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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 332 360 384
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +24
Contract jobs citing WSDL 92 61 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 0.76% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 18
Average daily rate
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£525 £438 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £276 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £860 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
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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
7309 8021 7889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.54% 31.60% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5096 5801 5609
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 53 78
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.25 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +29 12 £400 -5.88%
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 126 (85.14%) XML
2 119 (80.41%) Web Services
3 114 (77.03%) Oracle
4 111 (75.00%) SOAP
5 95 (64.19%) Java
6 78 (52.70%) XSD
7 66 (44.59%) Linux
8 65 (43.92%) Scrum
9 60 (40.54%) ERP
10 59 (39.86%) J2EE
11 53 (35.81%) SOA
12 52 (35.14%) WebLogic
13 51 (34.46%) HTML
13 51 (34.46%) Subversion
14 50 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (33.78%) SQL
15 49 (33.11%) Maven
16 47 (31.76%) Groovy
17 46 (31.08%) XSL
18 45 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
19 44 (29.73%) JBoss
20 43 (29.05%) E-Commerce
21 42 (28.38%) Ant
22 41 (27.70%) TDD
22 41 (27.70%) REST
23 40 (27.03%) Content Management
24 39 (26.35%) Endeca
24 39 (26.35%) Retail
24 39 (26.35%) Perforce
24 39 (26.35%) ATG

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 52 (35.14%) WebLogic
2 28 (18.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 27 (18.24%) WebSphere
4 18 (12.16%) AquaLogic
4 18 (12.16%) Apache
5 13 (8.78%) Oracle Service Bus
6 8 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (5.41%) Liferay
7 7 (4.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (4.05%) WebSphere Process Server
9 5 (3.38%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (3.38%) Node.js
10 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (2.03%) ArcGIS
10 3 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (2.03%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.68%) IIS
11 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (10.14%) Workday HCM
2 13 (8.78%) SAP HR
3 8 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (4.73%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (4.73%) Markit EDM
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (1.35%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.97%) HTTP
2 16 (10.81%) SSL
3 11 (7.43%) Internet
4 10 (6.76%) FTP
4 10 (6.76%) LDAP
5 2 (1.35%) SMTP
6 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.32%) Oracle Database
2 24 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (6.08%) MySQL
4 8 (5.41%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.05%) Spotfire
6 6 (4.05%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.38%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.38%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.38%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.70%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.70%) Text Mining
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.35%) DB2
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.68%) Siebel EIM
11 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 51 (34.46%) Subversion
2 49 (33.11%) Maven
3 42 (28.38%) Ant
4 10 (6.76%) Eclipse
4 10 (6.76%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.08%) JIRA
5 9 (6.08%) Git (software)
6 8 (5.41%) Hudson
7 6 (4.05%) Mercurial
8 5 (3.38%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.03%) NetBeans
9 3 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.03%) MyEclipse
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.35%) XMLSpy
10 2 (1.35%) JUnit
10 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.35%) Redmine
11 1 (0.68%) Robotium
General
1 39 (26.35%) Retail
2 15 (10.14%) Finance
3 9 (6.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.70%) Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.68%) French Language
7 1 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 79 (53.38%) Developer
2 16 (10.81%) Consultant
3 14 (9.46%) Architect
4 8 (5.41%) Software Engineer
4 8 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 7 (4.73%) Workday Consultant
6 6 (4.05%) Applications Support
7 5 (3.38%) Software Developer
7 5 (3.38%) Analyst
7 5 (3.38%) C++ Developer
7 5 (3.38%) Database Architect
8 4 (2.70%) Data Scientist
8 4 (2.70%) Designer
8 4 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 4 (2.70%) SOA Developer
8 4 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (2.70%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (2.03%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.03%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (85.14%) XML
2 119 (80.41%) Web Services
3 111 (75.00%) SOAP
4 78 (52.70%) XSD
5 59 (39.86%) J2EE
6 51 (34.46%) HTML
7 46 (31.08%) XSL
8 41 (27.70%) REST
9 39 (26.35%) RESTful
10 35 (23.65%) XSLT
11 30 (20.27%) Middleware
12 29 (19.59%) JMS
13 28 (18.92%) Spring
14 20 (13.51%) Apache Axis
15 19 (12.84%) jQuery
16 18 (12.16%) UDDI
17 17 (11.49%) JAX-WS
18 11 (7.43%) JDBC
19 10 (6.76%) Ajax
20 9 (6.08%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.35%) Social Media
1 39 (26.35%) iPad
2 12 (8.11%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.05%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.38%) Open Source
4 5 (3.38%) Life Science
5 4 (2.70%) Semantic Web
5 4 (2.70%) Ontologies
6 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.03%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.35%) Informatics
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.68%) GIS
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.68%) iPhone
8 1 (0.68%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 66 (44.59%) Linux
2 25 (16.89%) UNIX
3 7 (4.73%) Windows
4 3 (2.03%) Windows 2000
4 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (43.92%) Scrum
2 60 (40.54%) ERP
3 53 (35.81%) SOA
4 50 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (29.05%) E-Commerce
7 41 (27.70%) TDD
8 40 (27.03%) Content Management
9 39 (26.35%) Waterfall
10 29 (19.59%) OO
11 24 (16.22%) ITIL
11 24 (16.22%) UML
11 24 (16.22%) Migration
12 22 (14.86%) Data Migration
13 17 (11.49%) MVC
14 16 (10.81%) TOGAF
14 16 (10.81%) SysML
15 14 (9.46%) BPEL
16 13 (8.78%) Configuration Management
16 13 (8.78%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 95 (64.19%) Java
2 50 (33.78%) SQL
3 47 (31.76%) Groovy
4 26 (17.57%) XPath
5 18 (12.16%) PL/SQL
6 17 (11.49%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.43%) Python
8 9 (6.08%) C++
8 9 (6.08%) C
9 8 (5.41%) XQuery
9 8 (5.41%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.05%) C#
10 6 (4.05%) Perl
11 5 (3.38%) SPARQL
11 5 (3.38%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.68%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.38%) Degree
4 4 (2.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (8.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.68%) Netcool
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 114 (77.03%) Oracle
2 44 (29.73%) JBoss
3 39 (26.35%) Endeca
3 39 (26.35%) ATG
3 39 (26.35%) Perforce
4 27 (18.24%) IBM
5 18 (12.16%) BEA
6 14 (9.46%) PeopleSoft
6 14 (9.46%) SAP
7 11 (7.43%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.73%) Software AG
8 7 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.38%) Mercator
10 3 (2.03%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.03%) webMethods
10 3 (2.03%) Google
10 3 (2.03%) hybris
10 3 (2.03%) F5
10 3 (2.03%) ESRI
11 1 (0.68%) Tableau
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