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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 252 243 241
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing WSDL 26 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 1.04% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 12
Median daily rate £465 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% +2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2411 2309 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.05% 22.89% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1405 1276
Median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 49
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Hampshire +15 21 £465 +14.46%
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £400 -5.88%
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 36 (97.30%) SOAP
2 34 (91.89%) XML
3 30 (81.08%) XSD
4 29 (78.38%) SOA
5 23 (62.16%) Oracle
6 18 (48.65%) Data Modelling
6 18 (48.65%) SoapUI
7 16 (43.24%) Test Strategy
8 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
9 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (24.32%) Middleware
10 9 (24.32%) Scrum
10 9 (24.32%) HTTP
10 9 (24.32%) JMS
10 9 (24.32%) Java
10 9 (24.32%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (21.62%) XSL
11 8 (21.62%) XSLT
12 7 (18.92%) Web Services
12 7 (18.92%) Finance
12 7 (18.92%) QA
12 7 (18.92%) REST
13 6 (16.22%) DataPower
13 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
13 6 (16.22%) JSON
13 6 (16.22%) Migration
13 6 (16.22%) IBM
13 6 (16.22%) UML
13 6 (16.22%) HTML
14 5 (13.51%) JavaScript

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 9 (24.32%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (8.11%) MQSeries
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) FTP
3 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
3 3 (8.11%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) WinSCP
4 2 (5.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (10.81%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) SoapUI
2 3 (8.11%) XMLSpy
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Designer
2 20 (54.05%) Solutions Designer
3 17 (45.95%) SOA Designer
4 16 (43.24%) SOA Solution Designer
5 10 (27.03%) Architect
6 9 (24.32%) Developer
6 9 (24.32%) SOA Architect
6 9 (24.32%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (24.32%) Telecoms Architect
6 9 (24.32%) Telecoms Designer
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle Architect
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) J2EE Programmer
9 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Programmer
9 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) SOAP
2 34 (91.89%) XML
3 30 (81.08%) XSD
4 9 (24.32%) JMS
4 9 (24.32%) Middleware
5 8 (21.62%) XSL
5 8 (21.62%) XSLT
6 7 (18.92%) REST
6 7 (18.92%) Web Services
7 6 (16.22%) HTML
7 6 (16.22%) JSON
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (10.81%) J2EE
9 4 (10.81%) Java EE
9 4 (10.81%) JSP
9 4 (10.81%) Spring
9 4 (10.81%) Struts
10 3 (8.11%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (2.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) SOA
2 18 (48.65%) Data Modelling
3 16 (43.24%) Test Strategy
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (24.32%) Scrum
6 6 (16.22%) Migration
6 6 (16.22%) UML
7 5 (13.51%) SDLC
8 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.11%) BPEL
9 3 (8.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.11%) EAI
10 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.41%) CRM
10 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
11 1 (2.70%) Front End Development
11 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) IBM
3 5 (13.51%) Adobe
4 3 (8.11%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) TIBCO