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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 130 136 135
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing WSDL 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.062% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £373 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £373
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
629 634 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.36% 19.79% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 304 422
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 July 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 +4 4 £350 +7.69%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
WSDL
UK

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (95.45%) XML
2 20 (90.91%) SOAP
2 20 (90.91%) JSON
3 19 (86.36%) RESTful
4 16 (72.73%) XSD
4 16 (72.73%) SQL
5 15 (68.18%) SOA
5 15 (68.18%) REST
6 14 (63.64%) HTTP
7 13 (59.09%) IBM
8 12 (54.55%) SSL
8 12 (54.55%) Windows
8 12 (54.55%) SoapUI
8 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
8 12 (54.55%) IBM Integration Bus
9 11 (50.00%) Java
10 10 (45.45%) Web Services
11 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
11 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (36.36%) Spring
12 7 (31.82%) XSLT
12 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
13 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
13 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
13 6 (27.27%) Subversion
13 6 (27.27%) DOM
13 6 (27.27%) HTML
13 6 (27.27%) JUnit
13 6 (27.27%) Tomcat

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 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) HTTP
2 12 (54.55%) SSL
3 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
4 2 (9.09%) FTP
4 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 2 (9.09%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) SoapUI
2 6 (27.27%) JUnit
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
3 5 (22.73%) CruiseControl
3 5 (22.73%) Fiddler
3 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.64%) ClearCase
4 3 (13.64%) Maven
5 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 2 (9.09%) XMLSpy
6 1 (4.55%) Ant
6 1 (4.55%) Hudson
6 1 (4.55%) Mockito
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Front Office
2 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Integration Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
4 6 (27.27%) MongoDB Developer
5 4 (18.18%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Designer
7 1 (4.55%) SOA Developer
7 1 (4.55%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) XML
2 20 (90.91%) JSON
2 20 (90.91%) SOAP
3 19 (86.36%) RESTful
4 16 (72.73%) XSD
5 15 (68.18%) REST
6 12 (54.55%) IBM Integration Bus
7 10 (45.45%) Web Services
8 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
8 8 (36.36%) Spring
9 7 (31.82%) XSLT
10 6 (27.27%) DOM
10 6 (27.27%) HTML
11 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
11 5 (22.73%) HTML5
12 4 (18.18%) JMS
12 4 (18.18%) Middleware
13 2 (9.09%) TopLink
13 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
13 2 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) DataPower
2 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) SOA
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 5 (22.73%) OO
5 4 (18.18%) Wealth Management
6 2 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (9.09%) EAI
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) RUP
6 2 (9.09%) Unified Process
6 2 (9.09%) Use Case
7 1 (4.55%) AOP
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (9.09%) HL7
1 2 (9.09%) SEPA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Perforce
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase