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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 97 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 0.087% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£394 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
414 403 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.85% 35.20% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 288 166
Average daily rate £330 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £43.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (16.67%) Confluence
6 1 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
6 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (16.67%) BDD
6 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Support Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
6 1 (16.67%) JAXB
6 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (16.67%) Spring
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (16.67%) Grails
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) XSD
6 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) ATDD
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) NATURAL
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
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