The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 78 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing WSDL 15 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 1.48% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.85% 5.10% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 0
Median daily rate £425 £381 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WSDL
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
309 294 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.17% 28.97% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 202 93
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.83 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.72% -60.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing WSDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WSDL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester -2 7 £425 +13.33%
Knutsford -10 6 £425 +13.33%
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
1 18 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Waterfall
3 15 (83.33%) Subversion
3 15 (83.33%) J2EE
4 13 (72.22%) Oracle
4 13 (72.22%) SQL
5 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (66.67%) WebSphere
6 11 (61.11%) BDD
6 11 (61.11%) SDLC
6 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
6 11 (61.11%) IBM
6 11 (61.11%) TDD
7 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (44.44%) Struts
8 8 (44.44%) Service Management
8 8 (44.44%) CMMI
8 8 (44.44%) PMI
8 8 (44.44%) PMI Certification
8 8 (44.44%) CICS
8 8 (44.44%) Assembly Language
8 8 (44.44%) PRINCE
8 8 (44.44%) JMS
8 8 (44.44%) Chordiant
8 8 (44.44%) Project Management
8 8 (44.44%) Mainframe

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 12 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 8 (44.44%) CICS
2 8 (44.44%) JBoss
2 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) DB2
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Subversion
2 8 (44.44%) ClearCase
3 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Developer
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Web Services
1 18 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (83.33%) J2EE
3 8 (44.44%) EJB
3 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 8 (44.44%) JMS
3 8 (44.44%) JSP
3 8 (44.44%) Servlets
3 8 (44.44%) Struts
3 8 (44.44%) XSD
4 7 (38.89%) JDBC
4 7 (38.89%) SOAP
4 7 (38.89%) Spring
5 6 (33.33%) JAXB
5 6 (33.33%) JAX-WS
5 6 (33.33%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) Apache Camel
6 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Mainframe
1 8 (44.44%) PMI
2 7 (38.89%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) AIX
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Mac OS
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
1 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (94.44%) Waterfall
2 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (61.11%) BDD
3 11 (61.11%) SDLC
3 11 (61.11%) TDD
4 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (44.44%) CMMI
5 8 (44.44%) PRINCE
5 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
5 8 (44.44%) Project Management
5 8 (44.44%) RUP
5 8 (44.44%) Service Management
6 7 (38.89%) AOP
7 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Kanban
7 6 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) Assembly Language
4 8 (44.44%) COBOL
5 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
6 3 (16.67%) C
6 3 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) PMI Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Sun Certification
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) IBM
3 8 (44.44%) Chordiant
4 5 (27.78%) Sun