The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
England / South East
Rank 213 242 245
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +3
Contract jobs citing WSDL 20 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 0.59% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Median daily rate £565 £419 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £381 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £490 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £558 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+38.94% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.09 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1876 2210 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.84% 26.46% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1440 1368
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 67 45
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +63.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSDL across the South East region.

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the South East region.

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire +2 9 £463 +12.12%
Berkshire +19 7 - - 3
Hampshire +13 2 £450 -6.25%
West Sussex - 2 £576 -
Kent - 1 £565 -
Surrey - 1 £565 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 21 (67.74%) SOAP
2 17 (54.84%) Java
3 14 (45.16%) XML
3 14 (45.16%) REST
4 13 (41.94%) XSD
4 13 (41.94%) CSS
5 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
6 11 (35.48%) HTML
6 11 (35.48%) Migration
7 10 (32.26%) Web Services
8 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
9 8 (25.81%) Finance
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
10 7 (22.58%) XSLT
10 7 (22.58%) Linux
10 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (22.58%) JSON
10 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
10 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
11 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
11 6 (19.35%) CSS3
11 6 (19.35%) HTML5
11 6 (19.35%) Scrum
11 6 (19.35%) JBoss
12 5 (16.13%) Unix
12 5 (16.13%) SQL
12 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
12 5 (16.13%) SOA

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (19.35%) JBoss
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) FileNet
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) HP Helion
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) Boomi
4 1 (3.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) SMS
2 2 (6.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) Power BI
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) SQLite
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
3 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.45%) Gerrit
6 1 (3.23%) Ant
6 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.23%) Checkstyle
6 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.23%) FindBugs
6 1 (3.23%) Gradle
6 1 (3.23%) Grunt
6 1 (3.23%) gulp
6 1 (3.23%) JUnit
6 1 (3.23%) Maven
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Billing
4 2 (6.45%) Automotive
4 2 (6.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Migration Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Angular Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.68%) HTML Developer
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) SOAP
2 14 (45.16%) REST
2 14 (45.16%) XML
3 13 (41.94%) CSS
3 13 (41.94%) XSD
4 11 (35.48%) HTML
5 10 (32.26%) Web Services
6 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
6 7 (22.58%) JSON
6 7 (22.58%) XSLT
7 6 (19.35%) CSS3
7 6 (19.35%) HTML5
8 4 (12.90%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (12.90%) Spring
9 3 (9.68%) J2EE
9 3 (9.68%) JMS
10 2 (6.45%) Middleware
10 2 (6.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) EMV
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Telematics
4 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Unix
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Migration
2 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) SOA
6 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) ETL
6 4 (12.90%) ITSM
6 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) XPath
5 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.23%) SOQL
7 1 (3.23%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 3 (9.68%) Unicenter
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) Remedy
3 2 (6.45%) Cognos
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Informatica
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Netezza
3 2 (6.45%) Teradata
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.23%) Siebel