The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 59 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% - 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% - 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.33%
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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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
184 123 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.63% 24.90% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 59 41
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £33.73 £27.50 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.63% -14.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.16 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Essex

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Essex region.

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

WSDL
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) TopLink
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) TopLink
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java