The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 373 391 356
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -35
Contract jobs citing WSDL 35 15 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.072% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.24% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 30
Average daily rate £425 £530 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.81% +23.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £355 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
WSDL
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6511 6235 6475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.21% 29.74% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4656 4576
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 55
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in London

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend 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 13 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
Hendon - 1 £400 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 47 (69.12%) SOAP
2 45 (66.18%) Web Services
3 43 (63.24%) Java
4 39 (57.35%) Oracle
5 34 (50.00%) XML
6 28 (41.18%) J2EE
7 26 (38.24%) XSD
8 24 (35.29%) HTML
9 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (32.35%) Maven
11 21 (30.88%) Retail
11 21 (30.88%) RESTful
12 20 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (29.41%) E-Commerce
12 20 (29.41%) SOA
12 20 (29.41%) ATG
13 19 (27.94%) ERP
13 19 (27.94%) Content Management
13 19 (27.94%) TDD
13 19 (27.94%) Endeca
14 18 (26.47%) Social Media
14 18 (26.47%) Linux
14 18 (26.47%) Payment Gateway
15 17 (25.00%) iPad
16 15 (22.06%) JSP
16 15 (22.06%) Finance
17 14 (20.59%) Servlets
18 13 (19.12%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (19.12%) JSON
18 13 (19.12%) JIRA

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (13.24%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.29%) JBoss
3 6 (8.82%) MQSI
3 6 (8.82%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.94%) Apache
5 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.47%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
1 1 (1.47%) MS Project
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (7.35%) Markit EDM
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) HTTP
1 6 (8.82%) SSL
1 6 (8.82%) VoIP
2 4 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.94%) FTP
3 2 (2.94%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.82%) OLTP
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.47%) DB2
6 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Maven
2 13 (19.12%) JIRA
3 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 12 (17.65%) JUnit
3 12 (17.65%) Selenium
4 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
4 11 (16.18%) Mockito
4 11 (16.18%) Spock
5 10 (14.71%) Ant
5 10 (14.71%) Subversion
6 9 (13.24%) Toad
7 6 (8.82%) ERwin
8 5 (7.35%) XMLSpy
9 3 (4.41%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.41%) VisualAge
9 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (2.94%) ClearCase
11 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.47%) Optimizeit
General
1 21 (30.88%) Retail
2 15 (22.06%) Finance
3 12 (17.65%) Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.41%) Back Office
5 3 (4.41%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.47%) Billing
7 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) Senior Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Data Modeller
4 6 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Telecoms Test Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Test Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) SOA Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) SOA Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Designer
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.94%) Data Architect
7 2 (2.94%) SOA Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Tester
8 1 (1.47%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (69.12%) SOAP
2 45 (66.18%) Web Services
3 34 (50.00%) XML
4 28 (41.18%) J2EE
5 26 (38.24%) XSD
6 24 (35.29%) HTML
7 21 (30.88%) RESTful
8 15 (22.06%) JSP
9 14 (20.59%) Servlets
10 13 (19.12%) JSON
11 12 (17.65%) XSL
12 11 (16.18%) REST
12 11 (16.18%) Taglibs
13 8 (11.76%) XSLT
14 5 (7.35%) JMS
14 5 (7.35%) Spring
15 3 (4.41%) EDI
15 3 (4.41%) JDBC
15 3 (4.41%) jQuery
15 3 (4.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Social Media
2 17 (25.00%) iPad
3 13 (19.12%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.94%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.94%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Clustering
7 1 (1.47%) DataPower
7 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.47%) RIA
7 1 (1.47%) User Experience
7 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Unix
2 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 20 (29.41%) SOA
3 19 (27.94%) Content Management
3 19 (27.94%) ERP
3 19 (27.94%) TDD
4 11 (16.18%) UML
5 10 (14.71%) Data Management
5 10 (14.71%) EAI
5 10 (14.71%) Scrum
6 8 (11.76%) ETL
6 8 (11.76%) SDLC
7 7 (10.29%) Data Modelling
7 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.82%) BPEL
8 6 (8.82%) Data Architecture
8 6 (8.82%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (8.82%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (7.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 43 (63.24%) Java
2 11 (16.18%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) Groovy
4 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) Perl
4 6 (8.82%) Python
5 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.88%) XPath
7 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.47%) Scala
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) HL7
2 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.94%) SEPA
3 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Graphite
2 1 (1.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (57.35%) Oracle
2 20 (29.41%) ATG
3 19 (27.94%) Endeca
4 8 (11.76%) IBM
5 7 (10.29%) Perforce
6 6 (8.82%) VMware
7 3 (4.41%) HP
8 2 (2.94%) ESRI
8 2 (2.94%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.94%) Remedy
9 1 (1.47%) BMC
9 1 (1.47%) Empirix
9 1 (1.47%) ILOG
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.47%) Sun
9 1 (1.47%) Sybase
9 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
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