The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 96 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 10 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.84% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.30% 2.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 0
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£500 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
435 391 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.50% 29.87% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 255 222
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £19.50 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (100.00%) SOAP
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) REST
4 6 (50.00%) JSP
4 6 (50.00%) XSD
4 6 (50.00%) JMS
4 6 (50.00%) JBoss
4 6 (50.00%) Middleware
4 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (50.00%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) JSF
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (41.67%) XSLT
5 5 (41.67%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
5 5 (41.67%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (41.67%) Apache Camel
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (50.00%) JBoss
2 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (41.67%) Liferay
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (16.67%) CMS
6 1 (8.33%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle TCA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Designer
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 4 (33.33%) SOA Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SOA Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) REST
4 6 (50.00%) XSD
4 6 (50.00%) JSP
4 6 (50.00%) JMS
4 6 (50.00%) Middleware
4 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (50.00%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) JSF
5 5 (41.67%) JPA
5 5 (41.67%) XSLT
5 5 (41.67%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) Apache Camel
6 4 (33.33%) Servlets
6 4 (33.33%) EJB
6 4 (33.33%) Java EE
7 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (25.00%) CORBA
7 3 (25.00%) Ehcache
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) EAI
5 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Squid
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Retek
3 2 (16.67%) ATG
3 2 (16.67%) Stellent
3 2 (16.67%) Endeca
4 1 (8.33%) Eloqua
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft