Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for WSDL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSDL over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 80 92
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.16% 0.27% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.85% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Glasgow median daily rate - £344 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.12% -
Scotland median daily rate £488 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +39.29% -17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £52.00 -

WSDL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 469 353 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.41% 31.55% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 189 186
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £263
90th Percentile £500 £451 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -74.55% -
10th Percentile £16.19 £14.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £14.00 £63.75
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing WSDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in Glasgow

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WSDL in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase