Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 146 148
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.11% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.29% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 13
West Yorkshire median daily rate - £440 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.00% +37.93%
Yorkshire median daily rate - £663 £500
% change year-on-year - +32.50% +42.86%
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 1,249 1,018 1,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 36.53% 36.46% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 727 932
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £305 £295
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -72.80%
10th Percentile £41.00 £18.75 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £13.12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £13.85
% change year-on-year +82.22% +62.45% -65.38%

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