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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 114 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.33% 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £381
% change year-on-year
- +11.47%
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
541 535 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.56% 30.57% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 347 221
Average daily rate £330 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.00 £43.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 -14 3 £394 - 3
Bradford - 2 £375 -
Bingley - 1 - -
WSDL
Yorkshire

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
4 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 5 (55.56%) XML Schema
4 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
4 5 (55.56%) User Stories
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (44.44%) Grails
5 4 (44.44%) Atlassian
5 4 (44.44%) GlassFish
5 4 (44.44%) JIRA
5 4 (44.44%) Kanban
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Confluence
5 4 (44.44%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (44.44%) ETL
5 4 (44.44%) Apache
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) JUnit
5 4 (44.44%) JAXB
5 4 (44.44%) W3C
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) TDD

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) GlassFish
2 4 (44.44%) Confluence
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) CICS
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (11.11%) SAS
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Adabas
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) LoadUI
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Calabash
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) XML Schema
3 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) JAXB
4 4 (44.44%) Grails
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) XSD
6 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 2 (22.22%) Java EE
7 1 (11.11%) WCF
7 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (11.11%) Struts
7 1 (11.11%) XSLT
7 1 (11.11%) JMS
7 1 (11.11%) J2EE
7 1 (11.11%) EJB
7 1 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) W3C
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (11.11%) VUI
4 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (11.11%) PMI
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) IVR
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) User Stories
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Feature Driven Development
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) NATURAL
5 2 (22.22%) JCL
5 2 (22.22%) COBOL
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Groovy
6 1 (11.11%) Scala
6 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) Chordiant
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
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