The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 29 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.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.38% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
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 Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71 90 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 35.15% 34.22% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 54 98
Median daily rate £365 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £451 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £57.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +21.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Informix
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Fredhopper
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Informix
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) VeriFone
1 1 (100.00%) WorldPay