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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 112 - 96
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.42% - 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£375 - £306
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 - £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
626 475 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.87% 28.46% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 303 211
Average daily rate £335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £205 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -68.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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
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 4 August 2015. 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
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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 - 6 £394 -
Bradford - 2 £375 -
WSDL
Yorkshire

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 5 (45.45%) XML Schema
5 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) SOAP
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
5 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
5 5 (45.45%) User Stories
6 4 (36.36%) Confluence
6 4 (36.36%) Feature Driven Development
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) Grails
6 4 (36.36%) Atlassian
6 4 (36.36%) GlassFish
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) Kanban
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Apache
6 4 (36.36%) ETL
6 4 (36.36%) JUnit
6 4 (36.36%) IIS

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) GlassFish
2 4 (36.36%) Confluence
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) CICS
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) SAS
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Adabas
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JUnit
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Support Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) SOAP
3 5 (45.45%) XML Schema
3 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
4 4 (36.36%) JAXB
4 4 (36.36%) Grails
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) XSD
6 2 (18.18%) Java EE
7 1 (9.09%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) Struts
7 1 (9.09%) XSLT
7 1 (9.09%) JMS
7 1 (9.09%) J2EE
7 1 (9.09%) EJB
7 1 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) W3C
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) IVR
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) VUI
3 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) Feature Driven Development
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) NATURAL
5 2 (18.18%) JCL
5 2 (18.18%) COBOL
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) Groovy
6 1 (9.09%) Scala
6 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) Chordiant
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP