Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 25 July 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)
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 146 151
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -30
Contract jobs citing WSDL 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.19% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.94% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Leeds median daily rate £408 £500 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.50% +26.98% -
10th Percentile £370 £403 £367
90th Percentile £435 £1,000 £416
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £473 £375
% change year-on-year -13.76% +26.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

WSDL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 893 1167 925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 41.71% 39.04% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 873 638
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £308 £310 £263
90th Percentile £506 £538 £488
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Leeds median hourly rate - £10.20 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.86% +3.70%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £10.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -74.50% +162.30%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in Leeds

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Axis
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) XSL
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (25.00%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Force.com
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Principal Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Axis
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) XSL
4 1 (25.00%) COM
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) OSGi
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (25.00%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) BPMN
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) hybris
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com