The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank - 46 -
Contract jobs citing WSDL 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.51% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
WSDL
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 131 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.92% 28.17% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 87 44
Median daily rate £350 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £24.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +65.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing WSDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WSDL
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

WSDL Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire