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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £389
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
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
386 388 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.60% 31.80% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 233 244
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - - - -
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) WCF
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) XSLT
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) IIS
3 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (40.00%) HL7
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) SOAP
6 3 (30.00%) XHTML
6 3 (30.00%) XPath
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) Web Design
6 3 (30.00%) Ajax
6 3 (30.00%) Web 2.0
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (30.00%) Sass
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) Axure RP
7 2 (20.00%) Open Source

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Release Manager
2 3 (30.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) WCF
2 7 (70.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) XSLT
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) XHTML
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Ajax
3 3 (30.00%) Sass
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
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