The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 108 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing WSDL 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.27% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 1.11% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £446 £470 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% +49.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.86% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
WSDL
North 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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
547 451 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.89% 24.03% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 284 260
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WSDL
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 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
Stockport -8 2 £515 -
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 4 (80.00%) JDBC
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) BPEL
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Grails
4 1 (20.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JDBC
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Grails
4 1 (20.00%) JAXB
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) ODBC
4 1 (20.00%) SAX
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) BPEL
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) AOP
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA