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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 134 128 128
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 16 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 0.66% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Median daily rate £420 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +10.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
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
603 609 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.20% 20.21% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 327 479
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £24.90 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £40.00 £78.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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 5 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
Inverclyde - 9 £420 -
Glasgow +6 4 £350 -46.15%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
WSDL
UK

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 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 24 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (95.83%) SOAP
3 22 (91.67%) JSON
4 21 (87.50%) XSD
4 21 (87.50%) HTTP
5 20 (83.33%) SOA
5 20 (83.33%) SQL
5 20 (83.33%) REST
6 19 (79.17%) IBM
7 15 (62.50%) RESTful
8 13 (54.17%) SSL
9 12 (50.00%) Java
9 12 (50.00%) Windows
9 12 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
9 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
9 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
10 11 (45.83%) Web Services
11 10 (41.67%) XSLT
11 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (37.50%) Middleware
12 9 (37.50%) Unix
12 9 (37.50%) MQSeries
12 9 (37.50%) JMS
13 8 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
13 8 (33.33%) SEPA
13 8 (33.33%) SWIFT
13 8 (33.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 8 (33.33%) DataPower
13 8 (33.33%) WinSCP
13 8 (33.33%) HL7

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 (37.50%) MQSeries
2 8 (33.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) HTTP
2 13 (54.17%) SSL
3 8 (33.33%) FTP
3 8 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 8 (33.33%) WinSCP
4 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 8 (33.33%) XMLSpy
3 2 (8.33%) CruiseControl
3 2 (8.33%) Fiddler
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) JUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Front Office
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Integration Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) MongoDB Developer
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SOA Developer
5 1 (4.17%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (95.83%) SOAP
3 22 (91.67%) JSON
4 21 (87.50%) XSD
5 20 (83.33%) REST
6 15 (62.50%) RESTful
7 12 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
8 11 (45.83%) Web Services
9 10 (41.67%) XSLT
10 9 (37.50%) JMS
10 9 (37.50%) Middleware
11 8 (33.33%) EDI
11 8 (33.33%) XSL
12 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
13 3 (12.50%) HTML
13 3 (12.50%) Spring
14 2 (8.33%) DOM
14 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
14 2 (8.33%) HTML5
14 2 (8.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) DataPower
1 8 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
1 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (37.50%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) SOA
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (33.33%) EAI
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.17%) RUP
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Service Design
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Unified Process
6 1 (4.17%) Use Case
6 1 (4.17%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) HL7
1 8 (33.33%) SEPA
2 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) IBM
2 8 (33.33%) HP
2 8 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle