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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 98 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing WSDL 7 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.14% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 0.50% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 10
Average daily rate £388 £377 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.78% +7.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £377 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £377 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
530 400 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.10% 28.21% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 275 225
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) XML
4 8 (66.67%) OO
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 8 (66.67%) C++
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (66.67%) Degree
5 7 (58.33%) JSON
5 7 (58.33%) jQuery
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (58.33%) Subversion
5 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (50.00%) SDLC
6 6 (50.00%) HTML5
6 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (50.00%) BDD
6 6 (50.00%) Banking
6 6 (50.00%) Objective-C
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
6 6 (50.00%) Mac OS
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Vista
6 6 (50.00%) Java EE
6 6 (50.00%) C

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (58.33%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) XML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) XML
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 7 (58.33%) JSON
5 6 (50.00%) HTML5
5 6 (50.00%) Java EE
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
7 3 (25.00%) J2EE
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (16.67%) DHTML
8 2 (16.67%) Spring
8 2 (16.67%) WPF
8 2 (16.67%) XSLT
9 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
9 1 (8.33%) Grails
9 1 (8.33%) ODBC
9 1 (8.33%) REST
9 1 (8.33%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) AIX
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) OO
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (50.00%) OOP
3 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) C
4 6 (50.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce