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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 238 231 236
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing WSDL 28 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 1.22% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 10
Median daily rate £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.10% -5.76%
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
2410 2208 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.31% 23.72% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1571 1378 1188
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 27 45
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.40 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +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
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 26 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 +19 23 £465 +12.72%
Buckinghamshire +19 5 £400 -5.88%
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 40 (97.56%) SOAP
2 38 (92.68%) XML
3 34 (82.93%) XSD
3 34 (82.93%) SOA
4 28 (68.29%) Oracle
5 25 (60.98%) SoapUI
6 22 (53.66%) Data Modelling
7 18 (43.90%) Test Strategy
8 15 (36.59%) Telecoms
9 12 (29.27%) Oracle Service Bus
10 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (21.95%) Scrum
11 9 (21.95%) Middleware
11 9 (21.95%) Java
12 8 (19.51%) HTTP
12 8 (19.51%) XSL
12 8 (19.51%) XSLT
12 8 (19.51%) JMS
13 7 (17.07%) Finance
14 6 (14.63%) UML
14 6 (14.63%) Web Services
14 6 (14.63%) HTML
14 6 (14.63%) QA
15 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
15 5 (12.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (12.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (12.20%) SDLC
15 5 (12.20%) Oracle Fusion
15 5 (12.20%) REST
15 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g

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 12 (29.27%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (12.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.32%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
2 4 (9.76%) Internet
3 3 (7.32%) FTP
3 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.32%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) WinSCP
4 2 (4.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (9.76%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.32%) XMLSpy
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (36.59%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Designer
2 26 (63.41%) Solutions Designer
3 22 (53.66%) SOA Designer
4 21 (51.22%) SOA Solution Designer
5 12 (29.27%) Architect
5 12 (29.27%) SOA Architect
5 12 (29.27%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (29.27%) Telecoms Architect
5 12 (29.27%) Telecoms Designer
6 7 (17.07%) Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Oracle Architect
7 6 (14.63%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 6 (14.63%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) J2EE Programmer
8 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Programmer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Designer
9 1 (2.44%) SAP Manager
9 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) SOAP
2 38 (92.68%) XML
3 34 (82.93%) XSD
4 9 (21.95%) Middleware
5 8 (19.51%) JMS
5 8 (19.51%) XSL
5 8 (19.51%) XSLT
6 6 (14.63%) HTML
6 6 (14.63%) Web Services
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (12.20%) REST
8 4 (9.76%) J2EE
8 4 (9.76%) Java EE
8 4 (9.76%) JSON
8 4 (9.76%) JSP
8 4 (9.76%) Spring
8 4 (9.76%) Struts
9 3 (7.32%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (2.44%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) SOA
2 22 (53.66%) Data Modelling
3 18 (43.90%) Test Strategy
4 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.95%) Scrum
6 6 (14.63%) UML
7 5 (12.20%) SDLC
8 4 (9.76%) Migration
8 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.32%) BPEL
9 3 (7.32%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.32%) EAI
10 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.88%) CRM
10 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
11 1 (2.44%) Front End Development
11 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Adobe
3 4 (9.76%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) HP