The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 53 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing WSDL 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.43% 1.02% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 2.89% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £354 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
WSDL
South West

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
112 173 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.09% 35.38% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 106 64
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £276 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £111.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -2 2 £325 -2.25%
WSDL
South West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WSDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) Xen
3 3 (42.86%) MODAF
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) XSD
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (28.57%) GitHub
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) XSL

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) XSD
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) COM+
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
3 2 (28.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) MODAF
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSD
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Xen
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Endeca