The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 50 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing WSDL 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.30% 0.13% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.44% 0.44% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate £225 £650 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.38% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £361
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
WSDL
Scotland

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
147 227 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.82% 29.37% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 146 102
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing WSDL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSDL.

1 15 (100.00%) SOAP
1 15 (100.00%) XML
1 15 (100.00%) HTTP
2 12 (80.00%) MQSeries
3 8 (53.33%) SSL
3 8 (53.33%) XML Schema
3 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (53.33%) Integration Testing
3 8 (53.33%) SDLC
4 7 (46.67%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (46.67%) SEPA
4 7 (46.67%) HL7
4 7 (46.67%) WinSCP
4 7 (46.67%) SWIFT
4 7 (46.67%) REST
4 7 (46.67%) DataPower
4 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (46.67%) JSON
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) HTTPS
4 7 (46.67%) Middleware
4 7 (46.67%) Remedy
4 7 (46.67%) IBM
4 7 (46.67%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) XMLSpy
4 7 (46.67%) ClearCase
4 7 (46.67%) EDI
4 7 (46.67%) JMS
4 7 (46.67%) EAI

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing WSDL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSDL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (80.00%) MQSeries
2 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
3 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) HTTP
2 8 (53.33%) SSL
3 7 (46.67%) FTP
3 7 (46.67%) HTTPS
3 7 (46.67%) WinSCP
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) ClearCase
1 7 (46.67%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Integration Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) SOAP
1 15 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (53.33%) XML Schema
3 7 (46.67%) EDI
3 7 (46.67%) JMS
3 7 (46.67%) JSON
3 7 (46.67%) Middleware
3 7 (46.67%) REST
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) XSD
3 7 (46.67%) XSL
3 7 (46.67%) XSLT
4 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) DataPower
1 7 (46.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Integration Testing
1 8 (53.33%) SDLC
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (46.67%) EAI
2 7 (46.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) HL7
1 7 (46.67%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
1 7 (46.67%) IBM
1 7 (46.67%) Remedy