The table below looks at the statistics for WSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSE over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Enhancements (WSE)
Rank - 61 39
Contract jobs citing WSE 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.61% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £283 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £283 £188
% change year-on-year
- +50.66%
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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 163 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.81% 24.40% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 81 27
Average daily rate £398 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.93 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

WSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

WSE Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WSE
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

WSE Daily Rate Trend in Essex