The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 48 66
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 1.46% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.52% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £225 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -65.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £423 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -3.42%
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% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
165 163 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.52% 26.42% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 83 134
Median daily rate £350 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing WSDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSDL across the Glasgow region.

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow