The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 53 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.34% 0.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
WSDL
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
173 261 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.73% 36.15% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 147 80
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £200 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 15
Average hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +23.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 2 - -
WSDL
East of England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) SOAP
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (92.31%) SoapUI
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 12 (92.31%) ISEB
2 12 (92.31%) Ant
2 12 (92.31%) Maven
2 12 (92.31%) Automated Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) JIRA
2 12 (92.31%) Groovy
3 9 (69.23%) ISEB Practitioner
3 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Defect Management
3 9 (69.23%) Process Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Grunt
5 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (7.69%) Sublime Text
5 1 (7.69%) Bower
5 1 (7.69%) GitLab
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (7.69%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (92.31%) Ant
2 12 (92.31%) JIRA
2 12 (92.31%) Maven
2 12 (92.31%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) Bower
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) GitLab
3 1 (7.69%) Grunt
3 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
3 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (7.69%) Protractor
3 1 (7.69%) Sublime Text
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Code
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Automation Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Test Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) UI Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) SOAP
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) SAML
3 1 (7.69%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Automated Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Defect Management
2 9 (69.23%) Process Improvement
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
2 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Groovy
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) ES6
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) ISEB
2 9 (69.23%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB