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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 237 242 213
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Contract jobs citing WSDL 27 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.098% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 0.40% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £395 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £522 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
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
2511 2250 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.30% 24.45% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1257 1145
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 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 30 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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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 +14 20 £438 -4.63%
Berkshire +7 3 £263 -36.36% 1
Surrey - 2 - -
Oxfordshire -23 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 29 (58.00%) Web Services
5 28 (56.00%) Java
6 27 (54.00%) SOA
6 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (52.00%) REST
8 22 (44.00%) XSD
9 18 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (34.00%) Oracle
11 16 (32.00%) JUnit
12 15 (30.00%) JBoss
12 15 (30.00%) QA
12 15 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (28.00%) Apache Camel
14 13 (26.00%) Big Data
14 13 (26.00%) Low Latency
14 13 (26.00%) HTTP
14 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
14 13 (26.00%) IBM
15 12 (24.00%) DataPower
15 12 (24.00%) Relational Database
15 12 (24.00%) High Availability
16 11 (22.00%) FindBugs
16 11 (22.00%) Gradle
16 11 (22.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (22.00%) Selenium
16 11 (22.00%) Checkstyle
16 11 (22.00%) JSON

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 15 (30.00%) 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
5 3 (6.00%) Apache
6 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.00%) JCAPS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) HTTP
1 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Big Data
2 12 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (16.00%) DB2
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.00%) MySQL
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) JUnit
2 11 (22.00%) Maven
2 11 (22.00%) Checkstyle
2 11 (22.00%) Selenium
2 11 (22.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (22.00%) FindBugs
2 11 (22.00%) Gradle
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) XMLSpy
3 3 (6.00%) Subversion
4 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (84.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Designer
4 5 (10.00%) webMethods Developer
5 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Magento Developer
6 3 (6.00%) SOA Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.00%) SOA Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.00%) TIBCO Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Business Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Business Developer
8 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 29 (58.00%) Web Services
5 26 (52.00%) REST
6 22 (44.00%) XSD
7 15 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
8 14 (28.00%) Apache Camel
9 11 (22.00%) JSON
10 10 (20.00%) Middleware
11 6 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (10.00%) HTML
12 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (10.00%) HTML5
13 4 (8.00%) LAMP
13 4 (8.00%) J2EE
13 4 (8.00%) Spring
14 3 (6.00%) JSF
14 3 (6.00%) XSLT
14 3 (6.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) DataPower
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) SOA
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (26.00%) Low Latency
4 12 (24.00%) High Availability
5 9 (18.00%) ITSM
5 9 (18.00%) ITIL
6 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.00%) OO
7 6 (12.00%) Scrum
8 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.00%) UML
8 4 (8.00%) TDD
9 3 (6.00%) BPEL
9 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.00%) Web Development
9 3 (6.00%) Migration
9 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.00%) B2B
9 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.00%) PHP
5 3 (6.00%) XQuery
5 3 (6.00%) PHP5
6 2 (4.00%) XPath
7 1 (2.00%) C#
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Oracle
2 13 (26.00%) IBM
3 5 (10.00%) Software AG
3 5 (10.00%) webMethods
4 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.00%) BEA