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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 125 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing WSDL 11 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.83% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 2.86% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
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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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
807 839 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.17% 29.02% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 447 597
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 38
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 27 August 2014. 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
Manchester - 11 £325 - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Web Services
2 9 (75.00%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) XSLT
3 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) IIS
3 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) WCF
3 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) HL7
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) XHTML
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) Web Design
7 3 (25.00%) Ajax
7 3 (25.00%) Web 2.0
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (25.00%) XPath
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (25.00%) SOA
7 3 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (25.00%) CSS3
7 3 (25.00%) Sass
8 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
8 2 (16.67%) Open Source

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (8.33%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 3 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UI Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
2 9 (75.00%) XML
3 8 (66.67%) XSLT
3 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) WCF
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) XHTML
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) Sass
6 1 (8.33%) POJO
6 1 (8.33%) JAX-WS
6 1 (8.33%) JiBX
6 1 (8.33%) JAXB
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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