The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 24 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.69% 7.27% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 Knutsford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 39.84% 21.82% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 7 7
Average daily rate £425 £375 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 9 (100.00%) Subversion
1 9 (100.00%) SDLC
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 6 (66.67%) JMS
3 6 (66.67%) Chordiant
3 6 (66.67%) Service Management
3 6 (66.67%) CMMI
3 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) XSD
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) DB2
3 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 6 (66.67%) EJB
3 6 (66.67%) JSP
3 6 (66.67%) Servlets
3 6 (66.67%) Struts

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 6 (66.67%) CICS
1 6 (66.67%) JBoss
1 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) EJB
2 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) JMS
2 6 (66.67%) JSP
2 6 (66.67%) Servlets
2 6 (66.67%) Struts
2 6 (66.67%) XSD
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) Java EE
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 6 (66.67%) PMI
2 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) AIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) SDLC
1 9 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) CMMI
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) RUP
3 6 (66.67%) Service Management
4 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 6 (66.67%) COBOL
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Chordiant
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Sun