The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing WSDL 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.78% 0.32% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 1.33% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £558 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+42.94% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.09 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -

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
91 75 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.27% 24.19% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 44 17
Median daily rate £378 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bootle - 2 - -
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Security
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Security
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle