The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
England / London
Rank 387 385 398
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing WSDL 10 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.16% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.52% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 14
Median daily rate £575 £400 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -24.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £436
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.17 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -

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
6767 6774 6440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 31.60% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5102 5010 4749
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £26.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
City of London -4 1 £400 +6.66% 3
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 36 (94.74%) SOAP
2 34 (89.47%) XML
3 32 (84.21%) REST
4 30 (78.95%) Web Services
5 23 (60.53%) XSD
6 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (52.63%) JSON
7 20 (52.63%) Java
8 17 (44.74%) SOA
8 17 (44.74%) SDLC
9 15 (39.47%) SSL
9 15 (39.47%) SQL
9 15 (39.47%) XSLT
9 15 (39.47%) DataPower
10 14 (36.84%) Firewall
10 14 (36.84%) HTTP
11 12 (31.58%) Unix
11 12 (31.58%) UML
12 11 (28.95%) .NET
12 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
13 8 (21.05%) Apache Axis
13 8 (21.05%) Finance
13 8 (21.05%) Oracle
13 8 (21.05%) XSL
13 8 (21.05%) IBM
13 8 (21.05%) FTP
14 7 (18.42%) XMLSpy
14 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
14 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
14 7 (18.42%) HP

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (18.42%) MQSI
1 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) CMS
2 4 (10.53%) Drupal
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) Mule
4 1 (2.63%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.63%) Eloqua
2 1 (2.63%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.63%) PolarLake
2 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Boomi
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) SSL
2 14 (36.84%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) HTTP
3 8 (21.05%) FTP
4 7 (18.42%) HTTPS
4 7 (18.42%) Kerberos
4 7 (18.42%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SAP HANA
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) ClearCase
1 7 (18.42%) XMLSpy
2 4 (10.53%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Bower
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Gradle
4 1 (2.63%) Grunt
4 1 (2.63%) gulp
4 1 (2.63%) JBehave
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Azure Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Integration Architect
5 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.26%) C# WCF Developer
5 2 (5.26%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.26%) WCF Developer
5 2 (5.26%) WPF Developer
6 1 (2.63%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) SOAP
2 34 (89.47%) XML
3 32 (84.21%) REST
4 30 (78.95%) Web Services
5 23 (60.53%) XSD
6 20 (52.63%) JSON
7 15 (39.47%) XSLT
8 11 (28.95%) .NET
9 8 (21.05%) Apache Axis
9 8 (21.05%) XSL
10 7 (18.42%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (15.79%) Java EE
11 6 (15.79%) Middleware
12 5 (13.16%) OAuth
12 5 (13.16%) SAML
12 5 (13.16%) Swagger
13 4 (10.53%) Regular Expression
14 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
14 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
14 3 (7.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) DataPower
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Unix
2 7 (18.42%) AIX
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) SDLC
2 17 (44.74%) SOA
3 12 (31.58%) UML
4 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.42%) B2B
5 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.42%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (18.42%) EAI
6 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.53%) ERP
6 4 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (7.89%) API Development
7 3 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 3 (7.89%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) Open Source
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
3 7 (18.42%) XPath
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) ABAP
6 1 (2.63%) SAPscript
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) IBM
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 5 (13.16%) SAP
4 4 (10.53%) Workday
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Informatica
6 2 (5.26%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.63%) Adobe
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
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