The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 96 98 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 14 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.69% 0.46% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 1.55% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £500 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
WSDL
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
578 515 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.67% 29.80% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 348 284
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £10.20 £40.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.50% -77.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WSDL
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WSDL across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

WSDL Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -12 8 £500 +42.85% 2
WSDL
Yorkshire

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 24 (96.00%) XSD
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (68.00%) Java
4 16 (64.00%) API Design
4 16 (64.00%) DevOps
5 15 (60.00%) Microservices
5 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 15 (60.00%) Puppet
5 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (56.00%) logstash
6 14 (56.00%) Piwik
7 9 (36.00%) API Development
8 8 (32.00%) SOAP
8 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 8 (32.00%) XML
9 7 (28.00%) SOA
10 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle
10 6 (24.00%) B2B
10 6 (24.00%) Middleware
10 6 (24.00%) BPEL
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (24.00%) REST
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Liquibase
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) XSD
2 8 (32.00%) SOAP
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 8 (32.00%) XML
3 6 (24.00%) Middleware
3 6 (24.00%) REST
4 5 (20.00%) JMS
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (20.00%) WSRP
4 5 (20.00%) XSLT
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) Java EE
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) API Design
2 16 (64.00%) DevOps
3 15 (60.00%) Microservices
3 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (36.00%) API Development
5 7 (28.00%) SOA
6 6 (24.00%) B2B
6 6 (24.00%) BPEL
7 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.00%) User Stories
9 2 (8.00%) Test Management
10 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
10 1 (4.00%) B2C
10 1 (4.00%) BPMN
10 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
10 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Scrum
10 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) Puppet
2 14 (56.00%) logstash
2 14 (56.00%) Piwik
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Bareos
4 1 (4.00%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) F5
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Nokia