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 June 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.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 - 103
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WSDL 4 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% - 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £475 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 384 496 473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.90% 21.32% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 299 301
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSDL in Berkshire

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Slough - 3 £438 -
Reading - 1 £475 -
WSDL
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Visualforce
2 3 (60.00%) Apex Code
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (20.00%) Retail

WSDL
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SOA Designer
2 1 (20.00%) SOA Solution Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Visualforce
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle