The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 146 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% - 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.33%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
802 604 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.10% 27.01% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 414 343
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £15.28 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Bristol - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SysML
2 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Software AG

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SysML
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) CAD
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Software AG