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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
England / South East
Rank 228 243 246
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing WSDL 15 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 0.65% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Median daily rate £565 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.96% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £344 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £477 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £533 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
+25.29% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.17 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -

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
1957 2147 2392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.69% 25.02% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1222 1453 1376
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 55
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +73.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £15.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 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 +3 6 £463 +12.12%
Berkshire - 5 - - 1
Hampshire +1 2 £450 -
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 20 February 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 17 (65.38%) SOAP
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) XSD
4 10 (38.46%) CSS
4 10 (38.46%) XML
4 10 (38.46%) Migration
4 10 (38.46%) REST
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) HTML
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
7 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) JBoss
8 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
9 5 (19.23%) CSS3
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
9 5 (19.23%) HTML5
9 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
9 5 (19.23%) XSLT
9 5 (19.23%) Unix
9 5 (19.23%) SOA
9 5 (19.23%) EMV
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) Retail

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 (23.08%) JBoss
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) FileNet
4 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) HP Helion
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Boomi
2 1 (3.85%) Force.com
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
1 2 (7.69%) SMS
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) Power BI
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.85%) Ant
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.85%) Checkstyle
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) FindBugs
4 1 (3.85%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.85%) Gradle
4 1 (3.85%) Grunt
4 1 (3.85%) gulp
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Automotive
3 2 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Migration Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Angular Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.54%) HTML Developer
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) SOAP
2 11 (42.31%) XSD
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) REST
3 10 (38.46%) XML
4 9 (34.62%) Web Services
5 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 5 (19.23%) CSS3
7 5 (19.23%) HTML5
7 5 (19.23%) XSLT
8 4 (15.38%) JSON
9 3 (11.54%) J2EE
9 3 (11.54%) Spring
10 2 (7.69%) Java EE
10 2 (7.69%) JMS
10 2 (7.69%) Middleware
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (7.69%) SAML
11 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) EMV
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
6 3 (11.54%) ITSM
6 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Line Management
7 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Service Design
7 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) XPath
5 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) SOQL
5 1 (3.85%) SOSL
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 2 (7.69%) Unicenter
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Cognos
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Informatica
2 2 (7.69%) Netezza
2 2 (7.69%) Remedy
2 2 (7.69%) Teradata
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Siebel
3 1 (3.85%) VMware