The first table below looks at the demand for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 30 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 London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 325 351 392
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +41
Contract jobs citing WSDL 81 70 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.29% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 0.92% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 31 10
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£525 £513 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +27.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £800 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7228 7621 7609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.75% 31.40% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5139 5474 5338
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
WSDL
England

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in London

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSDL across the London region.

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in London

WSDL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in London

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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
City of London +21 13 £375 -25.00% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 110 (88.71%) XML
2 105 (84.68%) Web Services
3 97 (78.23%) Oracle
4 88 (70.97%) SOAP
5 79 (63.71%) Java
6 70 (56.45%) XSD
7 58 (46.77%) Linux
8 54 (43.55%) ERP
9 53 (42.74%) J2EE
10 47 (37.90%) WebLogic
10 47 (37.90%) Scrum
11 44 (35.48%) SOA
12 43 (34.68%) Groovy
13 39 (31.45%) Subversion
13 39 (31.45%) XSL
13 39 (31.45%) HTML
14 38 (30.65%) Ant
14 38 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (29.84%) Maven
16 36 (29.03%) Content Management
17 35 (28.23%) TDD
17 35 (28.23%) Retail
17 35 (28.23%) Endeca
17 35 (28.23%) RESTful
17 35 (28.23%) iPad
17 35 (28.23%) Waterfall
17 35 (28.23%) E-Commerce
17 35 (28.23%) JBoss
17 35 (28.23%) ATG

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 47 (37.90%) WebLogic
2 25 (20.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 22 (17.74%) WebSphere
4 15 (12.10%) AquaLogic
4 15 (12.10%) Oracle Service Bus
5 13 (10.48%) Apache
6 8 (6.45%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (6.45%) Liferay
7 5 (4.03%) Node.js
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (4.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.81%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.81%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Workday HCM
2 11 (8.87%) SAP HR
3 8 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (6.45%) Markit EDM
4 7 (5.65%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.81%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.97%) HTTP
2 13 (10.48%) LDAP
3 10 (8.06%) SSL
4 9 (7.26%) Internet
4 9 (7.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
5 1 (0.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.81%) Oracle Database
2 23 (18.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.03%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.03%) MySQL
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.61%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.81%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.81%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.81%) DB2
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 39 (31.45%) Subversion
2 38 (30.65%) Ant
3 37 (29.84%) Maven
4 3 (2.42%) Hudson
4 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.61%) XMLSpy
5 2 (1.61%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (0.81%) Calabash
6 1 (0.81%) Robotium
6 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.81%) Selenium
6 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.81%) JBehave
6 1 (0.81%) JUnit
6 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (28.23%) Retail
2 17 (13.71%) Finance
3 9 (7.26%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.61%) German Language
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (54.84%) Developer
2 16 (12.90%) Consultant
3 11 (8.87%) Architect
4 7 (5.65%) Workday Consultant
5 6 (4.84%) Applications Support
6 5 (4.03%) C++ Developer
6 5 (4.03%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.03%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (4.03%) Analyst
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 3 (2.42%) SOA Consultant
7 3 (2.42%) Designer
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 3 (2.42%) SOA Developer
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (2.42%) Database Architect
7 3 (2.42%) Senior Developer
7 3 (2.42%) Support Analyst
7 3 (2.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (88.71%) XML
2 105 (84.68%) Web Services
3 88 (70.97%) SOAP
4 70 (56.45%) XSD
5 53 (42.74%) J2EE
6 39 (31.45%) XSL
6 39 (31.45%) HTML
7 35 (28.23%) RESTful
8 32 (25.81%) XSLT
9 29 (23.39%) REST
10 28 (22.58%) Middleware
11 21 (16.94%) Spring
12 20 (16.13%) JMS
13 15 (12.10%) UDDI
13 15 (12.10%) JAX-WS
14 14 (11.29%) Apache Axis
15 10 (8.06%) jQuery
15 10 (8.06%) Oracle Fusion
16 9 (7.26%) EDI
17 5 (4.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.23%) iPad
1 35 (28.23%) Social Media
2 8 (6.45%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.03%) Open Source
4 3 (2.42%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.61%) Life Science
5 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.61%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.81%) iPhone
6 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.81%) Equities
6 1 (0.81%) Informatics
6 1 (0.81%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.81%) GIS
6 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (46.77%) Linux
2 22 (17.74%) UNIX
3 2 (1.61%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.55%) ERP
2 47 (37.90%) Scrum
3 44 (35.48%) SOA
4 38 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (29.03%) Content Management
6 35 (28.23%) TDD
6 35 (28.23%) Waterfall
6 35 (28.23%) E-Commerce
7 20 (16.13%) Migration
8 19 (15.32%) ITIL
9 18 (14.52%) Data Migration
10 16 (12.90%) OO
11 14 (11.29%) UML
12 11 (8.87%) E-business
13 10 (8.06%) SysML
13 10 (8.06%) BPEL
13 10 (8.06%) TOGAF
14 9 (7.26%) BPMN
14 9 (7.26%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 79 (63.71%) Java
2 43 (34.68%) Groovy
3 34 (27.42%) SQL
4 23 (18.55%) XPath
5 15 (12.10%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.45%) Python
6 8 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.45%) XQuery
7 7 (5.65%) C++
8 5 (4.03%) Apex Code
8 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.03%) Perl
9 4 (3.23%) C#
10 3 (2.42%) C
11 2 (1.61%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.81%) Ruby
12 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 97 (78.23%) Oracle
2 35 (28.23%) Endeca
2 35 (28.23%) JBoss
2 35 (28.23%) ATG
2 35 (28.23%) Perforce
3 21 (16.94%) IBM
4 15 (12.10%) BEA
5 12 (9.68%) PeopleSoft
5 12 (9.68%) SAP
6 7 (5.65%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.03%) Software AG
8 4 (3.23%) F5
9 3 (2.42%) webMethods
9 3 (2.42%) Mercator
10 2 (1.61%) Reuters
10 2 (1.61%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.61%) CollabNet
11 1 (0.81%) BroadVision
11 1 (0.81%) Google
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