The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank - 16 11
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford - 5.31% 8.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 13.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
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 Knutsford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 9 45 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 23.08% 39.82% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 37 7
Median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £438 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £48.75
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 Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in Knutsford