The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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)
North West / Merseyside
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - - 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
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 Merseyside with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 93 93 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 28.70% 27.60% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 78 22
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in Merseyside

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Security
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) EJB 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Security
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle