The table below looks at the statistics for WML skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WML over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Markup Language (WML)
Rank - - 222
Contract jobs citing WML 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate - £218 £313
% change year-on-year
- -30.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1604 1735 2171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.49% 29.87% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 1291 1627
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £58.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

WML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WML across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WML Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WML
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WML across the City of London region.

WML Daily Rate Trend in the City of London