Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 152 164
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 0
Contract jobs citing WSDL 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.029% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.083% 0.42% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £588 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Yorkshire median daily rate £588 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +56.67% -3.85% +4.00%
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 1,207 960 1,283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 35.20% 31.88% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 723 919
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £301 £286
90th Percentile £539 £513 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.50
10th Percentile £15.24 - £12.98
90th Percentile £19.59 - £16.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.83 £35.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -34.77% +137.29% -60.18%

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
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 14 November 2018. 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
Wakefield - 1 £588 -
WSDL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics 365

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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft