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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 246 263 235
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -28
Contract jobs citing WSDL 15 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.091% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.36% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Median daily rate £350 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £408 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £518 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
2300 2529 2217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.99% 25.62% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1683 1275
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 54 36
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £17.50 £15.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire - 6 £350 -
Hampshire +8 4 - - 1
Kent - 3 £275 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 30 (90.91%) SOAP
2 26 (78.79%) XML
3 20 (60.61%) XSD
4 17 (51.52%) SOA
5 16 (48.48%) REST
6 14 (42.42%) Oracle
6 14 (42.42%) SoapUI
7 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
8 12 (36.36%) Java
9 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 10 (30.30%) Data Modelling
10 10 (30.30%) JSON
11 9 (27.27%) CSS
11 9 (27.27%) .NET
11 9 (27.27%) SQL
11 9 (27.27%) C#
11 9 (27.27%) MVC
12 8 (24.24%) XSLT
12 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (21.21%) Migration
13 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
13 7 (21.21%) JMS
13 7 (21.21%) HTML
14 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
14 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
14 6 (18.18%) Windows
14 6 (18.18%) UML

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 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) HP Helion
4 2 (6.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) FTP
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
1 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
1 3 (9.09%) SSL
1 3 (9.09%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQLite
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) SoapUI
2 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.09%) XMLSpy
5 2 (6.06%) Gerrit
5 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.06%) Moq
5 2 (6.06%) MSTest
5 2 (6.06%) NUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.03%) Checkstyle
6 1 (3.03%) FindBugs
6 1 (3.03%) Gradle
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Billing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Designer
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
3 10 (30.30%) SOA Designer
3 10 (30.30%) SOA Solution Designer
4 8 (24.24%) C# Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Architect
6 6 (18.18%) SOA Architect
6 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (18.18%) Telecoms Architect
6 6 (18.18%) Telecoms Designer
7 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
7 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (15.15%) Consultant
8 4 (12.12%) C# WCF Developer
8 4 (12.12%) WCF Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Architect
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 2 (6.06%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (90.91%) SOAP
2 26 (78.79%) XML
3 20 (60.61%) XSD
4 16 (48.48%) REST
5 10 (30.30%) JSON
6 9 (27.27%) .NET
6 9 (27.27%) CSS
7 8 (24.24%) XSLT
8 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
8 7 (21.21%) HTML
8 7 (21.21%) JMS
9 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (15.15%) WCF
10 5 (15.15%) XSL
11 4 (12.12%) jQuery
11 4 (12.12%) Web Services
11 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) DataPower
1 3 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) SOA
2 10 (30.30%) Data Modelling
3 9 (27.27%) MVC
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 6 (18.18%) UML
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.15%) MVVM
6 5 (15.15%) OO
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (12.12%) ITSM
8 3 (9.09%) CQRS
8 3 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (9.09%) EAI
8 3 (9.09%) ETL
8 3 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) C#
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.12%) XPath
6 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 3 (9.09%) Nagios
1 3 (9.09%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Remedy
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Capita
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) TIBCO