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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 71 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing WSDL 4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.42% 0.65% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 2.44% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £389 £376 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £355 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £387 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £361
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
247 205 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.17% 26.59% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 142 127
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 £300 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.64 £19.45 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 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
Knutsford -2 4 £389 -0.32% 1
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (75.00%) JSON
3 14 (70.00%) Web Services
4 13 (65.00%) XML
5 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 12 (60.00%) Java
5 12 (60.00%) Finance
6 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (55.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (55.00%) SDLC
7 10 (50.00%) BDD
7 10 (50.00%) TDD
7 10 (50.00%) Banking
7 10 (50.00%) Subversion
7 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (50.00%) OO
8 9 (45.00%) Linux
8 9 (45.00%) Windows
9 8 (40.00%) Objective-C
9 8 (40.00%) AIX
9 8 (40.00%) OOP
9 8 (40.00%) C
9 8 (40.00%) C++
9 8 (40.00%) jQuery
9 8 (40.00%) Java EE
9 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (40.00%) Mac OS
9 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (40.00%) HTML5

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) CICS
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Subversion
2 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
1 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Implementation Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Service Implementation Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Service Implementation Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) JSON
2 14 (70.00%) Web Services
3 13 (65.00%) XML
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (40.00%) HTML5
5 8 (40.00%) Java EE
5 8 (40.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) J2EE
6 6 (30.00%) JSP
7 5 (25.00%) Servlets
8 4 (20.00%) JDBC
8 4 (20.00%) SOAP
9 3 (15.00%) EJB
9 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (15.00%) Spring
9 3 (15.00%) Struts
10 2 (10.00%) JMS
10 2 (10.00%) XSD
11 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) AIX
2 8 (40.00%) Mac OS
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Vista
3 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) SDLC
1 11 (55.00%) Waterfall
2 10 (50.00%) BDD
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (50.00%) OO
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) OOP
3 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (30.00%) Information Security
6 3 (15.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) CMMI
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) RUP
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) C
3 8 (40.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) Objective-C
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (10.00%) COBOL
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Chordiant
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Sun
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
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