The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term WURFL in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WURFL over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Universal Resource File (WURFL)
Rank - 526 557
Contract jobs citing WURFL 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.026% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate - £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13634 11444 14106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.03% 26.06% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8527 7070 8322
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 596 730
Average hourly rate £19.75 £22.70 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
WURFL
UK

WURFL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WURFL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

WURFL Jobs Demand Trend in England

WURFL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WURFL Daily Rate Trend in England
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £310 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday