The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
UK
Rank 545 519 534
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs citing WSDL 51 105 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.72% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 58 50
Median daily rate £500 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £296 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £436
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.17 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.17 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14112 14564 13890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.12% 28.47% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9817 10041 9189
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 245 189
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSDL within the UK.

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WSDL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSDL within the UK.

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WSDL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
England -21 46 £533 +25.29% 21
South East +17 15 £565 +36.96% 1
London -18 9 £600 +50.00% 8
Yorkshire +2 8 £663 +32.50% 3
East Midlands +11 6 £348 - 1
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £463 +12.12%
Scotland +17 5 £500 +122.22%
Berkshire - 5 - - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £500 -
Sheffield - 5 £675 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £675 -
North West +15 4 £425 - 5
Milton Keynes +3 4 £463 +12.12%
Nottingham - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
West Yorkshire +5 3 £440 -12.00% 3
Hertfordshire 0 3 £463 - 1
East of England 0 3 £463 - 1
Leeds -1 3 £440 -12.00% 3
Lancashire - 3 - -
Hampshire +7 2 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 £576 -
Reading - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 £348 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £348 - 1
Cheshire +16 1 £425 - 1
St Albans +4 1 - -
South West +2 1 £475 +11.76% 2
Somerset 0 1 £475 +11.76%
City of London -3 1 £400 +6.66% 5

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for WSDL.

1 108 (80.60%) XML
2 104 (77.61%) SOAP
3 91 (67.91%) Web Services
4 83 (61.94%) Java
5 60 (44.78%) REST
6 54 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (38.06%) XSD
8 49 (36.57%) XSLT
9 46 (34.33%) SQL
10 42 (31.34%) Oracle
11 41 (30.60%) JavaScript
11 41 (30.60%) SOA
12 34 (25.37%) JSON
13 33 (24.63%) Finance
14 32 (23.88%) HTML
15 31 (23.13%) CSS
15 31 (23.13%) Linux
16 29 (21.64%) Spring
17 28 (20.90%) Unix
18 26 (19.40%) J2EE
19 24 (17.91%) UML
20 23 (17.16%) SDLC
21 21 (15.67%) Open Source
21 21 (15.67%) Eclipse
22 20 (14.93%) HTTP
22 20 (14.93%) Windows
22 20 (14.93%) JSP
23 19 (14.18%) jQuery
23 19 (14.18%) Unit Testing
23 19 (14.18%) SoapUI

