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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 111 132 143
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Contract jobs citing WSDL 31 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 0.26% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% 1.00% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 1
Median daily rate £638 £350 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
796 804 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.44% 25.69% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 562 549
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 18
Median hourly rate £38.63 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +11 20 £600 +33.33% 2
Gloucestershire -1 5 £638 +93.18%
Somerset - 1 - -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

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%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
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%) DB2
5 1 (3.13%) Informix
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
1 15 (46.88%) JIRA
1 15 (46.88%) Maven
2 7 (21.88%) Hudson
General
1 3 (9.38%) Electronics
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.38%) Marketing
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Data Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Applications Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.25%) DBA
8 1 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (3.13%) MODAF Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared DBA
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Web Architect
8 1 (3.13%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) XML
1 30 (93.75%) XSD
2 29 (90.63%) REST
2 29 (90.63%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) EJB
3 1 (3.13%) Flash
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) JMS
3 1 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) NHS
2 8 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) SOA
2 24 (75.00%) Migration
2 24 (75.00%) TOGAF
3 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (71.88%) Virtual Environments
4 19 (59.38%) MODAF
5 16 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
6 15 (46.88%) Data Migration
7 11 (34.38%) Data Architecture
7 11 (34.38%) Data Modelling
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.13%) OO
11 1 (3.13%) OOD
11 1 (3.13%) Scrum
11 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
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 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Endeca
5 1 (3.13%) BEA
5 1 (3.13%) Sybase
5 1 (3.13%) VeriFone
5 1 (3.13%) WorldPay