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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 233 220 232
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing WSDL 13 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.89% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £488 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.33%
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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
2276 2255 2476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.55% 25.79% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 1284 1239
Average daily rate £350 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 59 77
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
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 16 September 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 -9 8 £400 - 3
Surrey +2 2 £410 -25.45% 5
Berkshire - 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 25 (86.21%) XML
2 17 (58.62%) SOAP
3 13 (44.83%) REST
4 12 (41.38%) C#
4 12 (41.38%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
5 11 (37.93%) Web Services
6 10 (34.48%) CRM
6 10 (34.48%) JMS
6 10 (34.48%) MS Office
6 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
6 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
6 10 (34.48%) CSS
6 10 (34.48%) HTML
6 10 (34.48%) Validation
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (34.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
8 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
8 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (27.59%) ITIL
9 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) Scrum
10 6 (20.69%) UML

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.79%) Confluence
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Process Server
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) HTTP
1 5 (17.24%) SSL
2 2 (6.90%) MPLS
2 2 (6.90%) SDH
2 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (10.34%) FindBugs
3 3 (10.34%) Gradle
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 3 (10.34%) Maven
3 3 (10.34%) Checkstyle
3 3 (10.34%) JUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Toad
5 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Consultant
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Consultant
3 10 (34.48%) Technical Leader
3 10 (34.48%) CRM Consultant
3 10 (34.48%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Integration Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Systems Developer
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Java Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.45%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) XML
2 17 (58.62%) SOAP
3 13 (44.83%) REST
4 12 (41.38%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) Web Services
6 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
6 10 (34.48%) CSS
6 10 (34.48%) HTML
6 10 (34.48%) JMS
7 5 (17.24%) XSD
8 3 (10.34%) Middleware
8 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (10.34%) JSON
8 3 (10.34%) Apache Camel
9 2 (6.90%) JAXB
9 2 (6.90%) Kafka
9 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (6.90%) Spring
9 2 (6.90%) Swing
9 2 (6.90%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) CRM
1 10 (34.48%) Validation
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) UML
5 6 (20.69%) SOA
6 5 (17.24%) OOP
6 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 5 (17.24%) SysML
7 4 (13.79%) OO
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) CAD
8 3 (10.34%) ITSM
8 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.34%) Requirements Management
8 3 (10.34%) Release Management
8 3 (10.34%) Test Management
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C#
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) Software AG
4 2 (6.90%) BEA
4 2 (6.90%) MetaSolv
4 2 (6.90%) Cramer
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