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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 488 500 467
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Contract jobs citing WSDL 92 80 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.64% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 56
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £348 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 36 £450 -15.09% 3
Yorkshire -6 14 £500 +47.05% 2
South East +4 12 £413 -17.50% 1
West Midlands -12 10 £500 -0.99% 1
North West -25 10 £388 +3.19% 4
East of England +1 6 - - 1
South West +2 1 £425 -22.72% 12
East Midlands -14 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
WSDL
UK

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 125 (61.88%) SOAP
1 125 (61.88%) XML
2 119 (58.91%) Web Services
3 103 (50.99%) Java
4 94 (46.53%) XSD
5 83 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (35.64%) Oracle
7 67 (33.17%) HTML
8 54 (26.73%) SOA
9 48 (23.76%) JavaScript
10 47 (23.27%) Jenkins
11 46 (22.77%) Finance
12 42 (20.79%) JSON
13 40 (19.80%) J2EE
14 37 (18.32%) Linux
14 37 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (18.32%) Git (software)
15 36 (17.82%) TDD
16 35 (17.33%) Maven
17 34 (16.83%) SQL
18 33 (16.34%) WebLogic
19 32 (15.84%) BPEL
19 32 (15.84%) jQuery
20 30 (14.85%) Middleware
21 29 (14.36%) Banking
21 29 (14.36%) SDLC
22 28 (13.86%) Oracle Database
22 28 (13.86%) XSLT
23 27 (13.37%) Windows
23 27 (13.37%) Scrum

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (16.34%) WebLogic
2 18 (8.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (8.42%) Oracle Service Bus
4 16 (7.92%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.46%) JBoss
5 9 (4.46%) Node.js
6 8 (3.96%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.47%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.97%) MQSI
9 5 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.99%) Apache
10 2 (0.99%) IIS
10 2 (0.99%) Liferay
10 2 (0.99%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.99%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.50%) Confluence
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.50%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) MS Office
2 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Project
2 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (8.91%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (4.95%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (2.48%) Markit EDM
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.99%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.43%) HTTP
2 13 (6.44%) SSL
3 7 (3.47%) VoIP
4 6 (2.97%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.48%) FTP
5 5 (2.48%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.48%) Internet
6 3 (1.49%) Firewall
6 3 (1.49%) SMS
6 3 (1.49%) Wireless
7 2 (0.99%) Intranet
7 2 (0.99%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.50%) LAN
8 1 (0.50%) LDAP
8 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.86%) Oracle Database
2 19 (9.41%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (7.43%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (3.96%) DB2
4 8 (3.96%) PowerCenter
4 8 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.47%) OLTP
6 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.98%) Big Data
7 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.99%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) Informix
9 1 (0.50%) MySQL
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (23.27%) Jenkins
2 37 (18.32%) Git (software)
3 35 (17.33%) Maven
4 26 (12.87%) SoapUI
4 26 (12.87%) Subversion
5 24 (11.88%) JIRA
6 22 (10.89%) Ant
7 18 (8.91%) Visual Studio
8 14 (6.93%) Selenium
9 13 (6.44%) JUnit
10 11 (5.45%) Eclipse
10 11 (5.45%) Mockito
10 11 (5.45%) Spock
11 10 (4.95%) Protractor
12 9 (4.46%) Bower
12 9 (4.46%) GitLab
12 9 (4.46%) Jasmine
12 9 (4.46%) Karma Test Runner
12 9 (4.46%) Sublime Text
12 9 (4.46%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 46 (22.77%) Finance
2 29 (14.36%) Banking
3 21 (10.40%) Retail
4 8 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.98%) Automotive
6 3 (1.49%) Back Office
