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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
North West / Manchester
Rank - 102 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 467 502 389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.73% 27.98% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 328 243
Median daily rate £375 £370 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +12.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.87 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSDL in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSDL in Manchester

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (40.00%) Checkstyle
4 2 (40.00%) FindBugs
4 2 (40.00%) OWASP
4 2 (40.00%) Secure Coding
5 1 (20.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Confluence
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) XPath
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (20.00%) XQuery

WSDL
Top Related 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 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (40.00%) Checkstyle
3 2 (40.00%) FindBugs
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OWASP
1 2 (40.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (20.00%) BPEL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) XPath
2 1 (20.00%) XQuery
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy