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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing WSDL 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.073% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 1.47% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £338 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £558 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+35.15% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.09 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -

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
448 545 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.51% 28.37% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 329 286
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +3.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) JDBC
5 3 (33.33%) ClearCase
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) BPEL
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
6 2 (22.22%) Checkstyle
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) OWASP
6 2 (22.22%) FindBugs
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) UML
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) JSP
6 2 (22.22%) Servlets
6 2 (22.22%) XSLT
6 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) User Experience
7 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) ODBC

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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
2 3 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 2 (22.22%) Checkstyle
3 2 (22.22%) FindBugs
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SOA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) JDBC
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) JSP
6 2 (22.22%) Servlets
6 2 (22.22%) XSLT
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (11.11%) Grails
7 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 1 (11.11%) J2EE
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) LAMP
7 1 (11.11%) ODBC
7 1 (11.11%) SAX
7 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) BPEL
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OWASP
2 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
3 1 (11.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy