Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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 > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 147 135
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 -26
Contract jobs citing WSDL 7 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.24% 0.25% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.82% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 15
Manchester median daily rate £330 £381 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.44% -12.86% +25.00%
North West median daily rate £390 £475 £388
% change year-on-year -17.89% +22.58% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1083 1095 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.85% 30.87% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 784 559
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £272
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 28
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -54.29% +23.08%
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.80 £10.93
90th Percentile £47.40 £44.25 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in Manchester

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in Manchester

WSDL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSDL in Manchester

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 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
Stockport +9 6 - -
WSDL
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Struts
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) Unix

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C++ Developer
3 5 (71.43%) C++ Software Developer
3 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Security
3 1 (14.29%) Struts
3 1 (14.29%) Struts2
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) ETL
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle