Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 361 369
Rank change year-on-year +31 +8 -17
Contract jobs citing WSDL 41 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.53% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 17
South East median daily rate £408 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £263 £388
90th Percentile £508 £425 £523
England median daily rate £488 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +14.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4592 4495 5143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.50% 26.85% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2839 2738 3321
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 129 117
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £14.78 £12.25 £14.90
90th Percentile £50.08 £55.10 £51.35
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WSDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley +14 33 £400 +14.29%
Buckinghamshire -11 21 £335 -
Berkshire +15 12 £450 +28.57%
Surrey - 4 £513 - 1
Hampshire +12 3 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 39 (95.12%) SOAP
2 30 (73.17%) XML
3 20 (48.78%) HTML
4 18 (43.90%) Java
5 17 (41.46%) JSON
5 17 (41.46%) REST
6 16 (39.02%) Web Services
7 15 (36.59%) Finance
8 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
9 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
10 11 (26.83%) XSD
10 11 (26.83%) Java EE
11 9 (21.95%) RESTful
11 9 (21.95%) CRM
11 9 (21.95%) Oracle
11 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
12 8 (19.51%) .NET
12 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
12 8 (19.51%) TDD
12 8 (19.51%) Banking
13 7 (17.07%) Scrum
13 7 (17.07%) HTML5
13 7 (17.07%) jQuery
13 7 (17.07%) SOA
13 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
13 7 (17.07%) SoapUI
14 6 (14.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (14.63%) BDD

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 (14.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) PaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Force.com
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
2 2 (4.88%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) CloudSense
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
1 3 (7.32%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) DB2
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.07%) SoapUI
3 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
4 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (12.20%) XMLSpy
5 2 (4.88%) git-flow
5 2 (4.88%) GitLab
5 2 (4.88%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Games
6 1 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Designer
5 5 (12.20%) Business Process Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Process Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) SOA Designer
6 4 (9.76%) iOS Developer
6 4 (9.76%) SOA Solution Designer
6 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Salesforce Architect
8 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (4.88%) SOA Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.88%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (95.12%) SOAP
2 30 (73.17%) XML
3 20 (48.78%) HTML
4 17 (41.46%) JSON
4 17 (41.46%) REST
5 16 (39.02%) Web Services
6 11 (26.83%) Java EE
6 11 (26.83%) XSD
7 9 (21.95%) RESTful
8 8 (19.51%) .NET
9 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
9 7 (17.07%) HTML5
9 7 (17.07%) jQuery
10 6 (14.63%) CSS
10 6 (14.63%) XSLT
11 5 (12.20%) CSS3
11 5 (12.20%) Spring
11 5 (12.20%) WCF
12 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (7.32%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.44%) Robotics
3 1 (2.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (21.95%) CRM
3 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
3 8 (19.51%) TDD
4 7 (17.07%) Scrum
4 7 (17.07%) SOA
5 6 (14.63%) BDD
5 6 (14.63%) BPR
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (14.63%) ERP
5 6 (14.63%) Process Management
6 5 (12.20%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (12.20%) Kanban
6 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
6 5 (12.20%) SOLID
6 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
7 4 (9.76%) BPEL
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.63%) C#
3 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.20%) XPath
5 4 (9.76%) Apex Code
5 4 (9.76%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) SOQL
7 1 (2.44%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.88%) CA
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Splunk
5 1 (2.44%) TEOCO