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills 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 16 (11.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (10.45%) WebSphere
3 13 (9.70%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.46%) JBoss
5 7 (5.22%) MQSI
5 7 (5.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (4.48%) Apache
7 5 (3.73%) CMS
7 5 (3.73%) Confluence
8 4 (2.99%) Anypoint
8 4 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.99%) Drupal
8 4 (2.99%) Mule
8 4 (2.99%) Mule ESB
8 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.24%) GlassFish
9 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle BPEL
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) InfoPath
1 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.75%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.99%) Workday HCM
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.75%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.75%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.75%) Magento
4 1 (0.75%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.75%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.49%) Boomi
3 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.49%) GitHub
3 2 (1.49%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.75%) Force.com
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.93%) HTTP
2 18 (13.43%) SSL
3 15 (11.19%) Firewall
4 8 (5.97%) FTP
5 7 (5.22%) HTTPS
5 7 (5.22%) Kerberos
5 7 (5.22%) WinSCP
6 5 (3.73%) Internet
7 4 (2.99%) LDAP
8 2 (1.49%) SAN
8 2 (1.49%) SMS
8 2 (1.49%) Wireless
9 1 (0.75%) AMQP
9 1 (0.75%) Intranet
9 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.43%) DB2
2 16 (11.94%) Oracle Database
3 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
4 12 (8.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (7.46%) DB2 UDB
5 10 (7.46%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.97%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (3.73%) SAP HANA
8 4 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.24%) Firebird
10 2 (1.49%) MySQL
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.49%) Power BI
10 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (15.67%) Eclipse
2 19 (14.18%) SoapUI
3 16 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.94%) Maven
3 16 (11.94%) Subversion
4 14 (10.45%) Jenkins
5 12 (8.96%) ClearCase
5 12 (8.96%) JIRA
6 11 (8.21%) Ant
7 7 (5.22%) JUnit
7 7 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.22%) XMLSpy
8 5 (3.73%) Gradle
8 5 (3.73%) Log4j
9 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.24%) Checkstyle
10 3 (2.24%) FindBugs
11 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 33 (24.63%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Banking
2 5 (3.73%) Retail
3 4 (2.99%) Local Government
4 3 (2.24%) Electronics
5 2 (1.49%) Advertising
5 2 (1.49%) Automotive
5 2 (1.49%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Billing
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (62.69%) Developer
2 28 (20.90%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.18%) Architect
4 14 (10.45%) Analyst
5 10 (7.46%) SOA Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Analyst Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Data Analyst
6 8 (5.97%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Technical Leader
8 5 (3.73%) Applications Developer
8 5 (3.73%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.73%) HTML Developer
8 5 (3.73%) Java Applications Developer
8 5 (3.73%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Integration Architect
9 4 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (2.99%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (80.60%) XML
2 104 (77.61%) SOAP
3 91 (67.91%) Web Services
4 60 (44.78%) REST
5 51 (38.06%) XSD
6 49 (36.57%) XSLT
7 34 (25.37%) JSON
8 32 (23.88%) HTML
9 31 (23.13%) CSS
10 29 (21.64%) Spring
11 26 (19.40%) J2EE
12 20 (14.93%) JSP
13 19 (14.18%) jQuery
14 18 (13.43%) .NET
14 18 (13.43%) Hibernate
15 17 (12.69%) XSL
16 15 (11.19%) Middleware
16 15 (11.19%) XML Schema
17 14 (10.45%) UDDI
18 13 (9.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) DataPower
2 9 (6.72%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.22%) User Experience
4 5 (3.73%) EMV
5 4 (2.99%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.99%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.49%) PMI
7 2 (1.49%) Replication
8 1 (0.75%) iPad
8 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.13%) Linux
2 28 (20.90%) Unix
3 20 (14.93%) Windows
4 7 (5.22%) AIX
5 5 (3.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.60%) SOA
3 24 (17.91%) UML
4 23 (17.16%) SDLC
5 21 (15.67%) Open Source
6 19 (14.18%) Unit Testing
7 13 (9.70%) BPEL
8 12 (8.96%) Migration
9 11 (8.21%) Performance Testing
9 11 (8.21%) Scrum
10 10 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.72%) DevOps
11 9 (6.72%) MVC
11 9 (6.72%) OO
12 8 (5.97%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.97%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.97%) Project Management
12 8 (5.97%) TDD
12 8 (5.97%) Workflow
13 7 (5.22%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 83 (61.94%) Java
2 46 (34.33%) SQL
3 41 (30.60%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.70%) XPath
5 12 (8.96%) C#
6 10 (7.46%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.48%) PHP
8 4 (2.99%) Groovy
8 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.75%) ABAP
10 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) C++
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.75%) SOQL
10 1 (0.75%) SOSL
10 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (10.45%) Degree
2 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.99%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.49%) CloudHub
2 2 (1.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (1.49%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.75%) Ansible
3 1 (0.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 42 (31.34%) Oracle
2 12 (8.96%) IBM
3 9 (6.72%) HP
4 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.73%) SAP
5 5 (3.73%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.99%) Informatica
6 4 (2.99%) Workday
7 3 (2.24%) Adobe
7 3 (2.24%) Apigee
7 3 (2.24%) Google
7 3 (2.24%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.24%) Perforce
7 3 (2.24%) Remedy
8 2 (1.49%) Chordiant
8 2 (1.49%) Cognos
8 2 (1.49%) Netezza
8 2 (1.49%) Sybase
8 2 (1.49%) Teradata
9 1 (0.75%) Siebel
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