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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
UK / Scotland
Rank 105 116 126
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing WSDL 5 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.78% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 3.07% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 2
Median daily rate £500 £400 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £423 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.17 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -

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
526 652 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.55% 25.31% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 357 367
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.09 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.48% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh - 5 £500 -
WSDL
UK

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) Web Services
2 13 (92.86%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) XML
4 9 (64.29%) XML Messaging
4 9 (64.29%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
5 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
5 8 (57.14%) Windows
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
8 4 (28.57%) RESTful
8 4 (28.57%) Node.js
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
8 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) Internet
8 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
8 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) SOA
9 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
9 3 (21.43%) BC Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Apigee
10 2 (14.29%) API Development
10 2 (14.29%) Scrum
10 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
10 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Analyst Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Data Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Java Analyst Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
2 10 (71.43%) XML
3 9 (64.29%) XML Messaging
4 4 (28.57%) Node.js
4 4 (28.57%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) XSD
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) API Development
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) BC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Apigee
2 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) IBM