The table below looks at the statistics for WS-I skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WS-I over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WS-I 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WS-I
London

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
1131 1615 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 33.76% 29.47% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 1309 1382
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

WS-I
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing WS-I as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WS-I Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WS-I
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 WS-I across the City of London region.

WS-I Daily Rate Trend in the City of London