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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 231 211 237
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +26
Contract jobs citing WSDL 11 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.92% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £460 £673
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
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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
2286 2282 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.99% 25.79% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1279 1202
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 82
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +13.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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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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 -16 7 £400 - 5
Surrey -3 2 £410 +10.81% 4
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 19 (82.61%) XML
2 12 (52.17%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (47.83%) SOAP
4 10 (43.48%) CRM
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (43.48%) Validation
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (43.48%) MS Office
4 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (39.13%) REST
5 9 (39.13%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) XSD
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) JMS
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) Confluence
9 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) Confluence
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.70%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (13.04%) FindBugs
3 3 (13.04%) Gradle
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) Maven
3 3 (13.04%) Checkstyle
3 3 (13.04%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Consultant
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Consultant
2 10 (43.48%) Technical Leader
2 10 (43.48%) CRM Consultant
2 10 (43.48%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 9 (39.13%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Integration Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.35%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) XML
2 12 (52.17%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) SOAP
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) Web Services
5 9 (39.13%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) XSD
7 4 (17.39%) JMS
8 3 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (13.04%) JSON
8 3 (13.04%) Apache Camel
9 2 (8.70%) Kafka
9 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (8.70%) Spring
9 2 (8.70%) Swing
9 2 (8.70%) JDBC
10 1 (4.35%) XSLT
10 1 (4.35%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) CRM
1 10 (43.48%) Validation
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) SOA
3 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
4 2 (8.70%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.35%) Data Privacy
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.35%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Metadata Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Transformation
5 1 (4.35%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle