Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 - 179
Rank change year-on-year - +179 +20
Contract jobs citing WSDL 16 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% - 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% - 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 6
East of England median daily rate £525 - £288
10th Percentile £506 - £263
90th Percentile £550 - £302
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.10% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -27.27% +37.50% -

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 1,347 1,280 1,454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.52% 28.37% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 754 886
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -0.65%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £584 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 77
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25.95 £15.75 £30.20
90th Percentile £79.38 £44.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 20 January 2018. 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 - 14 £525 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 16 (100.00%) SOAP
1 16 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (87.50%) Scrum
2 14 (87.50%) TDD
3 13 (81.25%) JSON
3 13 (81.25%) SAP
3 13 (81.25%) SOA
4 12 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (75.00%) Marketing
4 12 (75.00%) Programme Management
4 12 (75.00%) Electronics
4 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (75.00%) Finance
4 12 (75.00%) Manufacturing
5 11 (68.75%) REST
6 10 (62.50%) API Design
7 9 (56.25%) JSON Schema
7 9 (56.25%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
8 8 (50.00%) XSD
8 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (37.50%) Web Services
9 6 (37.50%) Middleware
10 5 (31.25%) Groovy
11 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
11 4 (25.00%) API Testing
12 3 (18.75%) Java
12 3 (18.75%) SQL
13 2 (12.50%) 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 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Mule
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) XMLSpy
General
1 12 (75.00%) Electronics
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
1 12 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 12 (75.00%) Marketing
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Business Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Technical Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Technical Business Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) SOA Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Agile Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 4 (25.00%) SOA Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) XML Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Maximo Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Messaging Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) SOAP
1 16 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (81.25%) JSON
3 11 (68.75%) REST
4 9 (56.25%) JSON Schema
5 8 (50.00%) XSD
6 6 (37.50%) Middleware
6 6 (37.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) XSLT
8 1 (6.25%) .NET
8 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.25%) Ajax
8 1 (6.25%) CSS
8 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (6.25%) HTML
8 1 (6.25%) Java EE
8 1 (6.25%) Java SE
8 1 (6.25%) Spring
8 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
8 1 (6.25%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) HPUX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Scrum
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) SOA
3 12 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (75.00%) Programme Management
4 10 (62.50%) API Design
5 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) API Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Critical Success Factor
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) High Availability
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Microservices
8 1 (6.25%) Mobile First
8 1 (6.25%) Sequence Diagram
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Groovy
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) webMethods
3 1 (6.25%) WSO2