The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £533 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
+25.29% -1.16%
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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.33% 29.82% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 29
Median daily rate £415 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £423 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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