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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 340 369 368
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -1
Contract jobs citing WSDL 80 65 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 0.83% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 19
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£525 £513 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £920 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.33%
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
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
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 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 September 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 +28 9 £358 -15.88% 3
Canary Wharf - - - -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 129 (83.77%) XML
2 120 (77.92%) SOAP
3 112 (72.73%) Web Services
4 111 (72.08%) Oracle
5 99 (64.29%) Java
6 79 (51.30%) XSD
7 74 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (46.10%) Scrum
9 60 (38.96%) Linux
10 58 (37.66%) ERP
11 56 (36.36%) J2EE
12 55 (35.71%) SQL
12 55 (35.71%) SOA
13 54 (35.06%) HTML
14 51 (33.12%) Subversion
14 51 (33.12%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (31.82%) REST
16 48 (31.17%) Maven
16 48 (31.17%) WebLogic
17 46 (29.87%) Groovy
18 44 (28.57%) XSL
19 43 (27.92%) JBoss
20 42 (27.27%) E-Commerce
21 41 (26.62%) HTTP
21 41 (26.62%) TDD
22 40 (25.97%) Ant
23 38 (24.68%) Content Management
23 38 (24.68%) Waterfall
24 37 (24.03%) Social Media
24 37 (24.03%) iPad

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (31.17%) WebLogic
2 29 (18.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 28 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 18 (11.69%) AquaLogic
5 15 (9.74%) Apache
6 10 (6.49%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (6.49%) ArcGIS
7 7 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (3.90%) WebSphere Process Server
9 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
9 5 (3.25%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (3.25%) Liferay
10 3 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.95%) Node.js
11 2 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.30%) IIS
12 1 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (9.74%) Workday HCM
2 13 (8.44%) SAP HR
3 8 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (4.55%) Markit EDM
5 2 (1.30%) AquaLogic BPM
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.62%) HTTP
2 23 (14.94%) SSL
3 11 (7.14%) Internet
4 10 (6.49%) FTP
5 6 (3.90%) LDAP
6 2 (1.30%) SMTP
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 22 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (6.49%) MySQL
4 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.90%) Spotfire
6 5 (3.25%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.25%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.60%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.60%) Text Mining
8 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.30%) DB2
10 1 (0.65%) Siebel EIM
10 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 51 (33.12%) Subversion
2 48 (31.17%) Maven
3 40 (25.97%) Ant
4 11 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 11 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.84%) JIRA
5 9 (5.84%) Hudson
6 7 (4.55%) Mercurial
7 6 (3.90%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.95%) NetBeans
8 3 (1.95%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.95%) JUnit
8 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.95%) MyEclipse
8 3 (1.95%) Redmine
9 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.65%) XMLSpy
General
1 37 (24.03%) Retail
2 13 (8.44%) Finance
3 8 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.90%) Banking
5 5 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.30%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.30%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) German Language
7 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (11.04%) Consultant
3 15 (9.74%) Architect
4 13 (8.44%) Software Engineer
5 7 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 7 (4.55%) Workday Consultant
6 5 (3.25%) C++ Developer
6 5 (3.25%) Database Architect
6 5 (3.25%) Software Developer
7 4 (2.60%) Data Scientist
7 4 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 4 (2.60%) SOA Developer
7 4 (2.60%) Analyst
7 4 (2.60%) Senior Developer
7 4 (2.60%) Applications Support
7 4 (2.60%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (1.95%) Technical Leader
8 3 (1.95%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (1.95%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (83.77%) XML
2 120 (77.92%) SOAP
3 112 (72.73%) Web Services
4 79 (51.30%) XSD
5 56 (36.36%) J2EE
6 54 (35.06%) HTML
7 49 (31.82%) REST
8 44 (28.57%) XSL
9 37 (24.03%) RESTful
10 36 (23.38%) JMS
11 35 (22.73%) XSLT
12 27 (17.53%) Middleware
13 25 (16.23%) Spring
14 23 (14.94%) jQuery
15 21 (13.64%) Apache Axis
16 18 (11.69%) UDDI
17 17 (11.04%) JAX-WS
18 12 (7.79%) JDBC
18 12 (7.79%) JSON
19 11 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.03%) Social Media
1 37 (24.03%) iPad
2 27 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (12.34%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.90%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.25%) Life Science
5 5 (3.25%) Open Source
6 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.60%) Semantic Web
6 4 (2.60%) Ontologies
7 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.95%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.30%) GIS
8 2 (1.30%) Informatics
8 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.65%) iPhone
9 1 (0.65%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 60 (38.96%) Linux
2 21 (13.64%) UNIX
3 7 (4.55%) Windows
4 3 (1.95%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.95%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.30%) Android
6 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (46.10%) Scrum
3 58 (37.66%) ERP
4 55 (35.71%) SOA
5 51 (33.12%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 41 (26.62%) TDD
8 38 (24.68%) Content Management
8 38 (24.68%) Waterfall
9 34 (22.08%) OO
10 29 (18.83%) UML
11 25 (16.23%) ITIL
12 24 (15.58%) Migration
13 22 (14.29%) Data Migration
14 21 (13.64%) SysML
14 21 (13.64%) TOGAF
15 19 (12.34%) ETL
15 19 (12.34%) Software Engineering
16 16 (10.39%) MVC
17 14 (9.09%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 99 (64.29%) Java
2 55 (35.71%) SQL
3 46 (29.87%) Groovy
4 29 (18.83%) JavaScript
5 26 (16.88%) XPath
6 14 (9.09%) C#
6 14 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 13 (8.44%) C
8 11 (7.14%) Python
9 9 (5.84%) C++
10 8 (5.19%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.19%) XQuery
11 6 (3.90%) Perl
12 5 (3.25%) Apex Code
12 5 (3.25%) SPARQL
13 3 (1.95%) SOQL
14 2 (1.30%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.65%) PHP5
15 1 (0.65%) PHP
15 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.84%) Degree
3 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.60%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.65%) Netcool
2 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 111 (72.08%) Oracle
2 43 (27.92%) JBoss
3 37 (24.03%) Endeca
3 37 (24.03%) Perforce
3 37 (24.03%) ATG
4 29 (18.83%) IBM
5 18 (11.69%) BEA
6 14 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
6 14 (9.09%) SAP
7 12 (7.79%) Microsoft
8 10 (6.49%) ESRI
8 10 (6.49%) Google
9 7 (4.55%) Software AG
9 7 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (3.25%) Mercator
11 3 (1.95%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.95%) webMethods
11 3 (1.95%) hybris
12 2 (1.30%) Xamarin
12 2 (1.30%) F5
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