The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 27 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 / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 104 108
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing WSDL 2 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 0.65% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 2.78% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 12
Median daily rate £431 £465 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +14.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £415 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £483 £548
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 Hampshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 395 468 468
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.01% 23.41% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 319 316
Median daily rate £388 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% -1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +36.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.27 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £59.31 £41.25
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in Hampshire

WSDL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSDL in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSD
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) XMLSpy
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) Checkstyle
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) XMLSpy
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Checkstyle
2 1 (25.00%) FindBugs
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Designer
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Solution Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSD
3 2 (50.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (25.00%) JMS
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft