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 25 July 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
25 Jul 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 - - -
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
1223 1790 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.87% 30.22% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1461 1276
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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