The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - - 70
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.42%
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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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
329 296 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.48% 32.14% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 199 153
Average daily rate £328 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +127.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Leeds