The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 61 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing WSDL 11 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.29% 0.25% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 0.92% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
237 217 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.85% 27.64% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 94 97
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.16% +170.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £30.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £140.00 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 5 £375 - 1
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
1 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) JSON
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) Degree
3 11 (78.57%) Banking
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Spring
4 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) J2EE
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (50.00%) IBM
5 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 6 (42.86%) Java EE
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Vista
6 6 (42.86%) Selenium
6 6 (42.86%) jQuery
6 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Mac OS
6 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) RESTful
6 6 (42.86%) Subversion
6 6 (42.86%) Objective-C

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Informix
1 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JUnit
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) Mockito
1 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Introscope
General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (78.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
1 12 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) JSON
3 8 (57.14%) Spring
3 8 (57.14%) J2EE
3 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) PowerMock
4 6 (42.86%) JAX-RS
4 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) JDBC
4 6 (42.86%) Servlets
4 6 (42.86%) XSL
4 6 (42.86%) Java EE
4 6 (42.86%) JAX-RPC
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) JiBX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Online Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) AIX
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Vista
1 6 (42.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 6 (42.86%) BDD
4 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
4 6 (42.86%) OOP
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Objective-C
4 6 (42.86%) C
4 6 (42.86%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Compuware
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Perforce
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