Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for WSDL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSDL over the 6 months to 26 July 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 of England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 184 206
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22 -7
Contract jobs citing WSDL 19 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.41% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 0.55% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
East of England median daily rate £488 £356 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.84% -8.06% +10.71%
10th Percentile £439 £344 £286
90th Percentile £575 £378 £475
England median daily rate £481 £459 £438
% change year-on-year +4.90% +4.86% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1425 1277 1635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.47% 24.81% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 795 982
East of England median daily rate £422 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% +6.67% +6.01%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £247
90th Percentile £575 £545 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 54
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.05 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.03% -8.83% +1.26%
10th Percentile £27.00 £10.60 £19.79
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.81 £44.80
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WSDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in the East of England

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in the East of England

WSDL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSDL in the East of England

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 16 £500 -
Hertfordshire 0 3 £463 -
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 of England region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 19 (100.00%) SOAP
1 19 (100.00%) XML
2 16 (84.21%) Middleware
2 16 (84.21%) JSON
3 15 (78.95%) SOA
3 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (73.68%) TDD
4 14 (73.68%) Scrum
4 14 (73.68%) XSD
4 14 (73.68%) SoapUI
5 13 (68.42%) JSON Schema
6 11 (57.89%) Linux
7 10 (52.63%) Web Services
7 10 (52.63%) Groovy
8 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
8 9 (47.37%) Ansible
8 9 (47.37%) XSLT
8 9 (47.37%) Unix
8 9 (47.37%) SSL
9 8 (42.11%) Subversion
9 8 (42.11%) WSO2
9 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
9 8 (42.11%) Kanban
10 7 (36.84%) DevOps
10 7 (36.84%) Mac OS X
10 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
11 6 (31.58%) SAP
11 6 (31.58%) Java
11 6 (31.58%) HTTP
11 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
2 4 (21.05%) JBoss
2 4 (21.05%) Mule
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) IaaS
1 4 (21.05%) PaaS
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SSL
2 6 (31.58%) HTTP
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
1 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) SoapUI
2 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (42.11%) Subversion
3 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (31.58%) Maven
General
1 6 (31.58%) Electronics
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
1 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
1 6 (31.58%) Marketing
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) SOA Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) SOA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Tester
5 2 (10.53%) SOA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) SOAP
1 19 (100.00%) XML
2 16 (84.21%) JSON
2 16 (84.21%) Middleware
3 14 (73.68%) XSD
4 13 (68.42%) JSON Schema
5 10 (52.63%) Web Services
6 9 (47.37%) XSLT
7 5 (26.32%) REST
8 4 (21.05%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (21.05%) Java EE
8 4 (21.05%) Java SE
8 4 (21.05%) OAuth
8 4 (21.05%) Spring
8 4 (21.05%) Spring Boot
9 3 (15.79%) JMS
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Unix
3 7 (36.84%) Mac OS X
4 4 (21.05%) AIX
4 4 (21.05%) HPUX
4 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (78.95%) SOA
2 14 (73.68%) Scrum
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) Kanban
5 7 (36.84%) DevOps
6 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (31.58%) Programme Management
7 4 (21.05%) Coaching
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Microservices
7 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.79%) API Design
8 3 (15.79%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 3 (15.79%) Conceptual Models
8 3 (15.79%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Groovy
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) XPath
3 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) WSO2
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
3 4 (21.05%) webMethods
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) HP