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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 134 150 148
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing WSDL 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.094% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
687 951 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.80% 29.64% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 693 506
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 27
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.63 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.22% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £37.50 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire - 4 £550 -
Somerset +24 1 £475 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 South West region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) XSD
3 6 (66.67%) SOAP
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
4 5 (55.56%) SOA
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) UDDI
5 4 (44.44%) Middleware
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (33.33%) UML
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) J2EE
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) XSLT
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (33.33%) REST
6 3 (33.33%) BPEL
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (33.33%) JSON
6 3 (33.33%) Mule

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (33.33%) Mule
3 3 (33.33%) Mule ESB
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) Confluence
4 2 (22.22%) GlassFish
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (11.11%) Fredhopper
2 1 (11.11%) Magento
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) AMQP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (11.11%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
3 1 (11.11%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SOA Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) XSD
3 4 (44.44%) Middleware
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (44.44%) UDDI
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) COM+
5 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) JMS
5 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
5 2 (22.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) BPEL
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) API Design
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Content Enrichment
4 1 (11.11%) DSDM
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Groovy
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
3 2 (22.22%) XPath
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) ATG
3 1 (11.11%) BEA
3 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) VeriFone
3 1 (11.11%) WorldPay