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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.061% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
394 416 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.17% 29.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 258 155
Average daily rate £343 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £135.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +500.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £135.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £135.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - -
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) XHTML
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Adobe
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) Web 2.0
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) XPath
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (60.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) JPA
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (40.00%) MVC

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) Liferay
1 1 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) XHTML
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (40.00%) JPA
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) JSF
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 2 (40.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Web 2.0
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (20.00%) Website Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) XPath
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
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