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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - 22 36
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 2.17% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 9.68% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £363 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
WSDL
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
35 31 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 29.66% 22.46% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 29
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) HTML
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%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) JiBX
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) POJO
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JiBX
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) POJO
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle