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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 220 228 205
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing WSDL 38 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 0.78% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 15
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2432 2172 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.99% 24.25% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1216 1104
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 93
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.85 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Hampshire +18 22 £438 +2.94% 2
Berkshire +16 10 £450 +5.88% 2
Surrey -6 3 £325 -23.52%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 48 (96.00%) SOAP
2 47 (94.00%) XML
3 30 (60.00%) JMS
4 28 (56.00%) SOA
4 28 (56.00%) Java
5 27 (54.00%) Web Services
6 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (48.00%) REST
8 22 (44.00%) XSD
9 16 (32.00%) Oracle
9 16 (32.00%) JUnit
9 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (28.00%) QA
10 14 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (28.00%) JBoss
10 14 (28.00%) HTTP
11 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
11 13 (26.00%) IBM
11 13 (26.00%) Big Data
11 13 (26.00%) Low Latency
11 13 (26.00%) Apache Camel
12 12 (24.00%) High Availability
12 12 (24.00%) DataPower
13 10 (20.00%) Selenium
13 10 (20.00%) Checkstyle
13 10 (20.00%) JSON
13 10 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (20.00%) Maven
13 10 (20.00%) Middleware
13 10 (20.00%) FindBugs

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (28.00%) JBoss
2 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
6 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.00%) JCAPS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) HTTP
2 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Big Data
2 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (18.00%) DB2
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.00%) MySQL
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) JUnit
2 10 (20.00%) Maven
2 10 (20.00%) Checkstyle
2 10 (20.00%) Selenium
2 10 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (20.00%) FindBugs
2 10 (20.00%) Gradle
3 4 (8.00%) XMLSpy
4 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) Subversion
5 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.00%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (82.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.00%) webMethods Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Designer
4 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (6.00%) SOA Designer
5 3 (6.00%) Magento Developer
6 2 (4.00%) SOA Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Integration Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Business Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Business Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.00%) TIBCO Developer
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (96.00%) SOAP
2 47 (94.00%) XML
3 30 (60.00%) JMS
4 27 (54.00%) Web Services
5 24 (48.00%) REST
6 22 (44.00%) XSD
7 14 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
8 13 (26.00%) Apache Camel
9 10 (20.00%) Middleware
9 10 (20.00%) JSON
10 6 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 4 (8.00%) HTML5
12 4 (8.00%) Spring
12 4 (8.00%) HTML
12 4 (8.00%) J2EE
13 3 (6.00%) .NET
13 3 (6.00%) JSF
13 3 (6.00%) XSLT
13 3 (6.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) DataPower
2 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) SOA
2 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (26.00%) Low Latency
5 12 (24.00%) High Availability
6 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (16.00%) ITSM
6 8 (16.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) UML
8 5 (10.00%) OO
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (8.00%) TDD
10 3 (6.00%) BPEL
10 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.00%) Migration
10 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.00%) BDD
11 2 (4.00%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) PHP
5 3 (6.00%) XQuery
6 2 (4.00%) XPath
6 2 (4.00%) PHP5
7 1 (2.00%) C#
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 13 (26.00%) IBM
3 6 (12.00%) Software AG
3 6 (12.00%) webMethods
4 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.00%) BEA
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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