The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WSDL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 - 129
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WSDL 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% - 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.17 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.93% -  

WSDL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 322 429 624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.76% 17.43% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 260 371
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +70.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing WSDL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in Berkshire

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WSDL in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in Berkshire

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) JBoss
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) EMV
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) BPEL
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) SAML
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPEL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Migration Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) BPM Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SOA Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) SAML
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XSD
2 2 (28.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) BPEL
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle