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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 112 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.36% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 1.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Average daily rate £500 £505 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £361
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
624 475 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.45% 21.50% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 295 310
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
Warwickshire - 2 £500 -
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (90.91%) Middleware
2 10 (90.91%) XSD
2 10 (90.91%) WebLogic
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
3 9 (81.82%) Java
4 8 (72.73%) JMX
4 8 (72.73%) ETL
4 8 (72.73%) JDeveloper
4 8 (72.73%) XQuery
4 8 (72.73%) Informatica
4 8 (72.73%) PowerCenter
4 8 (72.73%) Data Quality
4 8 (72.73%) WebCenter
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle ADF
4 8 (72.73%) Data Management
4 8 (72.73%) BPEL
4 8 (72.73%) XPath
4 8 (72.73%) BPMN
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (72.73%) Case Management
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
7 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) WebLogic
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (9.09%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (72.73%) PowerCenter
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JDeveloper
2 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) SOA Developer
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) Middleware
2 10 (90.91%) XSD
3 8 (72.73%) JMX
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle ADF
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (72.73%) WebCenter
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) XSLT
6 1 (9.09%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
2 8 (72.73%) BPEL
2 8 (72.73%) BPMN
2 8 (72.73%) Case Management
2 8 (72.73%) Data Management
2 8 (72.73%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) XPath
2 8 (72.73%) XQuery
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Informatica