6 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.49%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 113 (55.94%) Developer
2 25 (12.38%) Consultant
3 23 (11.39%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.42%) SOA Developer
4 17 (8.42%) Test Engineer
5 14 (6.93%) Analyst
5 14 (6.93%) Oracle Developer
6 13 (6.44%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 13 (6.44%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (4.46%) Architect
8 9 (4.46%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (4.46%) SOA Consultant
8 9 (4.46%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (3.96%) Designer
9 8 (3.96%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.47%) Oracle Consultant
10 7 (3.47%) Telecoms Engineer
10 7 (3.47%) Telecoms Test Engineer
10 7 (3.47%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (61.88%) SOAP
1 125 (61.88%) XML
2 119 (58.91%) Web Services
3 94 (46.53%) XSD
4 67 (33.17%) HTML
5 42 (20.79%) JSON
6 40 (19.80%) J2EE
7 32 (15.84%) jQuery
8 30 (14.85%) Middleware
9 28 (13.86%) XSLT
10 26 (12.87%) AngularJS
10 26 (12.87%) REST
11 25 (12.38%) RESTful
12 24 (11.88%) JSP
13 23 (11.39%) HTML5
14 21 (10.40%) Java EE
15 18 (8.91%) JMS
16 17 (8.42%) Oracle Fusion
16 17 (8.42%) Servlets
17 16 (7.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.91%) Social Media
2 17 (8.42%) iPad
3 15 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.45%) DataPower
5 10 (4.95%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.48%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.98%) User Experience
9 3 (1.49%) Telematics
10 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.99%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.99%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.50%) Clustering
11 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.32%) Linux
2 27 (13.37%) Windows
3 17 (8.42%) AIX
4 14 (6.93%) Mac OS
5 13 (6.44%) Windows Vista
5 13 (6.44%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.97%) Unix
7 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Android
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (26.73%) SOA
3 37 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (17.82%) TDD
5 32 (15.84%) BPEL
6 29 (14.36%) SDLC
7 27 (13.37%) Scrum
8 26 (12.87%) Waterfall
9 23 (11.39%) E-Commerce
9 23 (11.39%) OO
10 21 (10.40%) ERP
11 19 (9.41%) Content Management
11 19 (9.41%) UML
12 18 (8.91%) Data Management
12 18 (8.91%) Software Engineering
12 18 (8.91%) Test Automation
13 17 (8.42%) DevOps
14 16 (7.92%) API Design
14 16 (7.92%) OOP
15 15 (7.43%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 103 (50.99%) Java
2 48 (23.76%) JavaScript
3 34 (16.83%) SQL
4 21 (10.40%) Groovy
5 18 (8.91%) C++
6 14 (6.93%) C
6 14 (6.93%) Objective-C
7 13 (6.44%) XPath
8 9 (4.46%) C#
8 9 (4.46%) ES6
8 9 (4.46%) XQuery
9 8 (3.96%) Perl
9 8 (3.96%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.47%) Python
11 4 (1.98%) VB
12 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.99%) ABAP
13 2 (0.99%) VB6
14 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.40%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.91%) Degree
4 14 (6.93%) ISEB
5 9 (4.46%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (1.98%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.99%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.46%) QA
2 8 (3.96%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.49%) HL7
4 2 (0.99%) SEPA
5 1 (0.50%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (7.43%) Puppet
2 14 (6.93%) logstash
2 14 (6.93%) Piwik
3 6 (2.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.99%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.50%) Bareos
6 1 (0.50%) Graphite
6 1 (0.50%) Nagios
6 1 (0.50%) yum
Vendors
1 72 (35.64%) Oracle
2 21 (10.40%) IBM
3 20 (9.90%) ATG
4 19 (9.41%) Endeca
5 10 (4.95%) HP
6 9 (4.46%) Perforce
7 8 (3.96%) Informatica
8 7 (3.47%) VMware
9 6 (2.97%) SAP
10 4 (1.98%) Microsoft
11 3 (1.49%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.99%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.99%) Remedy
12 2 (0.99%) Sybase
12 2 (0.99%) webMethods
13 1 (0.50%) BEA
13 1 (0.50%) BMC
13 1 (0.50%) ILOG
13 1 (0.50%) Nokia
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