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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £558 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+38.94% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.09 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -

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
26 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.80% 23.81% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 25
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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