Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 8 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
10th Percentile £401 - -
25th Percentile £446 - -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 - -
75th Percentile £618 - -
90th Percentile £686 - -
England median daily rate £560 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +17.89% +5.56% -10.00%

WSDL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 463 345 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.56% 23.71% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 228 512
10th Percentile £325 £261 £319
25th Percentile £406 £363 £367
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £447
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.61% -0.61%
75th Percentile £585 £538 £525
90th Percentile £640 £625 £600
England median daily rate £550 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 4
10th Percentile £24.94 £35.40 £41.30
25th Percentile £47.75 £40.13 £41.75
Median hourly rate £49.00 £50.00 £49.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +1.01% +12.50%
75th Percentile £49.50 £51.25 £58.06
90th Percentile £56.00 £55.00 £59.08
England median hourly rate £49.75 £45.00 £46.40
% change year-on-year +10.56% -3.02% +10.68%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WSDL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WSDL in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for WSDL in the East of England

WSDL
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WSDL in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for WSDL in the East of England

WSDL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WSDL in the East of England.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex - 5 £560 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing WSDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 5 (62.50%) Microservices
3 5 (62.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (62.50%) Public Sector
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Docker
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) XSD
6 2 (25.00%) UML
6 2 (25.00%) JBoss
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) BPMN
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Refactoring

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 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Azure
3 2 (25.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) GitLab
General
1 5 (62.50%) Public Sector
2 2 (25.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Architect
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Architect
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) JSON
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
5 2 (25.00%) jBPM
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) React
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
5 2 (25.00%) XSD
6 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) Drools
6 1 (12.50%) Express
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Microservices
2 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (62.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) BPMN
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) CI/CD
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Process Management
5 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Java 8
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) ES6
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat