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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 387 342 353
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +11
Contract jobs citing WSDL 38 81 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 1.11% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 30
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £820
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
7342 7294 7721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.28% 31.02% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5324 5187 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 73
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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 -9 13 £438 +16.66% 2
Uxbridge - 3 £450 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 42 (77.78%) SOAP
2 39 (72.22%) Java
3 38 (70.37%) Web Services
4 35 (64.81%) XML
5 31 (57.41%) XSD
6 26 (48.15%) HTML
6 26 (48.15%) Maven
7 25 (46.30%) J2EE
7 25 (46.30%) Oracle
8 22 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (38.89%) WebLogic
9 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (37.04%) Subversion
11 19 (35.19%) Retail
11 19 (35.19%) TDD
11 19 (35.19%) Scrum
11 19 (35.19%) Ant
11 19 (35.19%) JBoss
11 19 (35.19%) Groovy
11 19 (35.19%) SDLC
12 18 (33.33%) Linux
12 18 (33.33%) E-Commerce
13 17 (31.48%) XSL
13 17 (31.48%) Waterfall
14 15 (27.78%) Social Media
14 15 (27.78%) iPad
14 15 (27.78%) RESTful
14 15 (27.78%) Endeca
14 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
14 15 (27.78%) ERP

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (38.89%) WebLogic
2 19 (35.19%) JBoss
3 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.96%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (5.56%) AquaLogic
7 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.70%) Apache
7 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.85%) Confluence
8 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.56%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) LDAP
2 3 (5.56%) SSL
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (1.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Infinispan
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Maven
2 20 (37.04%) Subversion
3 19 (35.19%) Ant
4 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
5 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.41%) JUnit
7 3 (5.56%) VisualAge
7 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.70%) Liquibase
8 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.70%) Hudson
9 1 (1.85%) LoadUI
9 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.85%) NUnit
9 1 (1.85%) JIRA
9 1 (1.85%) Selenium
9 1 (1.85%) TestComplete
General
1 19 (35.19%) Retail
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 11 (20.37%) Finance
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.70%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Tester
5 3 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.70%) SOA Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (3.70%) SOA Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (1.85%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Lead Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (77.78%) SOAP
2 38 (70.37%) Web Services
3 35 (64.81%) XML
4 31 (57.41%) XSD
5 26 (48.15%) HTML
6 25 (46.30%) J2EE
7 17 (31.48%) XSL
8 15 (27.78%) RESTful
9 11 (20.37%) XSLT
10 8 (14.81%) Spring
10 8 (14.81%) REST
11 7 (12.96%) JSON
12 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
12 6 (11.11%) Ajax
12 6 (11.11%) .NET
13 5 (9.26%) Spring Security
13 5 (9.26%) HTML5
13 5 (9.26%) Apache CXF
14 4 (7.41%) JSP
14 4 (7.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Social Media
1 15 (27.78%) iPad
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.56%) DataPower
5 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) AIX
2 2 (3.70%) HPUX
3 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) TDD
3 19 (35.19%) Scrum
3 19 (35.19%) SDLC
4 18 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 17 (31.48%) Waterfall
6 15 (27.78%) ERP
6 15 (27.78%) Content Management
7 12 (22.22%) SOA
8 11 (20.37%) OO
9 8 (14.81%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (12.96%) Use Case
11 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (9.26%) CRM
12 5 (9.26%) BPEL
13 4 (7.41%) Change Management
13 4 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) Groovy
3 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) SQL
5 3 (5.56%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 2 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) XQuery
7 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
1 2 (3.70%) BS7799
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Firmware
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Oracle
2 15 (27.78%) ATG
2 15 (27.78%) Perforce
2 15 (27.78%) Endeca
3 5 (9.26%) KANA
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.56%) Software AG
5 3 (5.56%) BEA
6 2 (3.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) ILOG
7 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.85%) webMethods
7 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago