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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 48 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing WSDL 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.88% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 3.17% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £425 £425 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £436
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.17 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -

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
150 252 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.59% 27.60% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 177 141
Median daily rate £388 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -10.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Struts2
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) Log4j
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Struts2
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Chordiant
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle