Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for WSDL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSDL over the 6 months to 21 November 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 80 86
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 1 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.074% 1.16% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 4.55% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 21
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +22.58% -
10th Percentile £425 £370 £350
90th Percentile £475 £525 £438
North West median daily rate £390 £475 £388
% change year-on-year -17.89% +22.58% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00

WSDL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 343 374 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.54% 25.60% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 284 356
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £299
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +82.89% -47.74%
10th Percentile £30.50 £31.25 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.35 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing WSDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in Cheshire

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in Cheshire

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -3 1 £450 -5.26%
WSDL
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) ICEfaces
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) RichFaces
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) RIA
1 1 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce