Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 596 560 550
Rank change year-on-year -36 -10 +6
Contract jobs citing WSDL 27 50 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.059% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.31% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 50
London median daily rate £525 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +16.13% -13.89%
10th Percentile £305 £329 £263
90th Percentile £944 £558 £640
England median daily rate £525 £488 £445
% change year-on-year +7.69% +9.55% +4.71%
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 18,052 16,385 15,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.38% 36.94% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,642 12,290 11,470
London median daily rate £515 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £369 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 106 62
London median hourly rate £43.83 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.24% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £20.83 £18.25 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.00 £51.00 £78.43
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +9.59% -1.40%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -34 3 £310 -
Central London -31 2 £606 +24.36% 1
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 21 (77.78%) SOAP
2 18 (66.67%) XML
3 17 (62.96%) Web Services
4 16 (59.26%) REST
5 13 (48.15%) Java
6 12 (44.44%) RESTful
7 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
7 10 (37.04%) SOA
7 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (37.04%) JSON
8 9 (33.33%) IBM
9 8 (29.63%) XSLT
9 8 (29.63%) Spring
9 8 (29.63%) Maven
9 8 (29.63%) MVC
9 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
9 8 (29.63%) Microservices
10 7 (25.93%) Banking
11 6 (22.22%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) Spring MVC
11 6 (22.22%) Oracle
11 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
11 6 (22.22%) SDLC
11 6 (22.22%) Open Source
12 5 (18.52%) Data Integration
12 5 (18.52%) Gerrit
12 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
12 5 (18.52%) BDD
12 5 (18.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (18.52%) MuleSoft

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 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Confluence
5 1 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (3.70%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (3.70%) Jetty
5 1 (3.70%) OpenCms
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (3.70%) SAS
5 1 (3.70%) Sonic ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.70%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) OpenShift
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) BrowserStack
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Broadband
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Maven
3 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
3 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
3 5 (18.52%) Gerrit
3 5 (18.52%) JUnit
3 5 (18.52%) Selenium
3 5 (18.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (14.81%) JBehave
5 3 (11.11%) JIRA
6 2 (7.41%) Gatling
7 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.70%) Gradle
7 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.70%) Sahi
7 1 (3.70%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) SOA Designer
4 3 (11.11%) SOA Solution Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Backend Developer
5 1 (3.70%) BPM Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Data Integration Manager
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Workday Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Workday Implementation Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Workday Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Workday Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) SOAP
2 18 (66.67%) XML
3 17 (62.96%) Web Services
4 16 (59.26%) REST
5 12 (44.44%) RESTful
6 10 (37.04%) JSON
7 8 (29.63%) Spring
7 8 (29.63%) XSLT
8 6 (22.22%) Spring MVC
9 5 (18.52%) Ajax
9 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
9 5 (18.52%) JMS
9 5 (18.52%) Struts
10 4 (14.81%) Apache Camel
10 4 (14.81%) CSS
10 4 (14.81%) Java EE
10 4 (14.81%) Middleware
10 4 (14.81%) Spring Integration
10 4 (14.81%) Spring Web Flow
10 4 (14.81%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) DataPower
2 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (37.04%) SOA
2 8 (29.63%) Microservices
2 8 (29.63%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) Open Source
3 6 (22.22%) SDLC
4 5 (18.52%) BDD
4 5 (18.52%) Data Integration
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) API Development
5 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 4 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (14.81%) ERP
5 4 (14.81%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
6 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) XQuery
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Java 8
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PSD2
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.70%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) MuleSoft
4 3 (11.11%) Apigee
4 3 (11.11%) Workday
4 3 (11.11%) WSO2
5 2 (7.41%) Mashery
5 2 (7.41%) Sybase
5 2 (7.41%) Twitter
6 1 (3.70%) Axway
6 1 (3.70%) CA
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) New Relic
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) Roku
6 1 (3.70%) Sage
6 1 (3.70%) TIBCO