The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 107 104 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing WSDL 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.046% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.18% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.53% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.22
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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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
536 547 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.51% 25.31% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 325 286
Average daily rate £360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 19
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the West Midlands region.

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) TIBCO
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
3 5 (62.50%) XSD
3 5 (62.50%) EAI
3 5 (62.50%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Kindle
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) DataPower
6 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (25.00%) Use Case
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) CA LISA
6 2 (25.00%) Green Hat
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) HTML

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Integration Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) XSD
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
3 5 (62.50%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Kindle
2 2 (25.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) EAI
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) TIBCO
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) webMethods
4 2 (25.00%) Green Hat
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Consultia Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago