The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - - 86
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
411 288 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.05% 29.84% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 148 265
Average daily rate £325 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £372 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 17
Average hourly rate £135.00 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+328.57% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WSDL
North West

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 18 April 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (92.86%) .NET
1 13 (92.86%) SOAP
1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 11 (78.57%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) SOA
2 11 (78.57%) NHS
3 10 (71.43%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (71.43%) Degree
4 9 (64.29%) jQuery
4 9 (64.29%) XHTML
4 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) XSLT
5 8 (57.14%) Ajax
5 8 (57.14%) Open Source
5 8 (57.14%) Web 2.0
5 8 (57.14%) XPath
5 8 (57.14%) CSS3
5 8 (57.14%) Sass
6 7 (50.00%) HTML5
6 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (50.00%) MVC
6 7 (50.00%) Web Design
6 7 (50.00%) C#
7 6 (42.86%) Adobe
7 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 6 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (42.86%) Scrum

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (71.43%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 6 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) RavenDB
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Axure RP
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) UI Developer
3 5 (35.71%) UI Programmer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Web Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Integration Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
1 13 (92.86%) SOAP
1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 11 (78.57%) XML
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 9 (64.29%) XHTML
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) XSLT
4 8 (57.14%) Ajax
4 8 (57.14%) CSS3
4 8 (57.14%) Sass
5 7 (50.00%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
6 1 (7.14%) Itk
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) NHS
2 8 (57.14%) Open Source
2 8 (57.14%) Web 2.0
3 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) SOA
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Web Design
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Kanban
6 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Code Coverage
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (14.29%) Use Case
8 1 (7.14%) MVVM
8 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) XPath
3 7 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) WAI
2 1 (7.14%) HL7
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle