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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 393 365 333
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -32
Contract jobs citing WSDL 16 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.65% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 26
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£530 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6679 7104 6266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.93% 29.40% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4749 5105 4538
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 63
Average hourly rate £22.18 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.85% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £164.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 1
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 25 (73.53%) XML
1 25 (73.53%) XSD
1 25 (73.53%) Maven
1 25 (73.53%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (70.59%) Oracle
3 23 (67.65%) SOAP
4 22 (64.71%) WebLogic
4 22 (64.71%) HTML
5 21 (61.76%) Java
5 21 (61.76%) Web Services
5 21 (61.76%) Scrum
5 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (58.82%) J2EE
7 19 (55.88%) JBoss
7 19 (55.88%) E-Commerce
7 19 (55.88%) Subversion
8 18 (52.94%) TDD
8 18 (52.94%) Retail
8 18 (52.94%) Linux
9 17 (50.00%) Ant
10 16 (47.06%) XSL
10 16 (47.06%) ERP
10 16 (47.06%) ATG
10 16 (47.06%) Perforce
10 16 (47.06%) Content Management
10 16 (47.06%) Endeca
10 16 (47.06%) Groovy
10 16 (47.06%) RESTful
10 16 (47.06%) Social Media
10 16 (47.06%) iPad

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 22 (64.71%) WebLogic
2 19 (55.88%) JBoss
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (14.71%) AquaLogic
5 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
7 1 (2.94%) Apache
7 1 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (2.94%) Mule ESB
7 1 (2.94%) Mule
7 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (14.71%) AquaLogic BPM
3 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) OLAP
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.94%) Infinispan
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Maven
2 19 (55.88%) Subversion
3 17 (50.00%) Ant
4 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.88%) JUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.88%) JIRA
7 1 (2.94%) Log4j
7 1 (2.94%) NUnit
7 1 (2.94%) Hudson
7 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 18 (52.94%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 3 (8.82%) Consultant
2 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (8.82%) Architect
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 3 (8.82%) SOA Developer
3 2 (5.88%) SOA Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Lead Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Product Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Java Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) XML
1 25 (73.53%) XSD
2 23 (67.65%) SOAP
3 22 (64.71%) HTML
4 21 (61.76%) Web Services
5 20 (58.82%) J2EE
6 16 (47.06%) XSL
6 16 (47.06%) RESTful
7 5 (14.71%) .NET
8 4 (11.76%) Middleware
8 4 (11.76%) XSLT
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.76%) CSS
9 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.82%) EJB
9 3 (8.82%) JMS
9 3 (8.82%) HTML5
9 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.88%) jQuery
10 2 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Social Media
1 16 (47.06%) iPad
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (61.76%) Scrum
2 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (55.88%) E-Commerce
4 18 (52.94%) TDD
5 16 (47.06%) ERP
5 16 (47.06%) Content Management
5 16 (47.06%) Waterfall
6 9 (26.47%) SOA
7 6 (17.65%) BPEL
8 4 (11.76%) MVC
9 2 (5.88%) Kanban
9 2 (5.88%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) CRM
10 1 (2.94%) Supply Chain Management
10 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.94%) Web Development
10 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) Groovy
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) XQuery
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Oracle
2 16 (47.06%) ATG
2 16 (47.06%) Perforce
2 16 (47.06%) Endeca
3 5 (14.71%) BEA
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) ILOG
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