The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - 68 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.12% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.10% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WSDL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
172 199 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.11% 24.33% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 144 107
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -52.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing WSDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSDL across the Birmingham region.

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

WSDL
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSDL across the Birmingham region.

WSDL Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham