Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 194 211
Rank change year-on-year +14 +17 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 16 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 0.84% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 7
South West median daily rate £481 £550 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.64% +65.41% -1.12%
10th Percentile £373 £313 £314
90th Percentile £541 £688 £437
England median daily rate £484 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +13.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1445 1549 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.77% 27.30% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 1132 1272
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 92
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing WSDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in the South West

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in the South West

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSDL in the South West

WSDL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WSDL in the South West

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Wiltshire +9 13 £510 -24.41%
Bristol - 2 £400 -
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South West region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 15 (93.75%) Web Services
2 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
3 10 (62.50%) REST
4 9 (56.25%) Data Migration
4 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) SOA
4 9 (56.25%) XML
4 9 (56.25%) XSD
4 9 (56.25%) Migration
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Snowflake Schema
6 5 (31.25%) Star Schema
6 5 (31.25%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (31.25%) CRM
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Visualforce
6 5 (31.25%) Apex Code
6 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) SOQL
6 5 (31.25%) SOSL
7 4 (25.00%) MODAF
7 4 (25.00%) Confluence
7 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (25.00%) Maven
7 4 (25.00%) NHS
7 4 (25.00%) SOAP

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
1 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Snowflake Schema
1 5 (31.25%) Star Schema
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) Text Mining
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Maven
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) Hudson
4 2 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) XMLSpy
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Data Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Service Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Salesforce Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SOA Solution Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Web Services
2 10 (62.50%) REST
3 9 (56.25%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) XSD
4 5 (31.25%) Visualforce
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) Apache CXF
7 1 (6.25%) EJB
7 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.25%) HTML
7 1 (6.25%) J2EE
7 1 (6.25%) JAX-RS
7 1 (6.25%) JAX-WS
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) JSP
7 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
2 9 (56.25%) Data Migration
2 9 (56.25%) Migration
2 9 (56.25%) SOA
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) MODAF
4 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Case Management
5 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Apex Code
1 5 (31.25%) SOQL
1 5 (31.25%) SOSL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) R
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) HL7
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow