The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 71 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing WSDL 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.11% 0.63% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 2.27% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -13.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
242 220 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.63% 27.92% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 152 53
Average daily rate £325 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £41.38 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.24% +3.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Wales

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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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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
South Wales -6 1 £375 +36.36%
WSDL
UK

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Rundeck