The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.19% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £34.22
% change year-on-year
- -12.31%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 52 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.52% 17.69% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 30 52
Average daily rate £375 £295 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £228 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SysML
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Database Architect
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) COM+
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) SysML
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Software AG