The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 103 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing WSDL 1 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.057% 0.66% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 2.93% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Median daily rate £400 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
441 341 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.96% 22.61% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 234 217
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing WSDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WSDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) JAXB
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) AOP
2 4 (80.00%) Retail Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Online Banking
2 4 (80.00%) JAX-WS
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) JDBC
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) JAXB
2 4 (80.00%) JAX-WS
2 4 (80.00%) JDBC
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) AOP
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree