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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 121 131
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10  
Contract jobs citing WSDL 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 0.64% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £469 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +13.09% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.17 - -

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 619 626 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.01% 23.84% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 386 449
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 34
Median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.31% -19.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.15 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Essex - 4 £513 - 1
Hertfordshire +3 3 £463 -
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSD
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
1 7 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
3 5 (71.43%) SSL
4 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) XSLT
4 4 (57.14%) JSON Schema
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) JSON
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (42.86%) Kanban
5 3 (42.86%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (42.86%) WSO2
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle

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 3 (42.86%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) SOA Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SOA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSD
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) JSON Schema
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) BPEL
3 3 (42.86%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) E-business
3 3 (42.86%) ERP
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Conceptual Models
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) WSO2
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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