Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 October 2019 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 168 147
Rank change year-on-year +47 -21 +25
Contract jobs citing WSDL 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.029% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 0.079% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £588 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +56.67% -8.26%
10th Percentile £323 £569 £363
90th Percentile £575 £606 £388
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £588 £375
% change year-on-year -14.89% +56.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 765 1,273 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 33.26% 37.15% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 918 699
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.56% +2.81% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £304
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +9.32% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.38 £17.41 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.94% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £31.42 £35.00
% change year-on-year -46.68% -10.24% +138.30%

WSDL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WSDL in West Yorkshire

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WSDL in West Yorkshire

WSDL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WSDL in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WSDL in West Yorkshire

WSDL
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 10 £463 -
WSDL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WSDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WSDL.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) DSDM
3 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (63.64%) SoapUI
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
5 4 (36.36%) Coaching
5 4 (36.36%) Separation of Concerns
5 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 4 (36.36%) XSD
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) RUP
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) REST

WSDL
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) SoapUI
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
2 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Local Government
2 2 (18.18%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Software Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) XSD
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 3 (27.27%) XML Schema
5 3 (27.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) DSDM
3 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (36.36%) ATDD
4 4 (36.36%) Coaching
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (36.36%) RUP
4 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Separation of Concerns
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) HP