The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.57% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
158 165 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.58% 23.34% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 102 113
Average daily rate £363 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.93 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.63% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSDL across the Birmingham region.

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

WSDL
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing WSDL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSDL.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing WSDL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSDL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle