Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 November 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 > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 600 584 567
Rank change year-on-year -16 -17 -23
Contract jobs citing WSDL 24 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.053% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 39
London median daily rate £525 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +21.43% -33.33%
10th Percentile £307 £324 £263
90th Percentile £913 £556 £500
England median daily rate £525 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +7.69% +14.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17,908 17,345 15,735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.24% 37.26% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,502 13,249 11,753
London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £373 £350 £319
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 102 73
London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.67% -17.81% +11.89%
10th Percentile £19.25 £19.04 £19.23
90th Percentile £64.58 £49.88 £57.38
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WSDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in London

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in London

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSDL in London

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
South London -9 3 £310 -
Central London -24 2 £606 +42.65% 2
West London - 1 £450 -
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 20 (83.33%) SOAP
2 15 (62.50%) XML
3 13 (54.17%) Web Services
4 12 (50.00%) REST
5 11 (45.83%) JSON
6 10 (41.67%) Java
7 8 (33.33%) SOA
7 8 (33.33%) XSLT
7 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 7 (29.17%) IBM
8 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (25.00%) XSD
9 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (25.00%) RESTful
10 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
10 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
10 5 (20.83%) Microservices
10 5 (20.83%) MuleSoft
10 5 (20.83%) RAML
11 4 (16.67%) DevOps
11 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (16.67%) OpenShift
11 4 (16.67%) Workday
11 4 (16.67%) HTTP
11 4 (16.67%) Middleware
11 4 (16.67%) Banking
11 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 4 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle
11 4 (16.67%) CRM

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) Anypoint
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) Sonic ESB
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Workday HCM
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) OpenShift
2 3 (12.50%) Apigee
3 2 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Boomi
4 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
4 4 (16.67%) Maven
5 3 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (12.50%) JUnit
5 3 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (8.33%) Gerrit
6 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.17%) Gatling
7 1 (4.17%) JBehave
7 1 (4.17%) JMeter
7 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.17%) Selenium
7 1 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) French Language
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Designer
3 3 (12.50%) SOA Designer
3 3 (12.50%) SOA Solution Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) MuleSoft Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Data Integration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Workday Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Workday Implementation Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Workday Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Workday Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) SOAP
2 15 (62.50%) XML
3 13 (54.17%) Web Services
4 12 (50.00%) REST
5 11 (45.83%) JSON
6 8 (33.33%) XSLT
7 6 (25.00%) RESTful
7 6 (25.00%) XSD
8 5 (20.83%) RAML
9 4 (16.67%) Ajax
9 4 (16.67%) Middleware
9 4 (16.67%) Spring
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (12.50%) Spring MVC
11 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 2 (8.33%) Apache CXF
11 2 (8.33%) Ext JS
11 2 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (8.33%) JAX-RS
11 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) DataPower
2 3 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (8.33%) Wiki
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) SOA
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
3 5 (20.83%) Microservices
4 4 (16.67%) CRM
4 4 (16.67%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.50%) EAM
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) XQuery
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Scala
4 2 (8.33%) XPath
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PSD2
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) CloudHub
2 1 (4.17%) HP ALM
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) MuleSoft
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Workday
4 3 (12.50%) WSO2
5 2 (8.33%) Sybase
5 2 (8.33%) Twitter
6 1 (4.17%) Axway
6 1 (4.17%) CA
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Informatica
6 1 (4.17%) Mashery
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Sage
6 1 (4.17%) TIBCO