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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 385 358 331
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -27
Contract jobs citing WSDL 24 66 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.91% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 44 30
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£530 £513 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.41% +7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £34.22
% change year-on-year
- -12.31%
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
6889 7267 6634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.88% 29.96% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5264 5258 4835
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £551 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 5 £450 +12.50% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 80 (76.92%) SOAP
2 79 (75.96%) XML
3 78 (75.00%) Java
4 67 (64.42%) Oracle
5 64 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (59.62%) Scrum
7 61 (58.65%) Web Services
8 48 (46.15%) HTML
9 47 (45.19%) XSD
10 46 (44.23%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (43.27%) J2EE
12 44 (42.31%) Subversion
12 44 (42.31%) Maven
13 42 (40.38%) SQL
13 42 (40.38%) Linux
14 39 (37.50%) JBoss
15 38 (36.54%) WebLogic
16 37 (35.58%) XSL
17 36 (34.62%) REST
18 35 (33.65%) E-Commerce
19 34 (32.69%) ERP
19 34 (32.69%) TDD
20 33 (31.73%) Ant
21 31 (29.81%) Retail
21 31 (29.81%) Groovy
21 31 (29.81%) Waterfall
22 30 (28.85%) Social Media
22 30 (28.85%) iPad
22 30 (28.85%) RESTful
22 30 (28.85%) Perforce

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 39 (37.50%) JBoss
2 38 (36.54%) WebLogic
3 13 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 12 (11.54%) Apache
5 11 (10.58%) ArcGIS
6 10 (9.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (8.65%) Tomcat
8 7 (6.73%) AquaLogic
9 6 (5.77%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (2.88%) Liferay
11 3 (2.88%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (2.88%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (1.92%) IIS
12 2 (1.92%) Node.js
13 1 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.96%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.85%) SAP HR
3 3 (2.88%) Workday HCM
3 3 (2.88%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.08%) HTTP
2 19 (18.27%) SSL
3 6 (5.77%) LDAP
4 3 (2.88%) Internet
5 2 (1.92%) SMTP
5 2 (1.92%) FTP
6 1 (0.96%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.27%) Oracle Database
2 12 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.77%) MySQL
4 5 (4.81%) Spotfire
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (2.88%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.88%) Text Mining
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.96%) DB2
8 1 (0.96%) OLAP
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.96%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 44 (42.31%) Subversion
1 44 (42.31%) Maven
2 33 (31.73%) Ant
3 15 (14.42%) Jenkins
4 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
5 11 (10.58%) Eclipse
6 10 (9.62%) JIRA
6 10 (9.62%) Hudson
7 7 (6.73%) Mercurial
7 7 (6.73%) Bugzilla
8 4 (3.85%) JUnit
8 4 (3.85%) Redmine
9 3 (2.88%) MyEclipse
9 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.88%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.96%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.96%) Log4j
General
1 31 (29.81%) Retail
2 7 (6.73%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Finance
4 4 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (57.69%) Developer
2 12 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 10 (9.62%) Java Developer
4 9 (8.65%) Architect
5 7 (6.73%) Consultant
6 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 4 (3.85%) SOA Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Data Scientist
8 3 (2.88%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.88%) Software Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Database Architect
9 2 (1.92%) WebLogic Specialist
9 2 (1.92%) Technical Leader
9 2 (1.92%) webMethods Consultant
9 2 (1.92%) Software Consultant
9 2 (1.92%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 2 (1.92%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (76.92%) SOAP
2 79 (75.96%) XML
3 61 (58.65%) Web Services
4 48 (46.15%) HTML
5 47 (45.19%) XSD
6 45 (43.27%) J2EE
7 37 (35.58%) XSL
8 36 (34.62%) REST
9 30 (28.85%) RESTful
10 24 (23.08%) JMS
11 19 (18.27%) Spring
12 17 (16.35%) jQuery
13 16 (15.38%) XSLT
14 14 (13.46%) JSON
15 13 (12.50%) Middleware
15 13 (12.50%) JDBC
16 11 (10.58%) Google Maps API
16 11 (10.58%) Java EE
17 10 (9.62%) Ajax
18 9 (8.65%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.85%) Social Media
1 30 (28.85%) iPad
2 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.46%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.81%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.85%) Life Science
4 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.88%) Ontologies
6 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.92%) GIS
6 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.92%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) DataPower
7 1 (0.96%) Informatics
7 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.96%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.38%) Linux
2 10 (9.62%) UNIX
3 8 (7.69%) Windows
4 3 (2.88%) Windows 2000
4 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (59.62%) Scrum
3 46 (44.23%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (33.65%) E-Commerce
5 34 (32.69%) ERP
5 34 (32.69%) TDD
6 31 (29.81%) Waterfall
7 30 (28.85%) Content Management
8 28 (26.92%) SOA
9 24 (23.08%) OO
9 24 (23.08%) UML
10 18 (17.31%) ITIL
11 17 (16.35%) MVC
11 17 (16.35%) TOGAF
11 17 (16.35%) SysML
12 15 (14.42%) Software Engineering
13 14 (13.46%) ETL
14 12 (11.54%) Web Development
15 10 (9.62%) Configuration Management
16 8 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 78 (75.00%) Java
2 42 (40.38%) SQL
3 31 (29.81%) Groovy
4 27 (25.96%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.38%) C#
6 11 (10.58%) C
7 8 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.77%) XPath
8 6 (5.77%) Python
9 3 (2.88%) SPARQL
9 3 (2.88%) C++
9 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.92%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.92%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.96%) Perl
11 1 (0.96%) PHP
11 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.96%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) Degree
3 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) Netcool
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 67 (64.42%) Oracle
2 30 (28.85%) Perforce
2 30 (28.85%) ATG
2 30 (28.85%) Endeca
3 14 (13.46%) IBM
4 11 (10.58%) ESRI
4 11 (10.58%) Google
5 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.73%) BEA
7 5 (4.81%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (4.81%) SAP
7 5 (4.81%) Software AG
8 4 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.85%) AppDynamics
9 3 (2.88%) hybris
9 3 (2.88%) Mercator
10 2 (1.92%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.92%) webMethods
10 2 (1.92%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.96%) F5
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