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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 99 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing WSDL 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% 0.14% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 0.44% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £723 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.10% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WSDL
West Yorkshire

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
578 453 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.44% 31.63% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 327 329
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) XSD
3 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
4 12 (66.67%) Puppet
4 12 (66.67%) Java
4 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 12 (66.67%) DevOps
4 12 (66.67%) API Design
5 11 (61.11%) Piwik
5 11 (61.11%) logstash
5 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
5 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
6 10 (55.56%) Microservices
7 6 (33.33%) XML
7 6 (33.33%) API Development
8 5 (27.78%) .NET
9 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 4 (22.22%) SOAP
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) Amazon S3
9 4 (22.22%) User Stories
10 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 3 (16.67%) Web Services
10 3 (16.67%) Finance
11 2 (11.11%) XML Schema
11 2 (11.11%) Workflow
11 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
11 2 (11.11%) C#
11 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server

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 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) FitNesse
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) XSD
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) SOAP
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) XML Schema
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
3 12 (66.67%) API Design
3 12 (66.67%) DevOps
4 10 (55.56%) Microservices
5 6 (33.33%) API Development
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 2 (11.11%) Test Management
7 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow
8 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) BDD
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) DSDM
8 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (5.56%) SOA
8 1 (5.56%) Time Management
8 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Puppet
2 11 (61.11%) logstash
2 11 (61.11%) Piwik
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft