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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 379 353 348
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing WSDL 40 66 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.87% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 20
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £730 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.26% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £34.22
% change year-on-year
- -40.08%
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
7215 7606 6825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.19% 30.44% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 5559 4901
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 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 6 £395 -7.05% 1
Hounslow - - - -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 108 (81.20%) XML
2 103 (77.44%) SOAP
3 89 (66.92%) Java
4 87 (65.41%) Oracle
4 87 (65.41%) Web Services
5 74 (55.64%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (53.38%) Scrum
7 62 (46.62%) XSD
8 55 (41.35%) HTML
9 50 (37.59%) SQL
10 49 (36.84%) J2EE
10 49 (36.84%) Subversion
10 49 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (36.09%) Linux
12 47 (35.34%) Maven
13 44 (33.08%) ERP
14 43 (32.33%) JBoss
15 42 (31.58%) XSL
15 42 (31.58%) WebLogic
15 42 (31.58%) REST
16 40 (30.08%) E-Commerce
17 39 (29.32%) TDD
18 38 (28.57%) Ant
18 38 (28.57%) SOA
19 36 (27.07%) Retail
19 36 (27.07%) Groovy
19 36 (27.07%) Waterfall
20 35 (26.32%) Social Media
20 35 (26.32%) RESTful
20 35 (26.32%) iPad

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 43 (32.33%) JBoss
2 42 (31.58%) WebLogic
3 22 (16.54%) WebSphere
4 16 (12.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (9.77%) AquaLogic
6 12 (9.02%) Apache
7 11 (8.27%) ArcGIS
8 9 (6.77%) Tomcat
9 7 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (4.51%) WebSphere Process Server
10 6 (4.51%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (2.26%) Liferay
11 3 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (2.26%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (1.50%) IIS
12 2 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (1.50%) Node.js
13 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.75%) Mule
13 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.77%) SAP HR
1 9 (6.77%) Workday HCM
2 7 (5.26%) Markit EDM
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.50%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.31%) HTTP
2 24 (18.05%) SSL
3 6 (4.51%) LDAP
4 3 (2.26%) Internet
5 2 (1.50%) SMTP
5 2 (1.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.26%) MySQL
5 5 (3.76%) Spotfire
6 3 (2.26%) Text Mining
6 3 (2.26%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.50%) DB2
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.75%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.75%) OLAP
8 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (36.84%) Subversion
2 47 (35.34%) Maven
3 38 (28.57%) Ant
4 13 (9.77%) Git (software)
4 13 (9.77%) Jenkins
5 11 (8.27%) Eclipse
6 10 (7.52%) Hudson
7 9 (6.77%) JIRA
8 7 (5.26%) Bugzilla
8 7 (5.26%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.01%) Redmine
10 3 (2.26%) NetBeans
10 3 (2.26%) JUnit
10 3 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (2.26%) MyEclipse
10 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.75%) JDeveloper
General
1 36 (27.07%) Retail
2 11 (8.27%) Finance
3 8 (6.02%) Banking
4 7 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.50%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.75%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) French Language
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 75 (56.39%) Developer
2 13 (9.77%) Software Engineer
3 12 (9.02%) Architect
4 11 (8.27%) Consultant
5 10 (7.52%) Java Developer
6 5 (3.76%) Software Developer
6 5 (3.76%) Database Architect
7 4 (3.01%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.01%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (2.26%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.26%) Designer
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 3 (2.26%) SOA Developer
8 3 (2.26%) Data Scientist
8 3 (2.26%) Workday Consultant
9 2 (1.50%) DevOps Specialist
9 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 2 (1.50%) WebLogic Specialist
9 2 (1.50%) webMethods Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (81.20%) XML
2 103 (77.44%) SOAP
3 87 (65.41%) Web Services
4 62 (46.62%) XSD
5 55 (41.35%) HTML
6 49 (36.84%) J2EE
7 42 (31.58%) XSL
7 42 (31.58%) REST
8 35 (26.32%) RESTful
9 30 (22.56%) JMS
10 26 (19.55%) XSLT
11 19 (14.29%) Spring
12 17 (12.78%) jQuery
13 16 (12.03%) Apache Axis
14 15 (11.28%) Middleware
15 13 (9.77%) UDDI
15 13 (9.77%) Java EE
15 13 (9.77%) JSON
15 13 (9.77%) JDBC
16 12 (9.02%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.32%) Social Media
1 35 (26.32%) iPad
2 22 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (15.04%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.76%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.01%) Life Science
6 3 (2.26%) Ontologies
6 3 (2.26%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.26%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.50%) GIS
7 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.75%) Informatics
8 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.09%) Linux
2 11 (8.27%) UNIX
3 8 (6.02%) Windows
4 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000
4 3 (2.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (55.64%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (53.38%) Scrum
3 49 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (33.08%) ERP
5 40 (30.08%) E-Commerce
6 39 (29.32%) TDD
7 38 (28.57%) SOA
8 36 (27.07%) Waterfall
9 35 (26.32%) Content Management
10 31 (23.31%) OO
11 30 (22.56%) UML
12 23 (17.29%) ITIL
13 22 (16.54%) TOGAF
13 22 (16.54%) SysML
14 20 (15.04%) ETL
15 19 (14.29%) Software Engineering
16 17 (12.78%) Migration
16 17 (12.78%) MVC
17 16 (12.03%) Data Migration
18 12 (9.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (66.92%) Java
2 50 (37.59%) SQL
3 36 (27.07%) Groovy
4 31 (23.31%) JavaScript
5 17 (12.78%) C#
6 13 (9.77%) C
6 13 (9.77%) XPath
7 8 (6.02%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.26%) Python
9 5 (3.76%) C++
9 5 (3.76%) Apex Code
10 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.01%) SPARQL
11 3 (2.26%) SOQL
12 2 (1.50%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.50%) Perl
13 1 (0.75%) PHP
13 1 (0.75%) PHP5
13 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.75%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 21 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.52%) Degree
3 8 (6.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.01%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.75%) Netcool
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 87 (65.41%) Oracle
2 35 (26.32%) Endeca
2 35 (26.32%) ATG
2 35 (26.32%) Perforce
3 24 (18.05%) IBM
4 13 (9.77%) BEA
5 11 (8.27%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.27%) Google
5 11 (8.27%) ESRI
6 10 (7.52%) PeopleSoft
6 10 (7.52%) SAP
7 7 (5.26%) Software AG
7 7 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.76%) Mercator
9 4 (3.01%) AppDynamics
10 3 (2.26%) hybris
11 2 (1.50%) Xamarin
11 2 (1.50%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.50%) webMethods
12 1 (0.75%) CollabNet
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