The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 114 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.044% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
630 671 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.27% 29.64% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 376 320
Average daily rate £330 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.25 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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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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
West Yorkshire +3 8 £340 +13.33% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
WSDL
England

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (83.33%) SOA
2 9 (75.00%) SoapUI
3 8 (66.67%) SOAP
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (41.67%) ISEB
6 5 (41.67%) RAD
6 5 (41.67%) Change Control
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) Java
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 2 (16.67%) JAX-WS
9 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 2 (16.67%) LoadUI
9 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (16.67%) QA
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (16.67%) XML
10 1 (8.33%) XSD
10 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 1 (8.33%) DB2
10 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (8.33%) SAP

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (16.67%) LoadUI
3 1 (8.33%) JProfiler
3 1 (8.33%) VisualVM
3 1 (8.33%) Calabash
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SOA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) JAX-WS
3 2 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSD
4 1 (8.33%) J2ME
4 1 (8.33%) J2SE
4 1 (8.33%) JMS
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Java ME
4 1 (8.33%) Java SE
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) SOA
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (41.67%) RAD
4 5 (41.67%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) BPMN
7 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (8.33%) BPEL
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Intel
2 1 (8.33%) Software AG