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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 536 523 521
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing WSDL 67 98 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.66% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 47
Median daily rate £438 £419 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.25% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
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
14233 14747 13901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.04% 29.28% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9892 10332 9643
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 236 161
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -5 24 £288 -45.23% 6
North West -7 12 £418 +7.74%
South East +16 10 - - 1
East Midlands +5 8 £400 +33.33%
South West +10 6 £475 - 1
North East - 4 £475 -
Yorkshire +14 2 £663 +39.47%
WSDL
UK

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 120 (89.55%) SOAP
2 108 (80.60%) XML
3 86 (64.18%) Web Services
4 76 (56.72%) REST
5 75 (55.97%) Java
6 56 (41.79%) XSLT
7 54 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (38.81%) SQL
8 52 (38.81%) SOA
9 48 (35.82%) JSON
10 43 (32.09%) XSD
11 41 (30.60%) Oracle
12 36 (26.87%) JavaScript
13 33 (24.63%) Spring
14 32 (23.88%) HTML
14 32 (23.88%) .NET
15 29 (21.64%) CSS
16 27 (20.15%) J2EE
16 27 (20.15%) Unix
16 27 (20.15%) Finance
17 26 (19.40%) Linux
17 26 (19.40%) SQL Server
18 25 (18.66%) JDBC
18 25 (18.66%) Unit Testing
19 24 (17.91%) SDLC
19 24 (17.91%) C#
20 23 (17.16%) UDDI
20 23 (17.16%) HTTP
21 22 (16.42%) Eclipse
21 22 (16.42%) .NET Framework

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 21 (15.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 18 (13.43%) WebSphere
3 12 (8.96%) WebLogic
4 11 (8.21%) Mule
5 10 (7.46%) Mule ESB
6 9 (6.72%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (5.97%) JBoss
8 7 (5.22%) Apache
8 7 (5.22%) MQSI
8 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
9 5 (3.73%) CMS
9 5 (3.73%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.99%) Drupal
10 4 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (2.99%) GlassFish
10 4 (2.99%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (2.24%) Confluence
12 2 (1.49%) IIS
12 2 (1.49%) NetWeaver
12 2 (1.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) InfoPath
2 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (4.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.49%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.75%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.75%) Magento
6 1 (0.75%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.75%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.73%) SaaS
4 3 (2.24%) HP Helion
5 2 (1.49%) GitHub
6 1 (0.75%) Boomi
6 1 (0.75%) Force.com
6 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.16%) HTTP
2 15 (11.19%) Firewall
2 15 (11.19%) SSL
3 8 (5.97%) FTP
4 7 (5.22%) HTTPS
4 7 (5.22%) Kerberos
4 7 (5.22%) WinSCP
5 6 (4.48%) AMQP
6 5 (3.73%) LDAP
7 3 (2.24%) SAN
8 1 (0.75%) Internet
8 1 (0.75%) Intranet
8 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.18%) Oracle Database
3 16 (11.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (8.96%) DB2
5 7 (5.22%) DB2 UDB
6 6 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.73%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.99%) MySQL
8 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (2.24%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.49%) SQLite
11 1 (0.75%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (16.42%) Eclipse
2 19 (14.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (12.69%) Maven
4 15 (11.19%) Jenkins
4 15 (11.19%) SoapUI
4 15 (11.19%) Subversion
5 11 (8.21%) IntelliJ
6 10 (7.46%) ClearCase
6 10 (7.46%) Visual Studio
7 9 (6.72%) Ant
7 9 (6.72%) JIRA
7 9 (6.72%) JUnit
8 7 (5.22%) XMLSpy
9 6 (4.48%) Gradle
9 6 (4.48%) NetBeans
10 5 (3.73%) Log4j
11 4 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.99%) GitLab
12 3 (2.24%) FindBugs
General
1 27 (20.15%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Local Government
3 3 (2.24%) Banking
3 3 (2.24%) Billing
3 3 (2.24%) Law
3 3 (2.24%) Marketing
3 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Back Office
4 2 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Front Office
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (65.67%) Developer
2 33 (24.63%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.45%) Architect
4 13 (9.70%) C# Developer
5 12 (8.96%) SOA Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.97%) C# WCF Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Technical Leader
8 8 (5.97%) WCF Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.48%) C# WPF Developer
10 6 (4.48%) WPF Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Integration Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Java Applications Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.73%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (89.55%) SOAP
2 108 (80.60%) XML
3 86 (64.18%) Web Services
4 76 (56.72%) REST
5 56 (41.79%) XSLT
6 48 (35.82%) JSON
7 43 (32.09%) XSD
8 33 (24.63%) Spring
9 32 (23.88%) .NET
9 32 (23.88%) HTML
10 29 (21.64%) CSS
11 27 (20.15%) J2EE
12 25 (18.66%) JDBC
13 23 (17.16%) UDDI
14 22 (16.42%) .NET Framework
15 18 (13.43%) Hibernate
15 18 (13.43%) XSL
16 17 (12.69%) JMS
16 17 (12.69%) XML Schema
17 16 (11.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) DataPower
2 10 (7.46%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.99%) User Experience
5 3 (2.24%) EMV
5 3 (2.24%) Replication
6 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.49%) Life Science
6 2 (1.49%) NHS
6 2 (1.49%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) CMDB
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.75%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.15%) Unix
2 26 (19.40%) Linux
3 15 (11.19%) Windows
4 7 (5.22%) AIX
5 5 (3.73%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (38.81%) SOA
3 25 (18.66%) Unit Testing
4 24 (17.91%) SDLC
5 21 (15.67%) UML
6 19 (14.18%) OO
7 18 (13.43%) MVC
8 16 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (11.19%) Open Source
9 15 (11.19%) TDD
9 15 (11.19%) Workflow
10 14 (10.45%) BPEL
10 14 (10.45%) Migration
11 12 (8.96%) Configuration Management
11 12 (8.96%) Scrum
12 10 (7.46%) Kanban
12 10 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (6.72%) ITIL
13 9 (6.72%) Microservices
13 9 (6.72%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 75 (55.97%) Java
2 52 (38.81%) SQL
3 36 (26.87%) JavaScript
4 24 (17.91%) C#
5 15 (11.19%) XPath
6 14 (10.45%) PL/SQL
6 14 (10.45%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.21%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.22%) PHP
9 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.49%) C++
10 2 (1.49%) Groovy
10 2 (1.49%) VB
10 2 (1.49%) VB6
11 1 (0.75%) ABAP
11 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.75%) Perl
11 1 (0.75%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) Degree
4 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) HL7
3 1 (0.75%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.73%) CloudHub
3 3 (2.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 3 (2.24%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.49%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.75%) Ansible
5 1 (0.75%) Nagios
5 1 (0.75%) SCCM
5 1 (0.75%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 41 (30.60%) Oracle
2 16 (11.94%) IBM
3 12 (8.96%) HP
4 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.72%) MuleSoft
6 6 (4.48%) Google
6 6 (4.48%) SAP
7 5 (3.73%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.99%) Remedy
9 2 (1.49%) CA
9 2 (1.49%) Sybase
9 2 (1.49%) VMware
9 2 (1.49%) Workday
10 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.75%) Capita
10 1 (0.75%) Splunk
10 1 (0.75%) Talend
10 1 (0.75%) VeriFone
10 1 (0.75%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.75%) WSO2
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