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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 402 339 334
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -5
Contract jobs citing WSDL 20 71 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.98% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 44 33
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £568 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £381
% change year-on-year
- +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
WSDL
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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
7254 7223 7245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.96% 31.04% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5263 5207 5206
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 £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.34 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.35% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -6 6 £431 +11.29% 1
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (78.95%) SOAP
2 26 (68.42%) XML
3 25 (65.79%) Java
4 24 (63.16%) XSD
5 23 (60.53%) Web Services
5 23 (60.53%) Oracle
5 23 (60.53%) Maven
6 21 (55.26%) WebLogic
6 21 (55.26%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (50.00%) Subversion
7 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (47.37%) HTML
8 18 (47.37%) J2EE
8 18 (47.37%) Groovy
9 17 (44.74%) SDLC
9 17 (44.74%) JBoss
9 17 (44.74%) E-Commerce
9 17 (44.74%) TDD
9 17 (44.74%) Scrum
10 16 (42.11%) Retail
10 16 (42.11%) Linux
10 16 (42.11%) Waterfall
11 15 (39.47%) Ant
12 14 (36.84%) XSL
12 14 (36.84%) ERP
12 14 (36.84%) Content Management
12 14 (36.84%) Endeca
12 14 (36.84%) ATG
12 14 (36.84%) Perforce
12 14 (36.84%) RESTful

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (55.26%) WebLogic
2 17 (44.74%) JBoss
3 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (10.53%) AquaLogic
5 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (5.26%) Apache
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (2.63%) Confluence
7 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (10.53%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 23 (60.53%) Maven
2 19 (50.00%) Subversion
3 15 (39.47%) Ant
4 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.53%) JUnit
7 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.26%) Liquibase
8 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
8 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.26%) Hudson
9 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
9 1 (2.63%) NUnit
9 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.63%) VisualAge
9 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (2.63%) JIRA
9 1 (2.63%) Selenium
9 1 (2.63%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (42.11%) Retail
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) SOA Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
3 3 (7.89%) Tester
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 2 (5.26%) SOA Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Integration Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (78.95%) SOAP
2 26 (68.42%) XML
3 24 (63.16%) XSD
4 23 (60.53%) Web Services
5 18 (47.37%) J2EE
5 18 (47.37%) HTML
6 14 (36.84%) XSL
6 14 (36.84%) RESTful
7 7 (18.42%) XSLT
8 6 (15.79%) REST
9 5 (13.16%) .NET
10 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
10 4 (10.53%) Spring
10 4 (10.53%) JSON
11 3 (7.89%) Middleware
11 3 (7.89%) Spring Security
11 3 (7.89%) JMS
12 2 (5.26%) JSP
12 2 (5.26%) Servlets
12 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Social Media
1 14 (36.84%) iPad
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (44.74%) TDD
3 17 (44.74%) Scrum
3 17 (44.74%) E-Commerce
3 17 (44.74%) SDLC
4 16 (42.11%) Waterfall
5 14 (36.84%) ERP
5 14 (36.84%) Content Management
6 8 (21.05%) SOA
7 5 (13.16%) BPEL
7 5 (13.16%) Use Case
8 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (7.89%) V-Model
9 3 (7.89%) OO
10 2 (5.26%) MVC
10 2 (5.26%) Workflow
10 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) Groovy
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) XQuery
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Oracle
2 14 (36.84%) ATG
2 14 (36.84%) Perforce
2 14 (36.84%) Endeca
3 4 (10.53%) BEA
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) ILOG
5 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
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