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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 135 131 139
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing WSDL 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.76% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Average daily rate £308 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
686 785 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.41% 25.37% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 498 506
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 13
Average hourly rate £39.38 £37.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £32.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire +7 2 £308 -11.19%
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (66.67%) Endeca
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) WorldPay
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) VeriFone
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) BEA
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Informix
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) Flash
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) DSDM
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Endeca
3 1 (33.33%) BEA
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) VeriFone
3 1 (33.33%) WorldPay