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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 403 389 403
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing WSDL 24 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 23
Median daily rate £288 £525 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% -0.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.94% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
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
7516 7409 7246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.94% 32.84% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5681 5622 5528
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -34.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -6 1 £300 -50.00% 2
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 47 (94.00%) SOAP
2 43 (86.00%) Web Services
3 40 (80.00%) XML
4 39 (78.00%) REST
5 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (54.00%) Java
7 24 (48.00%) SOA
7 24 (48.00%) JSON
8 23 (46.00%) SQL
9 22 (44.00%) XSLT
10 21 (42.00%) SDLC
11 20 (40.00%) XSD
12 19 (38.00%) Oracle
12 19 (38.00%) HTTP
13 16 (32.00%) DataPower
14 15 (30.00%) SSL
15 14 (28.00%) Unix
15 14 (28.00%) Firewall
16 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
16 12 (24.00%) .NET
16 12 (24.00%) Linux
16 12 (24.00%) Apache Axis
16 12 (24.00%) Unit Testing
17 11 (22.00%) JDBC
17 11 (22.00%) Shell Script
18 10 (20.00%) J2EE
18 10 (20.00%) JMS
18 10 (20.00%) IBM
18 10 (20.00%) IntelliJ
18 10 (20.00%) Spring

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 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (16.00%) Mule
3 7 (14.00%) MQSI
3 7 (14.00%) Mule ESB
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (10.00%) CMS
5 4 (8.00%) Drupal
5 4 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (8.00%) JBoss
6 3 (6.00%) Apache
7 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.00%) WildFly
8 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (2.00%) Jetty
8 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
8 1 (2.00%) nginx
8 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.00%) Workday HCM
3 1 (2.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (2.00%) PolarLake
3 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.00%) SaaS
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) HTTP
2 15 (30.00%) SSL
3 14 (28.00%) Firewall
4 8 (16.00%) FTP
5 7 (14.00%) HTTPS
5 7 (14.00%) Kerberos
5 7 (14.00%) WinSCP
6 5 (10.00%) AMQP
7 2 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.00%) SAP HANA
6 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.00%) MySQL
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.00%) Endeca
7 1 (2.00%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 8 (16.00%) Maven
3 7 (14.00%) ClearCase
3 7 (14.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.00%) XMLSpy
4 6 (12.00%) JIRA
5 5 (10.00%) Gradle
5 5 (10.00%) NetBeans
6 4 (8.00%) GitLab
6 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.00%) Subversion
7 3 (6.00%) JUnit
8 2 (4.00%) Selenium
9 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.00%) JBehave
9 1 (2.00%) Mockito
9 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 4 (8.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (8.00%) WCF Developer
4 4 (8.00%) WPF Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Integration Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Integration Developer
5 3 (6.00%) MuleSoft Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Architect
6 2 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (94.00%) SOAP
2 43 (86.00%) Web Services
3 40 (80.00%) XML
4 39 (78.00%) REST
5 24 (48.00%) JSON
6 22 (44.00%) XSLT
7 20 (40.00%) XSD
8 12 (24.00%) .NET
8 12 (24.00%) Apache Axis
9 11 (22.00%) JDBC
10 10 (20.00%) J2EE
10 10 (20.00%) JMS
10 10 (20.00%) Spring
11 9 (18.00%) RESTful
11 9 (18.00%) XSL
12 8 (16.00%) IBM Integration Bus
13 7 (14.00%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (12.00%) Apache CXF
14 6 (12.00%) JPA
14 6 (12.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) DataPower
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) CMDB
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) iPad
4 2 (4.00%) Life Science
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Unix
2 12 (24.00%) Linux
3 7 (14.00%) AIX
4 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) SOA
3 21 (42.00%) SDLC
4 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (24.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (18.00%) OO
6 8 (16.00%) Microservices
6 8 (16.00%) TDD
6 8 (16.00%) UML
7 7 (14.00%) B2B
7 7 (14.00%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (14.00%) EAI
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (10.00%) API Development
9 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 5 (10.00%) MVC
9 5 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Java
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.00%) XPath
6 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.00%) C#
7 4 (8.00%) PHP
7 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.00%) ABAP
9 1 (2.00%) Perl
9 1 (2.00%) SAPscript
9 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) HL7
2 1 (2.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.00%) CloudHub
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) IBM
3 8 (16.00%) MuleSoft
4 7 (14.00%) HP
5 5 (10.00%) Google
6 3 (6.00%) SAP
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.00%) Workday
8 1 (2.00%) Adobe
8 1 (2.00%) ATG
8 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.00%) ILOG
8 1 (2.00%) Informatica
8 1 (2.00%) Splunk
8 1 (2.00%) Talend
8 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.00%) WSO2
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