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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WS-I over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I)
Rank - - 206
Contract jobs citing WS-I 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £450
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
1639 1865 1806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.91% 29.81% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1417 1422
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 20
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £37.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £190.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

WS-I
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WS-I across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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