Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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 > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 566 536
Rank change year-on-year -10 -30 -49
Contract jobs citing WSDL 51 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 51
London median daily rate £425 £350 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £324 £263 £315
90th Percentile £556 £500 £550
England median daily rate £488 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +14.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £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 17345 15618 15202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.04% 34.48% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13256 11682 11331
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 73 92
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.04 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £49.88 £65.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
Central London -2 4 £425 +13.33% 1
East London -4 2 £538 +7.50%
South London - 2 - -
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 44 (86.27%) Web Services
2 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (60.78%) XML
4 28 (54.90%) Oracle
5 27 (52.94%) SQL
5 27 (52.94%) SOAP
6 20 (39.22%) SOA
7 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
8 18 (35.29%) Java
9 17 (33.33%) XSD
10 16 (31.37%) Oracle Database
11 13 (25.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
11 13 (25.49%) BDD
11 13 (25.49%) REST
11 13 (25.49%) RESTful
12 12 (23.53%) OAuth2
12 12 (23.53%) XSLT
12 12 (23.53%) Identity Management
12 12 (23.53%) SAML
12 12 (23.53%) Swagger
12 12 (23.53%) Prototyping
13 11 (21.57%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (21.57%) IBM
13 11 (21.57%) WSO2
13 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
14 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
14 10 (19.61%) TDD
15 9 (17.65%) Scrum
15 9 (17.65%) J2EE

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 13 (25.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (9.80%) Apache
4 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.84%) JBoss
5 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.88%) IIS
7 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.96%) Liferay
7 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Maximo
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.96%) Force.com
2 1 (1.96%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) SSL
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (31.37%) Oracle Database
3 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.76%) DB2
5 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.96%) MySQL
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.96%) Power BI
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.65%) Eclipse
3 8 (15.69%) Maven
3 8 (15.69%) SoapUI
4 6 (11.76%) Gerrit
4 6 (11.76%) XMLSpy
5 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.80%) JBehave
5 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.80%) JUnit
5 5 (9.80%) Selenium
5 5 (9.80%) Subversion
6 4 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.84%) JIRA
6 4 (7.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (5.88%) GDB
8 2 (3.92%) Ant
9 1 (1.96%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.96%) JMeter
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (15.69%) Banking
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Electronics
3 2 (3.92%) Games
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Web Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) C++ Programmer
5 3 (5.88%) Programmer
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.88%) TIBCO Architect
6 2 (3.92%) C Programmer
6 2 (3.92%) C/C++ Programmer
6 2 (3.92%) Designer
6 2 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.92%) Product Owner
6 2 (3.92%) Service Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (86.27%) Web Services
2 31 (60.78%) XML
3 27 (52.94%) SOAP
4 17 (33.33%) XSD
5 13 (25.49%) REST
5 13 (25.49%) RESTful
6 12 (23.53%) OAuth2
6 12 (23.53%) SAML
6 12 (23.53%) Swagger
6 12 (23.53%) XSLT
7 9 (17.65%) J2EE
7 9 (17.65%) JMS
8 8 (15.69%) JSON
8 8 (15.69%) Spring
9 6 (11.76%) Ajax
9 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
9 6 (11.76%) jQuery
10 5 (9.80%) HTML
10 5 (9.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) DataPower
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.96%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (1.96%) RIA
3 1 (1.96%) Robotics
3 1 (1.96%) SystemC
3 1 (1.96%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Unix
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) SOA
3 13 (25.49%) BDD
3 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
4 12 (23.53%) Identity Management
4 12 (23.53%) Prototyping
5 11 (21.57%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (19.61%) TDD
7 9 (17.65%) Scrum
8 7 (13.73%) Microservices
8 7 (13.73%) SDLC
9 6 (11.76%) MVC
10 5 (9.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
11 4 (7.84%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (7.84%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (7.84%) Open Source
12 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (5.88%) Investment Management
12 3 (5.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) SQL
2 18 (35.29%) Java
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.69%) XPath
4 4 (7.84%) C#
4 4 (7.84%) C++
5 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) C
7 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
7 1 (1.96%) SOQL
7 1 (1.96%) SOSL
7 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 20022
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) IBM
2 11 (21.57%) WSO2
3 4 (7.84%) MuleSoft
3 4 (7.84%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.88%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) BEA
5 2 (3.92%) Google
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) Sun
6 1 (1.96%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) CA
6 1 (1.96%) Murex
6 1 (1.96%) Perforce
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.96%) Sophis
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk