The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - 20 24
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 6.40% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 19.64% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
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Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 56 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.17% 32.56% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 11
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +26.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Chester

WSDL
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) Mule
1 1 (100.00%) JiBX
1 1 (100.00%) POJO
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (100.00%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) JiBX
1 1 (100.00%) POJO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle