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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 126 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing WSDL 39 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.36% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.67% 1.36% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 11
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£423 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
1064 808 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.24% 26.18% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 472 454
Average daily rate £390 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 13 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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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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 - 17 £400 - 1
Manchester -17 10 £500 +53.84% 3
Lancashire - 9 £388 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 49 (76.56%) SOAP
2 44 (68.75%) Web Services
3 41 (64.06%) XML
3 41 (64.06%) Java
4 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
5 29 (45.31%) HTML
6 28 (43.75%) Spring
7 27 (42.19%) Finance
7 27 (42.19%) SDLC
8 26 (40.63%) J2EE
9 25 (39.06%) XSD
10 23 (35.94%) CSS
11 22 (34.38%) SQL
11 22 (34.38%) Servlets
12 21 (32.81%) Oracle
12 21 (32.81%) JSON
13 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (31.25%) HTML5
14 19 (29.69%) JSP
15 18 (28.13%) XSLT
16 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
17 16 (25.00%) IBM
17 16 (25.00%) jQuery
17 16 (25.00%) Oracle Database
18 15 (23.44%) Waterfall
18 15 (23.44%) SOA
18 15 (23.44%) PL/SQL
19 14 (21.88%) WebSphere
19 14 (21.88%) Integration Testing
19 14 (21.88%) Hibernate

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 14 (21.88%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.50%) Node.js
2 8 (12.50%) JBoss
3 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (7.81%) Liferay
5 5 (7.81%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (6.25%) Apache
7 3 (4.69%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (3.13%) CMS
9 1 (1.56%) iPlanet
9 1 (1.56%) Confluence
9 1 (1.56%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle TCA
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) HTTP
2 6 (9.38%) SSL
3 5 (7.81%) Internet
4 4 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.81%) Informix
3 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.19%) Eclipse
3 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 9 (14.06%) Subversion
5 8 (12.50%) JUnit
5 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 8 (12.50%) Grunt
5 8 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (12.50%) Sublime Text
5 8 (12.50%) Bower
5 8 (12.50%) GitLab
5 8 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 8 (12.50%) Jasmine
6 5 (7.81%) Mockito
6 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.81%) JIRA
6 5 (7.81%) Selenium
7 3 (4.69%) Cactus
8 2 (3.13%) Hudson
9 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
General
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (54.69%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Designer
4 9 (14.06%) Consultant
5 8 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (6.25%) webMethods Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 4 (6.25%) SOA Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Service Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Java Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Integration Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) webMethods Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (76.56%) SOAP
2 44 (68.75%) Web Services
3 41 (64.06%) XML
4 29 (45.31%) HTML
5 28 (43.75%) Spring
6 26 (40.63%) J2EE
7 25 (39.06%) XSD
8 23 (35.94%) CSS
9 22 (34.38%) Servlets
10 21 (32.81%) JSON
11 20 (31.25%) HTML5
12 19 (29.69%) JSP
13 18 (28.13%) XSLT
14 16 (25.00%) jQuery
15 14 (21.88%) Hibernate
16 13 (20.31%) AngularJS
17 12 (18.75%) Middleware
17 12 (18.75%) JDBC
18 11 (17.19%) EJB
19 10 (15.63%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) DataPower
3 3 (4.69%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.13%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
2 9 (14.06%) Windows
3 6 (9.38%) Solaris
4 4 (6.25%) AIX
4 4 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) SDLC
2 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
4 15 (23.44%) SOA
4 15 (23.44%) Waterfall
5 14 (21.88%) Integration Testing
6 13 (20.31%) UML
6 13 (20.31%) System Integration Testing
7 12 (18.75%) MVC
8 11 (17.19%) TDD
8 11 (17.19%) Unit Testing
9 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (12.50%) System Testing
10 8 (12.50%) BPEL
11 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.38%) OO
11 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (6.25%) Web Application Development
13 4 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) Java
2 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.38%) SQL
4 15 (23.44%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.94%) XPath
6 5 (7.81%) C
6 5 (7.81%) C++
7 4 (6.25%) Perl
7 4 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Squid
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) CA LISA
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Oracle
2 16 (25.00%) IBM
3 6 (9.38%) Perforce
4 5 (7.81%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (7.81%) webMethods
5 4 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (3.13%) Retek
6 2 (3.13%) ATG
6 2 (3.13%) Stellent
6 2 (3.13%) Endeca
7 1 (1.56%) Eloqua
7 1 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.56%) Compuware
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