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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 109 134
Rank change year-on-year -25 +25  
Contract jobs citing WSDL 8 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 1.03% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 3.91% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 7
Median daily rate £553 £638 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +82.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £570 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £658 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 723 792 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.41% 26.44% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 547 553
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 38
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.63 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.97% -0.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -13 8 £553 -7.91% 2
WSDL
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 8 (100.00%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) XSD
4 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) MODAF
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (50.00%) Star Schema
5 4 (50.00%) NHS
5 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (50.00%) Confluence
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) SAP
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (25.00%) Text Mining
7 2 (25.00%) Marketing
7 2 (25.00%) HL7
7 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) Data Management

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 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) XSD
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) MODAF
3 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) R
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) HL7
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Software AG
3 1 (12.50%) Unisys
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