The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for WSDL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 30 March 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 / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 247 255
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8  
Contract jobs citing WSDL 8 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.89% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 8
Median daily rate £456 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £355 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £469 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +8.63% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.17 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.93% -  

WSDL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2110 2252 2324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.64% 23.95% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1512 1361
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 50
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing WSDL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in the South East

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in the South East

WSDL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSDL in the South East

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 3 - -
Hampshire -2 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £463 +23.33%
Berkshire - 1 - -
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 18 (72.00%) SOAP
2 11 (44.00%) XML
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 10 (40.00%) REST
4 9 (36.00%) XSD
4 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
6 7 (28.00%) Migration
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) JBoss
7 6 (24.00%) JSON
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) Unix
8 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.00%) SOA
8 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) EMV
9 4 (16.00%) Project Management
9 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
9 4 (16.00%) Windows
9 4 (16.00%) CSS3

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (24.00%) JBoss
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) FileNet
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Boomi
2 1 (4.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SMS
1 2 (8.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) Power BI
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.00%) Ant
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.00%) Checkstyle
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) FindBugs
4 1 (4.00%) Gradle
4 1 (4.00%) Grunt
4 1 (4.00%) gulp
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Migration Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Angular Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.00%) HTML Developer
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) SOA Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) SOAP
2 11 (44.00%) XML
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 10 (40.00%) REST
4 9 (36.00%) CSS
4 9 (36.00%) XSD
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) JSON
7 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (16.00%) CSS3
8 4 (16.00%) HTML5
9 3 (12.00%) J2EE
9 3 (12.00%) XSL
9 3 (12.00%) XSLT
10 2 (8.00%) Java EE
10 2 (8.00%) Middleware
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (8.00%) SAML
10 2 (8.00%) Spring
11 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) EMV
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
1 5 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
4 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) BPEL
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.00%) SOQL
5 1 (4.00%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Cognos
2 2 (8.00%) Informatica
2 2 (8.00%) Netezza
2 2 (8.00%) Teradata
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Siebel
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