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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Enhancements (WSE)
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing WSE 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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- - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £190
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
160 168 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.86% 23.76% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 38
Average daily rate £400 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £34.55 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.19% +25.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £21.48 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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