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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 110 120 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing WSDL 12 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 0.99% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £445 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.10% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
672 606 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.23% 28.94% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 409 387
Median daily rate £413 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +207.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 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 29 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leeds +14 10 £723 +92.66% 1
Halifax - 1 - -
WSDL
Yorkshire

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) XSD
3 19 (73.08%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) Test Automation
4 18 (69.23%) Puppet
4 18 (69.23%) Jenkins
4 18 (69.23%) DevOps
4 18 (69.23%) API Design
5 17 (65.38%) Piwik
5 17 (65.38%) logstash
5 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
5 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
6 16 (61.54%) Microservices
7 8 (30.77%) XML
8 6 (23.08%) SOAP
8 6 (23.08%) API Development
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
10 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) Amazon S3
10 4 (15.38%) User Stories
11 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
11 3 (11.54%) JSON
11 3 (11.54%) SOA
11 3 (11.54%) XML Schema
11 3 (11.54%) Finance
12 2 (7.69%) Workflow
12 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (7.69%) C#

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.69%) FitNesse
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) DevOps Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) XSD
2 8 (30.77%) XML
3 6 (23.08%) SOAP
4 5 (19.23%) .NET
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
5 3 (11.54%) JSON
5 3 (11.54%) XML Schema
6 2 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (7.69%) XSLT
7 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) DataPower
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Test Automation
3 18 (69.23%) API Design
3 18 (69.23%) DevOps
4 16 (61.54%) Microservices
5 6 (23.08%) API Development
6 4 (15.38%) User Stories
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
8 2 (7.69%) Test Management
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Workflow
9 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.85%) DSDM
9 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Open Source
9 1 (3.85%) Project Management
9 1 (3.85%) Scrum
9 1 (3.85%) Time Management
9 1 (3.85%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) XPath
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 18 (69.23%) Puppet
2 17 (65.38%) logstash
2 17 (65.38%) Piwik
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) IBM