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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 376 404 361
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -43
Contract jobs citing WSDL 52 13 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.057% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 0.19% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 32
Median daily rate £465 £530 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.26% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.10% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
7059 6928 6960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.01% 30.62% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5433 4969 5108
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 17
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.17 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
City of London +40 3 £375 -11.76% 2
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 London region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 67 (77.91%) Java
2 58 (67.44%) Web Services
2 58 (67.44%) SOAP
3 44 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (46.51%) Oracle
5 38 (44.19%) J2EE
6 36 (41.86%) XML
6 36 (41.86%) XSD
6 36 (41.86%) JSP
7 32 (37.21%) Maven
8 31 (36.05%) RESTful
9 30 (34.88%) JIRA
9 30 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (34.88%) HTML
10 29 (33.72%) REST
10 29 (33.72%) Jenkins
11 28 (32.56%) Git (software)
11 28 (32.56%) TDD
12 27 (31.40%) Retail
12 27 (31.40%) ATG
12 27 (31.40%) JUnit
12 27 (31.40%) ERP
12 27 (31.40%) SOA
13 26 (30.23%) E-Commerce
13 26 (30.23%) Servlets
13 26 (30.23%) Content Management
13 26 (30.23%) Selenium
13 26 (30.23%) Endeca
13 26 (30.23%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (30.23%) Mockito

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 12 (13.95%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (6.98%) MQSeries
3 6 (6.98%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 4 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.49%) MQSI
6 2 (2.33%) Apache
6 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.16%) IIS
7 1 (1.16%) Mule
7 1 (1.16%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.16%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.16%) MS Office
1 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (30.23%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.33%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Boomi
2 3 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Force.com
4 1 (1.16%) Heroku
4 1 (1.16%) IaaS
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) HTTP
2 7 (8.14%) HTTPS
3 6 (6.98%) FTP
3 6 (6.98%) WinSCP
4 4 (4.65%) SSL
5 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) DB2
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.49%) OLTP
4 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.16%) MySQL
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (37.21%) Maven
2 30 (34.88%) JIRA
3 29 (33.72%) Jenkins
4 28 (32.56%) Git (software)
5 27 (31.40%) JUnit
6 26 (30.23%) Mockito
6 26 (30.23%) Selenium
6 26 (30.23%) Spock
7 8 (9.30%) XMLSpy
8 6 (6.98%) ClearCase
8 6 (6.98%) Toad
9 4 (4.65%) Ant
9 4 (4.65%) Subversion
9 4 (4.65%) VisualAge
9 4 (4.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 3 (3.49%) ERwin
11 2 (2.33%) GitLab
11 2 (2.33%) Gradle
11 2 (2.33%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (31.40%) Retail
2 8 (9.30%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 2 (2.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.33%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (54.65%) Developer
2 23 (26.74%) Senior Developer
3 19 (22.09%) Architect
4 10 (11.63%) Designer
5 9 (10.47%) Integration Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.65%) BizTalk Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Data Modeller
8 3 (3.49%) SOA Designer
9 2 (2.33%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Consultant
9 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.33%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.33%) SOA Architect
10 1 (1.16%) Data Migration Developer
10 1 (1.16%) E-Business Manager
10 1 (1.16%) Senior Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (67.44%) SOAP
1 58 (67.44%) Web Services
2 38 (44.19%) J2EE
3 36 (41.86%) JSP
3 36 (41.86%) XML
3 36 (41.86%) XSD
4 31 (36.05%) RESTful
5 30 (34.88%) HTML
6 29 (33.72%) REST
7 26 (30.23%) Servlets
8 25 (29.07%) Taglibs
9 23 (26.74%) JSON
10 12 (13.95%) JMS
11 11 (12.79%) EDI
11 11 (12.79%) Java EE
11 11 (12.79%) XSL
12 10 (11.63%) XSLT
13 7 (8.14%) Middleware
14 5 (5.81%) Apache Axis
14 5 (5.81%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.23%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (29.07%) Social Media
3 23 (26.74%) iPad
4 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.98%) Data Integration
5 6 (6.98%) SWIFT
6 4 (4.65%) Reference Data
7 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.33%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.33%) Life Science
9 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.16%) DataPower
9 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Unix
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (32.56%) TDD
4 27 (31.40%) ERP
4 27 (31.40%) SOA
5 26 (30.23%) Content Management
5 26 (30.23%) E-Commerce
6 21 (24.42%) Scrum
7 18 (20.93%) Data Modelling
8 16 (18.60%) UML
9 10 (11.63%) EAI
9 10 (11.63%) Open Source
10 8 (9.30%) OO
10 8 (9.30%) Project Management
11 6 (6.98%) Data Architecture
11 6 (6.98%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (6.98%) ETL
12 5 (5.81%) Data Management
13 4 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (4.65%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (77.91%) Java
2 21 (24.42%) SQL
3 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.49%) PHP
5 2 (2.33%) C
5 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.16%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.16%) SOQL
6 1 (1.16%) SOSL
6 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
2 7 (8.14%) HL7
3 6 (6.98%) SEPA
4 4 (4.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.16%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 40 (46.51%) Oracle
2 27 (31.40%) ATG
3 26 (30.23%) Endeca
4 10 (11.63%) Pega
5 9 (10.47%) IBM
6 7 (8.14%) HP
7 6 (6.98%) Remedy
8 4 (4.65%) Dell
8 4 (4.65%) NetSuite
9 3 (3.49%) Adobe
9 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.33%) ESRI
10 2 (2.33%) Google
10 2 (2.33%) Hyperion
10 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.16%) MuleSoft
11 1 (1.16%) Sybase
11 1 (1.16%) TIBCO