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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 100 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 0.081% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
456 457 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.89% 36.94% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 328 156
Average daily rate £335 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) RAD
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Grails
4 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CICS
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) JAXB
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Grails
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) W3C
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) RAD
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) COBOL
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian