The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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)
Rank 87 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing WSDL 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.59% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 1.64% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £440 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +42.85%
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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
434 489 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.10% 35.85% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 356 276
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £10.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -
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 Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 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

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) JSP
2 3 (50.00%) XHTML
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Local Government
2 3 (50.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Axis
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (16.67%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Principal Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Axis
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) JSP
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XHTML
2 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) Sass
3 2 (33.33%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) hybris