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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 392 344 337
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -7
Contract jobs citing WSDL 11 51 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.73% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 31 30
Average daily rate
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£530 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £320 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +3 1 £425 +38.77% 4
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (74.19%) XSD
2 22 (70.97%) Maven
3 21 (67.74%) SOAP
3 21 (67.74%) Oracle
3 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (64.52%) XML
5 19 (61.29%) Web Services
6 18 (58.06%) WebLogic
6 18 (58.06%) Java
7 17 (54.84%) J2EE
7 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (51.61%) Scrum
8 16 (51.61%) Subversion
9 15 (48.39%) TDD
9 15 (48.39%) HTML
9 15 (48.39%) E-Commerce
10 14 (45.16%) Linux
10 14 (45.16%) JBoss
10 14 (45.16%) Retail
10 14 (45.16%) Groovy
11 13 (41.94%) Ant
11 13 (41.94%) Waterfall
12 12 (38.71%) Social Media
12 12 (38.71%) iPad
12 12 (38.71%) RESTful
12 12 (38.71%) XSL
12 12 (38.71%) ERP
12 12 (38.71%) Endeca
12 12 (38.71%) Content Management
12 12 (38.71%) ATG

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (58.06%) WebLogic
2 14 (45.16%) JBoss
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (16.13%) AquaLogic
5 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
6 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (16.13%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FTP
1 1 (3.23%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) Infinispan
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Maven
2 16 (51.61%) Subversion
3 13 (41.94%) Ant
4 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
5 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
7 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.45%) JUnit
7 2 (6.45%) JIRA
8 1 (3.23%) Selenium
8 1 (3.23%) TestComplete
8 1 (3.23%) NUnit
8 1 (3.23%) Log4j
8 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (3.23%) VisualAge
8 1 (3.23%) LoadUI
8 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 14 (45.16%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 3 (9.68%) SOA Consultant
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (9.68%) Consultant
2 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 3 (9.68%) SOA Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Tester
3 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) XSD
2 21 (67.74%) SOAP
3 20 (64.52%) XML
4 19 (61.29%) Web Services
5 17 (54.84%) J2EE
6 15 (48.39%) HTML
7 12 (38.71%) RESTful
7 12 (38.71%) XSL
8 5 (16.13%) XSLT
9 4 (12.90%) Middleware
9 4 (12.90%) .NET
10 3 (9.68%) JMS
10 3 (9.68%) REST
11 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
11 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (6.45%) JSP
11 2 (6.45%) Servlets
11 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
11 2 (6.45%) EJB
11 2 (6.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Social Media
1 12 (38.71%) iPad
2 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) Scrum
4 15 (48.39%) TDD
4 15 (48.39%) E-Commerce
5 13 (41.94%) Waterfall
6 12 (38.71%) ERP
6 12 (38.71%) Content Management
7 10 (32.26%) SOA
8 6 (19.35%) BPEL
9 4 (12.90%) Use Case
10 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
10 3 (9.68%) OO
11 2 (6.45%) Kanban
11 2 (6.45%) V-Model
11 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (6.45%) MVC
11 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
12 1 (3.23%) Supply Chain Management
12 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) Groovy
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) XQuery
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Oracle
2 12 (38.71%) Endeca
2 12 (38.71%) ATG
2 12 (38.71%) Perforce
3 5 (16.13%) BEA
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) ILOG
5 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
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