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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 343 357 364
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs citing WSDL 72 62 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.80% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 20
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£488 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £308 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £36.72
% change year-on-year
- -44.16%
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
7456 7727 7294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.18% 30.97% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5510 5618 5194
Average daily rate £420 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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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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 +17 10 £395 -7.05% 3
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 123 (83.11%) XML
2 120 (81.08%) SOAP
3 103 (69.59%) Oracle
3 103 (69.59%) Web Services
4 97 (65.54%) Java
5 75 (50.68%) XSD
6 74 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (47.97%) Scrum
8 56 (37.84%) ERP
9 54 (36.49%) HTML
10 52 (35.14%) SQL
10 52 (35.14%) Linux
11 51 (34.46%) Subversion
12 50 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (33.78%) SOA
12 50 (33.78%) REST
13 49 (33.11%) J2EE
14 48 (32.43%) Maven
15 45 (30.41%) Groovy
16 43 (29.05%) WebLogic
16 43 (29.05%) XSL
16 43 (29.05%) JBoss
17 41 (27.70%) E-Commerce
17 41 (27.70%) HTTP
18 40 (27.03%) TDD
19 39 (26.35%) Ant
20 37 (25.00%) JMS
20 37 (25.00%) Waterfall
21 36 (24.32%) Social Media
21 36 (24.32%) RESTful

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 43 (29.05%) JBoss
1 43 (29.05%) WebLogic
2 28 (18.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (17.57%) WebSphere
4 17 (11.49%) AquaLogic
5 11 (7.43%) ArcGIS
5 11 (7.43%) Apache
6 8 (5.41%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (4.05%) WebSphere Process Server
8 6 (4.05%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.03%) Liferay
9 3 (2.03%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.35%) IIS
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.35%) Node.js
11 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.78%) Workday HCM
2 12 (8.11%) SAP HR
3 9 (6.08%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (4.73%) Markit EDM
5 6 (4.05%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (1.35%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.70%) HTTP
2 24 (16.22%) SSL
3 11 (7.43%) Internet
4 10 (6.76%) FTP
5 6 (4.05%) LDAP
6 2 (1.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.59%) Oracle Database
2 19 (12.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (6.08%) MySQL
4 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.05%) Spotfire
7 4 (2.70%) Text Mining
7 4 (2.70%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.03%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.35%) DB2
9 2 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (34.46%) Subversion
2 48 (32.43%) Maven
3 39 (26.35%) Ant
4 13 (8.78%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.78%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.43%) Eclipse
6 10 (6.76%) Hudson
7 9 (6.08%) JIRA
8 7 (4.73%) Bugzilla
8 7 (4.73%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.70%) Redmine
10 3 (2.03%) NetBeans
10 3 (2.03%) JUnit
10 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (2.03%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (2.03%) MyEclipse
10 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (24.32%) Retail
2 10 (6.76%) Finance
3 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.73%) Banking
5 5 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.35%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) French Language
7 1 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 79 (53.38%) Developer
2 15 (10.14%) Consultant
3 13 (8.78%) Architect
3 13 (8.78%) Software Engineer
4 10 (6.76%) Java Developer
5 5 (3.38%) Software Developer
5 5 (3.38%) Database Architect
5 5 (3.38%) Workday Consultant
6 4 (2.70%) Data Scientist
6 4 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 4 (2.70%) SOA Developer
6 4 (2.70%) Senior Developer
6 4 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (2.70%) C++ Developer
6 4 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (2.03%) Analyst
7 3 (2.03%) Applications Support
7 3 (2.03%) Designer
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 2 (1.35%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (83.11%) XML
2 120 (81.08%) SOAP
3 103 (69.59%) Web Services
4 75 (50.68%) XSD
5 54 (36.49%) HTML
6 50 (33.78%) REST
7 49 (33.11%) J2EE
8 43 (29.05%) XSL
9 37 (25.00%) JMS
10 36 (24.32%) RESTful
11 34 (22.97%) XSLT
12 26 (17.57%) Spring
13 24 (16.22%) jQuery
14 22 (14.86%) Middleware
15 20 (13.51%) Apache Axis
16 17 (11.49%) UDDI
17 15 (10.14%) JAX-WS
18 13 (8.78%) JSON
18 13 (8.78%) JDBC
19 12 (8.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.32%) Social Media
1 36 (24.32%) iPad
2 26 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (13.51%) Data Integration
4 6 (4.05%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.38%) Life Science
6 4 (2.70%) Ontologies
6 4 (2.70%) Open Source
6 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.70%) Semantic Web
7 3 (2.03%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.35%) Informatics
8 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.35%) GIS
8 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
9 1 (0.68%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 52 (35.14%) Linux
2 14 (9.46%) UNIX
3 8 (5.41%) Windows
4 3 (2.03%) Windows 2000
4 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (47.97%) Scrum
3 56 (37.84%) ERP
4 50 (33.78%) SOA
4 50 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (27.70%) E-Commerce
6 40 (27.03%) TDD
7 37 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 36 (24.32%) Content Management
9 34 (22.97%) OO
10 30 (20.27%) UML
11 23 (15.54%) ITIL
12 22 (14.86%) TOGAF
12 22 (14.86%) SysML
13 21 (14.19%) Migration
14 20 (13.51%) ETL
14 20 (13.51%) Data Migration
15 19 (12.84%) Software Engineering
16 15 (10.14%) MVC
17 14 (9.46%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 97 (65.54%) Java
2 52 (35.14%) SQL
3 45 (30.41%) Groovy
4 31 (20.95%) JavaScript
5 25 (16.89%) XPath
6 17 (11.49%) C#
7 13 (8.78%) C
8 10 (6.76%) Python
9 9 (6.08%) PL/SQL
10 8 (5.41%) C++
10 8 (5.41%) XQuery
11 7 (4.73%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.38%) SPARQL
12 5 (3.38%) Apex Code
12 5 (3.38%) Perl
13 3 (2.03%) SOQL
14 2 (1.35%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.68%) PHP5
15 1 (0.68%) PHP
15 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.76%) Degree
3 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.68%) Netcool
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 103 (69.59%) Oracle
2 36 (24.32%) Endeca
2 36 (24.32%) ATG
2 36 (24.32%) Perforce
3 28 (18.92%) IBM
4 17 (11.49%) BEA
5 13 (8.78%) PeopleSoft
5 13 (8.78%) SAP
6 11 (7.43%) Microsoft
6 11 (7.43%) Google
6 11 (7.43%) ESRI
7 7 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.73%) Software AG
8 5 (3.38%) Mercator
9 3 (2.03%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.03%) hybris
10 2 (1.35%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.35%) webMethods
11 1 (0.68%) Reuters
11 1 (0.68%) CollabNet
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