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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 133 143 147
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing WSDL 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.21% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.80% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £650 £333 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.48% +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
818 876 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.12% 26.13% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 602 533
Median daily rate £353 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 64 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Wiltshire +8 4 £675 +48.35% 1
Gloucestershire +5 1 £325 -1.88%
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 30 (93.75%) Web Services
1 30 (93.75%) XML
2 29 (90.63%) XSD
2 29 (90.63%) SOA
2 29 (90.63%) REST
3 27 (84.38%) Security Cleared
4 24 (75.00%) Migration
4 24 (75.00%) TOGAF
5 23 (71.88%) VMware
5 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
5 23 (71.88%) Citrix
5 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (71.88%) Xen
5 23 (71.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 23 (71.88%) Virtual Environments
6 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (65.63%) SC Cleared
8 19 (59.38%) MODAF
9 16 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
10 15 (46.88%) Maven
10 15 (46.88%) NHS
10 15 (46.88%) GitHub
10 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
10 15 (46.88%) Confluence
10 15 (46.88%) JIRA
10 15 (46.88%) HL7
10 15 (46.88%) Data Migration
11 11 (34.38%) Data Architecture
11 11 (34.38%) Data Modelling
12 10 (31.25%) Star Schema

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 15 (46.88%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Star Schema
2 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
1 15 (46.88%) JIRA
1 15 (46.88%) Maven
2 7 (21.88%) Hudson
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Data Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Applications Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) MODAF Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Web Architect
7 1 (3.13%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) Web Services
1 30 (93.75%) XML
2 29 (90.63%) REST
2 29 (90.63%) XSD
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) COM+
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) NHS
2 8 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
1 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.25%) Solaris
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) SOA
2 24 (75.00%) Migration
2 24 (75.00%) TOGAF
3 23 (71.88%) Virtual Environments
4 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (59.38%) MODAF
6 16 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
7 15 (46.88%) Data Migration
8 11 (34.38%) Data Architecture
8 11 (34.38%) Data Modelling
9 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
11 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
11 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) C++
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VB
2 1 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) Security Cleared
2 21 (65.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) MCSA
3 8 (25.00%) MCSD
3 8 (25.00%) MCSE
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (71.88%) Xen
2 8 (25.00%) Docker
2 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Citrix
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
1 23 (71.88%) VMware
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Endeca
3 2 (6.25%) SAP