Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 61
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.51% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.72% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median daily rate - - £450
North West median daily rate £390 £475 £388
% change year-on-year -17.89% +22.58% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 165 174 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 33.60% 29.34% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 111 91
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £311 £291 £275
90th Percentile £533 £500 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £389
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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