The first table below looks at the demand for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 123 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% - 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
800 705 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.19% 30.09% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 357 225
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £30.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WSDL
UK

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) JSP
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 3 (33.33%) JUnit
4 3 (33.33%) JSTL
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) Tapestry
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) JSF
4 3 (33.33%) Maven
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (22.22%) MQSeries

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
3 2 (22.22%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Ant
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Programmer
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Portal Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Programmer
4 3 (33.33%) Java Programmer
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (11.11%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) JSP
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) JSTL
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Tapestry
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) JSF
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XSD
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Content Management
1 2 (22.22%) Web Development
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
1 1 (11.11%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle