The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for WSDL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WSDL 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% - 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% - 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +8.63% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.17 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.93% -  

WSDL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 490 414 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 32.26% 25.11% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 242 199
Median daily rate £363 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.93% -4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing WSDL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in the East Midlands

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WSDL in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in the East Midlands

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Derbyshire - 2 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £415 -
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the East Midlands region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
1 13 (92.86%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) SOAP
2 12 (85.71%) JSP
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) J2EE
3 11 (78.57%) Subversion
3 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
3 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 11 (78.57%) Struts2
3 11 (78.57%) DB2
3 11 (78.57%) CSS
3 11 (78.57%) Struts
3 11 (78.57%) HTML
4 10 (71.43%) UDDI
4 10 (71.43%) Eclipse
4 10 (71.43%) XML Schema
4 10 (71.43%) XSLT
4 10 (71.43%) XHTML
4 10 (71.43%) Ant
4 10 (71.43%) Open Source
4 10 (71.43%) Performance Testing
4 10 (71.43%) DB2 UDB
4 10 (71.43%) Spring
4 10 (71.43%) Maven
4 10 (71.43%) Apache Flex
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Boomi
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) DB2
2 10 (71.43%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 10 (71.43%) Ant
2 10 (71.43%) Eclipse
2 10 (71.43%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Gradle
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
1 12 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Applications Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JSP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
1 13 (92.86%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) J2EE
2 12 (85.71%) JSP
2 12 (85.71%) SOAP
3 11 (78.57%) CSS
3 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
3 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 11 (78.57%) Struts
3 11 (78.57%) Struts2
4 10 (71.43%) Apache Flex
4 10 (71.43%) Spring
4 10 (71.43%) UDDI
4 10 (71.43%) XHTML
4 10 (71.43%) XML Schema
4 10 (71.43%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) Servlets
6 1 (7.14%) JDBC
6 1 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Open Source
1 10 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) CMMI
3 1 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) RUP
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Dell
1 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft
2 1 (7.14%) Chordiant
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle