The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 145 128 126
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing WSDL 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 0.48% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
586 623 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.21% 20.83% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 313 489
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
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 Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Scotland region.

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 4 £350 +7.69%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
WSDL
UK

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (92.31%) SOAP
3 23 (88.46%) JSON
4 22 (84.62%) XSD
5 21 (80.77%) HTTP
6 20 (76.92%) SOA
6 20 (76.92%) SQL
6 20 (76.92%) REST
7 19 (73.08%) IBM
8 17 (65.38%) RESTful
9 14 (53.85%) Java
10 13 (50.00%) Web Services
10 13 (50.00%) SSL
11 12 (46.15%) Windows
11 12 (46.15%) IBM Integration Bus
11 12 (46.15%) SoapUI
11 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
12 11 (42.31%) XSLT
12 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (38.46%) Middleware
13 10 (38.46%) JMS
14 9 (34.62%) MQSeries
14 9 (34.62%) Unix
15 8 (30.77%) SEPA
15 8 (30.77%) SWIFT
15 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 8 (30.77%) WinSCP
15 8 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
15 8 (30.77%) HL7
15 8 (30.77%) HP Quality Center

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (34.62%) MQSeries
2 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) HTTP
2 13 (50.00%) SSL
3 8 (30.77%) FTP
3 8 (30.77%) HTTPS
3 8 (30.77%) WinSCP
4 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) SoapUI
2 8 (30.77%) ClearCase
2 8 (30.77%) XMLSpy
3 3 (11.54%) CruiseControl
3 3 (11.54%) Fiddler
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 3 (11.54%) Subversion
3 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Front Office
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Integration Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) MongoDB Developer
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) SOA Developer
6 1 (3.85%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (92.31%) SOAP
3 23 (88.46%) JSON
4 22 (84.62%) XSD
5 20 (76.92%) REST
6 17 (65.38%) RESTful
7 13 (50.00%) Web Services
8 12 (46.15%) IBM Integration Bus
9 11 (42.31%) XSLT
10 10 (38.46%) JMS
10 10 (38.46%) Middleware
11 8 (30.77%) EDI
11 8 (30.77%) XSL
12 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
13 5 (19.23%) Spring
14 4 (15.38%) HTML
15 3 (11.54%) DOM
15 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
15 3 (11.54%) HTML5
15 3 (11.54%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) DataPower
1 8 (30.77%) SWIFT
2 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
1 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 9 (34.62%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) SOA
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (30.77%) EAI
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) RUP
6 2 (7.69%) Unified Process
6 2 (7.69%) Use Case
6 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
7 1 (3.85%) Service Design
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) HL7
1 8 (30.77%) SEPA
2 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) IBM
2 8 (30.77%) HP
2 8 (30.77%) Remedy
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle