
3 36 (17.31%) Endeca
4 30 (14.42%) IBM
5 22 (10.58%) Microsoft
5 22 (10.58%) SAP
6 15 (7.21%) BEA
7 12 (5.77%) PeopleSoft
8 9 (4.33%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (4.33%) TIBCO
9 7 (3.37%) Software AG
9 7 (3.37%) Intel
10 5 (2.40%) webMethods
11 4 (1.92%) F5
12 3 (1.44%) Mercator
13 2 (0.96%) Reuters
13 2 (0.96%) Adobe
13 2 (0.96%) ServiceNow
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