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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 394 413 350
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -63
Contract jobs citing WSDL 47 20 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.085% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.27% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 44
Median daily rate £505 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.22% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £362 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £530 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
6954 7331 7226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.35% 31.28% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5320 5321 5216
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 50 33
Median hourly rate £41.25 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +27 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 65 (74.71%) Java
2 56 (64.37%) SOAP
2 56 (64.37%) Web Services
3 41 (47.13%) XML
3 41 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (44.83%) XSD
5 36 (41.38%) Oracle
6 35 (40.23%) J2EE
7 33 (37.93%) JSP
8 32 (36.78%) REST
9 29 (33.33%) Maven
9 29 (33.33%) SOA
10 27 (31.03%) HTML
10 27 (31.03%) JIRA
10 27 (31.03%) RESTful
11 26 (29.89%) Jenkins
12 25 (28.74%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (27.59%) Git (software)
13 24 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (26.44%) JSON
14 23 (26.44%) TDD
14 23 (26.44%) Retail
14 23 (26.44%) JUnit
14 23 (26.44%) Servlets
15 22 (25.29%) SQL
15 22 (25.29%) ERP
15 22 (25.29%) ATG
15 22 (25.29%) Scrum
15 22 (25.29%) Endeca
15 22 (25.29%) Selenium

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 13 (14.94%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (6.90%) MQSeries
3 6 (6.90%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 4 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.45%) MQSI
6 2 (2.30%) Apache
6 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.30%) Mule
6 2 (2.30%) Mule ESB
6 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.15%) CMS
7 1 (1.15%) Confluence
7 1 (1.15%) GemFire
7 1 (1.15%) IIS
7 1 (1.15%) JBoss
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.30%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Boomi
2 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) PaaS
3 2 (2.30%) SaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Force.com
4 1 (1.15%) GitHub
4 1 (1.15%) Heroku
4 1 (1.15%) IaaS
4 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) HTTP
2 7 (8.05%) HTTPS
3 6 (6.90%) FTP
3 6 (6.90%) WinSCP
4 3 (3.45%) SSL
5 1 (1.15%) LDAP
5 1 (1.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) DB2
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.45%) OLTP
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.30%) MySQL
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.15%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.15%) Infinispan
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.15%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (33.33%) Maven
2 27 (31.03%) JIRA
3 26 (29.89%) Jenkins
4 24 (27.59%) Git (software)
5 23 (26.44%) JUnit
6 22 (25.29%) Mockito
6 22 (25.29%) Selenium
6 22 (25.29%) Spock
7 12 (13.79%) XMLSpy
8 6 (6.90%) ClearCase
8 6 (6.90%) Toad
9 4 (4.60%) Ant
9 4 (4.60%) Subversion
9 4 (4.60%) VisualAge
9 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 3 (3.45%) ERwin
11 2 (2.30%) GitLab
11 2 (2.30%) Gradle
11 2 (2.30%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (26.44%) Retail
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Marketing
5 2 (2.30%) Law
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (54.02%) Developer
2 22 (25.29%) Architect
2 22 (25.29%) Senior Developer
3 10 (11.49%) Designer
3 10 (11.49%) Integration Architect
4 8 (9.20%) Technical Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.60%) BizTalk Architect
6 4 (4.60%) Data Architect
7 3 (3.45%) Data Modeller
7 3 (3.45%) Java Architect
7 3 (3.45%) SOA Designer
8 2 (2.30%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Consultant
8 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Integration Architect
8 2 (2.30%) SOA Architect
8 2 (2.30%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (64.37%) SOAP
1 56 (64.37%) Web Services
2 41 (47.13%) XML
3 39 (44.83%) XSD
4 35 (40.23%) J2EE
5 33 (37.93%) JSP
6 32 (36.78%) REST
7 27 (31.03%) HTML
7 27 (31.03%) RESTful
8 23 (26.44%) JSON
8 23 (26.44%) Servlets
9 21 (24.14%) Taglibs
10 14 (16.09%) XSL
11 13 (14.94%) XSLT
12 12 (13.79%) Java EE
12 12 (13.79%) JMS
13 11 (12.64%) EDI
14 7 (8.05%) Middleware
15 6 (6.90%) JDBC
15 6 (6.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (24.14%) iPad
2 21 (24.14%) Social Media
3 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.90%) Data Integration
4 6 (6.90%) SWIFT
5 4 (4.60%) Reference Data
6 3 (3.45%) DataPower
6 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.30%) Life Science
8 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.15%) Clustering
8 1 (1.15%) CMDB
8 1 (1.15%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.15%) NHS
8 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.15%) User Experience
8 1 (1.15%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.33%) SOA
3 25 (28.74%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (26.44%) TDD
5 22 (25.29%) ERP
5 22 (25.29%) Scrum
6 21 (24.14%) Content Management
6 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
7 19 (21.84%) Data Modelling
8 17 (19.54%) UML
9 10 (11.49%) EAI
9 10 (11.49%) OO
9 10 (11.49%) Open Source
10 8 (9.20%) Project Management
11 7 (8.05%) Data Architecture
12 6 (6.90%) Defect Tracking
12 6 (6.90%) ETL
13 4 (4.60%) Data Management
13 4 (4.60%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (4.60%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 65 (74.71%) Java
2 22 (25.29%) SQL
3 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.45%) PHP
6 2 (2.30%) C
6 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.15%) Perl
7 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.15%) SOQL
7 1 (1.15%) SOSL
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) CITP
3 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) QA
2 8 (9.20%) HL7
3 6 (6.90%) SEPA
4 4 (4.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.15%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.30%) CloudHub
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (41.38%) Oracle
2 22 (25.29%) ATG
2 22 (25.29%) Endeca
3 13 (14.94%) IBM
4 10 (11.49%) Pega
5 7 (8.05%) HP
6 6 (6.90%) Remedy
7 4 (4.60%) Dell
7 4 (4.60%) NetSuite
8 3 (3.45%) Adobe
8 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.30%) ESRI
9 2 (2.30%) Google
9 2 (2.30%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.15%) Citrix
10 1 (1.15%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.15%) Sybase
10 1 (1.15%) VMware