The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.72% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.53% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.22
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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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47 68 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.91% 32.23% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 34
Average daily rate £350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSDL across the Merseyside region.

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 2 (66.67%) JiBX
2 2 (66.67%) POJO
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Online Banking
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) JAXB
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) JAXB
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 2 (66.67%) JiBX
2 2 (66.67%) POJO
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XQuery
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle