The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 42 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 2 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.50% - 5.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% - 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Average daily rate
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£363 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
93 77 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.13% 23.19% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 37
Average daily rate £363 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.05 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.26% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £21.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £21.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

WSDL
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DataPower
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) DataPower
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared