The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 142 128 114
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing WSDL 14 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.52% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 2.04% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 10
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £350 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
WSDL
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1027 835 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.93% 25.64% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 538 430
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £19.36 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WSDL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the North West region.

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire -4 7 £425 +13.18% 1
Manchester -16 6 £388 - 4
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 38 (82.61%) XML
2 36 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 30 (65.22%) Java
4 29 (63.04%) HTML
5 27 (58.70%) Web Services
6 23 (50.00%) jQuery
6 23 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 23 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (45.65%) Subversion
8 21 (45.65%) SDLC
9 20 (43.48%) Waterfall
9 20 (43.48%) HTML5
9 20 (43.48%) JSON
9 20 (43.48%) Finance
9 20 (43.48%) SOAP
10 19 (41.30%) TDD
11 18 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (39.13%) XSD
11 18 (39.13%) OO
12 17 (36.96%) BDD
13 16 (34.78%) Windows
13 16 (34.78%) C++
13 16 (34.78%) Banking
13 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
14 15 (32.61%) Degree
15 14 (30.43%) Java EE
15 14 (30.43%) Objective-C
15 14 (30.43%) C
15 14 (30.43%) AIX

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (19.57%) WebLogic
2 8 (17.39%) JBoss
2 8 (17.39%) Node.js
2 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.04%) CICS
4 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (45.65%) Subversion
3 10 (21.74%) Visual Studio
4 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
5 8 (17.39%) Bower
5 8 (17.39%) GitLab
5 8 (17.39%) Grunt
5 8 (17.39%) Jasmine
5 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
5 8 (17.39%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (17.39%) Protractor
5 8 (17.39%) Sublime Text
5 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio Code
6 6 (13.04%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 16 (34.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (15.22%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Implementation Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Implementation Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Service Implementation Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Service Implementation Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Designer
6 2 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (4.35%) webMethods Developer
6 2 (4.35%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) XML
2 29 (63.04%) HTML
3 27 (58.70%) Web Services
4 23 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 23 (50.00%) jQuery
5 20 (43.48%) HTML5
5 20 (43.48%) JSON
5 20 (43.48%) SOAP
6 18 (39.13%) XSD
7 14 (30.43%) Java EE
8 12 (26.09%) J2EE
9 9 (19.57%) JSP
10 8 (17.39%) CSS
10 8 (17.39%) JMS
10 8 (17.39%) SAML
10 8 (17.39%) Servlets
11 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
12 6 (13.04%) EJB
12 6 (13.04%) Struts
13 5 (10.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Mainframe
1 6 (13.04%) PMI
2 5 (10.87%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) AIX
2 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Mac OS
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Vista
3 13 (28.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) SDLC
3 20 (43.48%) Waterfall
4 19 (41.30%) TDD
5 18 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (39.13%) OO
6 17 (36.96%) BDD
7 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
8 14 (30.43%) OOP
9 13 (28.26%) Data Protection
10 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
10 8 (17.39%) System Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
11 6 (13.04%) Agile Project Management
11 6 (13.04%) CMMI
11 6 (13.04%) PRINCE
11 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
11 6 (13.04%) Project Management
11 6 (13.04%) RUP
11 6 (13.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 30 (65.22%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) C++
4 14 (30.43%) C
4 14 (30.43%) Objective-C
5 11 (23.91%) SQL
6 8 (17.39%) ES6
7 6 (13.04%) Assembly Language
7 6 (13.04%) COBOL
8 2 (4.35%) C#
8 2 (4.35%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.70%) Sun Certification
4 2 (4.35%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Chordiant
3 5 (10.87%) HP
3 5 (10.87%) IBM
4 4 (8.70%) Sun
5 2 (4.35%) Perforce
5 2 (4.35%) webMethods
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago